Category: Man-Made Disasters

#PropertyConnect Tips: How to prevent incessant building collapse in Lagos

The Building Collapse Prevention Guild (BCPG) on Monday called on the Nigerian government to address the menace of building collapse and sub-standard construction across the country. Akinola George, National President of the guild, made this call at a press conference in Ikeja, Lagos State. The BCPG comprises professionals from seven bodies, including the Nigerian Institute […]

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#PropertyNews: SON decries N4.5bn loss on building collapse

The effect of building collapse on Nigeria economy has taken a toll on both lives and property of the citizens. Aside from the trauma, the devastating effects on property are better imagined than beheld. 39 more words

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#PropertyNews: Fire destroys Katsina varsity

A wild fire on Tuesday razed down parts and offices of the Katsina State-owned Umar Musa Yar’adua University, destroying some parts of the buildings including some section of faculty of Education, the office of Head of library and information Science department in the faculty, others include the examination office and some lecturer’s rooms. 15 more…

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#PropertyNews: Fire destroys building, vehicles in Lagos

A midday inferno, on Thursday, razed a building on No. 15 Adebiyi Street, Magodo Phase 1, Lagos State, destroying properties worth millions of naira. According to eyewitnesses, the fire started around noon and razed two flats on the upper floor of the one-storey building. 26 more words

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#PropertyNews: Fire razes building, shops in Calabar

Fire razed six houses and four shops on Eyo Edem Street near Watt market in Calabar South Local Government Area of Cross River State in the early hours of Tuesday. 40 more words

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#PropertyNews: Fire razes property worth N7m in Lafia

Fire destroys property worth N7 million at a seven rooms apartment along the popular B.A.D road in Lafia, Nasarawa State. Eyewitnesses told newsmen in separate interviews on Tuesday in Lafia that the fire started at 11.30 a.m from one of the rooms and later spread to the other rooms. 23 more words

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#PropertyNews: Building collapse – NIA warns Nigerians to stop engaging quacks in building designs

To stem the rising incidents of building collapse across the country, the Nigerian Institute of Architects NIA has advocated stringent action against quacks who engage in building construction without pre-requisite knowledge and certification. NIA President, Festus Njoku, who spoke at the 58th Annual General Meeting and Conference of the professional body in Lagos last, said […]

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