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    Another children’s amusement park bridge collapses in Imo

Another children’s amusement park bridge collapses in Imo

A bridge inside the children’s amusement park at the Ikemba Ojukwu Centre in Owerri, Imo state capital, has reportedly collapsed.The bridge caved in on Tuesday evening after a heavy downpour, NAN reports.It was built by the administration of Rochas Okorocha, the state governor, and serves as a tourism site.There were no casualties from the incident.Ogechi Ololo, the state commissioner for happiness and [...]

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    Two killed as building collapses in Lagos

Two killed as building collapses in Lagos

Two people were reportedly killed and one injured when a storey building in the Agege axis of Lagos collapsed partially on Saturday.Adesina Tiamiyu, general manager, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA),  who confirmed the incident, said other occupants of the building were immediately evacuated.Tiamiyu said the agency got a distress call via the emergency toll-free number 10:48 am, concerning the building [...]

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    Three-storey building collapses in Lagos

Three-storey building collapses in Lagos

A three-storey building has collapsed at Ilufe road, Alaba international market Ojo, Lagos. The building, consisting of eight blocks of flats, collapsed in the early hours of Tuesday.Adesina Tiamiyu, general manager,  Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), confirmed this in a statement.He said no life was in the incident.Tiamiyu said investigation conducted at the scene revealed that the building had showed [...]

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    13 injured as building collapses in Lagos

13 injured as building collapses in Lagos

At least 13 people were injured when a four-storey building collapsed in the Lagos Island area of the state. Adesina Tiamiyu, general manager of the Lagos State Emergency Managment Agency (LASEMA), confirmed the incident in a statement.Tiamiyu said it occurred around 2:43pm, and that rescue operation was still on."Heavy duty equipment are presently searching through the rubbles," he said.On Saturday, a building collapsed [...]

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    Building collapses in Lagos, kills mother, two-year-old daughter

Building collapses in Lagos, kills mother, two-year-old daughter

A 30-year-old woman and her two-year-old daughter were killed fafter an uncompleted building collapsed at 7, Saidu Okeleji street, Alaro street, Meran, Abule Egba, Lagos.Adebayo Kehinde, spokesman of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) confirmed the incident in a statement.He said the agency received a distress call via the emergency toll-free number: 767/112 around 11:48am on Saturday.He said LASEMA responded promptly [...]

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    UPDATED: ’18 killed’, governor escapes as church building collapses in Uyo

UPDATED: ’18 killed’, governor escapes as church building collapses in Uyo

At least 18 worshippers have been killed in a building inside the Reigners Bible Church, along Uyo Village Road, collapsed in Uyo, Akwa Ibom state on Saturday.Emmanuel Udom, governor of the state, was billed to be in the auditorium when the tragedy occurred, but he arrived late and instead joined in the rescue of victims.The incident occurred during the bishopric [...]

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