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

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...

Two Children Die in Overnight Fire Outbreak in Kano

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  Two children have died following an early morning fire outbreak in a two-bedroom house at Sharada, Ja’en Yamma, in Kano metropolis on Monday. The spokesman of the State Fire Service, Alhaji Saidu Mohammed, revealed in Kano that the victims were aged four and seven years. “We received a distress call in the early hours of this morning (Monday) from one Malam...

Lagos-Ibadan Expressway: FRSC Caution Drivers on Safety, Collaborate With Others to Mitigate Challenges

  The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) says it is working with other traffic and safety management agencies to mitigate traffic challenges along the Lagos/Ibadan Express Way. The corps also urged road users to be cautious while driving on the road as construction resumes on Tuesday. Mr Clement Oladele, the Ogun Sector Commander of FRSC, revealed that the FRSC was duty bound...

NAFDAC Storms Lagos Warehouse, Confiscate Fake Drugs, Cosmetics worth N60m

The National Agency for Food Drugs Administration and Control, NAFDAC, has confiscated fake drugs worth N60millon from a warehouse in Lagos. This was contained in a press statement signed by the Director-General, NAFDAC, Prof Moji Adeyeye, on Monday. She said, “Following a tip-off by a concerned citizen, officers of the Investigation and Enforcement Directorate of the NAFDAC and the police stormed...

Persistent Tour: FRSC Urges Commercial Drivers to Imbibe Safety Culture

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  The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has urged commercial drivers who engaged in persistent journey during the Yuletide to always imbibe safety culture even after the festive period. Mr John Meheux, the Assistant Corps Marshal, in charge of Zone 2, comprising both Ogun and Lagos states made the appeal in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). Meheux, however,...

Oyo State Government to Support FRSC in Road Safety

In demonstration of its pacesetter status especially as the cradle of road safety campaigns in the country, the government of Oyo state has pledged to support the initiative of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in its commitment to sustained road safety campaigns in the state and the country at large. The State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi gave the assurance when...

Safety Audit: Lagos Vows To Punish Non-Compliant School Owners, Heads

The Lagos State Government has vowed to prosecute the owner or head of any school that refuses to be audited in the school safety audit programme instituted by the Lagos State Safety Commission (LSC). The Director General of LSC, Hon. Hakeem Dickson made this known at a Stakeholder’s Meeting with heads of associations of private schools in the state which...

Safety Precautions for Commuting School Pupils during Excursions

February 13, 2018 will forever remain indelible in the life of the relatives of 22 secondary school pupils that died in an accident between Maitama Sule College and Dudduru village in Gaya town, about 65 kilometers from Kano. The 18-seater bus conveying the students and some staff on excursion to a radio station in Kano from Bauchi at about 11a.m...

Expert Warns Against Improper Earthing Of Homes

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A Safety Officer with Ikeja Electric Plc, Engr. Moses Oyeniran, has lamented the high number of homes without proper earthing in Ayobo, in Alimosho Local Government Area of Lagos. He made the disclosure while delivering a lecture on electrical safety at the monthly Ayobo-Ipaja Community Development Committee (CDC) meeting which held at the Council Secretariat, Igbogila on Friday, February 23. He...

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...

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