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Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Stop ‘Hanging’ On Moving Vehicles, FRSC Tells Political Campaigners

The Federal Road Safety Corps, Nasarawa State command, has called on politicians to stop their supporters from hanging on moving vehicles to minimise the risk of road accidents. The Sector Commander, Mrs Faustina Alegbe, told the News Agency of Nigeria in Lafia, on Wednesday that FRSC was worried over the menace, which could also endanger other road users. Alegbe said the...

Civil Engineers partner LSSC On Adherence To Infrastructure Safety Tips

The Nigerian Institution of Civil Engineers (NICE), in conjunction with the Lagos State Safety Commission (LSSC), has called for strict adherence to safety measures in civil engineering infrastructure and facilities management. Mrs Omolola Adetona, the institution Chairman, Lagos Chapter, made the call on Wednesday at a seminar organised in collaboration with the commission in Lagos. Its theme was: “Safety Consideration in...

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)...

Civil Engineers without Knowledge of Safety Are Hired Assassins – Nice Vice Chairman

By John Ogunsemore The National Vice Chairman, Nigerian Institution of Civil Engineers (NICE), Engr. Tokunbo Ajanaku has called for the integration of safety into the curriculum for the training of civil engineers and other related professionals in Nigerian institutions. Ajanaku made the call yesterday, in a keynote address delivered at a one-day seminar organised by the NICE Lagos Chapter in conjunction...

Civil Engineers Partner LSSC on Adherence to Infrastructure Safety Tips

The Nigerian Institution of Civil Engineers (NICE), in conjunction with Lagos State Safety Commission (LSSC), has called for strict adherence to safety measures in civil engineering infrastructure and facilities management. Mrs Omolola Adetona, the institution Chairman, Lagos Chapter, made the call on Wednesday at a seminar organised in collaboration with the commission in Lagos. Its theme was: “Safety Consideration in Civil...

Lagos Safety Commission Spearheading Vision Zero Launch In Africa – DG

  By John Ogunsemore The Director General of the Lagos State Safety Commission (LSC), Hon. Hakeem Dickson, has disclosed that the body is spearheading the launch of “Vision Zero” across the African continent. Dickson made this known yesterday, at a seminar on “Safety Considerations in Civil Engineering Infrastructure and Facilities Management” held in conjunction with the Nigerian Institution of Civil Engineers (NICE),...

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...

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...

Kwara Confirms Cases of Lassa Fever, Yellow Fever, Polio

The Kwara State Government has confirmed two cases of Lassa Fever infecting a husband and wife in the state. The government also confirmed an outbreak of circulating Vaccine Derived Polio Virus which claimed the life of a two-year-old girl and a case of Yellow Fever infecting a farmer. Speaking with newsmen on Tuesday during at a news briefing, the Kwara Commissioner...

Be Wary of Fire When Roasting Cashew Nuts, Fire-Fighter Urges Residents

The Nasarawa State Chief Fire Officer, Alhaji Dogara Dalhatu, has called on the residents to be wary of their environment when roasting cashew nuts during the harmattan period to prevent sudden fire outbreak. Dalhatu made the appeal in an interview with newsmen in Lafia on Tuesday. He said the warning became necessary because the oil in cashew nuts was inflammable and...
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