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Keep Off Explosion Scene: LASEMA Begins Fumigation

The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) has commenced a four-day fumigation exercise at the Soba-Abule-Ado community which was rocked by an explosion on March 15. PM News reports that the Director-General of LASEMA, Dr. Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, said the exercise, which started on Thursday, would end on Sunday. According to him, after the completion of the fumigation exercise, members of the...

Oyeyemi Decries Alarming Increase in Road Accidents, Fatalities In 2020

FRSC Boss, Boboye Oyeyemi
Dr Boboye Oyeyemi, the Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), on Tuesday said that the first quarter of 2020 witnessed an alarming increase in road accidents and fatalities. Oyeyemi made the assertion in an interview with newsmen at the inauguration of the Assistant Corps Commander (ACC) and Deputy Corps Commander (DCC) Promotion Course at the FRSC Academy, Enugu. The corps...

FRSC Arrests 509 Traffic Offenders In Two Days

The Kaduna Zonal Commander of Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), Aliyu Datsama, has said that the corps had arrested no fewer than 509 traffic offenders within two days across states in the zone. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Commander on Monday said that the motorists were arrested between March 3 and March 4, 2020, during a special...

Lagos Explosion Caused By Truck Hitting Gas Cylinders – NNPC

The explosion that rocked parts of Lagos on Sunday occurred when a truck hit some gas cylinders in the area, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has said. The corporation made this known in a statement by the Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs Division of the NNPC, Kennie Obateru. At least 15 dead bodies were recovered, as several were reported...

Checking downstream incidents with training, certification, by Adewale Sanyaolu

Rampant cases of incidents in the downstream sector of oil and gas industry has become a source of concern to the Federal Government, stakeholders, regulatory agencies and investors as the effect of the menace has led to loss of lives and properties. According to the sector regulator, the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), about 70 per cent of accidents in...

NAFDAC, Doctors Warn Food Vendors against Tenderising Foods with Enhancers

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) in Benue has warned food vendors in the state to desist from using food enhancers to tenderise meat before cooking. “The agency’s coordinator in the state, Mr Peter Okoye, who gave the warning in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Makurdi, urged the operators to soak...

Auto Accident Claims 6 Lives in Niger

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Niger says four had been burnt to ashes in a fresh accident in Kutigi town of Lavun Local Government Area of the state. NAN reports that FRSC confirmed the death of six persons in a road traffic crash that occurred on Monday on Kutigi – Mokwa road in Mokwa Local Government Area of...

Ten African green enterprises shortlisted for global award

Ten Africa-based green start-ups were on yesterday, shortlisted for a prestigious award that recognises homegrown initiatives that have strengthened response to climate emergencies in the continent. Harriet Lamb, Chief Executive Officer of Ashden, a British charity that promotes green innovations, hailed African social enterprises for coming up with low-cost innovations to help rural communities cope with climate change. “Africa’s impressive culture...

Photo News: ISPON 38th Professional Development Conference/ Exhibition 2019 Owerri, Imo State

Institute of Safety Professionals of Nigeria (ISPON) on 28-29 November organised her 38th Professional Development Conference/ Exhibition 2019 at The City Global Hotels, Owerri, Imo State. The event which was hosted by the Owerri branch of the Institute witnessed the gathering of Health Safety and Environment professionals in the country. Below are some photos from the event. ...

Photo: NISCN reconcile factional ISPON group in Lagos 

The National Industrial Safety Council of Nigeria on April 11 at the Nigeria Health Safety and Environment Summit in Victoria Island reconciled factional groups in the Institute of Safety Professionals of Nigeria, (ISPON). see picture below: Read Also: “It is a billionaire lifestyle to inculcate safety into our life and business” – NISCN President, Cletus Akhigbe  

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