Nigerian Standards Body to Assess Cement Quality
Widespread protests against the collapse of buildings across the country have led the Standards Organization of Nigeria to establish a technical committee to investigate after suspicions of low-quality cement had been raised.
Standards Organisation of Nigeria
Reports say that the cause of the building collapse is a structural defect. The landlord is alleged to have added two more floors to the building without approval. Read more »
Many people are still believed to be trapped in the building as emergency responders intensify their rescue operation. Read more »
At least three people have been killed following the collapse of a four-storey building still under construction in Okeani, Oko community. Read more »