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FRSC Marshal Killed In Suspected Armed Robbery Attack

In what appears to be a suspected armed robbery attack, an FRSC driver was killed in an official patrol vehicle along Abuja-Kaduna expressway at about 20 kilometres to the Federal Capital Territory on Tuesday, 8 January, 2019. In an official statement released by the Corps Public Education Officer, Federal Road Safety Corps, Bisi Kazeem, the patrol vehicle with the following...

EEDC tops 2018 NEMSA safety ranking

For the second consecutive year, the Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) has been adjudged the overall best in Nigerian Electricity Management Services Agency (NEMSA) Safety Ranking. EEDC made this known in a Monday, March 11 statement signed by its Head of Communications Department, Emeka Ezeh. According to the statement, EEDC topped the NEMSA safety rating 2018, like it did in 2017. The...

Noise pollution: Lagos vows clampdown on offenders

According to him, officials of LASEPA will conduct routine check-ups in various areas in the Lagos metropolis in a bid to assert the law.

Benue records 101 fire outbreaks in 11 months

Benue State map
The Benue State Fire Service on Monday said that the state recorded a total of 101 fire outbreaks between January and November 2019. The Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the Service, Mr. Doo Shave, said in Makurdi that 90 percent of the outbreaks was caused by carelessness. He appealed to the masses to take fire safety precautions seriously and always install...

Using google maps on mobile device while driving is serious traffic offence – FRSC

Car with google map. SAFETY RECORD
 The FCT Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Mr. Ayuba Gora says driving with the aid of Google Maps using mobile phones is a serious traffic offence.

Ifelodun council boss affirms security as first priority

Ifelodun LCDA
The Chairman, Ifelodun local council development area of Lagos State, Hon. Shuaib Ajidagba, has said that security of lives and property of residents of the council remains his administration’s first priority. Ajidagba stated this in a chat with newsmen shortly after receiving a ‘Public Safety Award’ presented by organisers of the Nigeria Safety Award for Excellence (9jaSAFE) in his office...

DPR moves to ensure safe petroleum products transportation system

petrol tanker
The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) says it will collaborate with all stakeholders in ensuring safe petroleum products transportation system across the country to reduce truck accidents. Mr Oluwole Akinyosoye, the Zonal Operations Controller in charge of Lagos, Ogun, Oyo, Kwara, Osun States disclosed this at a news conference on Friday in Lagos ahead of the agency’s forthcoming 2019 stakeholders’...

5 rescued at another building collapse at Ojuelegba, Lagos

Ojuelegba building collapse
The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), during overnight operation on Thursday, rescued five victims in another collapsed building in Ojuelegba area of Surulere. The Chief Executive Officer, LASEMA, Dr. Oluwafemi Oke-Osanyintolu, who confirmed this to newsmen on Friday in Lagos said the victims were rescued after the building was pulled down to the ground zero about 11 p.m. Oke-Osanyintolu said...

Solid waste poses greatest environmental challenge in Nigeria – Minister

Dr Mohammed Abubakar, Environment Minister
Dr. Mohammed Abubakar, the Minister of Environment, says the menace of municipal solid waste is one of the gravest environmental challenges facing the country. Abubakar made this known during official the commissioning and handover of the Community Based Waste Management Project in Karu Local Government Area, Nasarawa State. The Community Based Waste Management Programme is an intervention scheme of the Federal...

FAAN assures air travellers of safety during Yuletide

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has assured travellers and other airport users of its preparedness for the usual surge in passenger traffic experienced during the yuletide seasons. Mrs. Henrietta Yakubu, the General Manager, Corporate Affairs of FAAN, gave the assurance in a statement issued in Lagos on Monday. Yakubu said that in preparation for the season and beyond, FAAN...