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    ‘One killed, children trapped’ as 3-storey building collapses in Abuja

‘One killed, children trapped’ as 3-storey building collapses in Abuja

A three-storey shopping complex under construction in the Jabi area of Abuja has collapsed killing, one person and leaving 12 others trapped.The incident occurred around 1:30pm.A witness said children and food hawkers were among those trapped in the building. Eight people were said to have been rescued, including the site engineer, whose leg was  reportedly broken.At the time of filing [...]

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    Four killed, six injured as building collpases in Imo

Four killed, six injured as building collpases in Imo

Four persons were killed and six injured on Sunday when a three-storey building collapsed in Owerri, Imo state.The incident occurred at 9 Egbu road, by fire service junction in the state capital.Although state emergency management agency is yet to issue an official statement on the incident, reports have it that a “structural defect” led to the collapse.The landlord, whom the [...]

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    TETFund: We’ll punish those behind building collapse at Okopoly, Kano varsity

TETFund: We’ll punish those behind building collapse at Okopoly, Kano varsity

The Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) has vowed to punish those behind the building collapse at Kano State University of Science and Technology (KUST), Wudil, and the Federal Polytechnic, Oko, Anambra state.The pledge was made when the committee, which was set up to investigate the incidents, submitted its report to Abdullahi Bichi Baffa,  executive secretary of TETFund, with the agency [...]

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    6 rescued, 2 trapped in Abuja building collapse

6 rescued, 2 trapped in Abuja building collapse

A building collapsed in Abuja on Monday sometime between 12:00 and 12:30am, leaving two persons trapped in the debris.Speaking to journalists, Abbas Idriss, a staff of the FCT Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), said eight people were trapped earlier but six had been rescued in the crash, which occurred at Road 444/441, Okpanachi Crescent, Gwarimpa estate."We hope that the remaining two would [...]

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    UPDATED: ‘Five’ injured as building collapses at Kano university

UPDATED: ‘Five’ injured as building collapses at Kano university

A building under construction at the Kano State University of Science and Technology (KUST), Wudil, collapsed on Monday, initially sparking fears that many students and workers were injured.However, according Shehu Alhaji Musa, vice chancellor of the university, only five people sustained injuries in the incident .“I can confirm to you that no life was lost and only five persons who are not even [...]

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