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Explosion: Lagos Assembly calls for proper regulation, monitoring of gas sales

Ajegunle gas explosion
The Lagos State House of Assembly has passed a resolution calling on relevant authorities to ensure proper regulation and monitoring of gas sales to reduce incidents of gas explosion in the state. The House Deputy Speaker, Mr. Wasiu Eshinlokun-Sanni, who presided at the plenary on Monday, called on the state Commissioner for Environment to enforce the relevant laws on the...

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...

NGO lauds NIS over compulsory drug test for personnel

Nigeria Immigration Service
The National Alliance Against Drug Abuse (NAADA) has lauded the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) over the compulsory drug test for its personnel across all cadres. The President of the organisation, Mr. Chuks Akamadu, in a statement on Monday in Abuja commended the NIS test as a welcome development. The Comptroller General, NIS, Mr. Muhammad Babandede had ordered all officers and men...

Road crash claims 2 lives in Plateau

accident scene. SAFETY RECORD
Road crash along Vom-Ganawuri-Manchok road in Riyom Local Government Area of Plateau has killed two persons and injured one. Mr Andrew Bala, the Public Education Officer of Plateau Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), confirmed the incident on Monday in Jos. According to him, the accident that involved two tankers conveying diesel occurred on Sunday afternoon. He said six persons...

Ministry Calls For Safety After Killer Animal Disease Rocks Niger

The World Organization for Animal Health have also been notified about the outbreak of the disease.   

Accidents claim 338 lives in Ogun from January till date – FRSC

Clement Oladele, FRSC Sector Commander in Ogun
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Ogun on Friday said that 338 lives were lost in road accidents across the state from January to date. Ogun FRSC Sector Commander, Clement Oladele, disclosed this in Abeokuta at a one-day seminar on road safety during festive period, organised by Ogun Caretaker Committee on Transportation in conjunction with Tunes Communications Ltd. He noted...

Enugu state records 309 fire incidents in 2019

Mrs. Nkechi Eneh, the Executive Secretary, Enugu State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) has said that the agency recorded 309 fire disasters in the state during the year. Eneh made the disclosure in Enugu on Friday. She said that the agency was fully prepared to respond to emergencies during the dry season and Yuletide. She said that available data revealed a rise in...

Boy, 9, Drowns In Calabar River

Reports indicate that the deceased, aged 9, was supposedly sent by his Aunt to fetch water from the river when the accident occurred.

We’ve Recorded 9,698 Accidents, 4,737 Fatalities In 2019 – FRSC

Of the 68193 persons involved in the crashes, a total of 30,744 injuries were recorded while 63,456 persons were rescued.

Nigerians should trust gov’t on safe GMOs – Biosafety agency boss urges

NBMA chief, Rufus Ebegba
The Director-General, National Biosafety Ma­nagement Agency (NBMA), Dr. Rufus Ebegba, has urged Nigerians to trust the Federal Gover­nment’s adoption of Gen­etically Modified Organisms (GMOs) that have be­en certified safe by the agency. Ebegba said this during the End of Year Media Chat organised by the agency in Abuja. The director-general was speaking aga­inst the backdrop of the Federal Government’s recent approval...