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ISPON Crisis Unfortunate, Deterring The Institute’s Progress’ – Labour Ministry

November 7, 2017

  The Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment has described the crisis rocking the Institute of Safety Professionals of Nigeria (ISPON) as “unfortunate and deterring the institute’s progress,” calling on all concerned parties to sheath their swords to enable the institute forge ahead as one united body. The Director, Occupational Safety and Health Department, Dr […]

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Oyo ISPON Holds Inaugural Safety Managers Forum

November 7, 2017

    The Institute of Safety Professionals of Nigeria (ISPON), Oyo State Branch, has organised its inaugural Safety Managers Forum which brought together safety managers to brainstorm on Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) practices in the state in relation to international best practices. The forum held at Bar Recreation Centre, Ibadan on October 19 also […]

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Lagos ISPON Members Seek End To Crisis, Sets Up A Factional Caretaker Committee

November 7, 2017

    The leadership crisis facing the Institute of Safety Professionals of Nigeria (ISPON), Lagos State branch, came into sharp focus when dozens of branch members converged on the NERDC Building, Ikeja, Lagos, on Friday, October 20, to chart a way forward for the branch. The branch has been divided along two factional lines since […]

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NAFDAC Nabs Notorious Fake Product Importer; Impounds Goods Worth N50m

November 7, 2017

  The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has apprehended a notorious fake product importer, Mr Obumnene Okpala, from who imported suspected adulterated and counterfeited insecticides valued at N50 million were recovered. Addressing newsmen on the agency’s activities in Lagos on Wednesday, October 18, the Acting Director General of NAFDAC, Ademola […]

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Lagos Warns Against Abuse Of Emergency Numbers

November 7, 2017

  The Lagos State Government has cautioned residents against abuse of the state’s toll-free emergency telephone lines 767 and 112, saying it could cause tension and create panic in the state. The state government therefore warned that measures would be taken against anyone found making hoax calls or sending false messages to the emergency lines, […]

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Hakeem Dickson

Fire Emergencies: Lagos Moves To End Locking Of Street Gates

November 4, 2017

    To curb fire incidents, the Lagos State Government will soon begin the enforcement of a directive prohibiting locking of street gates, Safety Record Newspaper can report. The Director General of the Lagos State Safety Commission, Hon. Hakeem Dickson gave this indication on day two of the maiden Lagos State Fire Safety Conference jointly […]

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Economic Cost of Lingering ISPON Crisis

October 5, 2017

  Recent figures from research conducted by Safety Record Newspaper highlighted the huge economic cost of the persisting crisis in the country’s apex safety professional body, Institute of Safety Professionals of Nigeria (ISPON). According to this unpublished research, by the end of the year 2017, ISPON would have lost at least N171 million as a […]

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Disaster prevention: LASG increases monitoring, surveillance capacities of relevant agencies

October 5, 2017

  Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Tuesday, September 26 stated that in order to avert disaster and the resultant loss of lives and properties in the state, his administration has scaled up the monitoring and surveillance capacities of relevant agencies to ensure compliance with appropriate laws. The Governor, who spoke through the Secretary […]

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FRSC ‎Reports 48% Reduction In Road Crashes Nationwide ‎At Sallah

October 5, 2017

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Friday, September 8 said there was a marked reduction in all road traffic crash indices during the 2017 Eid El Kabir festivities compared to those of 2016. The Corps’ Public Education Officer, Mr Bisi Kazeem, stated this while presenting the report of the FRSC’s 2017 Eid El Kabir […]

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Lagos Safety Commission Upgrades Dansol High School’s Safety Rating

October 5, 2017

Barely a week after winning in the School Safety category of the Nigeria Safety Award for Excellence (9jaSAFE), Dansol High School, Agidingbi, Lagos, has achieved a level-two (on a three-star ranking) safety compliance standard award of the Lagos State Safety Commission and a level three (of a five-tier ranking) of SafeZoneTM certification. Speaking at the […]

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