Tuesday, October 22, 2019

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    Lagos pulls down 30 defective buildings

Lagos pulls down 30 defective buildings

The Lagos State Building Control Agency (LASBCA) says it has pulled down 30 out of 80 distressed buildings marked for demolition in Lagos Island.Olalekan Shodehinde, general manager, LASBCA, disclosed this on Wednesday.He said the demolition would come in phases because some of the buildings were subject of litigation.LASBCA had marked 80 building for demolition following the collapse of three structures [...]

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    We’ve rescued all trapped victims, says LASEMA

We’ve rescued all trapped victims, says LASEMA

Adeshina Tiamiyu, general manager of Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), says there is no casualty left under the debris of the collapsed three-storey building in the Ita-Faaji area of Lagos Island.Tiamiyu spoke with journalists at the site of the incident on Thursday morning."We stopped work at 3am after recovering the lifeless body of a male and we are sure [...]

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    ‘One tragedy too many’ — Sanwo-Olu speaks on collapsed building

‘One tragedy too many’ — Sanwo-Olu speaks on collapsed building

Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Lagos state governor-elect, has commiserated with the families of those who lost their lives in the three-storey building that collapsed at Ìta-Fàájì, Lagos Island.The building, which housed a primary school on its second floor, caved in on Wednesday morning while pupils were in their classrooms.At least 12 people, including nine children, have been confirmed dead.In a statement, Sanwo-Olu [...]

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    Agbaje: I decided to run for governor because I couldn’t find a younger person

Agbaje: I decided to run for governor because I couldn’t find a younger person

Jimi Agbaje, governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says he decided to take another shot at the number one position in the state because he could not find a "suitable" younger candidate for the position.Speaking on Channels Television, Agbaje said after losing the governorship election in 2015, he had made up his mind not to contest the seat [...]

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    INVESTIGATION: Forgery, bribery, exam malpractice booming at Lagos primary schools

INVESTIGATION: Forgery, bribery, exam malpractice booming at Lagos primary schools

BY BANJO DAMILOLAThe sun was at its scorching best. It was a Saturday, a day when most people were either relaxing at home or attending function. However, parents clustered under a shade beside the black gate of Government College Victoria Island (GoCoVi) in Lagos — their faces a mix of excitement and exhaustion as they received their children who had [...]

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    Panic in Lagos island after fatal PDP-APC clash

Panic in Lagos island after fatal PDP-APC clash

Two days after the Lagos rally of the southwest zone of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) at Tafawa Balewa Square, commercial activities have been paralysed in most parts of the economic hub of Lagos Island, following fears that a clash that resulted in the death of four people over the weekend could be reignited.The rally, which was attended by leaders of [...]

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October 21, 2019USDGBPEUR
INTERBANK306397354
LAGOS362475413
KANO361474413
PH361475412
ABUJA362476413
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