Egina FPSO Will Enhance Our Safety Regulatory Capacity- NIMASA DG

  . …as FPSO Set to Arrive Nigeria in August The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr Dakuku Peterside has said the on-going construction of the multi-billion dollar Egina Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) project will increase the knowledge base of NIMASA as a safety administration and enhance […]

Oyo State Government to Support FRSC in Road Safety

  In demonstration of its pacesetter status especially as the cradle of road safety campaigns in the country, the government of Oyo state has pledged to support the initiative of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in its commitment to sustained road safety campaigns in the state and the country at large. The State Governor, […]

SON, DSS Apprehend Vegetable Oil Adulterators in Akure

  The Standards Organisation of Nigeria in close collaboration with the Department of State Services (DSS) in Ondo State on Thursday, June 15, busted a syndicate that specializes in repackaging and rebranding of suspected substandard vegetable oil in Akure, Ondo State. A truck load of suspected substandard vegetable oil, thousands of jerry cans of different […]

SON Intercepts N8bn Cloned ‘Made-in-Nigeria’ Cables

  The Standards Organisation of Nigeria has intercepted over N8 billion worth of substandard electrical cables. The cables, according to the organisation, are cloned versions of 20 popular Nigerian brands and shipped from China into the country. The cables were discovered in two residential buildings in the Ajangbadi area of Lagos State by the enforcement […]

How to Fend Off a Computer Virus: What You Need To Know

  Even though computers have become a constant feature of modern life, many people still don’t realize the enormous risks that come from constant interaction with technology. Computer viruses are one of the oldest forms of malware — in other words, malicious software designed to do harm — but their ability to avoid detection and […]

How to Run a Virus Scan the Right Way

  Correctly setting up and running an antivirus scan on your computer is one of the best starting defences for keeping your system free of malicious software. In these days of widespread malware — email viruses and dubious websites that can infect your computer — a strong defence begins with selecting an antivirus solution for […]

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Lagos as Building Collapse Capital of Nigeria

  Since the Lekki building collapse that killed 30 persons in March 2016, complete or partial building collapses appear to have spiked in Lagos, with no fewer than six major cases recorded between April and June 2017, leading to more than a dozen deaths. Recent cases of building collapse On April 27, 2017, an uncompleted […]

Health and Safety Failure Leads to Critical Data Loss in Telecom Industry – Dike, Airtel HSE Manager

    The Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) Manager, Airtel Nigeria, Mr. Emeka Dike has identified loss of “critical data” as a leading consequence of health and safety process failure within the telecommunication sector. He also revealed that the loss, if allowed to happen, could jeopardise the entire operations of any telecommunication firm. Dike made […]

ISPON Crisis: Double Trouble As Warri EGM Produces New President, Governing Board

  A new factional governing board has emerged for the Institute of Safety Professionals of Nigeria (ISPON), further enmeshing the already crisis-ridden body into controversy. Since the botched Annual General Meeting of the institute in Awka, Anambra State in November 2016, the institute has been sharply divided along two factional lines, with many members accusing […]