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FRSC To Impound Overloaded School Buses

The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) says it will start impounding overloaded school buses to reduce road crashes involving school children. A statement signed by the spokesman of the corps, Bisi Kazeem, said the Corps Marshal, Dr Boboye Oyeyemi, had directed sector commanders across the federation, including the Federal Capital Territory, to impound any school bus carrying more than the...

Ways to Identify Classroom Hazards

A safe classroom for learning
School managers will agree to the fact that ensuring children in their care are not rushed home or to the hospital from school as a result of unavoidable accidents is one important responsibility they have aside from the education they offer. Keeping these children safe involves education, supervision, and safe environment. With a safe environment being the most crucial. A...

Learning without Pains: How Sitting Affects Learning

Considering the type of seats and sitting arrangements constructed for classrooms in our schools, could we boast of giving our students a good education they deserve, irrespective of the quality of teachers and aesthetics of the institutions? In the classroom, due to the designs of the seats, we have the sights of students sit in thousands of different positions. They...

School Safety / Security

There has been much dialogue on this issue especially since the unfortunate incident in Dapchi town in Maiduguri where 110 girls were abducted after the Chibok incident. Many have advocated that the Military, Police, and even the Civil Defence Corps should be posted to schools. I would want to say that the call to post uniform men to school will...

Safety Audit: Lagos Vows To Punish Non-Compliant School Owners, Heads

The Lagos State Government has vowed to prosecute the owner or head of any school that refuses to be audited in the school safety audit programme instituted by the Lagos State Safety Commission (LSC). The Director General of LSC, Hon. Hakeem Dickson made this known at a Stakeholder’s Meeting with heads of associations of private schools in the state which...

Safety Precautions for Commuting School Pupils during Excursions

February 13, 2018 will forever remain indelible in the life of the relatives of 22 secondary school pupils that died in an accident between Maitama Sule College and Dudduru village in Gaya town, about 65 kilometers from Kano. The 18-seater bus conveying the students and some staff on excursion to a radio station in Kano from Bauchi at about 11a.m...

Pupils’ Safety: FRSC urges school proprietors to create safety desk

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has advised proprietors of schools in Ogun state to establish safety desk office in order to ensure the safety of their pupils. Mr Joshua Ibitomi, the Ifo Unit Commander of FRSC, gave the advice at a one-day workshop for Proprietors of Private Schools on child safety education at Ifo on Thursday, March 22. Over 50 private...

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