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FRSC Marshal Killed In Suspected Armed Robbery Attack

In what appears to be a suspected armed robbery attack, an FRSC driver was killed in an official patrol vehicle along Abuja-Kaduna expressway at about 20 kilometres to the Federal Capital Territory on Tuesday, 8 January, 2019. In an official statement released by the Corps Public Education Officer, Federal Road Safety Corps, Bisi Kazeem, the patrol vehicle with the following...

Second Hand Tyres are like Time Bomb Ready to Explode – FRSC Warns

The Itori Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Ogun, has advised motorists to desist from buying second-hand tyres known as ‘Tokunbo’ tyres to avert unnecessary crashes traced to tyre burst. Mr Aliyu Yahaya, the Itori Unit Commander of corps, gave the advice in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Ota, Ogun. According...

FRSC Records 29 Auto Crashes In Ondo

  The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) on Wednesday in Akure said it had recorded 29 road crashes from a special patrol that started in Ondo State on Dec. 15. Assistant Corps Marshal Godwin Ogagaoghene, the Zonal Commanding Officer in charge of Ondo, Osun and Oyo States, disclosed this during a courtesy visit to Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State in...

Mother, Child, 13 Others Killed In Ekiti Road Tragedy

At least 15 persons have been confirmed dead in an auto accident that occurred on Saturday night at Iworoko Ekiti, near Ado Ekiti. Among the dead was a mother, her child, a Youth Corps member, traders and some students of the Ekiti State University in the town. The crash occurred around 9:00 p.m. on Saturday night when a truck loaded with...

Sixteen Feared Dead In Fatal Motor Accident on Benin-Asaba Expressway

  No fewer than sixteen persons lost their lives in a fatal accident that occurred along Benin-Asaba Expressway on Saturday. The accident involved a commercial bus with the registration number AA137 ASB. The state Commander of the FRSC, Random Kulven, who spoke to newsmen in Asaba, confirmed that the accident occurred as a result of high speed, which led to the driver...

Articulated Vehicle Crushes Pregnant Woman to Death in Ibadan

  A pregnant woman suspected to be in her late 20s was on Wednesday morning crushed to death by an articulated vehicle, while trying to cross the road at Molete area of Ibadan. Two other people were involved in the accident. The incident happened beneath the Molete flyover linking Beere/Oje to Challenge roundabout. Confirming the incident, the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), Public...

TRACE Warns Against Flouting Traffic Rules As Julius Berger Begins Work

The Ogun  Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE) has warned motorists to desist from disobeying traffic rules and regulations as construction firms resume rehabilitation works across the state. The Corps’ Commander, Mr Seni Ogunyemi, gave the warning in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Ota on Wednesday. Ogunyemi said the warning became necessary in order to check...

Three Dead, 11 Injured In Lagos-Ibadan Expressway Accident

  Three persons lost their lives while eleven others sustained various degrees of injury in a road accident when a Mazda bus somersaulted, near Makun city on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway on Friday. Mr Clement Oladele, the Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps, Ogun State, who confirmed the incident, told the News Agency of Nigeria in Abeokuta on Saturday that the somersault...

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,...

Yuletide: We recorded 16 auto accidents in Plateau – FRSC

The Plateau Command of Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) said it recorded 16 vehicle crashes between the 2018 Christmas period and Jan. 15, 2019 across the state. The command’s Public Education Officer, Mr Andrew Bala, disclosed this to News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Jos. Bala said that 11 of the crashes were serious while five were minor. He, however,...
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