Lack of structure survey responsible for building collapse –

December 2, 2021 Blueprint 0

The Nigeria Association of Geodesy (NAG) Thursday identified lack of deformation surveys for monitoring of structures as the major factor responsible for frequent building collapse in Lagos state and other major cities in the country. The association stated this in a communiqué issued at the end of its annual conference, theme “Geodetic Solutions to Multi-Disciplinary Problems”, held at Federal School Read More

The high death toll from building collapse

November 17, 2021 Blueprint 0

A report from a survey published last week indicating that at least 305 people have died while no fewer than 449 people got injured in 83 cases of building collapse in Nigeria since 2013 is not only worrisome but it is also deplorable. The survey carried out by a national daily stated that the figures only reflected reported cases by Read More