Building collapse: Engineers tasked on safety violations’ report

  The Lagos State Building Control Agency (LASBCA) has urged engineers to report safety standard violations resulting in buildings collapse in the state. LASBCA’s General Manager, Olalekan Shodeinde, made the appeal to Association of Professional Women Engineers of Nigeria (APWEN), which paid him a courtesy visit in Ikeja. He tasked the engineers on whistle blowing, saying it provided an avenue to give government whatever information on any structure, be it construction or reconstruction, that is structurally defective. Shodeinde urged engineers and concerned members of the public to call the agency’s…

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Saving State House Clinic from collapse

The State House (Aso Rock) Medical Centre (SHMC), Abuja is supposed to be a Centre of Excellence in medical care. It was primarily established to cater for the health needs of the President, Vice President and their families. It was also designed to provide medical services for the retinue of presidential aides, cabinet ministers and other privileged personalities around the corridors of power.   It is also a training facility for medical officers and other health personnel. In the 2016 budget, the State House Medical Centre also known as Aso…

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FG confirms collapse of Ajaokuta concession

●Ministry insists asset’s ownership intact The Federal Government has confirmed that “the entire concessioning arrangement” for the Ajaokuta Steel Complex has “crumbled.” Ministry of Mines and Steel Development, which stated this in a statement, also debunked media reports credited to the director of Global Steel Holdings Limited (GSHL), Dr. S.O. Nwanbuokei, that the protracted litigation surrounding the ownership of the Ajaokuta affects ownership structure of the Steel Complex. Dr. S. O. Nwanbuokei, an engineer, had earlier debunked a claim by the minister, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, that the protracted litigation surrounding…

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