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Road crash claims 7 lives in Osun

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The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) in Osun on Saturday said that seven persons died in a road crash on Osogbo-Ikirun Road, with only one survivor. The Sector Commander, Mr. Peter Oke, made this known in Osogbo. “The accident involved an articulated vehicle and a mini-bus with eight passengers which occured on Osogbo-Ikirun Road in which only one person survived. “Five males...

Lagos-Ibadan Expressway Crash Claims 13

Multiple crashes along the Lagos–Ibadan expressway have left 13 persons dead with ten others severely injured. The Ogun Sector Command of FRSC, Clement Oladele, confirmed this to newsmen in the state on Wednesday. He disclosed that 37 persons were involved in the accidents that happened at the Sapade bridge near Ogere axis of the expressway in Ogun state. He said two female...

Road crashes claim 236 in Niger

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The Niger Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Mr. Joel Dagwa, said 236 fatalities were recorded in 365 road crashes within nine months in the state. Dagwa said on Tuesday in the state capital, Minna that the crashes occurred between January and September 2019. The sector commander further disclosed that 2,097 people were involved in the crashes which left 1,303...

Tragedy Averted As Anambra Fire Service, FRSC Contain Tanker Fall

The tanker fall occurred on the road between Abba junction and Igbariam junction area of the state. Men of the Anambra State Fire Service swiftly arrived at

Road crash fatality increased by 20% in 2 years – FRSC laments

  The Zone 2 Command, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), in charge of Ogun and Lagos states,  is restrategising in road safety campaigns to reduce fatality at the grassroots. The FRSC Ogun Sector Commander, Mr. Clement Oladele, gave the assurance in Lagos at the flag-off of Ember month’s safety campaign at Ojota Park. “Fatality starts from our immediate environments; if death does...

VIOs adopt e-enforcement to improve compliance, road safety

The National Vehicle Inspection Officers (VIOs) on Sunday resolved to adopt e-enforcement to improve compliance and safety on roads and reduce accidents. The resolution is contained in a communiqué issued at the end of a four-day 2019 Annual National Conference of Directors/Chief Road Traffic Officers of the Federation, in Lagos. The conference had the theme: “Employing Technology to Enhance Compliance and...

All illegal car parks will be closed to ensure safety – FCT Minister

Malam Muhammed Bello
The Minister, Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Malam Muhammed Bello, says all illegal car parks would be closed to ensure safety in FCT. Bello said this during an advocacy visit to the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) headquarters on Friday in Abuja. He said that Abuja had gone beyond earlier expectation of the plan in terms of influx of vehicles. “Criminality has increased...

FRSC Begins Ember Months Safety Campaign In Lagos

FRSC ember months campaign
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) Zone 2, comprising both Ogun and Lagos States, on Wednesday began Ember Months Safety Campaign in Lagos tagged: “Stay Alert, Stay Alive”. Mrs. Adijat Akinbote, the Deputy Corps Commander in charge of Policy Research and Statistics, flagged off the safety campaign in Lagos. Akinbote described road safety as a state of mind, adding that traffic...

Zebra Crossings, Road Signs And The Many Nigerian Road Traffic Deficiencies

Interestingly, the Sector Commander asserted that zebra crossings used to be on the roads but that many of them had “worn off”. He promised though, that the government was working tirelessly to put them back for the safety of pedestrians.

Ember Months: FRSC Cautions Road Users Against Night Journeys

Oladele also pointed out the rise in criminal activities during the ember months, saying that "these criminals" perpetrate evil under the cover of darkness. The sector commander also spoke on