Emergency Situations: How Prepared Are Nigerians, Safety Agencies?
In everyday activities, Nigerians are confronted with emergency situations like inferno, building collapse, road accident and others. The questions are: how prepared are Nigerians and safety agencies? Events across the country for years have shown that except for few states like Lagos, Rivers, Enugu and others, not many states have functional safety and emergency agencies…
Otedola fire disaster victims demand DNA result
Families of the Otedola tanker fire accidents that occurred on June 28, 2018 have urged the Lagos State government to release the report of the DNA test carried out.
VP Osinbajo orders 72-hour joint operation to clear Apapa traffic gridlock
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has directed the commencement of a 72-hour joint operation to restore order around Apapa and environs, after activities of truck drivers had caused traffic gridlock and made vehicular movement around the axis near impossible over the past few days.
Many feared dead in Lagos petrol tanker fire
Ten people were feared killed, yesterday, when a petrol-laden tanker burst into flames at the Otedola Bridge area of Ojodu-Berger, Lagos.
LASEMA procures equipment to aid emergency response
The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, (LASEMA), has procured a Super Metro Elephant equipment with towing and lifting capacity, which brings the number of Light and Heavy Duty equipment procured by the Agency to fifty in the last three years. The new Super Metro Elephant can serve the purpose of Crane and Goliath combined. General Manager, LASEMA,…
Thick smoke as another fire at Olusosun dumpsite envelopes Ojota
One month after the fire incident at the Olusosun dumpsite in Ojota, Lagos State, another fire broke out at the dumpsite yesterday affecting some vehicles and property in the area. The fresh inferno has left residents in deep panic.
Three killed, seven injured as sign pole falls on vehicle
Three persons were killed instantly with many injured when a bucket of a truck carrying granite stones pulled off and hit a signpost pole, which fell on a commercial bus yesterday at about 8:00a.m. at Ilasa bus-stop, on Apapa-Oshodi expressway.
Lagos pipeline explosion claims no casualty
It was a relief of sorts for residents to learn that no life was lost to the explosion on a Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation...
Task force van kills three in Lagos market
For more than an hour, there were tense scenes in Mushin area of Lagos State after motorcycle riders clashed with the Lagos State Environmental Task Force, which left three people dead.