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2 Dead, 1 Injured In Benin-Ore Expressway Accident

The Ogun State Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE) confirmed the incident to newsmen.

Nigerian Engineers back FG on Safety of Third Mainland Bridge

Third Mainland Bridge
The Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) has aligned with the Federal Government’s position that the Third Mainland Bridge is safe for human and vehicular traffic. The Apapa Branch Secretariat of NSE gave the assurance in a statement obtained by Safety Record. According to the statement, a team comprising the leadership of the Nigerian Institution of Civil Engineers (NICE) and the Controller...

Obtain safety clearance before holding large events – Lagos Safety Commission warns

The Director-General, Lagos State Safety Commission, Lanre Mojola has charged residents to obtain safety clearance from the commission before holding events with 500 or more guests. He disclosed this on Monday, December 23 during an interview with a radio station, Cool FM. Mojola reiterated the importance of safety measures at events to guard against loss of lives, adding that safety clearance...

Putting a Stop to Suicide among Workers, Youths in Nigeria

Psychiatrist, Dr Moyosore
The increasing occurrence of suicide among workers and youths in the country is a revelation of despair and agony that had probably gone on in the minds of victims for days or months before the incident. No one anticipates that the precious gift of life should be taken away in such a manner. While many of these incidents have...

FRSC To Impound Overloaded School Buses

The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) says it will start impounding overloaded school buses to reduce road crashes involving school children. A statement signed by the spokesman of the corps, Bisi Kazeem, said the Corps Marshal, Dr Boboye Oyeyemi, had directed sector commanders across the federation, including the Federal Capital Territory, to impound any school bus carrying more than the...

(Photos): Aregbesola Visits Federal Fire Service Headquarters

Minister of Interior
The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, today visited the headquarters of the Federal Fire Service in Abuja as part of a familiarisation tour of departments and agencies under the ministry. Aregbesola, who was received by the Comptroller General of the service, Ibrahim Liman, said, "We are aware of the challenges facing the Federal Fire Service, and we will ensure...

Pupils’ Safety: FRSC urges school proprietors to create safety desk

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has advised proprietors of schools in Ogun state to establish safety desk office in order to ensure the safety of their pupils. Mr Joshua Ibitomi, the Ifo Unit Commander of FRSC, gave the advice at a one-day workshop for Proprietors of Private Schools on child safety education at Ifo on Thursday, March 22. Over 50 private...

(Photos): Tanker Catches Fire In Oke Afa, Burns Multiple Vehicles

Oke Afa fire
A petrol-laden tanker has erupted in flames in Oke-Afa in the Isolo area of Lagos on Tuesday morning, burning some commercial vehicles popularly called danfo to ashes. However, the casualty figure remains unknown. See photos Read Also: FRSC Calls For Implementation Of Laws Enforcing Safety On Roads

Ogun FRSC Record 50 Road Crashes During Christmas

Oladele further stated that within the first 16 days of the campaign, there was an average of four road crashes recorded a day with as many.......

West Africa: “Tramadol seizures increased to 170 tonnes in 2017”

Seizures of Tramadol drug increased ten-fold from 17 tonnes in 2014 to 170 tonnes in 2017 in West Africa, according to West African Epidemiology Network on Drug Use (WENDU) Report (2014 – 2017). Tramadol is a unique prescription drug used to treat moderate to moderately severe pain, but abused by people, especially youths, to achieve mostly negative goals, causing grave...