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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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How Nigeria’s first Materials Recovery Facility is Protecting Workers and the Environment

October 5, 2017

Mrs. Lola Oresanwo is the Chief Operating Officer of WestAfricaENRG, owner-operator of Nigeria’s first Materials Recovery Facility (MRF) located in Alimosho, Lagos. In this interview with Safety Record Newspaper’s John Ogunsemore and Waheed Akinyemi, she talks about the company’s occupational safety and health and community affairs efforts. Excerpt.   First of all, what is WestAfricaENRG […]

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There Is No Faction In ISPON; The People Have Chosen Their Leaders. – Malgwi Yusuf Haruna

September 18, 2017

  The Institute of Safety Professionals of Nigeria (ISPON) is currently enmeshed in a leadership crisis that has seen the institute divided along two factional lines. In this interview with Safety Record Newspaper’s editors Femi Da-silva, Paul Mbagwu and John Ogunsemore, the factional newly President of the institute, Mr. Malgwi Yusuf Haruna, clears the air […]

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Egbin Power Station records 827 days incident free operations

September 18, 2017

  Nigeria’s largest power plant, Egbin Power Station Plc, said on Saturday, September 9, that it recorded 827-day incident free operations. A statement issued in Lagos by the Chairman of the station, Mr Kola Adesina, said the safety standards and procedures at Egbin Power station helped the plant record incident free operations. Adesina said the […]

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SON, DSS Apprehend Vegetable Oil Adulterators in Akure

July 7, 2017

  The Standards Organisation of Nigeria in close collaboration with the Department of State Services (DSS) in Ondo State on Thursday, June 15, busted a syndicate that specializes in repackaging and rebranding of suspected substandard vegetable oil in Akure, Ondo State. A truck load of suspected substandard vegetable oil, thousands of jerry cans of different […]

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How to Fend Off a Computer Virus: What You Need To Know

July 6, 2017

  Even though computers have become a constant feature of modern life, many people still don’t realize the enormous risks that come from constant interaction with technology. Computer viruses are one of the oldest forms of malware — in other words, malicious software designed to do harm — but their ability to avoid detection and […]

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‘80 Out Of 100 Children Being Sexually Abused In Nigeria’

July 6, 2017

  The Initiator of Touch Me Not campaign, a campaign against child sexual molestation, Mrs Mercy Makinde, has decried the rampant cases of sexual molestation and exploitation of children in the Nigerian society. She disclosed that her research showed that 80 out of 100 children in the country were being subjected to sexual abuse, with […]

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SON Destroys Fake, Substandard Products Worth N450m in Lagos

June 1, 2017

Fake and substandard products worth N450 million were on Tuesday, May 23 destroyed by the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) at its dumpsites in Ogba and Epe, Lagos. According to the standards body, the products made up of bulbs, cables, tyres, shaving sticks, aluminium coils among others were destroyed for failing to meet “requisite standards” […]

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Son Apprehends Engine Oil Counterfeiters

May 4, 2017

  The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has nabbed a syndicate that specialises in adulteration of engine oil for sale to unsuspecting members of the public. The Director General of SON, Osita Aboloma said that the arrest took place at tipper garage, in the Jahi area of Abuja, with SON operation team sealing the premises […]

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Cross River ISPON ‘Shocked’ By Calabar Electrocution

May 4, 2017

Cross River ISPON ‘Shocked’ By Calabar Electrocution John Ogunsemore The Institute of Safety Professionals of Nigeria (ISPON), Cross River State Branch has bemoaned the electrocution of multiple persons at a football viewing centre in Nyangasang area of the state capital on Tuesday, April 18. In a position letter signed by the Branch Chairman, Dr Uffia […]

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