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Trapped man rescued from collapsed Lagos building

A three-storey building under construction collapsed in the Ago Palace Way, Okota axis of Lagos State, leaving one trapped. The Director-General of the Lagos State Emergency Agency (LASEMA), Dr. Oluwafemi Oke-Osanyintolu, confirmed this in Lagos today. Osanyintolu revealed that an unidentified man, who was later rescued by a rescue team, was trapped under the rubble. The LASEMA boss said that the impact...

9 killed, 3 injured in Sagamu-Benin Expressway accident

Clement Oladele, FRSC Sector Commander in Ogun
No fewer than nine persons were on Thursday burnt to death in a lone accident involving a Toyota Hiace bus at Ijebu-Ife on the Sagamu–Benin Expressway. Mr. Clement Oladele, the Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), confirmed the incident in Abeokuta. Oladele said that the accident, which happened a 3.20p.m., involved 19 people. He said that the ill-fated bus was conveying...

Dangers of charging phone on bed

Also, they warn that it is important to use a compatible charger with your phone, or better still, use the charger that came with the phone. Nonetheless, whatever safety precaution you observe, always remember not to...........

Tanker explosion: Welder burnt to death, 3 sustain burns in Awka

Tanker explosion
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Tuesday confirmed the death of one person, while three others sustained various degrees of burns in a petrol tanker explosion at a welder’s workshop in Amawbia area of Awka in Anambra. The FRSC Sector Commander, Mr. Andrew Kumapayi, who confirmed the incident in Awka said that the explosion was caused by welding repairs...

Update: Calamity avoided as truck crashes into ISPON National Secretariat

ISPON accident
Many lives were spared on Monday when a container-laden truck crashed into the gate of the National Secretariat of the Institute of Safety Professionals of Nigeria (ISPON) in Ikotun, Lagos. Safety Record gathered that the incident occurred at 4.45 pm. National Spokesman of ISPON, Engr. Timothy Iwuagwu confirmed the incident, stating that no life was lost. He explained that the truck, which was...

Health hazards: Games Village residents protest, seek govt intervention

Games Village protesters
Residents and Community Development Associations of Games Village, Surulere, Lagos on Monday protested against health hazards resulting from the alleged illegal acquisition of the estate’s sewage treatment plant by a private company. The residents, bearing placards with various inscriptions, chanted solidarity songs, calling the attention of the federal and state governments to looming epidemic due to the sale of the...

Photos: One injured as truck runs into ISPON National Secretariat

A truck on Monday evening crashed into the Institute of Safety Professionals of Nigeria (ISPON) national secretariat building leaving one seriously injured. The truck which crashed every object in its way also damaged a saloon car. Below are pictures from the incident: Details later... Read Also: 2 Persons Killed By Container-Laden Truck In Ogun

2 Persons Killed By Container-Laden Truck In Ogun

While blaming the driver for over speeding, he noted that the vehicle somersaulted the moment the truck driver stepped on........

Pastor Adeboye Imposes 50 Day Fasting: The Safety Consequences

The thing to note is that many who embark on this fast do so for spiritual purposes, but it is very vital that one does not get so consumed in one’s spiritual quest that one forgets the potential health hazards to the body.

Can heading a football lead to brain damage?

football linked to brain damage
Nonetheless, after many studies and submissions, Dr Charlotte Cowie, of the United Kingdom Football Association said they were ready to support research in order to determine if degenerative brain disease is more prevalent in former footballers or not.