ISPON Crisis: Double Trouble As Warri EGM Produces New President, Governing Board

  A new factional governing board has emerged for the Institute of Safety Professionals of Nigeria (ISPON), further enmeshing the already crisis-ridden body into controversy. Since the botched Annual General Meeting of the institute in Awka, Anambra State in November 2016, the institute has been sharply divided along two factional lines, with many members accusing […]

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 […]

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, […]

Cross River ISPON ‘Shocked’ By Calabar Electrocution

Cross River ISPON ‘Shocked’ By Calabar Electrocution John Ogunsemore The Institute of Safety Professionals of Nigeria (ISPON), Cross River State Branch has bemoaned the electrocution of multiple persons at a football viewing centre in Nyangasang area of the state capital on Tuesday, April 18. In a position letter signed by the Branch Chairman, Dr Uffia […]

Fresh Controversy Rocks Lagos ISPON Over Bank Account Signatory

  The crisis rocking the Lagos branch of the Institute of Safety Professionals of Nigeria (ISPoN) has taken a new turn following fresh controversy over the addition of another signatory to the branch’s account. A member of the institute’s Governing Board, Chief Innocent Okunamiri was purportedly added as a signatory to the branch’s account with […]

Court Case Stalls ISPoN EGM

  The controversial Extra-ordinary General Meeting (EGM) called by the Registrar of the Institute of Safety Professionals of Nigeria (ISPoN) has been put on hold. According to the Registrar of the institute, Mr Benson Adam-Otite, the EGM was suspended due to a court case challenging its legality filed at the Federal High Court, Lagos by […]