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FRSC Records 29 Auto Crashes In Ondo

  The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) on Wednesday in Akure said it had recorded 29 road crashes from a special patrol that started in Ondo State on Dec. 15. Assistant Corps Marshal Godwin Ogagaoghene, the Zonal Commanding Officer in charge of Ondo, Osun and Oyo States, disclosed this during a courtesy visit to Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State in...

Lagos Records 119 Fire Outbreak in January

The Lagos State Fire Service on Thursday said it recorded over 119 fire incidents across the State from the beginning of January 2019 till date. The Acting Director, Lagos State Fire Service, Rasaki Musibau who made this known in his office at Alausa, Ikeja lamented that valuables worth millions and preventable lives were been lost daily to avoidable fire outbreaks. He...

Company fined $210k, supervisor jailed after permanent disability to worker

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A Singaporean company, Ava Global Pte Ltd, has been fined $210,000 for contraventions of the country’s Workplace Safety and Health Act after a worker, Miah Jobayed, suffered permanent disability on the company’s site following a fall from height. A foreman with the company, Sarkar Mithun, was also sentenced to nine weeks imprisonment after he was convicted of negligence under the...

NISafetyE Will Assist Govt To Curb Environmental Hazards – Lagos Chairman

NISafetyE, Engr. Seun Faluyi
The Lagos State Chapter of Nigerian Institution of Safety Engineers (NISafetyE) has vowed to assist the state government with the resolution of the challenges of constant traffic gridlock and frequent tank explosions in the state. The Chapter Chairman, Engr. Oluseun Faluyi, made this known during his investiture and induction of 92 members and six associate members held recently. He said that...

NNPC Petrol Tanker Catches Fire in Ogudu, Lagos

A petrol tanker belonging to the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) caught fire in Ogudu area of Lagos State on Friday evening. The tanker was loaded with petrol when it burst into flames along the Ifako Bridge inwards Ogudu. Officers of the Lagos State Fire Service, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) and the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) were...

Fire destroys N338m property in Gombe

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Property worth N338 million were lost to fire accidents in the first quarter of 2019 in Gombe, the state’s fire service has said. The Deputy Operation Officer of the service, Malam Salihu Mahmoud, stated this in a Thursday, April 4 interview. He disclosed that 426 lives were saved during the period. According to Mahmoud, 107 incident calls were received in the period...

Safety Expert Champions Crusade Against Generator Use In Homes

  A safety expert, Mr Kalu Ottah, has joined the call to discourage use of generating sets within the home. He said using a generator within the home could be an open invitation to disaster and warned against the practice. Ottah made this known against the backdrop of a Tuesday, June 19 incident in Edo State where a woman and five children...

Automobiles Major Source of Air Pollution – NESREA

  The director-general of National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement        Agency       (NESREA),       Dr       Lawrence       Anukam, has emphasised that despite the benefits accrued to road transportation that automobiles continued to be a major source of air pollution. This he said, increased exponentially due to an increase in the number of cars plying the roads. He disclosed this in Abuja while handing over the National   Vehicular   Emission   Control Programme...

Ogun Train Crash: Tricycle Driver, 4 Others Dead

Reports indicate that the accident occurred because the tricycle in question got trapped in the Iju rail line while trying to cross over along with the other commuters amid the heavy traffic.

TRACE Warns Against Flouting Traffic Rules As Julius Berger Begins Work

The Ogun  Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE) has warned motorists to desist from disobeying traffic rules and regulations as construction firms resume rehabilitation works across the state. The Corps’ Commander, Mr Seni Ogunyemi, gave the warning in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Ota on Wednesday. Ogunyemi said the warning became necessary in order to check...
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