Danger of Exposure to Fumes

  Few days ago a female final year student of UNIZIK was killed by fumes from a generator in an unventilated room. In medical parlance, this is called carbon monoxide poisoning. Carbon monoxide poisoning is a preventable medical emergency. When I perceive fumes from my neighbour’s gigantic old lister, carbon monoxide poisoning comes to mind […]

ISPoN Conference/Election 2016: Drama, Intrigues, Subterfuge

  It is obviously the most prestigious job in the apex Safety regulatory body in Nigeria and the process of appointing the next president was supposed to usher in transparency, tearing away the much-criticised secrecy and hidden deal-making that has  allegedly characterised the emergence of the electoral committee overseeing the electoral exercise all over the […]

Experts Seek Synergy to Improve Road Safety Enforcement

Inter-agency cooperation, collaboration and coordination of activities have been identified as a veritable tool to improve road safety enforcement in Nigeria. This was made known in an 8-point communique issued and sent to Safety Record Newspaper at the conclusion of the annual Road Safety National Conference organized by Road Safety Coalition (RSC) which held recently. […]

“Only 300 of Over 6,000 Vehicles Checked Have Installed Speed Limiting Devices” – Hyginus Omeje, Lagos State Sector Commander of FRSC

  With the quest for safety of lives and property paramount on the agenda of the Federal Road Safety Corps this ‘Ember Months’, Safety Record Newspaper reached out to the Commission’s Lagos State Sector Commander, Mr. Hyginus Omeje, who tirelessly is pursuing to ensure that accidents on the highway are reduced to the barest minimum. […]

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Road Safety Enforcement… (1)

“The healthy exchange of thoughts and concepts breeds thorough analysis of contemporary law enforcement issues and techniques and invokes beneficial change” – Connie L. Patrick Welcome dear readers to September! Connie’s quote is very apt in this month’s edition and subsequent discuss on the subject of law enforcement. I hope we gain proper perspective to […]

Elizade Educates Drivers On Safety, Vehicle Maintenance

Elizade Educates Drivers On Safety, Vehicle Maintenance

Regulators and experts in road safety were on hand in Lagos recently to offer drivers relevant trainings and to share practical tips on how to improve their driving skills, maintain their vehicles and ensure they stay alive for themselves, their families and their organisations. According to the convener of this annual event for drivers, Elizade […]

Accidents on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, becoming a great concern to Nigerians

The 127.6-kilometre-long expressway connecting Ibadan, the capital of Oyo State and Lagos State, popularly referred to as “Lagos-Ibadan expressway”, is the oldest and remains one of the busiest inter-state routes in West Africa. As major traffic artery, it has certainly hosted its share of accidents over the years. So many factors are being blamed for […]