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Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Learning the Lesson of 1666, By ‘Tope Fasua

…I believe strongly that we will only start our process of real, sustainable development by investing in our public services and bringing dignity to work in social services. We must show we care for ourselves and that human lives are precious to us. Second; we must know how to use our disasters to cause permanent change and create the...

Lagos collaborates with Chinese govt to prevent coronavirus

The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi has said that the Chinese government, through its embassy in Nigeria, is working with the state to prevent the entry of coronavirus into the state. Abayomi disclosed this on Wednesday while giving an update on the state government’s level of preparedness to prevent or contain any possible entry of the disease...

Occupational Health Safety as a Means of Enhancing Aviation in Nigeria

Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA)
By Engr. Peter O. Onyeri 1.0 THE EARLY BEGINNINGS Work is an essential component of human existence. Right from the early days when man lived in caves and under huge rocks, he had to work by moving from one place to the other in search of food. With time he had to engage in agriculture using improvised instruments to boost his...

Graphic Video: 3 killed In Abule-Egba Pipeline Fire

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A pipeline belonging to the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) caught fire on Sunday night in Abule-Egba area of Lagos state, Safety Record can report. It was gathered that the pipeline went up in flames around 8 pm at Ekoro area of Abule-Egba. The estimated value of the properties burnt in the fire incident could not be ascertained at the time of...

Obtain safety clearance before holding large events – Lagos Safety Commission warns

The Director-General, Lagos State Safety Commission, Lanre Mojola has charged residents to obtain safety clearance from the commission before holding events with 500 or more guests. He disclosed this on Monday, December 23 during an interview with a radio station, Cool FM. Mojola reiterated the importance of safety measures at events to guard against loss of lives, adding that safety clearance...

Driver Psychology (A Behavioral Perspective of Driving) Part 1

By Prince Adeyemi Olalekan A. INTRODUCTION Hardly can one go through a copy of any Nigeria daily Newspaper without seeing a report of Road Traffic Crashes (RTC) on our road. RTC constitutes major causes of death and loss of properties in the country. Road traffic crashes have therefore assumed a social and health problem of our time and psychology is...

Global Warming – Adapt or Die

It is imperative to tackle climate change- and to do it now. This is a report written by a former World Bank chief economist, Nick Stern and with a message that cannot be mistaken or misinterpreted - he states that climate change is the greatest market failure ever seen. Global warming and resulting climate change is a clear and present...

Learning without Pains: How Sitting Affects Learning

Considering the type of seats and sitting arrangements constructed for classrooms in our schools, could we boast of giving our students a good education they deserve, irrespective of the quality of teachers and aesthetics of the institutions? In the classroom, due to the designs of the seats, we have the sights of students sit in thousands of different positions. They...

Food For Thought from Innovations That Have Led To Road Safety

road safety
Editorial  According to the 2010 edition of “Injury facts” between 1912 and 2008 motor vehicle death per 10,000 registered vehicles were reduced by 95 per cent from 33 to less than two. In 1912, there were 3100 fatalities when the number of vehicles registered totalled only 950,000. In 2008, there were 39,000 fatalities, but registration soared to 258 million. Much of...

Setting a Course for Road Safety

road safety
Editorial Each day we see, hear and read about the toll taken by drivers who are distracted or fatigued, who have been drinking and who speed or engage in other risky behaviours while behind the wheel. Various campaigns and programmes have been launched over the years to address these concerns, and government agencies, industries and professional organisations have long focused on...

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