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Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Building Collapse: SON DG Tasks Public On Substandard Materials

Abia building collapse
The Director General, Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON), Osita Aboloma, has appealed to the public to report any suspected substandard building material found at any construction site or market to the agency. Aboloma said that this would help check the menace of building collapse due to use of substandard materials. The DG, who was represented by the Gombe State Coordinator, SON, Umar Yakubu,...

LASEMA Boss Kicks Against Overspeeding

Following a recent accident at the railway crossing around Shina Peters Road, Iju-Ishaga area of Lagos involving a tricycle and a train, the General Manager of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Mr. Adesina Tiamiyu, has cautioned all motorists to heed to traffic rules and shun overspeeding. He said, “The Agency received a distress call in respect of the...

6-Hour Inferno Consumes Aba Guinness Brewery

A wildfire on Friday engulfed parts of the Guinness Nigeria Plc, Aba Brewery, Abia, razing bottles, chemicals, office structures and furniture to ashes. Firefighters battled hard to contain the fire, which started at about 11 a.m. on Friday until about 6:46 pm when the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Correspondent left the scene. Okezie Uche, Aba Fire Service Commander, told NAN...

Sitting Disease: The Slow, Silent and Sedentary Killer of the Nigerian Workforce

An average Nigerian worker spends a total of about 10 hours sitting each day, and may be at risk of the ‘Sitting Disease’. And if you are like the 51 million Nigerian workers, you sit all day for your job. Add to that the time you spend sitting in traffic to and from work; on the couch after work...

Air Safety: AIMAN Lobbies FG For Intervention Fund For AIS Automation

The General Manager AIS, Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA), Mr Kabir Gusau, also urged the country to follow the world trend by implementing the automation project which will assure a higher productivity and aviation safety.

Poisonous Cow Skin: Association Charges NAFDAC To Arrest Importers

“We beg law enforcement agencies and of course, NAFDAC to come to our aid and carry out necessary investigation into this issue, so that they can fish out the culprits.

JUST IN: FRSC warns motorists as petrol tanker crashes on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

Petrol tanker crashes on Lagos-Ibadan expressway
The Ogun State Sector Commander of Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Clement Oladele, has warned motorists plying the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway to exercise caution after a tanker conveying petrol crashed around NNPC LOTTO area of the road. This was disclosed in a Sunday statement signed by the command's Public Education Officer, Route Commander Florence Okpe. According to the statement, the entire carriageway was cordoned with reflective...

April Report: Kano Fire Service Saves 164 Lives, N650m Property

The The Public Relations Officer (PRO) however pointed out that 164 persons, as well as N650 million worth of goods were saved by the service.

FRSC Sanction Heavy Duty Trucks On South East Highways

Mr O. K. Ogbonnaya, The Enugu Sector Commander of the FRSC, warned that truck drivers who over speed, as well as those who needlessly use hazard lights, will henceforth have their vehicles seized.

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...
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