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BREAKING: Petrol-Laden Trailer Spills Content Under Lagos Bridge

Mile 2 tanker
A petrol-laden trailer is presently spilling its content under the Mile 2 Bridge in Lagos, Safety Record can report. Information reaching this newspaper has it that some hoodlums used iron rods to puncture the tank of the loaded trailer, causing its content to spill in all directions. A video of the incident making the rounds also show some unidentified persons believed...

Genetically Modified Organism Foods: Safe or Not?

As the world population grows, so also the debate on Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO) foods grows. Many - scientists and health experts alike - have weighed in on the issue of GMOs. Is it positive or negative health-wise? The debate rages on both sides of the divide. While many are aware of what GMO foods mean, there are several others...

Safety Professionals Offer Solutions To Building Collapse In Nigeria

Lagos building collapse
On June 3, 2019, a national daily quoting regulators and relevant professional bodies reported that 13 incidents of building collapse across the country between February and May 2019 had resulted in 29 fatalities while 76 sustained various injuries. While Lagos unsurprisingly recorded the highest number of building collapse incidents and casualties, most likely due to its large population, states like...

Mixed reactions trail upcoming ISPON election

"It is illegal" - Echendu Law, police in support - Iwuagwu Akhigbe calls for unity The upcoming election into national offices of the Institute of Safety Professionals of Nigeria (ISPON) has attracted much controversy in the safety industry with some hailing the move while others have outrightly condemned it. The institute had in a circular dated September 30 and signed...

ISPON releases eligibility criteria for Oct. 26 AGM, election

The Institute of Safety Professionals of Nigeria (ISPON) says that no member shall be allowed into the venue of its upcoming Annual General Meeting/Elections 2019 without evidence of being financially up-to-date or possession of a 2019 membership identity card. This was part of the eligibility criteria released for the institute's AGM/Elections scheduled for Owerri, the Imo state capital on October...

BREAKING: ISPON Fixes National Election For Oct. 26

The Institute of Safety Professionals of Nigeria (ISPON) has scheduled its second national election for October 26, 2019. Safety Record gathered that the election would hold in Owerri. This newspaper recalls that the first post-ISPON Act 2014 election held at the institute’s National Secretariat in Ikotun on October 28, 2017. When contacted, ISPON National Spokesman, Engr. Timothy Iwuagwu confirmed the development. He added...

Why Police Instructed Malgwi To Recognise Ilodiuba As ISPON President – Iwuagwu

Engr Timothy Iwuagwu
  Engr. Timothy Iwuagwu is the National Spokesman of the Institute of Safety Professionals of Nigeria (ISPON). In this tell-it-all interview at the ISPON Lagos Office in Ikeja on Saturday, October 5, he explains to Safety Record why the institute wrote a petition to the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, against some members of the institute and the outcome...

Recognise Ilodiuba As Authentic ISPON President Or… – Police Warn Malgwi’s Group

Malgwi and Ilodiuba
The Special Fraud Unit (SFU) of the Nigerian Police Force has directed the Mr. Yusuf Malgwi-led group of the Institute of Safety Professionals of Nigeria (ISPON) to immediately recognise Dr. Nnamdi Ilodiuba as the authentic president of the institute. Safety Record learnt that this was the outcome of a Thursday, October 3 meeting between Ilodiuba, Malgwi and the Deputy Inspector...

REVEALED: 3 Things Your Heart Needs For Long Life

According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), 17.9 million persons die annually from Cardiovascular Diseases (CVDs). This is further made scarier by the fact that the figure makes up 31 percent of global deaths.

Ilodiuba, Malgwi meet police boss as ISPON peace talk hangs in balance

Malgwi and Ilodiuba
The President, Institute of Safety Professionals of Nigeria (ISPON), Dr. Nnamdi Ilodiuba and his rival, Mr. Yusuf Haruna Malgwi, will today, October 3 meet with the Deputy Inspector General of Police in-charge of Force Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department (FCIID), DIG Mike Ogbizi, over the lingering crisis facing the institute