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Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Abuja Road Crash Claims Couple, 3 Others

“The impact forced the car, with registration number ABC 978 SL, to crash onto a concrete pillar of a bridge across the highway.1.0.

AEDC Creates Division To Oversee Fault Lines

This, he said, will assist the company in identifying faults long before their staff were even dispatched to carry out the necessary rectifications.

Woman, 58, Electrocuted In Lagos

Woman electrocuted in Lagos
The DPO while informing that the body of the deceased was taken to the Isolo General Hospital mortuary, also noted that had an insulator protector been in place in the building, the incident would have been averted

NAFDAC Now Empowered To Regulate Processed Foods – Health Ministry

Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Health, Abdullahi Mashi
He further revealed that $95 billion in production losses were recorded annually in Low- and Middle-Income Countries (LMIC).

FAO Raises Alarm Over Food Contamination In Nigeria

“A Total Diet Study carried out in Lagos and Kano states showed worrisome levels of contamination of foods at the points of consumption with aflatoxins, mycotoxins, heavy metals such as lead and pesticides residues. This should re-awaken Nigeria to the looming health challenges and economic losses that could result from a lack of attention to food safety,”

Eid-el-Fitr: Why Edo recorded no fire incident – Director

Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki
Adherence to fire safety rules prevented fire outbreaks during the last Eid-el-Fitr celebration, the Edo State Fire Service has said. The Director of the service, Mr Franklin Agbolahor, disclosed this in Benin over the weekend. He explained that fire outbreaks were rife during festive periods in the state but the last Eid-el-Fitr celebration was an exception as none was reported. Safety Record...

18 fatalities recorded as lorry rams bus in Ondo

Ondo road crash
Eighteen fatalities were recorded when a lorry and an 18-seater bus collided along the Akure-Owo Expressway in Ondo State on Saturday. The Ondo State Police Command confirmed this in a statement signed by the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Mr Femi Joseph. He said that the commercial bus was heading towards Abuja and the lorry was moving in the opposite direction when...

Food safety is everyone’s business – WHO

World Food Safety Day
The World Health Organisation (WHO) says that the first-ever World Food Safety Day holding today, June 7, is aimed at strengthening efforts to ensure that the food we eat is safe. In a statement published on its website on Thursday, WHO said that food safety contributes to food security, human health, economic prosperity, agriculture, market access, tourism and sustainable development, and...

1,618 fatalities recorded in road crashes in 3 months

road crash
No fewer than 1,618 fatalities were recorded in road crashes across the country between December 2018 and February 2019, the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has confirmed. In its ‘Report of Road Traffic Crash’ for the months of December 2018, January 2019, and February 2019, the Corps said that a total of 21,577 persons were involved in road crashes in...

Addressing safety concerns of used tyres

used tyre
It is no longer news that Nigeria banned the importation of used or second-hand tyres in 2016 over safety and other concerns. Statistics from the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) shows that 5,562 road crashes occurred in the country due to a tyre fault. Usually tyre fault occurs due to the combination of stress and heat, low pressure, an injury...
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