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Truck Driver, Conductor Killed In Aba Train Accident

A truck driver on Thursday in Aba, Abia state was crushed to death while attempting to move his truck which was stuck in the train tracks

Petrol Tanker Fire Claims 2 Lives In Ibadan

Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State and the governor-elect in the state, Mr. Seyi Makinde have since released statements consoling the bereaved families: “I received the depressing news of the unfortunate accident with grief and sadness. I am, especially pained that it led to loss of lives and property of innocent citizens who were going about in search of their daily bread.

UNICEF Kick Off World Campaign On Vaccines Safety

The aim of the campaign which is tagged '#VaccinesWork', is geared to sensitizing parents and the communities on the many diseases that can be prevented using the vaccines.

Fire destroys N338m property in Gombe

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...

Court judgements have strengthened ISPON’s foundation – Ilodiuba

The President, Institute of Safety Professionals of Nigeria (ISPON), Dr Nnamdi Ilodiuba, says that the judgements delivered by various courts concerning the leadership crisis that hit the institute in the last two years have helped to solidify its foundation. He made this known in a letter dated March 24 and addressed to members of the institute. In the letter he personally...

‘Safety First’ Remains Focal Point Of Our Operations – Seplat Petroleum

Seplat Petroleum
Seplat Petroleum Development Company Plc says it remained committed to promoting safety in all its operations. The Operations Director, Seplat Petroleum, Effiong Okon stated this at the Nigerian Professional Development Conference and Exhibition of the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) on Thursday, March 28. He said that the company’s commitment to safety and environmental sustainability has enabled it to conduct...

Speed violations leading cause of road crashes – Fashola

Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola
The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola has identified speed violations as the leading cause of crashes on Nigerian roads. Fashola disclosed this in Abuja on Tuesday, March 19 while delivering a keynote address at a workshop on the activation of the five United Nations conventions of road traffic acceded to by Nigeria. He disclosed that statistics from...

Nigeria Ratifies Safe Schools Declaration

Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu
The President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Executive Council (FEC) has ratified the Safe Schools Declaration. According to Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, the declaration was ratified during the council’s weekly meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja on Wednesday, March 20. The Safe Schools Declaration is an inter-governmental political commitment that provides countries the opportunity to express support for protecting education from attack...

Golden Sugar Wins Global Food Safety Initiative Award 2019

GFSI 2019
Golden Sugar Company Limited, a subsidiary of Flour Mills of Nigeria Plc., has won the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) Awards 2019. The award was announced during this year’s GFSI Conference in Nice, France, the company said in a statement on Tuesday, March 12. GFSI brings together key actors of the food industry to collaboratively drive continuous improvement in food safety...

How tenants can identify buildings susceptible to collapse – Expert

Gafar Odubote
An environmentalist, Mr Gafar Odubote, has urged Nigerians to conduct a feasibility study on any building or apartment they choose to rent to avoid becoming victims of building collapse. He made this known while reacting to the recent incidents of building collapse in Lagos and Ibadan. Odubote said, “Before renting an apartment; request for the structural plan/design of the building and...
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