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9,383 Road Accident Recorded In 2017— FRSC

By Olabode Adaramola, Niger The Niger State Sector Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps( FRSC) has said that from available records at its disposal, that a total of 9,383 road traffic crashes were recorded in in 2017, with 2,587 being fatal and 5, 121 people killed. The Sector Commander, FRSC, Niger  State Sector Command, […]

Police, Others Launch Joint Operation To Tackle Lagos Traffic

To tackle the traffic gridlock on roads across the state, Lagos State Police Command has launched a joint operation with other sister agencies. Tagged Operation Restore Sanity On Lagos Roads/Operation Velvet, the police said it would henceforth impound cars of defaulting drivers during the operations. Such violators will also be arraigned immediately in a Mobile […]

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Breaking: Thursday Evening Tanker Fire Kills Many In Lagos

A petrol tanker this evening along Lagos-Ibadan expressway has exploded around the popular Otedola Bridge. According to eye witness report, many cars have been burnt and many lives lost Thursday evening as travelers were returning to Lagos and workers heading home in the usual evening traffic. Men of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency and […]

During the presentation of the yellow kiosk

Lions Club Donates To FRSC At Awards Recognition Dinner in Lagos

Lions Club members of Zone 6A has concluded an award and recognition ceremony in Lagos during which they donated a yellow branded kiosk to the (FRSC), Ojodu Berger Lagos, to improve the commission’s services to the citizens. The well attended dinner organised as a get-together drew members from other zones to the Marble Brand Hotel, […]

FRSC partners SON to rid markets of substandard tyres

The Federal Road Safety Corps is to partner the Standards Organisation of Nigeria in Ondo State to get rid of fake and substandard tyres capable of causing road accidents. The FRSC Sector Commander in the state, Vincent Jack, disclosed this during a courtesy visit to the State Coordinator of SON, Paul Oke, in Akure. “We […]

Attacks on FRSC operatives: Enough is enough, says Oyeyemi

The Corps Marshal, Dr. Boboye Oyeyemi, has condemned the unprovoked attacks and molestation of operatives of the Federal Road Safety Corps on the highways and vowed to prosecute all those involved. The FRSC, in a statement by the Corps Public Education Officer, Bisi Kazeem, said Oyeyemi’s reaction follows the recent shooting of two FRSC staff […]

Nigeria loses N80bn to road accidents annually

Nigeria loses N80bn annually due to road accidents, Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole said on Friday. Adewole who made this known at a handover ceremony of 31 ambulances donated by the Japanese Government in Abuja, said that Nigeria was among countries with the highest rates of vehicle accidents globally. “As a matter of concern, […]

Mental stability test: FRSC inaugurates special squad in FCT

The Federal Road Safety Corps on Friday inaugurated a special patrol team code-named ‘Cobra Squad’ in the Federal Capital Territory to check recalcitrant traffic law violators. The Corps Public Education Officer, Bisi Kazeem, said the move came a day before the planned nationwide enforcement of mental stability/psychological examination of traffic offenders. He said the exercise would focus […]

Speed limit device a huge success – FRSC

he Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) says that the speed limit device introduced Feb. 1, has reduced the frequency of road traffic crashes “drastically”. “Since we began the full implementation of the speed limit regime on commercial vehicles, the rate of road accidents has gone down. The device has been a huge success,” Mrs Pat […]