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Sunday, August 18, 2019

Benin Auto Parts Market Razed By Midnight Fire

The fire which started at about 11:45 p.m was extinguished following a joint effort of the 4th Brigade of the Nigerian Army and firefighters from the University of Benin.

Lagos Boat Accident Leaves 3 Dead, 2 Missing

boat accident
“There were 10 passengers in a boat coming from Ojo jetty and eight passengers in another coming from Irewe community when the incident occurred.

Fire Chief Charges Nigerians On Safety

Ibrahim Liman
He released the 112 or 08032003557 emergency lines for citizens to call in case of any emergency report.

Mother Loses 5 Children To Fire In Lagos

Bala Elkana, the spokesman of NPF Lagos Command, revealed that the five casualties, Folake Ogundiya, 13; Abigail Ogundiya, 8; Daniel Bakare, 6; Chidinma Achomye, 2; and one-year-old Nnamdi Achomye, all come from the same family.

Cooking Gas Advocate Laments Influx of Fake Gas Cylinders

“Using fake cylinders also poses severe danger to our womenfolk, who face daily risk of death or injury in the event of explosion of fake cylinders in their kitchens,’’ she said.

Road safety: FRSC reveals why mothers must be involved

The Enugu Sector Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has commenced the distribution of fliers containing safety tips as well as state’s emergency security, rescue and medical numbers to assist mothers and their families in times of emergencies. According to the Enugu Sector Commander of FRSC, Ogbonna Kalu, this was part of strategies to ramp up knowledge of...

60 killed, 70 injured in fuel tanker explosion

Tanker fuel tanker
A fuel tanker explosion has left 60 persons dead and 70 more injured in Tanzania. The accident occurred in Morogoro, 200 kilometres west of the country's capital, Dar es Salaam. Regional police chief Willbrod Mtafungwa told journalists that majority of the victims were scooping fuel from an overturned tanker when a "big blast" occurred. He added that many commercial motorcycle riders were...

Safety Tips In Avoiding Cooking Gas Explosion

gas cylinder
While growing up, I saw different means of cooking food. For one, there were the traditional means of cooking which involved the firewood. This was predominantly used until the charcoal means of cooking came along. When the kerosene stove came to vogue, it felt like nothing else could beat it, but then gas cookers sprung up and virtually everyone...

Water Resources Ministry, Seagate Train Laboratory Analysts on Marine Safety

Participants in the training
By Victory Bernard The Federal Ministry of Water Resources has trained laboratory analysts in the ministry on various safety tips to avert disasters in water bodies like rivers and dams. The programme themed, "A3-Day Basic Training on Water Safety in River and Dams" was organised by the Department of Water Quality Control and Sanitation in conjunction with Seagate Global Service Ltd...

Adhere to safety rules during Eid-el-Kabir – Lagos govt urges waterways users

Lagos waterways
The General Manager, Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA), Mr Oluwadamilola Emmanuel, has advised fun seekers and other waterways users to maintain strict adherence to safety rules to prevent accidents on the waterways during the upcoming festivities. He stated this in Lagos on Friday as residents prepare for the Eid-el-Kabir celebrations. The LASWA boss said it was necessary for waterways users to...
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