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Age of Nigeria’s airlines’ fleet not an issue in aviation safety – Experts

November 12, 2018

Some of Nigeria’s commercial airlines have the oldest aircraft fleet in Africa, with the age of the aircraft owned by one of them being 28.1 years. But the experts are quick to disconnect aviation safety with the age of an aircraft. In sharp contrast to the age of airline fleets in Nigeria, major African airlines, […]

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NIMASA

Pollution: NIMASA to enforce 0.5 per cent sulphur limit on ships

November 2, 2018

Dr Dakuku Peterside, the Director-General (DG) of Nigeria Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), on Friday said that the agency would enforce strict compliance on sulphur pollution. Peterside said the measure would be in line with International Maritime Organisation (IMO) regulation which put a maximum of 0.5 per cent sulphur cap on all fuel used […]

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Dapo Omolade of Hybrid Group

Neglect of maritime safety codes responsible for low foreign investment in Nigeria – Consultant

November 1, 2018

Mr Dapo Omolade, a health and safety consultant, has blamed neglect of maritime safety codes by Nigeria  for the denial of social benefits and investment opportunities by the international community. Omolade, the Chief Executive Officer of Hybrid Group, told newsmen in Lagos on Friday that his firm was out to bridge Occupational Health, Safety, and […]

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WSO Deputy Director speaks on hospitals

 Experts advocate safety units, depts in Nigerian hospitals

October 24, 2018

The Deputy Director, World Safety Organisation (WSO), Dr Okunola Olusola, has advocated for the creation of safety units and departments in hospitals across the country to protect people from accidents. Olusola, a Paediatric Neurologist from University of Benin Teaching Hospital, made the call at the first National Conference on Health, Safety, Security and Environment (HSSE) […]

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BCPG speaks on building collapse in Nigeria

 BCPG insists on compliance to standards in construction industry

October 23, 2018

Pressed by the need to sustain reduction in building collapse, the Building Collapsed Prevention Guild (BCPG), Lagos Chapter, has called for strict enforcement of standards in the construction sector. The Chairman of the guild, Mr Yinka Ogunseye, made the call on Tuesday in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos. Ogunseye […]

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FRSC boss speaks on economic loss

Truck accidents cause N9.8bn economic loss in 2018 – FRSC

October 23, 2018

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), on Monday said economic loss worth N9.8 billion was lost in 196 traffic crashes recorded so far across the country in 2018. The Corps Marshal, Dr Boboye Oyeyemi, stated this at the 2018 National Safety Training Programme for Petroleum Tanker Drivers (PTD) in Lagos. The training was organised by […]

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air pollution

Environmentalist calls for enforcement of laws to curb air pollution

October 19, 2018

An environmentalist, Mr Gafar Odubote, has called for the enforcement of environmental laws by regulatory agencies to curb the growing air pollution in Lagos State. Odubote, a top manager at Let’s do It Nigeria, an environmental NGO, made the call in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Lagos. The […]

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Comply with road safety rules, FRSC advises motorists

October 18, 2018

Mr Sunday Ajayi, the Anambra Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), has advised motorists to comply with road safety rules during and after the “ember months”. Ajayi made this call in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Awka on Thursday. He said that the right-to-life on the highways was not […]

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fire (file photo)

Fire safety for inclusion in FCT schools curriculum

October 18, 2018

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Fire Service says it will introduce “Fire Safety’’ as a course and a club in schools in the area. Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the agency, Mr Jerry Timveh, who disclosed this to News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Abuja, said the introduction would be done in collaboration with […]

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NIMASA DG, Dr Dakuku Peterside

Heritage Bank Partners NIMASA On Global Maritime Safety Standards

October 17, 2018

The Heritage Bank PLC and the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) have joined forces to educate stakeholders about the maritime enforcement global benchmarks. The Divisional Head, Cooperate Communication of Heritage bank, Mr Fela Ibidapo, said this in a statement made available to newsmen in Lagos on Monday. According to him, the training session, […]

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