Hakeem Dickson

Yuletide: Lagos Sensitises Residents On Safety

John Ogunsemore As part of efforts to ensure hitch-free Christmas and New Year celebrations in the state, the Lagos State Safety Commission has organised an “Ember Month” sensitisation programme for residents. The programme which brought together event planners, venue owners, hotel managers, National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), chemical engineers, community-based groups, emergency responders […]

Ambode Set To Create Safety Institute As Lagos Safety Commission Rebrands

John Ogunsemore Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode has said that his administration would create a safety training institute in the state. The governor made this known in his keynote address at the Official Launch of the Rebranding of Lagos State Safety Commission which held in Ketu, Lagos on Friday, December 8. Ambode, who was represented […]

PHOTO News: Safety Advocacy Group Tour Egbin Power Plant

Prominent safety group, Safety Advocacy and Empowerment Foundation (SAEF) on Thursday, November 30 embarked on a facility tour of Nigeria’s largest power plant, Egbin Power Plc in Ikorodu, Lagos. The group, which was received by the Managing Director, Egbin Power Plc, Mr Dallas M. Peavey Jnr, was conducted round the demineralisation facility, fresh water treatment […]

Egbin Power Flags Off 2017 HSE Week

Nigeria’s largest power generating company, Egbin Power Plc on Tuesday flagged off its Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) Week 2017 themed ‘Safety: Our Collective Responsibility.’ The event which is taking place at the company’s premises in Ikorodu, Lagos, featured lecture and practical sessions on health and safety on its first day. The Head, Health, Safety […]

Business Continuity: What is it and why is it important?

Many do wonder what business continuity is all about; is it about the continuity of businesses literally? What has it to do with disaster management? We all know we cannot compare our emergency response, resilience to what is obtainable in developed or even some developing countries. However, we like to copy what we see physically, […]

Ikeja Electric Bags ISO 9001, OHSAS 18001 Certifications

Nigeria’s largest power distribution company, Ikeja Electric Plc has been conferred with the ISO 9001 and OHSAS 18001 international certifications in quality management and safety systems respectively. This was made known at an event to commemorate the achievement which held at NECA House, Ikeja, Lagos, on Tuesday, November 21. Speaking on the certification, the Chief […]

Ambode To Meet 700 CEOs To Discuss Safety In 2018

The Director General of the Lagos State Safety Commission, Hon. Hakeem Dickson has disclosed that the Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode will be meeting with CEOs of businesses in the state in 2018. Dickson made this known while delivering a lecture in line with the theme of the 2017 World Congress on Safety and […]

Petroleum Minister Commends Safety Engineers On Maiden Conference

The Minister of State, Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu has commended the Nigerian Institution of Safety Engineers (NISE), a division of the Nigerian Society of Engineers, for its maiden conference geared towards assuring public safety in Nigeria. The programme which was attended by safety engineers across the country with its theme “Assuring Public Safety in […]