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Sunday, April 5, 2020

Sport Safety: All You Need To Know About Andre Gomes’s Broken Ankle

There is really no time frame to say when the player will rebound from the injury as health practitioners say it ranges from weeks to months (sometimes, even a year). When a similar fractured dislocation happened to Arsenal F.C’s midfielder, Aaron Ramsey on the 27th, February, 2010, it took till

Reps order NAFDAC, Others to Warn Nigerians Against Using Paracetamol to Cook

The House of Representatives Thursday, called on the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control to sensitise Nigerians against using paracetamol to boil meat. The House, at the plenary, mandated NAFDAC and other relevant agencies to urgently embark on widespread sensitisation and public awareness against the consumption of food tenderised and processed with paracetamol and bleach. The House also...

Tragedy averted as tanker with PMS crashes on Lagos-Ibadan expressway

Petrol tanker crashes on Lagos-Ibadan expressway
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Ogun Command, on Wednesday, said that a tanker laden with 33,000 litres of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) crashed around RCCG Car Park C, near Mowe, on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. The Ogun Sector Commander of FRSC, Mr Clement Oladele, said in Ota, Ogun, that the accident happened at about 4.48 am. Oladele explained that the tanker,...

Lagos Safety Commission Spearheading Vision Zero Launch In Africa – DG

  The Director General of the Lagos State Safety Commission (LSC), Hon. Hakeem Dickson, has disclosed that the body is spearheading the launch of “Vision Zero” across the African continent. Dickson made this known yesterday, at a seminar on “Safety Considerations in Civil Engineering Infrastructure and Facilities Management” held in conjunction with the Nigerian Institution of Civil Engineers (NICE), Lagos State...

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...

We’ll Enforce Passenger Insurance On Fleet Operators – Consumer Protection Council

Babatunde Irukera, FCCPC DG
The Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC) says it will ensure that fleet operators maintain insurance to any passenger who experience loss of lives, properties or injury. The Chief Executive Officer, FCCPC, Mr Babatunde Irukera, said this at the first ember months’ stakeholders’ forum organised by Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) and FCCPC on Friday in Abuja. Irukera said that accident...

Fire Razes Sabo Market, Sagamu

The Sabo market in Sagamu, Ogun State, today (Tuesday) went up in flames......

Otuokpoti Spill: NGO Petitions NOSDRA, Seeks Best Practices in Remediation Process

oil spill
Oil and Gas Producing Areas Enlightenment and Empowerment Initiative (OGPAEEI) has petitioned the National Oil Spills Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA) over a 2016 spill in Bayelsa. An oil leak from an oilfield operated by Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) had in November 2016 discharged yet to be ascertained the volume of crude into the Ekoli River in Bayelsa. OGPAEEI, an...

Fire Razes Night Club, Shop in Kaduna

  Fire razed Empire Night Club, a beauty salon located at Barnawa High Cost in Kaduna South Local Government Area of Kaduna State in the early hours of Tuesday, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. Mr Bello Hassan, security personnel in the Club told NAN that he was not sure when the fire started, saying it could be around at...

Coronavirus: FRSC Warns Drivers, Passengers against Overloading

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has warned drivers of vehicles to carry only one person in front and no more than three in each seat row. This was released in a statement signed by the commission’s Public Education Officer, Bisi Kazeem, following the need to curtail the spread of the global epidemic through avoidable overloading of vehicles with persons. The...