Wednesday, February 8, 2023

building collapse

February 5, 2023

Three labourers die in Port Harcourt storey building collapse

“Preliminary investigation showed that the two storey building collapsed as a result of the use of low quality iron rods and other materials in its construction.”

Port Harcourt storey building collapse
February 2, 2023

Two dead, several trapped in Gwarimpa building collapse

A building in the Gwarimpa area of Abuja has collapsed, killing two people with many injured and trapped beneath the debris.

One of the persons in collapsed building being rescued
November 11, 2022

Lagos seeks stakeholders’ support to end building collapse

The Lagos government on Thursday appealed to artisans, developers, and built environment professionals to support initiatives to reduce building collapse

Building collapse
September 9, 2022

Three children killed in Jigawa building collapse 

The police command in Jigawa has confirmed the death of three children in a building collapse that occurred in the Dutse local government area.

September 4, 2022

Collapsed building was sealed three times, says Lagos commissioner

“The developer has been dropping names any time our officers visit the place.”

Collapsed building site
May 30, 2022

Building collapse in Iran kills 32, traps 35

The exact number of missing people was unknown, but it was estimated that some 35 others are still trapped under the ruins.

Building collapse in Southwestern Iranian city of Abadan
May 25, 2022

Surveyors want death sentence for professionals over building collapse

The Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (NIQS) has called for stiffer penalties, including death sentences for erring professionals responsible for building collapse.

A collapsed building and Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (NIQS) used to illustrate the story
May 7, 2022

Two-storey building collapses in Lagos

Residents of the building had already evacuated the building when they noticed the signs two hours before the collapse.

October 6, 2020

Nigeria may record more building collapses: Builders Institute

To prevent this hazard, the builders institute president wants developers to leave the business of construction to professionals.

Synagogue building collapse