Zoonoses: What Impact On Food Safety?

  Humans coexist in a complex, interdependent relationship with the companion, production, and wild animals we depend on for our food, livelihoods, and well-being, as well as with the environments we live and work in together. The interface between humans, animals, and the environments we share can also be a source of diseases impacting public […]

My Concern Is To Make Employers Know They Need The Right Professionals To Do The Job, Not Just Anybody – Comfort Ekpe, MD, Acquilla Solutions

  From taking on freelance jobs to becoming a consultant sort after, Comfort Ekpe seems to have cut a niche for herself in the safety industry in Nigeria, playing advisory roles and consulting for organisations, helping them to build HSE into their operations. In this interview with Safety Record Newspaper’s Editor, Paul Mbagwu, she tells […]

Hakeem Dickson

Taking Leadership Role is Important to Prevent Accidents – DG, Lagos Safety Commission

    The Director General, Lagos State Safety Commission (LSC), Hon. Hakeem Dickson has reiterated the importance of taking a leadership role in health and safety, saying it would help prevent accidents that result in injuries and fatalities in the workplace and general environment in the country. The LSC boss stated this at the monthly […]

ISPON Crisis Unfortunate, Deterring The Institute’s Progress’ – Labour Ministry

  The Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment has described the crisis rocking the Institute of Safety Professionals of Nigeria (ISPON) as “unfortunate and deterring the institute’s progress,” calling on all concerned parties to sheath their swords to enable the institute forge ahead as one united body. The Director, Occupational Safety and Health Department, Dr […]

How To Identify Genuine School Safety Agents In Lagos

    Following uncertainty surrounding the status of safety agents in the school safety audit programme of the Lagos State Safety Commission (LSC), a senior official of the commission has disclosed how schools can identify genuine agents. The clarification is coming against the backdrop of reported complaints by some schools and safety professionals who claimed […]



  Mrs. Chinwe Ugochukwu had waited for many years with no child before she gave birth to a set of twins in her 30s. A doting mother because of the peculiarity of her case, she never let the children out of her sight until they were old enough to attend school. When eventually they were […]

Be prepared for sudden violence

Be Prepared For Sudden Violence

  I have a background in martial arts, taekwondo to be precise, back in the university days. I could recall our instructor giving us ample self-defence training, and using us to secure some event venues on campus, particularly those held at night. To properly carry out this task, we first got ourselves prepared. We did […]

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“Safety of little children being conveyed in vehicles has been taken for granted for too long in Nigeria” – Bolanle Edwards, MD, Strap & Safe Child Foundation

  Mrs. Bolanle Edwards is the MD/CEO of Strap and Safe Child Foundation, a non-governmental organisation that has been in the forefront of advocacy for use of seatbelts for children. In this interview, she explains to Safety Record Newspaper’s News Editor, John Ogunsemore the importance of seatbelts for children. Excerpts. What’s Strap and Safe Child […]


      Sugar is one content that mothers try so hard to reduce for the kids but this is not so easy as some kids know what buttons to press and some can throw a tantrum so bad that even the most strict mother eventually caves in. You have heard certain people say that […]