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955 Persons Charged To FRSC Mobile Courts In 2018

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The Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, said no fewer than 955 persons were arraigned in its mobile courts for various offences across the country in 2018. Corps Public Education Officer, Bisi Kazeem, made this known in an interview with newsmen in Abuja, on Monday. Mr Kazeem said that the corps had over 201 courts nationwide and that it was part of...

Tragedy averted as tanker with PMS crashes on Lagos-Ibadan expressway

Petrol tanker crashes on Lagos-Ibadan expressway
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Ogun Command, on Wednesday, said that a tanker laden with 33,000 litres of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) crashed around RCCG Car Park C, near Mowe, on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. The Ogun Sector Commander of FRSC, Mr Clement Oladele, said in Ota, Ogun, that the accident happened at about 4.48 am. Oladele explained that the tanker,...

Road crash claims 2 lives in Plateau

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Road crash along Vom-Ganawuri-Manchok road in Riyom Local Government Area of Plateau has killed two persons and injured one. Mr Andrew Bala, the Public Education Officer of Plateau Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), confirmed the incident on Monday in Jos. According to him, the accident that involved two tankers conveying diesel occurred on Sunday afternoon. He said six persons...

Violators of seat beat, phone rules will be punished no matter how highly-placed – FRSC

Adamawa FRSC sector commander, Muhammad Hussaini
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Adamawa State has vowed to punish any motorist caught without seat belt or using the phone while driving in the state. Adamawa State Sector Commander of the corps, Muhammad Hussaini, who gave the warning on Friday, May 24, said that no violator however highly-placed in government or private sector would be spared. He noted that...

Another 26 FRSC officials arrested for extortion

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Another set of 26 officials of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has been arrested for alleged extortion of motorists in different parts of the country. The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) disclosed this in a statement signed by its spokesperson, Mrs. Rasheedat Okoduwa, in Abuja on Wednesday. Okoduwa said the culprits were nabbed in a joint...

15 Die In Ibadan-Ijebu Ode Road Crash

Oladele seized the opportunity to urge passengers against boarding vehicles designed only for conveying goods as it spelt doom for their safety as a whole.

Lagos-Ibadan Expressway: FRSC Caution Drivers on Safety, Collaborate With Others to Mitigate Challenges

  The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) says it is working with other traffic and safety management agencies to mitigate traffic challenges along the Lagos/Ibadan Express Way. The corps also urged road users to be cautious while driving on the road as construction resumes on Tuesday. Mr Clement Oladele, the Ogun Sector Commander of FRSC, revealed that the FRSC was duty bound...

Yuletide: Air Force Partners FRSC To Ensure Safety Of Commuters

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The Nigeria Air Force (NAF) says it is collaborating with the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in ensuring the safety and security of commuters during the Yuletide. Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, NAF Director of Public Relations and Information, made this known in a statement on Wednesday in Abuja. Daramola said that to this effect, the NAF had been conducting aerial patrols...

46 die in road accidents in Itori, Ogun in 11 months – FRSC

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The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), said on Tuesday that no fewer than 46 persons died in road accidents in Itori, Ewekoro Local Government Area, Ogun, on Lagos/Abeokuta Expressway between January and November 2019. Mr Sunday Oko, Itori Unit Commander of FRSC, made this known during the 2019 Ember Months Campaign at Papalanto Motor Garage on Ilaro Expressway, Ogun. The campaign...

LAWMA Truck Traffic Crushes Four In Head-On Collision

Four people were injured yesterday morning in a crash involving Lagos Waste Management Agency (LAWMA) and a van at Ile Zik, Oshodi, Lagos State. In a statement issued by Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) spokesperson, Nosa Okunbor,  he noted that preliminary investigation showed that the truck belonging to the Lagos Waste Management Agency (LAWMA), drove against traffic before the unsuspecting...

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