ISPON: Controversial Port Harcourt EGM Fails To Hold Following Court Orde

  …Crisis deepens as DSS, APBN Steps In The controversial Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) fixed by estranged Registrar of Institute of Safety Professionals of Nigeria (ISPON) Mr. Benson Adam-Otite slated for Saturday July 17, 2017 in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital, has been cancelled, Safety Record Newspaper gathered. It was learnt that the cancellation […]

Dr. Oluwagbemi Colloquium: Despite ISPON Act, Nigerian Safety Professionals Lament Lack of ‘Enabling, Stable’ Legislation

  In what appears a dig at the ISPON Act 2014 and the institute created therefrom, safety professionals in Nigeria have lamented the lack of an “enabling and stable” legislation for the regulation of the industry and registration of professionals. This was part of observations made at the maiden Dr B.F Oluwagbemi Annual Safety Colloquium […]

9jasafe Award 2017 Rescheduled

  The Chief Coordinating Officer, Nigeria Safety Award for Excellence (9jaSAFE), Mr Femi Da-silva, has announced a change in date of the 2017 Award Dinner billed to hold at the Oriental Hotel, Lekki, Lagos. He said the event, which was earlier fixed for Friday, September 8, 2017, was being moved forward by a week to […]

Confusion Looms As ‘Sacked’ ISPON Registrar Fixes EGM

  Embattled Substantive Registrar of the Institute of Safety Professionals of Nigeria (ISPON), Mr. Benson Adam-Otite has fixed an Extraordinary General Meeting for the institute, Safety Record Newspaper can authoritatively report. The controversial EGM is scheduled for June 17, 2017, less than two months after another EGM called by the Acting Registrar of the institute, […]

Challenges in the Pursuit of a Fire-Free State

  … Experts call for collaborative effort from the public and the fire service. Many setbacks confront combatting of fire disasters in Lagos state, including poor response to emergency calls and grossly inadequate firefighting at the scene of fire incidents. While the state government has intensified effort to improve this, perhaps better than any other […]

Why Elites Should Be Careful When Employing Domestic Staff – Police Boss

Good Neighbourliness Key to Public Safety – Kolade, ex Nigerian High Commissioner to UK The Area H Police Commander, Lagos, ACP Mohammed Dankwara has advised Nigerian elites against employing domestic staff without conducting due diligence. He said cases of domestic staff attacking their employers or pillaging their properties was becoming rampant, noting that conducting security […]

Amosun Tasks SON on Influx of Substandard Products

  Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State has charged the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) to do more in checking the importation of adulterated products into the country and ensure it protects the interest of consumers. Amosun gave this charge, in Abeokuta recently, in his keynote address at the quality awareness programme organised by SON […]

SON Task Force Commences Nationwide Tour of Steel Plants

  As part of efforts to stem the tide of substandard reinforcement bar production and distribution in Nigeria, the Standards Organisation of Nigeria has commenced a nationwide facility tour of all steel production plants. The activity was sequel to the recent inauguration of a National Task Force on steel monitoring by the Director General of […]