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Fire razes 6 shops in Kano market

July 14, 2018

No fewer than six shops were burnt at Kofar Wambai Jewelry Market (Kasuwar ‘Yan Yeri) in Kano on Friday night. The Director of the State Fire Service, Alhaji Sagir  Madaki, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Kano on Saturday that the fire burnt six shops. He said “we received a distress call from […]

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Lagos seals filthy building over environmental infraction

July 8, 2018

The Lagos State Government has sealed a building located at Coconut bus stop in Apapa area of the metropolis for environmental infraction. The Corp Marshal, Lagos State Environmental Sanitation Corps (LAGESC), ACP Daniel Isiofia, said during the sealing on Saturday that the environment of the building was dirty. Isiofia said that there were faeces in […]

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LASG Commissions 8 Computerised Vehicle Inspection Centres

June 7, 2018

The Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode, has commissioned eight new computerised vehicle inspection centres to improve vehicle safety infrastructure across the state. The commissioning held at the new test centres located at Oko-Oba, Ayobo, Oko-Afo, Badagry, PWD, Gbagada, Agric Isawo and Epe on Wednesday, May 23 and Thursday, May 24. Ambode said that the […]

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No Ikeja Electric Staff Was Electrocuted In Ikorodu – Management

June 1, 2018

Nigeria’s largest power distribution company, Ikeja Electric Plc has debunked media reports that a staff member was electrocuted while working on a power infrastructure in the Ikorodu area of Lagos earlier in the week. The company made the rebuttal in a statement obtained by Safety Record Newspaper on Thursday. According to the statement, the victim […]

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Environmentalist calls for partnership in addressing emerging environmental issues

May 31, 2018

An Lagos-based Environmentalist, Mr Ifeanyi Ochonogor, has called on Nigerians to partner with efforts to address emerging environmental and health problems caused by improper e-waste management. Ochonogor, who is also the Chief Executive Officer of E-Terra Technologies, made the call at a news conference in Lagos on Saturday. According to him, most often, e-waste is […]

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NISCN Accuses OSHAssociation UK of Fraud

May 30, 2018

The National Industrial Safety Council of Nigeria (NISCN) has accused the Occupational Safety and Health Association, United Kingdom (OSHAssociation UK) of fraud and has called for prosecution of its Nigeria Regional Director, Engr. Emmanuel Uwalaka. NISCN referred to it as a ‘criminal case’ and ‘rape’ of the OSH profession. The council made it known in […]

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World Safety Day 2018: Dori Construction Lauds Staff On Safety Compliance

May 25, 2018

The management of Dori Construction and Engineering Limited has commended members of staff of the company for excellent safety compliance in the workplace. The General Manager, Engr. Yehuda Shaham, gave the commendation at an event to commemorate the World Day for Safety and Health at Work 2018 which held at its proposed Greystone Towers project […]

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Delta lost property worth N11bn to fire in 10 months

December 28, 2017

Mr Ernest Ogwezzy, the Delta Commissioner for Bureau for Special Duties, said the state lost property worth N11 billion to fire outbreaks between January and October this year. Ogwezzy disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), on Thursday in Asaba. The commissioner said that the property lost included factories, shops, […]

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Yuletide: Lagos Sensitises Residents On Safety

December 14, 2017

John Ogunsemore As part of efforts to ensure hitch-free Christmas and New Year celebrations in the state, the Lagos State Safety Commission has organised an “Ember Month” sensitisation programme for residents. The programme which brought together event planners, venue owners, hotel managers, National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), chemical engineers, community-based groups, emergency responders […]

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Ambode Set To Create Safety Institute As Lagos Safety Commission Rebrands

December 12, 2017

John Ogunsemore Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode has said that his administration would create a safety training institute in the state. The governor made this known in his keynote address at the Official Launch of the Rebranding of Lagos State Safety Commission which held in Ketu, Lagos on Friday, December 8. Ambode, who was represented […]

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