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Collapsed buildings, road crashes, fire disasters dominate Kano fire service’s activities

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The Kano State Fire Service says it received 52 distress calls bordering on collapsed buildings, road crashes, rescue and fire disasters within the last two weeks. Spokesman of the service, Alhaji Saidu Mohammed, made this known in the state capital, Kano on Thursday, May 16. According to Mohammed, 23 calls were received for fire emergencies, 24 for rescue and five false...

Finnair Named Safest Airline Worldwide For 2018

Finland’s flagship airline — Finnair — had the world’s best safety record in 2018, according to a new ranking, narrowly beating Singapore’s Scoot Tigerair and Norwegian Air Shuttle. While 2017’s winner, Emirates, slipped down to fourth place in 2018. The German-based Jet Airliner Crash Data Evaluation Centre (JACDEC) gave Finnair a risk index of 93.91 per cent in its annual ranking,...

Fire Guts Hotel on Airport Road as Guests Jump Window to Escape Death

Fire destroyed Property worth millions of naira on Monday at the bar section, reception and some rooms of the Excel Oriental Hotel on Airport Road, Ikeja, Lagos State. The fire, which started at about 4:30 p.m. was said to have completely razed down the bar. It was gathered that the fire was caused by an electric spark at the bar area...

Ikeja Electric Warns Public against Activities around Power Lines

Ikeja Electric Plc (IE) has cautioned the public against building structures and engaging in social and economic activities under power lines. Mr Felix Ofulue, Spokesman for IE, said the specific clearance or distance which the public must maintain away from a 33/11KV lines is 5.5 meters (20ft) on both sides. “While for 132KV lines the distance must be 15 meters (50ft)...

Okomu Oil’s ambition is to be recognised as benchmark for HSE in agric sector – MD

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The Managing Director, Okomu Oil Palm Company, Dr Graham Hefer, says that the organisation’s commitment to Health, Safety and Environment has rubbed off positively on staff and visitors to the company. He said this at an event to commemorate the company’s HSE Week with the theme: “My HSE Culture: Be aware, be safe.” The event held at the company’s headquarters in...

AEDC tackles TCN over cause of Apo Transmission fire

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The Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) has disagreed with the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN)'s assessment that one of the Disco's feeders caused the Sunday  fire at the Apo Transmission Station, Abuja. General Manager, Corporate Communications of AEDC, Mr Fadipe Oyebode made the clarification in a Tuesday, April 30 statement. The TCN had in a statement blamed the AEDC's feeder for causing...

Lagos-Ibadan Expressway: FRSC Caution Drivers on Safety, Collaborate With Others to Mitigate Challenges

  The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) says it is working with other traffic and safety management agencies to mitigate traffic challenges along the Lagos/Ibadan Express Way. The corps also urged road users to be cautious while driving on the road as construction resumes on Tuesday. Mr Clement Oladele, the Ogun Sector Commander of FRSC, revealed that the FRSC was duty bound...

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...

Mother, Child, 13 Others Killed In Ekiti Road Tragedy

At least 15 persons have been confirmed dead in an auto accident that occurred on Saturday night at Iworoko Ekiti, near Ado Ekiti. Among the dead was a mother, her child, a Youth Corps member, traders and some students of the Ekiti State University in the town. The crash occurred around 9:00 p.m. on Saturday night when a truck loaded with...

Boy, 7, Steps On Abandoned Well Covered With Sacks, Drowns

  A seven-year-old boy, Godwin Samuel, Orepeju Close in the Akowonjo area of Lagos on Saturday, lost his life after falling into a well. It was gathered that Godwin left his parents’ residence to play on the street. While playing, he reportedly fell into the well at 6 Orepeju Close, off Olasehinde Crescent, Akowonjo, Lagos. It was learnt that at the time of...
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