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Monday, August 19, 2019

Flood Alert: Kaduna Govt Warns Residents

The Kaduna State Commissioner for Environment, Ibrahim Husseini, adviced person residing in flood-prone areas like the River Kaduna, to move to other safer places in the state.

IT Expert Offers WhatsApp Users Safety Tips Against Hacking

“It will be safe for people to also protect very important Apps on their phones or other devices which contains vital personal information that can be used for online criminal activities,’’ Uju said.

Aviation Safety: NAAE To Host 9th IFATSEA Regional Meeting

Key speakers from Africa and all around the world will speak on global aviation safety and security.

Tenants Of Collapsed Building Were Warned – LASEMA Says

Jos building collapse
“The landlord of the building had served a notice to quit on the tenants but they refused to leave till the building collapsed. However, there was no loss of life, but an adult male was trapped and was rescued by the emergency responders.

We Recorded 80 Fatalities In 3 Months – Ogun FRSC

The Ogun State Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) says 80 fatalities were recorded in road crashes across the state between April and June 2019. This much was disclosed at a stakeholders forum by the Ogun State Sector Commander of the corps, Mr Clement Oladele. During the forum which was held by the Sango-Ota Unit in Ogun state, Oladele...

Scientist Declares Genetically Modified Beans Safe For Consumption

GM beans
A scientist and the Programme Officer of the Open Forum on Agricultural Biotechnology (OFAB) in Nigeria, Dr Francis Nwankwo, has declared Genetically Modified (GM) beans safe for consumption. The scientist said this while speaking to newsmen in Jos on Thursday, August 1. Nwankwo said that contrary to people's opinions, GM beans had no killer gene, are not harmful and were even...

Experts urge FG to sign Mental Health Bill, decry low number of psychiatrists

Mental Health Bill
Against the backdrop of incessant suicide incidents in the country, psychiatrists in the country are pushing for quick long-lasting action as they called on the Federal Government of Nigeria to sign the Mental Health Bill into law. Nigeria has been struggling to formulate a modern mental health law since 2003 to replace the old Lunacy Act of 1958. According to experts,...

Two Men Charged For Assaulting Electricity Worker

The IKEDC worker, Mr Oluwafemi Balogun, was in the process of disconnecting their power supply at No. 6, Ifesowapo St., in Ogudu area of Lagos, over unpaid electricity bills when the alleged assault took place.

FRSC Records 30% Reduction In Road Crashes In Anambra

“I want to say that the media contributed to this reduction and want to ask you to continue to support us because road safety is a shared responsibility,” he said.

Sanwo-Olu Charges LASEMA On Disaster Management

“This is why we are here to assess the level of response mechanism and take stock of the challenges the agency might be facing. We do not want to give excuses to the taxpayers. We pledge our continued support to encourage the agency to live up to expectations, because its efficiency in service delivery would be the parameter citizens would use to assess and write the agency scorecards,” the Governor said.
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