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UPDATE: Two Bodies Recovered From Collapsed Lekki Building

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According to a report by The Nation, two bodies have been pulled out from the rubble of the seven-storey building that collapsed in Lagos.

The building collapsed on Sunday morning in Lekki, Lagos.

The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) said rescue operations are ongoing at the site.

Six people are believed to still be trapped in the rubble.

Permanent Secretary (PS), LASEMA, Dr. Femi Oke-Osanyintolu Director-General Dr Olufemi Damilola Oke – Osanyintolu provided the update in a statement.

It reads: “Situation report on the collapsed building at Oba Idowu Oniru Street beside Ave Maria Hospital.

“The agency responded to a distress call at the above mentioned location and activated its response plan. Upon arrival at the scene, an uncompleted seven-storey building undergoing construction was found to have collapsed.

“Six people are reported to be trapped under the rubble of the collapsed structure. Two bodies have been located and recovered thus far. Operation ongoing.

It was not immediately clear the cause of the collapse but emergency workers and security operatives moved to the site to possibly rescue the trapped victims.

Oke-Osanyintolu and Lagos Territorial Coordinator of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Ibrahim Farinloye assured that search and rescue operations were underway.

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PHOTOS Of Diezani’s Multi-Million Dollar Mansions Totally Forfeited To FG

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A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, on Monday ordered the final forfeiture of two Abuja properties and two luxury cars belonging to a former minister of petroleum resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke, to the Federal Government.The two properties located at Plot 1854 Mohammed Mahashir Street, and No. 6, Aso Drive, in the highbrow areas of […]

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2023: Real Reason Why Ortom, Benue Elders Withdrew Support For Atiku

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Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom on Tuesday appeared to withdraw his support for the Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar. Mr Ortom accused the PDP candidate of dishonouring him as Governor and working against the interest of Benue residents. His comments came after a group of elder statesmen in Benue, Minda Leaders […]

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Police Men Died Protecting You But God Gets The Glory? Video Of Apostle Suleiman’s Attack Surfaces

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Apostle Johnson Suleiman, the General Overseer of Omega Fire Ministries International was attacked by unknown gunmen less than 24 hours ago. The attack happened when Apostle Suleiman and his convoy were traveling on the Benin-Auchi highway in Edo state, Nigeria. The incident is believed to be a kidnapping attempt. Seven lives were lost during the […]

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