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FRSC Records 29 Auto Crashes In Ondo

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  The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) on Wednesday in Akure said it had recorded 29 road crashes from a special patrol that started in Ondo State on Dec. 15. Assistant Corps Marshal Godwin Ogagaoghene, the Zonal Commanding Officer in charge of Ondo, Osun and Oyo States, disclosed this during a courtesy visit to Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State in...

Lagos Records 119 Fire Outbreak in January

The Lagos State Fire Service on Thursday said it recorded over 119 fire incidents across the State from the beginning of January 2019 till date. The Acting Director, Lagos State Fire Service, Rasaki Musibau who made this known in his office at Alausa, Ikeja lamented that valuables worth millions and preventable lives were been lost daily to avoidable fire outbreaks. He...

WHO Set To Mark 1st World Food Safety Day

World Food Safety Day
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has said that the inaugural World Food Safety Day with the theme “Food Safety, everyone’s business” would be celebrated on June 7, 2019. The organisation disclosed this in a statement shared on its website on Wednesday, May 22. According to the statement, the day would help in efforts to raise awareness on the role of food in...

60 killed, 70 injured in fuel tanker explosion

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A fuel tanker explosion has left 60 persons dead and 70 more injured in Tanzania. The accident occurred in Morogoro, 200 kilometres west of the country's capital, Dar es Salaam. Regional police chief Willbrod Mtafungwa told journalists that majority of the victims were scooping fuel from an overturned tanker when a "big blast" occurred. He added that many commercial motorcycle riders were...

BREAKING: ISPON Fixes National Election For Oct. 26

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The Institute of Safety Professionals of Nigeria (ISPON) has scheduled its second national election for October 26, 2019. Safety Record gathered that the election would hold in Owerri. This newspaper recalls that the first post-ISPON Act 2014 election held at the institute’s National Secretariat in Ikotun on October 28, 2017. When contacted, ISPON National Spokesman, Engr. Timothy Iwuagwu confirmed the development. He added...

NISafetyE Will Assist Govt To Curb Environmental Hazards – Lagos Chairman

NISafetyE, Engr. Seun Faluyi
The Lagos State Chapter of Nigerian Institution of Safety Engineers (NISafetyE) has vowed to assist the state government with the resolution of the challenges of constant traffic gridlock and frequent tank explosions in the state. The Chapter Chairman, Engr. Oluseun Faluyi, made this known during his investiture and induction of 92 members and six associate members held recently. He said that...

NNPC Petrol Tanker Catches Fire in Ogudu, Lagos

A petrol tanker belonging to the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) caught fire in Ogudu area of Lagos State on Friday evening. The tanker was loaded with petrol when it burst into flames along the Ifako Bridge inwards Ogudu. Officers of the Lagos State Fire Service, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) and the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) were...

Fire destroys N338m property in Gombe

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Property worth N338 million were lost to fire accidents in the first quarter of 2019 in Gombe, the state’s fire service has said. The Deputy Operation Officer of the service, Malam Salihu Mahmoud, stated this in a Thursday, April 4 interview. He disclosed that 426 lives were saved during the period. According to Mahmoud, 107 incident calls were received in the period...

Buhari orders investigation into Rivers gas pipeline accident

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President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered thorough investigation into a gas pipeline incident that left some workers dead in Kom Kom community, Oyibo local government area of Rivers State. The Rivers State Police Command confirmed that there was an explosion from the pipeline belonging to Pipeline and Product Marketing Company (PPMC) on Saturday, June 22. “Some engineers were carrying out repairs (works)...

Governor weeps as 2 policemen die in convoy accident

Bello Matawalle of Zamfara
Two policemen have died in a Thursday accident involving the convoy of Zamfara State Governor, Alhaji Bello Matawalle. The accident that occurred along Funtua/Gusau road around 6pm claimed the lives of Police Inspector Aminu Usman and Sergeant Nura Mohammed, who were attached to the governor's convoy. Director-General on Press Affairs to the governor, Yusuf Idris, confirmed the development to newsmen, noting that...

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