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 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 […]

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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 […]

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 […]

ISPON: Controversial Port Harcourt EGM Fails To Hold Following Court Orde

  …Crisis deepens as DSS, APBN Steps In The controversial Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) fixed by estranged Registrar of Institute of Safety Professionals of Nigeria (ISPON) Mr. Benson Adam-Otite slated for Saturday July 17, 2017 in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital, has been cancelled, Safety Record Newspaper gathered. It was learnt that the cancellation […]

Dr. Oluwagbemi Colloquium: Despite ISPON Act, Nigerian Safety Professionals Lament Lack of ‘Enabling, Stable’ Legislation

  In what appears a dig at the ISPON Act 2014 and the institute created therefrom, safety professionals in Nigeria have lamented the lack of an “enabling and stable” legislation for the regulation of the industry and registration of professionals. This was part of observations made at the maiden Dr B.F Oluwagbemi Annual Safety Colloquium […]

‘80 Out Of 100 Children Being Sexually Abused In Nigeria’

  The Initiator of Touch Me Not campaign, a campaign against child sexual molestation, Mrs Mercy Makinde, has decried the rampant cases of sexual molestation and exploitation of children in the Nigerian society. She disclosed that her research showed that 80 out of 100 children in the country were being subjected to sexual abuse, with […]

9jasafe Award 2017 Rescheduled

  The Chief Coordinating Officer, Nigeria Safety Award for Excellence (9jaSAFE), Mr Femi Da-silva, has announced a change in date of the 2017 Award Dinner billed to hold at the Oriental Hotel, Lekki, Lagos. He said the event, which was earlier fixed for Friday, September 8, 2017, was being moved forward by a week to […]