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Thursday, November 21, 2019

Biosafety agency signs MoU with NAFDAC, others over safety of GMO foods

NBMA chief, Rufus Ebegba
The National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA) says its collaboration with some agencies is to ensure that only Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) confirmed safe by the agency are brought into the country. Dr. Rufus Ebegba, Director-General, NBMA made this known in an interview in Abuja on Sunday. “As part of our collaboration with other ministries and agencies, we have signed Memorandum of  Understanding(MoU)...

Bayelsa Governor Slams Oil Giants For Polluting Niger Delta’s Environment

Seriake Dickson
The Governor of Bayelsa State, Seriake Dickson, has blamed international oil companies (IOCs) for polluting the Niger Delta environment through oil exploration and production. Dickson accused the multinational oil companies of operating without recourse to international best practice. He also slammed the IOCs for their insensitivity to the plight of their host communities in the region. According to a statement through Mr...

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  

How Safe Is Your Child’s Play Area?

By Ugochi Obidiegwu Children need to play. It is important for their complete development. Unfortunately, most parents try to fill up their days with so much activity that a recent report says Doctors are now beginning to prescribe play to children. As they play, it's inevitable that falls or other accidents would occur. How then can you ensure your children at...

“It is a billionaire lifestyle to inculcate safety into our life and business” – NISCN President, Cletus Akhigbe

Mr. Cletus Akhigbe is the President of the National Industrial Safety Council of Nigeria (NISCN) and a man on a mission to take the message of safety to every nook and cranny of Nigeria. In this interview with Safety Record’s Paul Mbagwu, he explained the motivation behind NISCN’s grand HSE Summit tagged ‘HSE in Our DNA: The Billionaire lifestyle’...

“Water Ought To Be the Safest Means of Transportation” – Dr Wilson Arikpo

Wilson Arikpo is a safety ambassador and marine engineer of more than 20 years standing. He is the Managing Director of Sea Gate Global Services Ltd, which facilitates maritime safety issues, personal safety and social responsibility in the maritime institutions around.  He is a Fellow of the Guild of Marine Surveyors and Member of the Institute of Marine Engineering,...

I’m Seeking Public Office To Bring Succour To My People – Iwuagwu

John Ogunsemore Factional Chairman of the Institute of Safety Professionals of Nigeria (ISPON), Lagos State Chapter, Engr. Timothy Iwuagwu, has explained his decision to seek public office in his home state of Imo. Iwuagwu, who is contesting for the Mbaitoli/Ikeduru Federal Constituency seat under the platform of the Abundant Nigeria Renewal Party (ANRP), made this known in a chat with Safety...

How to Keep Your Kids Safe Online

By Funmi Obisesan Kids as young as three have a tablet or an iPad these days. Our tweens and teenagers especially love to use the internet on their smartphones, tablets and iPads at the slightest opportunity. The problem though is that as parents we worry about who is talking to them. Could our kids naively have been exposing themselves to stalking?...

Four Die, Two Injured In Ogun Auto Crashes

  Four people have been confirmed dead in three road crashes that occurred in different parts of Ogun State on Monday. It was also confirmed that two others were injured in the three crashes. The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) Public Education Officer, Route Commander Florence Okpe revealed that one person died in the first crash involving a blue Peugeot 406 car...