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Friday, November 15, 2019

Lagos Govt Warns Residents Following Flood Alert

The Commissioner for Environment and Water Resources, Mr Tunji Bello, in a statement, said that state officials were working on a ways to take out the blockades and constriction that will enable the eventual flood to dissipate.

DPR wants tankers to be fitted with valves to prevent spillage

Director of Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) , Alhaji Shakur Ahmad Rufai
The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has recommended that petrol tankers should be fitted with valves to prevent spillage in the event of a rollover. The Agency also said it was better for Nigeria to return to the era of 33,000 litres maximum capacity for tankers instead of the 45,000 litres currently being conveyed by the majority of the trucks. Mr...

FRSC Records 29 Auto Crashes In Ondo

  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...

Carbon monoxide: After Senate’s warning, 2 brothers die from generator fumes in Lagos

Two brothers have died after inhaling generator fumes in Lagos, barely a week after the Senate advised Nigerians to install carbon monoxide detectors in their vehicles, houses and offices. The Police Public Relations Officer of the Lagos State Command, DSP Bala Elkana confirmed that the brothers died in the Ojota area of Lagos on Tuesday, May 21. He said that the brothers...

Building collapse: Plateau govt set to demolish 2,000 illegal structures

Jos building collapse
The Plateau State Government says it would demolish 2,000 illegal structures after a three-storey building collapsed and killed 14 people in the state. The Acting General Manager, Jos Metropolitan Development Board (JMDB), Mr Kefas Yilwang, stated this in a press conference in Jos on Friday, July 26. Yilwang, who spoke at the end of an expanded stakeholders’ meeting, said that eight...

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...

NHIS covers cancer surgeries, chemotherapy – Executive Secretary

Prof. Mohammed Sambo, the Executive Secretary, National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) says the scheme now covers some levels of cancer treatment in its benefit package. This is contained in a statement made available to newsmen on Wednesday in Abuja by Mr. Ayo Osinlu, the Head, Media and Public Relations, NHIS. It said Sambo made this known when he received Dr. Zainab...

BREAKING: Panic As Ikoyi Building Collapses (Video)

Ikoyi building collapse
A building has reportedly collapsed in Ikoyi, Lagos, Nigeria, today. The collapsed building is located at......

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...