PHOTO NEWS: Third Building Collapses At Kakawa, Lagos Island |The Republican News


By Ike A. Offor


Just in a space of less than three weeks three building  have collapsed in Lagos state. It was a terrific afternoon as another 3-storey builiding collapsed at Kakawa, which is close to Broad street, Odunlami and the giant bookshop building in Lagos Island.

Eyewitnesses at the scene claimed that there were no casualties as the occupants were all away for their daily activities when the building collapsed.

The securities and rescue personel have been to the scene to take charge of the situation.












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Another Building Collapses In Lagos, Many Feared Trapped|The Republican News


Tessy Igomu

Many were trapped as another building collapsed on Egerton Street, Oke-Arin, Lagos Island today, Monday, March 18, 2019.

The incident happened barely one week after a three-storey building collapsed on Massey Street, in the Ita-Faji area of Lagos Island, killing 20 people and injuring 40, including school children.

The ill-fated building is located on No. 57, Egerton Street, with many occupants, reportedly trapped.

According to reports, the collapsed structure had been marked for demolition by the Lagos State government.

Information emerging from the scene of the collapsed building revealed that officials of the Lagos State Building Control Agency (LASBCA), were demolishing a structure, which was among those earmarked for demolition, when a building beside it partially collapsed, injuring four occupants. The affected persons were said to have been rushed to the hospital for treatment.  (The Sun)


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