LASEMA partners UNILAG on emergency management
The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) has reiterated its readiness to partner with relevant institutions and other stakeholders towards entrenching safety of lives and properties in the state. Its General Manager, Adesina Tiamiyu, who disclosed this yesterday at the Command and Control Centre in Alausa, while receiving a delegation from the Disaster Management Programme…
Family in shock, claims body of man who jumped into Lagos lagoon
The family of the middle-aged man who drowned after jumping into the Lagos lagoon in the early hours of Tuesday yesterday claimed his body from the State Environmental Health Monitoring Unit (SEHMU).
Lagos-Ibadan expressway on lockdown as tanker spills fuel
For many hours yesterday, vehicular traffic in the Berger-Ibafo area of the Lagos-Ibadan expressway came to a standstill when motorists perceived danger and swiftly diverted their vehicles to the other lane to avoid another explosion tragedy.
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…
Respite finally comes for motorists on Apapa-Oshodi expressway
After almost a week commuters had hellish experience plying the Apapa-Oshodi expressway, respite finally came yesterday following the clearing of articulated vehicles from a section...
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.
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.