NIGERIAN PORT AUTHORIY

NPA to Impose N200k on Unregistered Trucks

The management of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has imposed a fine of N200, 000 on unregistered trucks accessing the ports. This was disclosed by Safety Manager, Western Ports of the agency, Engr. Okey Ezenwa at an event to recognise deserving safety managers of the Lagos Port Complex which held at Mobil Pegasus Club, Apapa, Lagos […]

3 UNIBEN Dons Die in Road Crash

  The University of Benin has lost three members of her teaching staff to a fatal accident along Abudu Village, Orhiommwon local government area of Edo state. The deceased lecturers, who were of the Faculty of Pharmacy and 19 others, were returning from an assignment in Awka, Anambra state when the incident occurred on Thursday, […]

Moves to Seal Lagos ISPoN Truncated By Failed Reconciliation Meeting

A reconciliatory meeting to resolve controversies surrounding the October 7 election of executives of the Lagos state branch of the Institute of Safety Professionals of Nigeria (ISPoN) has been shelved indefinitely, Safety Record Newspaper has learnt. It was gathered that the meeting was called by the institute’s national leadership after a seven-day ultimatum letter signed […]

Edo mall fire

Edo Mall Fire: Human Failings Responsible For Fire Outbreaks – Aigbogun

  The Vice President of Fire Protection Association of Nigeria, Mr Dominic Aigbogun, has identified human factor as a major cause of fire incidents in the country. He spoke against the backdrop of a recent fire incident at a popular Edo shopping mall in which billions of naira worth of goods was reportedly destroyed. Aigbogun, […]

Uyo Church Tragedy and Safety Standards in the Construction Industry in Nigeria

    On 10 December 2016, Nigeria witnessed another avoidable construction tragedy as the Reigners Bible Church International Uyo, Akwa Ibom State collapsed during the consecration of her founder Apostle Akan Weeks as a Bishop. Over 23 lives were confirmed died and hundreds more were injured. At the time of the collapse, the State Governor, […]

48 Shops Razed In Gombe Market Fire

  Forty-eight shops and property worth N40 million were destroyed when a midnight fire gutted Gombe’s old market on Tuesday, December 27. The chairman of the market traders’ association, Mohammed Aliyu Abba said that the fire started around 1am, and consumed goods of at least 300 traders. However, no life was lost in the incident […]