News - Lagos state emergency

One More Body Recovered From Wreckage Of Lagos Building Collapse

2 months ago /
Nation 

Only one body was recovered overnight from the wreckage of a collapsed building in the Nigerian city of Lagos.

Many Pupils Feared To Be Killed In Collapsed School Building

2 months ago /
Security 

Over 40 children have been rescued alive with many more still trapped after a building housing a school collapsed in Lagos, Nigeria’s commercial nerve centre.  

Train Derails In Lagos

4 months ago /

A passenger train moving towards Ebute-Meta from Iju derailed on Thursday at Agege area of Lagos. The train, according to eyewitnesses, derailed around 7.15am as a result of faulty tracks that had been marked for repairs.

Dana Air Crash: Six Years After

11 months ago /
History 

The need for improved infrastructure and facilities at the nation's Airports have once again been emphasized. 

UPDATE: Five Persons Confirmed Dead In Kara Multiple Accident

1 year ago /
Nation 

Five people lost their lives on Thursday in a fatal accident which happened at the popular Kara Bridge along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. The accident, which happened in the early hours of the day, also left a number of people injured. General Manager, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Mr Adesina Tiamiyu, confirmed...

Two Die As Train, Truck Collide In Fagba

1 year ago /
Nation 

Another tragedy struck on Thursday as two persons lost their lives after a train collided with a truck at the Fagba area of Lagos State. The General Manager, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Mr Adesina Tiamiyu, confirmed the accident to reporters. The incident occurred in the early hours of the day,...

Three Die In Kara Multiple Accident

1 year ago /
Nation 

At least three persons lost their lives on Thursday in a fatal accident which happened at the popular Kara market along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. The accident, which happened in the early hours of the day, also left a number of people injured. According to eyewitnesses, about six vehicles were involved in the accident. The...

Fire Guts Commercial Bus In Lagos

2 years ago /
Nation 

It was a sad day in Lagos, as an 18-seater yellow bus heading towards Ojuelegba area of the state was engulfed by fire. The incident occurred on Monday, April 17, at the Alaka Bridge, very close to the National Stadium in Surulere. It is not clear exactly how many people were on...

Four Die As Bus Plunges Into River

2 years ago /
Nation 

Four people have been reported dead as a luxury bus plunged into Majidun River in Mile 12 area of Lagos in the early hours of Friday. The bus was said to have been traveling from the eastern part of Nigeria. Officials of the National Emergency Management Authority (NEMA), and Lagos State Emergency...

Lagos To Install CCTV Cameras

2 years ago /
Security 

The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), on Tuesday said 13,000 Closed Circuit Television cameras would be installed at major locations across the state to boost security. A statement issued by the agency’s Head Public Affairs Unit, Mr Adebayo Kehinde, noted that the move was in line with the state government...

Yaba College Of Technology Female Hostel Gutted By Fire

2 years ago /
Nation 

The Bakassi block, a two-storey building of the female hostel at the Yaba College of Technology in Lagos, has been gutted by fire. The fire, which the Lagos State Fire Service suspects started as a result of a spark from an electric panel, started at about 5:20 am on Wednesday morning...

Death Toll In Lekki Collapsed Building Hits 30

3 years ago /
Nation 

12 more dead bodies have been recovered from the rubble of the 5-storey building that collapsed in Lekki Lagos Tuesday. This figure takes the number that have died as a result of the collapse of the massive building being developed by the Lekki Worldwide Estate Limited to 30, while only 13...

 

Seven die, four rescued, others missing in Lagos boat mishap

3 years ago /

A boat carrying 17 passengers from Ijede to Badore in Lekki area of Lagos State capsized, killing seven persons. Confirming the incident, General Manager of Lagos State Emergency Management Authority, LASEMA, Mr. Micheal Akindele, said there was joint rescue operations carried out by the agency and Lagos State Waterways Authority, Marine Police, National Inland...

Another Building Collapses In Lagos Casualties Unknown - LASEMA

3 years ago /
Nation 

The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) says it has yet to determine the number of casualties in Tuesday building collapse in Lekki area of the state. Mr Michael Akindele, the General Manager of the agency, said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) at the scene...

Goods Worth Billions Of Naira Lost In Lagos Market Fire

4 years ago /
Nation 

Traders at the Balogun Market in Lagos Island, Lagos State have been counting their losses following the early morning fire outbreak on Monday, claiming they lost goods worth N30 billion. In separate interviews, the traders told the News Agency of Nigeria that about 11 containers containing bags, shoes and clothing materials...

Police Are Investigating The Possible Sabotage Of Synagogue Church Building, Says DPO

4 years ago /
Nation 

The Police on Thursday said it was still investigating the recent collapse of a guest house within the Synagogue Church of All Nations to ascertain whether it was due to sabotage. CSP Haruna Alaba, the Divisional Police Officer (DPO), Ikotun Police Station, disclosed this while testifying before the Coroner’s Inquest into...

Inquest: T.B. Joshua Yet To Be Served Summons, Says Counsel

4 years ago /
Religion 

Prophet Temitope Joshua, the founder of the Synagogue Church of All Nations, on Wednesday said he was yet to be "personally served" the witness summons issued by the Lagos State Coroner, Mr Oyetade Komolafe. Joshua made this known through his counsel, Mr Olalekan Ojo, at the ongoing Coroner's Inquest into the...

Synagogue: Coroner Summons TB Joshua To Testify November 5

4 years ago /
Religion 

The inquest set up by the Lagos State government to probe the recent collapse of a building belonging to the Synagogue Church Of All Nations, yesterday insisted that the senior pastor of the Church, Prophet Temitope Joshua must appear before it. The inquest headed by Chief Magistrate Oyetade Komolafe insisted that...

Synagogue: Coroner's Inquest Visits Collapse Scene

4 years ago /
Nation 

The Coroner’s inquest investigating the collapse of a guest house at the Synagogue Church of All Nations on Thursday, visited the scene of the incident at Ikotun, a Lagos suburb. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the visit was part of efforts by the inquest to unravel the cause...