Lagos is not just Nigeria’s commercial capital, it is also the capital of some of the most tragic building collapses in the country.
See list of 5 Tragic building collapses in Lagos:
1. Synagogue building collapse
This happened in September 2014. About 116 people died in the incident with over 100 others injured.
2. Lekki building collapse
Happened in March 2016. Atleast 34 persons were killed during the incident.
3. Titanic Building collapse in Ebute Meta
Happened in 2006. 20 people were reportedly killed in this incident.
4. Three storey-building collapse in Ebute Meta
The building, located at Oloto Street, Ebute Meta, collapsed in the early hours of the morning, trapping over 10 people.
5. Bank of Industry building collapse
Happened in March, 2006. Two people were killed and 23 others injured.