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FEC Approves FG Plan To Get $1.5 Million Loan From Africa Development Bank

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FEC Approves FG Plan To Get $1.5 Million Loan From Africa Development Bank

The Federal Executive Council has approved the plan by the federal government to get one and a half million dollars loan from Africa Development Bank for the Lagos, Nigeria to Abidjan, Ivory Coast expressway.

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Ahmed said thirteen million dollars has been distributed among the participating countries and the component for Nigeria is one and a half million dollars.

Ahmed said the multinational project running on the Lagos to Abidjan corridor will be a dual carriage, six-lane highway that involves five countries — Nigeria, Benin, Ivory Coast, Ghana and Togo.

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Building Collapse: Experts Urge Government To Go Tough In Enforcing Laws

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Building Collapse: Experts Urge Government To Go Tough In Enforcing Laws

Building construction experts and environmentalists are jointly saying if the government does not commit to getting tough on enforcement of relevant laws, the scourge of building collapse may not end soon

They firmly stated that the cause of the recent collapse on Lagos Island which claimed 20 lives was not different from the causes of previous ones in the same area and other parts of the state as well as the entire country.

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Some building construction experts lamented that the menace of building collapse had remained because the regulatory bodies lacked the will to enforce laws.

They explained that while the issues had been overflogged and the causes known to almost everyone in the society, only the government had the power to go tough on errant developers, landlords, traditional rulers, thugs or anyone found contravening planning laws or engaging in activities that could lead to the collapse of a building.

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Group Seeks Compensation For Building Collapse Victims In Lagos, Oyo

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Group Seeks Compensation For Building Collapse Victims In Lagos, Oyo

Advocacy group, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, has called for investigation into circumstances surrounding buildings collapse incidents in Lagos and Oyo states last week.

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SERAP said the two states should take immediate steps to investigate the latest incidents and bring to justice complicit developers and contractors.

SERAP’s Deputy Director, Kolawole Oludare, says the group is ready to offer free legal services to affected families.

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Building Collapse: Lagos Demolishes 13 Buildings

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Building Collapse: Lagos Demolishes 13 Buildings

Five more buildings in Lagos Island have been brought down by the Lagos state government, bringing the number of demolished buildings to thirteen.

Lagos state building control agency embarked on this demolition on Friday to prevent another disaster after Wednesday’s collapsed building incident in Ita-Faji, Lagos Island.

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Twenty persons were killed; forty-five others were injured when a four-storey building, housing a school at its top floor, collapsed. Most of the dead were children.

Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development, Rotimi Ogunleye described the exercise as a holistic response to the challenges posed by derelict structures and unapproved schools.

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The government has taken over the site of the collapsed Massey street building.

Government officials say the ministry had identified 149 distressed and defective buildings, of which 40 have been demolished.

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