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    Two children found dead in Lagos collapsed building

Two children found dead in Lagos collapsed building

The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) says two children died on Wednesday when a building collapsed in Lagos. Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, director-general of LASEMA, disclosed this in an interview with NAN. Oke-Osanyintolu said the LASEMA response team (LRT) brought out the remains of the victims within two hours of a search-and-rescue operation. He said the LRT received a distress call at 12:40pm on [...]

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    ‘One dead’ as tanker collides with bus in Lagos

‘One dead’ as tanker collides with bus in Lagos

A fatal accident has occurred on Otedola bridge, around Berger area of Lagos state. The incident which occurred about 8:25am on Thursday reportedly left many injured and some dead. In a tweet, the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) said the accident involved a tanker and a fully-loaded Mazda bus. The bus was said to have the capacity to contain 18 passengers. A witness [...]

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    Truck kills six persons in Lagos

Truck kills six persons in Lagos

An accident involving a truck with an unknown registration number has killed six persons on Epe expressway in Lagos state. Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, director-general of Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), confirmed the incident in a statement on Wednesday. He said the truck, which belongs to Dangote Cement company, fell on a loaded commercial taxi OPEL car with registration number SMK-312ES. Oke-Osanyintolu said the [...]

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    Death toll from Lagos explosion now 21 as another corpse is discovered

Death toll from Lagos explosion now 21 as another corpse is discovered

Another body has been discovered at the scene of the explosion which rocked Abule Ado in Amuwo Odofin local government area of Lagos state. The explosion which occured on March 15 led to the loss of lives and the destruction of several cars and houses. In a statement on Thursday, Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, director-general of Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), said another [...]

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    Four-storey building collapses as fire breaks out at Lagos market

Four-storey building collapses as fire breaks out at Lagos market

There has been another fire outbreak involving a four-storey building, which collapsed, at Balogun market in Lagos state. The fire was said to have started from Anambra Plaza, on Martins street, beside Great Nigeria Limited, Leventis bus stop, on Wednesday morning. In a series of tweet, the Lagos State Emergency Management Authority (LASEMA) said rescue operation is in progress. "On arrival at the [...]

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    Gas explosion kills two children in Lagos

Gas explosion kills two children in Lagos

At least two people were killed while 23 others sustained injuries in a gas explosion at Adule street in Ajegunle, Ajeromi-Ifelodun local government area of Lagos state, on Thursday.  Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, director-general of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), confirmed the incident in a statement. He said the agency's officials who were at the scene of the incident, discovered that a gas [...]

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    Two injured as fire guts building in Lagos

Two injured as fire guts building in Lagos

Two persons sustained injuries after fire gutted a storey building around Tejuosho market in Yaba, Lagos. The fire outbreak occurred on Thursday. In a statement, Nosa Okunbor, public relations officer of Lagos State Emergency Management (LASEMA), said the outbreak was as a result of power surge from one of the rooms, which escalated to other parts of the building. "The intensity of the [...]

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    Five persons rescued as another building collapses in Lagos

Five persons rescued as another building collapses in Lagos

Five persons have been rescued after a two-storey building collapsed in Ojuelegba area of Lagos state. The building located at Rufai street, off Makinde street in the area collapsed in the early hours of Friday. The state government announced the incident through its Twitter handle. "5 people were rescued from a two storey building which collapsed in the early hours of today, Friday October [...]

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    PHOTOS: Two-storey building collapses in Lagos

PHOTOS: Two-storey building collapses in Lagos

A two-storey building with a penthouse collapsed in the Bariga area of Lagos on Thursday. The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) attributed the development to lack of maintenance. One of the residents was reportedly trapped before rescue officials got to the scene. Below are pictures of the collapsed building:   \ [...]

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    Twelve injured as another building collapses in Lagos

Twelve injured as another building collapses in Lagos

No less than twelve people were injured after the collapse of a three-storey building in Fagba area of Lagos state. It was gathered that the building, which was under construction, collapsed on Wednesday night, leaving many people trapped in the rubble. Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, the chief executive officer of Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), confirmed the incident to reporters. She said there were no mortalities recorded. [...]

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    Eight injured as another building collapses in Lagos

Eight injured as another building collapses in Lagos

No less than eight people have been reportedly injured after a one-storey building collapsed in the Oshodi area of Lagos state. The building is said to have collapsed on Sunday at No 35, Adesanya Street, Mafoluku area of the Oshodi-Isolo local government area. Channels TV is reporting that Oke Osanyintolu, director-general of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), confirmed that no [...]

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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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    Collapsed building:12 killed, 42 in hospital as rescue operation continues

Collapsed building:12 killed, 42 in hospital as rescue operation continues

Twelve persons, including nine children, have been confirmed dead in the three-storey building that collapsed in the Ita-Faaji area of Lagos Island. The building, which houses a primary school on the second floor, caved in on Wednesday morning while pupils were in their classrooms. Officials of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) and other rescue officials had rescued some of the [...]

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    Three dead, five missing as boat capsizes in Lagos

Three dead, five missing as boat capsizes in Lagos

A search operation is ongoing after a boat carrying 20 passengers capsized in the Apapa area of Lagos on Wednesday. Five persons were said to be missing as at Thursday morning. Confirming the incident in a statement, Adesina Tiamiyu, general manager of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), said three people lost their lives. The boat was heading from Liverpool in Apapa [...]

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    Witnesses speak on tanker explosion in Lagos

Witnesses speak on tanker explosion in Lagos

At least 10 vehicles reportedly got burnt on Tuesday morning after a tanker explosion occurred around Barracks bus stop along the Lagos-Badagry expressway in Lagos. The incident occurred as commuters were heading to work in the early hours of the day. Witnesses said a tanker fully laden with petrol had fallen due to the poor condition of the road, spilling its contents on [...]

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    Two killed as train collides with commercial bus in Lagos

Two killed as train collides with commercial bus in Lagos

At least two persons were killed after a commercial bus collided with a train in Lagos on Friday. The tragic incident occurred at Odejobi junction on the Old Abeokuta road. The passenger train collided with a parked commercial bus, forcing three hanging passengers to fall off the moving train at crossing at Pen Cinema, Iju Road. According to the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency [...]

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