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15 Jan
In 2019, Otache Sunday Emmanuel survived a building collapse, but his pregnant wife and three children were not so lucky. The Benue State native who lives in Lagos and is still grieving the loss of his family shares his story and life after the accident.
17 Nov
It was a tragic scene yesterday when the body of an 80-year-old petty trader was recovered from the rubble of a collapsed two-storey building in the Oyingbo area of Lagos Mainland. The octogenarian was a sole casualty in the incident, which occurred at about 8:00a.m.
3 Jul 2023
The building was under construction in an area of Abidjan where several embassies and the presidential palace are located.
2 Jul 2023
A six-storey building collapsed while under construction in Ivory Coast's commercial capital Abidjan on Friday (June 30), killing at least seven of the builders on site, firefighters at the scene said on Saturday (July 1).
13 Apr 2023
The Lagos State Government has reported that there was no confirmed fatality yet from the 7-floor building under construction that collapsed in Banana Island, Lagos State, yesterday evening as investigations continue. Banana Island is known to be one of the most expensive parts of the state as a hub for the elite.

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