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NNPC partners Red Cross on disaster management

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) will partner with the Nigerian Red Cross Society (NRSC) to develop its staff disaster management capacity.
No fewer than 10 persons have reportedly died and several cars burnt when a petroleum tanker exploded Saturday afternoon in Gombe metropolis.

Petrol tanker explosion kills 10 persons in Gombe

No fewer than 10 persons have reportedly died and several cars burnt when a petrol tanker exploded Saturday afternoon in Gombe metropolis.
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Red Cross begins ‘Back to School’ campaign for Lagos building collapse survivors

The Nigerian Red Cross Society (NRCS) says it has commenced ‘Back to School’ campaign for the survivors of the collapsed building in Lagos Island.
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Six dead, 14 injured in Anambra auto crash

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has confirmed that six persons lost their lives, while 14 others sustained injuries in a multiple road crash at Upper Iweka Road, along the Enugu-Onitsha Expressway, Onitsha on Wednesday.
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Red Cross releases toll-free lines, promises to assist vulnerable during elections

The Nigerian Red Cross Society has released toll-free lines for citizens to reach it in the course of the elections.
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Red Cross: Nigeria flood victims a ‘major emergency’

Nigeria is facing a "major emergency," with tens of thousands of people displaced by recent flooding at risk of hunger and disease if help cannot be got to them, the Nigerian Red Cross said Thursday.

ICRC trains journalists on humanitarian reporting

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in collaboration with the Nigerian Red Cross Society (NRCS) has commenced a two-day training workshop for media professional towards enhancing their skills in humanitarian reporting.

Ikeja Electric launches QHSE Academy to promote safety culture

As parts of its strategy to reduce work place accidents, Ikeja Electric Plc (IE) has launched a professional Quality Health, Safety and Environment Academy (QHSE) tagged i-Empower, to deepen its culture of safety among employees.
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Ikeja Electric launches Academy to deepen safety culture

Ikeja Electric Plc (IE) says it has launched a professional Quality Health, Safety and Environment Academy (QHSE) tagged: “i-Empower” to deepen the culture of safety among its employees.

Red Cross trains FCT tricycle operators on first aid

The Nigerian Red Cross Society (NRCS), on Saturday, trained commercial tricycle operators in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) on First Aid and basic emergency response on roads.

Violence: Red Cross searching for 17,000 Nigerians

The International Committee of the Red Cross said on Wednesday that it was currently seeking the whereabouts of 17,000 Nigerians who were missing as a result of the Boko Haram insurgency and herdsmen-farmers’ clashes in the country.
A flooded area of Abeokuta

Flood kills five persons, destroys property in Abeokuta

No fewer than five persons were feared dead and property worth millions of naira destroyed on Friday night, as flood wreaked havoc in some parts of Abeokuta, Ogun state capital.

President Buhari: General Gowon ordered us to treat Biafran soldiers as brothers

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday said a former military Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon (retd.), directed all the military commanders during the nation’s Civil War to show a lot of restraint while dealing with the Biafran soldiers.

Civil War: Why Nigerian Army was soft on Biafrans – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday spoke on why the Nigerian Army was soft on Biafrans during the Civil War.

FRSC, Red Cross collaborate to save lives on Ebonyi roads

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) is currently collaborating with the Nigerian Red Cross Society in Ebonyi to save lives on the state’s roads.

ICRC: No Red Cross staff killed in Rann attack

The International Committee for the Red Cross (ICRC) has denied reports that some the person’s killed by Boko Haram insurgents in Rann village on Thursday were members of its staff.

Red Cross harps on benefits of First Aid training, services

The Nigeria Red Cross Society (NRCS) has advised organisations, employees and individuals to provide First Aid training and services at work places to meet emergency needs.

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