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2 Dead Bodies Recovered From Saturday Building Collapse In Lagos

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2 Dead Bodies Recovered From Saturday Building Collapse In Lagos

No less than two dead bodies have been recovered from the three-storey building collapse at 4 Alayaki Lane, Lagos Island.

The building, which was under construction, caved in during a heavy rainfall that pounded different parts of Lagos on Saturday, May 22, 2022.

The collapsed building came less than three weeks after a three-storey building gave way on Ibadan Street in the Ebute Metta area of Lagos on Sunday, May 1, killing 10 persons, including a member of the National Youth Service Corps identified only as Oluwakemi, and leaving about 24 occupants injured.

However, the South-West Coordinator of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Ibrahim Farinloye said while two persons were recovered dead, some others were rescued alive.

But there were concerns that an unconfirmed number of persons may be trapped.

A three-storey building under construction has just collapsed under the torrential rainfall on FreeRoad, Lagos Island. NEMA, LASEMA, and fire service are on the ground,” Farinloye said earlier.

The Director-General of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Oluwafemi Oke-Osayintolu, who also confirmed the incident, said rescue efforts were still ongoing.

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Pandemonium In Delta As 3-storey Building Collapsed

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Pandemonium In Delta As 3-storey Building Collapsed

Pandemonium broke out in Amacha community, Okpanam, in the Oshimili North Local Government Area of Delta State, as a three-storey building collapsed.

The building, which according to multiple reports, was under construction, collapsed in the late hours of Wednesday, June 22, 2022.

An eyewitness accounted that the building collapsed after a heavy downpour in the area, adding that the workers had left the site as well when the unfortunate incident happened.

As they were coming to site this morning (Thursday) to continue their work, they saw that the building had collapsed,” he added.

However, while a few people sustained minor injuries, Delta state Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Bright Edafe said no life was lost in the collapse.

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Ekweremadu, Wife Arrested In UK For Trying To Harvest Child’s Organs

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Ekweremadu, Wife Arrested In UK For Trying To Harvest Child's Organs

Former Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, 60, and his wife, Beatrice, have been arrested in the United Kingdom (UK), after conspiring to arrange the travel of a child in a desperate bid to harvest organs.

Disclosing this incident, Metropolitan Police said the duo was arrested following an investigation by the force’s specialist crime team.

According to the police, the Ekweremadus who had been remanded in custody would appear at Uxbridge Magistrates’ Court later on Thursday, June 23, 2022.

The investigation was launched after detectives were alerted to potential offences under modern slavery legislation in May 2022.

The Met said the child is being safeguarded and the force is working closely with partners to provide support.

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Man Sentenced To Prison For Stealing Pot Of Soup

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Man Sentenced To Prison For Stealing Pot Of Soup

A man identified as Isaac Dumabara has been sentenced to prison after being convicted of stealing a pot of soup.

An Iyaganku Magistrate’s Court in Ibadan, Oyo State, jailed the 23-year-old for a period of one month, for stealing the pot of soup valued at N40,000 from a restaurant.

Magistrate S. A Adesina, who found Dumabara guilty of theft, sentenced him without an option of a fine.

Police prosecutor, Sikiru Ibrahim, told the court that Damubara also stole three gas cylinders, stabiliser, and a pair of Adidas shoes from Pleasure Summit Restaurant, Magara Road, Iyaganku, Ibadan.

Ibrahim further told the court that the convict stole a 42-inch TV worth N200,000.

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