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West African Aircraft Accident Investigation Agency Appoint Nigerian As Head

 Mr Akin Olateru, The Commissioner of AIB, expressed happiness over the appointment of "one of our own" while highlighting the part Nigeria played in formulating and equipping the BAGAIA.

Photo: NISCN reconcile factional ISPON group in Lagos 

The National Industrial Safety Council of Nigeria on April 11 at the Nigeria Health Safety and Environment Summit in Victoria Island reconciled factional groups in the Institute of Safety Professionals of Nigeria, (ISPON). see picture below: Read Also: “It is a billionaire lifestyle to inculcate safety into our life and business” – NISCN President, Cletus Akhigbe  

National Patient Safety Guide Will Be Developed – Health Minister

Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole
The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has said that the ministry would soon develop the National Patient Safety Guide to improve healthcare delivery in the nation. He said that the guide would help to address the ambiguity surrounding the understanding of the field in the country. Adewole disclosed this while delivering an address on “Patient’s Safety in Nigeria” at the...

Adamawa Flood Claims 7 LGAs, 100 Villages

He stated that 36 villages in Demsa LGA, farmlands and properties included, were claimed by the flood. Sulaiman lamented the

Authorities restrict cars on Delhi roads to control pollution

The Indian capital on Monday launched a two-week scheme to ration cars on the roads as part of efforts to control severe levels of air pollution in the city. The car rationing system allows private cars with number plates ending with odd and even numbers to ply the roads on alternate days from Monday to Nov. 14, Delhi Chief Minister...

(Photos): ISPON Lagos Embarks On Safety Walk

Lagos ISPON embarks on Safety Walk
The Institute of Safety Professionals of Nigeria (ISPON), Lagos State Branch, today embarked on a safety walk to commemorate the 2019 World Day for Safety and Health at Work. The one-hour safety walk, which commenced at 8am, held at the state capital, Ikeja. Participants, who were accompanied by a band, marched through NERDC Road, Assbifi Road, Obafemi Awolowo Road, Governor's Road...

Boy, 7, Steps On Abandoned Well Covered With Sacks, Drowns

  A seven-year-old boy, Godwin Samuel, Orepeju Close in the Akowonjo area of Lagos on Saturday, lost his life after falling into a well. It was gathered that Godwin left his parents’ residence to play on the street. While playing, he reportedly fell into the well at 6 Orepeju Close, off Olasehinde Crescent, Akowonjo, Lagos. It was learnt that at the time of...

Waste Management: Lagos to close Olusosun, Solous Landfill sites

The Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) on Saturday said plans had been concluded to decommission its Olusosun and Solous landfill sites. The Managing Director of LAWMA, Dr. Muyiwa Gbadegesin, said in a statement that the decommissioning was due to urban encroachment and increased human activities around the areas. Gbadegesin said that the move became necessary as both sites drew close to...

IBEDC hits 365 days without LTI

The Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC) has achieved 365 days of Lost Time Injury (LTI)-free operations. This, the company said, translated to 1.6 million safe man-hours. The Head, Branding and Corporate Communication, IBEDC, Mrs Angela Olanrewaju, made the disclosure in a statement on Thursday. According to the statement, the company achieved the milestone due to the emphasis it placed on safety which...

DPR uncovers illegal lubricant processing plant in Sokoto

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) said it had uncovered an illegal engine oil processing plant in Sokoto. The DPR’s Controller of Operations in charge of Sokoto Field Office, Mr. Muhammad Makera, disclosed this during a news conference in Sokoto on Wednesday. He said that officials from the organisation discovered the illegal plant during a routine inspection. Makera said that the operation...