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Monday, October 21, 2019

Waste: Why Ikpeazu declared state of emergency in Abia

Okezie Ikpeazu
In response to increasing waste management challenges, the Governor of Abia State, Okezie Ikpeazu, has declared a state of emergency on environmental sanitation in the state.

ISPON petitions IGP over expelled members

The Institute of Safety Professionals of Nigeria (ISPON) says it has petitioned the Inspector General of Police over alleged criminal activities of some “former members” of the institute.

Road Safety: FRSC Commissions New Office In Delta (Photos)

Okowa at FRSC new office in Delta
The Governor of Delta State, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, today commissioned the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC)'s new office complex in the state. Safety Record can report that the FRSC new office is located along the Asaba-Ibusa Road. The event also had the Corps Marshal of FRSC, Dr Boboye Oyeyemi, in attendance. In his address, Okowa stated that his administration has noted all...

Update: Unity Bank reacts to fire at head office

Unity Bank
The management of Unity Bank Plc has reacted to a Monday morning fire incident at its headquarters located in Lagos. The company's reaction came in a statement released via official Twitter handle alongside a video of the building on fire. According to company, the situation has been brought under control following the intervention of the fire service. The bank said that the...

BREAKING: Unity Bank Head Office On Fire (Video)

Unity Bank
The Unity Bank headquarters located at Plot 42, Ahmed Onibudo Street, Victoria Island, Lagos was gutted by fire on Monday morning. Videos of the incident making the rounds on social media shows fire fighters battling to put out the inferno. It could not be immediately determined if any casualty was recorded in the incident. Watch video below: https://twitter.com/KingTortibe/status/1176036538725089280 Details later... Read Also: Road Safety: FRSC Activities...

Ifelodun council boss affirms security as first priority

Ifelodun LCDA
The Chairman, Ifelodun local council development area of Lagos State, Hon. Shuaib Ajidagba, has said that security of lives and property of residents of the council remains his administration’s first priority. Ajidagba stated this in a chat with newsmen shortly after receiving a ‘Public Safety Award’ presented by organisers of the Nigeria Safety Award for Excellence (9jaSAFE) in his office...

It’s unfortunate that OSH bill has not been passed – Chief Okunamiri

Chief Innocent Okunamiri
Chief Innocent Friday Okunamiri is a former President and current Governing Board member of Institute of Safety Professionals (ISPON). In this interview, he addresses some of the challenges facing the HSE industry in Nigeria, especially the non-passage of the Occupational Safety and Health bill by the National Assembly. Excerpt… Can you tell us about yourself? My name is Friday Okunamiri. I...

Killer Pools, Beaches: How Many More Shall Be Lost To The Waters?

drown in a river
Apart from its importance for drinking and performing other domestic chores, water has recreational value to people. For many people, no relaxation and fun experience is complete without a visit to swimming pools, water parks, rivers, or beaches. The problem however is that on many occasions, such has turned from enjoyment to regret as witnessed in many tragic stories...

‘Why Nigeria must urgently ban asbestos like other countries’

Mr Julius Akpong is a seasoned safety professional and HSE Manager at Cummins Energy Solutions Nigeria Ltd. In this short interview with Safety Record’s John Ogunsemore, he explains why the Nigerian government must emulate many other countries in urgently banning the use of asbestos. Excerpt. What’s asbestos? Asbestos is a fibrous material. Because of its high ability to withstand heat, it...

(Photos): Ex-Lagos Safety Commission Boss Joins NISCN

NISCN and Hon Hakeem Dickson
The immediate-past Director-General, Lagos State Safety Commission (LSC), Hon. Hakeem Dickson has joined the National Industrial Safety Council of Nigeria (NISCN). The National President of NISCN, Mr. Cletus Akhigbe, made the announcement recently after Dickson was presented with his membership certificate at the council's Ikoyi, Lagos head office. Akhigbe described Dickson as a politician who has fallen in love with safety,...