The Executive Director, National Water Resources Institute, (NWRI), Professor Emmanuel Adanu, has called on government to focus more on preventing disaster than managing it in order to save human, material and financial resources. 39 more words
The death toll has risen and at least four people were injured.
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has advocated continuous improvement in the condition of Nigerian roads to enhance safety on the highways. Corps Marshal, Mr. Boboye Oyeyemi, made the appeal in the Corps’ Road Traffic Crash Report for the month of April, which was released in Abuja, on Monday. 23 more words
A building has collapsed in Fagba area near Iju, Lagos on Wednesday, exactly after few days after a similar incident in Mafoluku Oshodi. The building, which was allegedly uncompleted, fell around 11.05pm. Twelve persons were reported to be injured in the incident even though they were treated and discharged on the spot. The building has […]
According to eyewitnesses’ account, the inferno, which started around 1:45 am. on Wednesday, lasted for four hours and completely destroyed more than 25 shops, affecting the livelihood of over 300 people. 43 more words
Rescue workers on Sunday picked through the rubble of a collapsed Chinese-owned building in a Cambodian beach town in a desperate search for survivors after the construction site accident killed at least 17 people. One person was pulled alive from the flattened seven-storey building late Saturday, more than 12 hours after it collapsed in the […]
Ten people have been reported injured after a one-storey building collapsed in Oshodi area of