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Stop ‘Hanging’ On Moving Vehicles, FRSC Tells Political Campaigners

The Federal Road Safety Corps, Nasarawa State command, has called on politicians to stop their supporters from hanging on moving vehicles to minimise the risk of road accidents. The Sector Commander, Mrs Faustina Alegbe, told the News Agency of Nigeria in Lafia, on Wednesday that FRSC was worried over the menace, which could also endanger other road users. Alegbe said the...

Fire Guts Hotel on Airport Road as Guests Jump Window to Escape Death

Fire destroyed Property worth millions of naira on Monday at the bar section, reception and some rooms of the Excel Oriental Hotel on Airport Road, Ikeja, Lagos State. The fire, which started at about 4:30 p.m. was said to have completely razed down the bar. It was gathered that the fire was caused by an electric spark at the bar area...

FRSC Attributes Over Speeding, Wrongful Overtaking, Others as Causes of Most Road Crashes In 2018

  The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) has said the cause of most accidents in 2018 were as a result of over speeding, wrongful overtaking and carelessness of many drivers. The FRSC Sector Commander in osogbo, Osun State, Mr Peter Oke, on Wednesday revealed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in the state. He also disclosed that 18 persons died...

FRSC Lauds Lagos Govt on Compliance Efforts

The Federal Road Safety Corps has lauded the Lagos State Government’s efforts aimed at achieving the UN Nations Decade of Action on Road Safety 2011-2020. The Lagos Sector Commander of FRSC, Mr Hyginus Omeje, gave the commendation at the commissioning of eight new Computerised Vehicle Inspection Centres in the state recently. Omeje disclosed that the UN Decade of Action on Road...

Expert Warns Against Improper Earthing Of Homes

A Safety Officer with Ikeja Electric Plc, Engr. Moses Oyeniran, has lamented the high number of homes without proper earthing in Ayobo, in Alimosho Local Government Area of Lagos. He made the disclosure while delivering a lecture on electrical safety at the monthly Ayobo-Ipaja Community Development Committee (CDC) meeting which held at the Council Secretariat, Igbogila on Friday, February 23. He...

Persistent Tour: FRSC Urges Commercial Drivers to Imbibe Safety Culture

  The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has urged commercial drivers who engaged in persistent journey during the Yuletide to always imbibe safety culture even after the festive period. Mr John Meheux, the Assistant Corps Marshal, in charge of Zone 2, comprising both Ogun and Lagos states made the appeal in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). Meheux, however,...

Candlelight Razes Building, ‘Property worth Millions’ In Enugu

A building and property worth over millions of naira were on Tuesday destroyed when a fire believed to have been caused by candlelight razed down a building housing tenants and shops. The incident occurred in the university town of Nsukka, Enugu State. It was gathered that the fire, which started around 8:30 p.m., was as a result of a candle left...

Ikeja Electric Warns Public against Activities around Power Lines

Ikeja Electric Plc (IE) has cautioned the public against building structures and engaging in social and economic activities under power lines. Mr Felix Ofulue, Spokesman for IE, said the specific clearance or distance which the public must maintain away from a 33/11KV lines is 5.5 meters (20ft) on both sides. “While for 132KV lines the distance must be 15 meters (50ft)...

Finnair Named Safest Airline Worldwide For 2018

Finland’s flagship airline — Finnair — had the world’s best safety record in 2018, according to a new ranking, narrowly beating Singapore’s Scoot Tigerair and Norwegian Air Shuttle. While 2017’s winner, Emirates, slipped down to fourth place in 2018. The German-based Jet Airliner Crash Data Evaluation Centre (JACDEC) gave Finnair a risk index of 93.91 per cent in its annual ranking,...

FRSC: 221 Killed In 546 Road Accidents in Nasarawa

  Two hundred and twenty-one persons were killed in 546 road accidents in Nasarawa State in 2018, according to the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC). Faustina Alegbe, the State Commander, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), on Thursday in Lafia, the state capital that 3,296 persons were involved in the crashes that left 1,785 badly injured. Mrs Alegbe said 106 accidents...
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