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Persistent Tour: FRSC Urges Commercial Drivers to Imbibe Safety Culture

  The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has urged commercial drivers who engaged in persistent journey during the Yuletide to always imbibe safety culture even after the festive period. Mr John Meheux, the Assistant Corps Marshal, in charge of Zone 2, comprising both Ogun and Lagos states made the appeal in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). Meheux, however,...

Oyo State Government to Support FRSC in Road Safety

In demonstration of its pacesetter status especially as the cradle of road safety campaigns in the country, the government of Oyo state has pledged to support the initiative of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in its commitment to sustained road safety campaigns in the state and the country at large. The State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi gave the assurance when...

Safety Audit: Lagos Vows To Punish Non-Compliant School Owners, Heads

The Lagos State Government has vowed to prosecute the owner or head of any school that refuses to be audited in the school safety audit programme instituted by the Lagos State Safety Commission (LSC). The Director General of LSC, Hon. Hakeem Dickson made this known at a Stakeholder’s Meeting with heads of associations of private schools in the state which...

Safety Precautions for Commuting School Pupils during Excursions

February 13, 2018 will forever remain indelible in the life of the relatives of 22 secondary school pupils that died in an accident between Maitama Sule College and Dudduru village in Gaya town, about 65 kilometers from Kano. The 18-seater bus conveying the students and some staff on excursion to a radio station in Kano from Bauchi at about 11a.m...

Expert Warns Against Improper Earthing Of Homes

A Safety Officer with Ikeja Electric Plc, Engr. Moses Oyeniran, has lamented the high number of homes without proper earthing in Ayobo, in Alimosho Local Government Area of Lagos. He made the disclosure while delivering a lecture on electrical safety at the monthly Ayobo-Ipaja Community Development Committee (CDC) meeting which held at the Council Secretariat, Igbogila on Friday, February 23. He...

Pupils’ Safety: FRSC urges school proprietors to create safety desk

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has advised proprietors of schools in Ogun state to establish safety desk office in order to ensure the safety of their pupils. Mr Joshua Ibitomi, the Ifo Unit Commander of FRSC, gave the advice at a one-day workshop for Proprietors of Private Schools on child safety education at Ifo on Thursday, March 22. Over 50 private...

IBEDC Warns Against Electricity Hazard

The Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC) on Monday, March 5 advised the public to be wary of electricity hazards and shun habits that poses danger to their lives and property while using electrical appliances. The Regional Head of Communication IBEDC Ilorin Zone, Mr Asaju Kolawole, gave the warnings during a road show by the company. The road show included distribution of...

NCAA Begins Investigation into Azman Air Aircraft Incident at PH Airport

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has begun an investigation into the incident involving an Azman Air Lagos-Port Harcourt flight which occurred on Thursday. The General Manager, NCAA, Mr Sam Adurogboye, confirmed the development in Lagos on Friday. The airline’s Boeing 737 aircraft with registration number 5N-NAS had made an emergency landing at the Port Harcourt Airport, Omagwa, after one of...

Finnair Named Safest Airline Worldwide For 2018

Finland’s flagship airline — Finnair — had the world’s best safety record in 2018, according to a new ranking, narrowly beating Singapore’s Scoot Tigerair and Norwegian Air Shuttle. While 2017’s winner, Emirates, slipped down to fourth place in 2018. The German-based Jet Airliner Crash Data Evaluation Centre (JACDEC) gave Finnair a risk index of 93.91 per cent in its annual ranking,...

FRSC Lauds Lagos Govt on Compliance Efforts

The Federal Road Safety Corps has lauded the Lagos State Government’s efforts aimed at achieving the UN Nations Decade of Action on Road Safety 2011-2020. The Lagos Sector Commander of FRSC, Mr Hyginus Omeje, gave the commendation at the commissioning of eight new Computerised Vehicle Inspection Centres in the state recently. Omeje disclosed that the UN Decade of Action on Road...
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