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Julius Berger To Close Section Of Lagos-Ibadan Expressway For 10 Days

The Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Ogun State, Mr. Clement Oladele, has said that Julius Berger Nigeria Plc, will temporarily close a section of the Ibadan/Lagos corridor by Sagamu Interchange, to effect repair. Oladele, who disclosed this in an interview with newsmen on Thursday in Abeokuta, …

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16 Perish As Passenger Bus Plunges Into River On Independence Day Anniversary

A fully loaded commercial bus yesterday plunged into Iju River along Owode-Idiroko Road in Ado-Odo Ota Local Government Area of Ogun State, at a time Nigerians were celebrating the country’s 56th Independence Day anniversary. The tragic accident involved an 18-seater passenger bus. The Mazda bus, with registration number Epe 197 …

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Sixteen Accident Victims Given Mass Burial In Kogi-FRSC

The Kogi State Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) yesterday said it performed mass burial for a total of 16 persons killed over the weekend in a fatal road accident along Lokoja-Gegu-Abuja highway. The FRSC Sector Commander Mr Ogochukwu Ugboma, said the victims were buried in a mass …

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Photos From The Armed Robbery Induced Accident Along Akure-Ilesa Road

The Federal Road Safety Corps(FRSC) shared photos from the scene of an armed robbery which caused multiple crashes today on the Ipetu Ijesha-Erin Oke segment of the Akure-Ilesha Road. FRSC and the police responded promptly to assist the victims.

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11 Burnt To Death In Lagos Motor Accident

Eleven people have been burnt to death in a ghastly motor accident that occurred on Otedola Bridge, Berger area of Lagos, Southwest Nigeria on Thursday evening. Those who died in the accident include eight males and three females, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, LASEMA, has confirmed. General Manager, LASEMA, Michael …

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Two In Court For Assaulting FRSC Officials

Two men Nwandu Onyeka, 32, and Okechukwu Jackson, 35, were on Friday arraigned at the Surulere Magistrates’ Court for allegedly assaulting officers of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Lagos. The duo are reportedly facing a three-count charge of assault that caused injuries to FRSC officers on legitimate duties. …

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Avoid Lagos-Ibadan Expressway From Friday To Sunday, FRSC Advises Motorists

Motorists intending to ply the Lagos-Ibadan expressway between Friday (today) and Sunday, 3 July, have been advised by the Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, to either take to the road early or use alternative routes. The Lagos State Sector Commander of the FRSC, Hyginus Omeje, who made this known in …

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FRSC Urges Motorists To Change Tyres After 80,000km Of Use

Motorists have been advised to change their tyres after use for 80,000 kilometers, whether they have expired or not. The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) Unit Commander in Suleja, Niger, Assistant Corps Commander Olayinka Akande, gave the advice on Friday during “Operation Know Your Tyre” campaign in Suleja. He said …

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Beware Of Scammers, FRSC Not Recruiting – Corps Marshal Warns Nigerians

The Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, has said that it is not carrying out a recruitment exercise and warned Nigerians against falling victim of the antics of scammers. The FRSC Corps Marshal, Mr. Boboye Oyeyemi, who denied the purported recruitment exercise, also warned officials of the corps against peddling such …

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FRSC Lied, Ekiti Doctors Fatal Road Accident Not Caused By Over-Speeding – Survivor

The Chairman, National Association of Government and General Medical and Dental Practitioners, NAGGMDP, in Ekiti State, Dr. Ekundare Folu, has debunked the claim by the Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, that over-speeding was responsible for Sunday’s road accident that claimed the lives of six medical doctors from the state. This …

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Over Speeding Responsible For Ekiti Doctors’ Death In Car Crash – FRSC

The Kaduna State Sector Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), on Tuesday, blamed the road accident that claimed the lives of six Ekiti State medical doctors and their driver to over speeding. The Sector Head of Operations, Deputy Corps Commander, Salisu Galadunci stated this in an interview with …

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How James Ocholi Died — FRSC

The Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, said on Sunday that the remains of the late Minister of State for Labour and Employment, James Ocholi, SAN, have been deposited at the morgue of the National Hospital, Abuja. The spokesperson of FRSC, Bisi Kazeem, confirmed to the News Agency of Nigeria in …

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Akpabio Reportedly Flown Abroad For Further Treatment As FRSC Launch Probe Into Crash

The Federal Road Safety Corps on Wednesday said it had launched investigations into the circumstances surrounding the accident involving former governor of Akwa Ibom State, Godswill Akpabio. The head, media relations and strategy, FRSC, Bisi Kazeem said that investigations into the crash was already ongoing. “The accident and investigation team …

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Road Crashes Reduced By 15 Per Cent In First Half Of 2015 – FRSC

Road crashes in the country have been reduced by 15 per cent since the beginning of 2015, the Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, said on Thursday. Speaking at a corps commanding officers retreat in Abuja, the corps marshal, Boboye Oyeyemi, said the FRSC has been able to achieve a relatively …

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Nigeria, Two Others Rated Best Performers In Road Safety Plan In Africa

The Economic Commission for Africa, ECA, has rated Nigeria one of the best three performers among 23 countries in accomplishing the mission of the African Road Safety Action plan. Aside Nigeria, the commission rated Ghana and South Africa as the two other leading countries with clear prospects of achieving the …

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Falana Demands Report Of Investigation On Onitsha Accident From FRSC

Human rights lawyer and Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Mr. Femi Falana, has asked the Corps Marshall of the Federal Road Safety Corps, Mr. Boboye Oyeyemi, to release to him the report of the investigation on the tragic accident in Onitsha, Anambra State on May 31, 2015. The accident claimed the …

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FRSC Disowns Facebook Recruitment Page, Warns Against Scammers

The Federal Road Safety Corps has warned Nigerians against an ongoing fraudulent recruitment on Facebook. The Corps in a statement signed by its spokesperson, Imoh Etuk, said the fraudsters have created a fake recruitment Facebook page with the name of a zonal commanding officer in Abuja, Jonas Agwu, a corps …

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FRSC Debunks Death Of Over 70 In Onitsha Petrol Tanker Tragedy, Says Only 46 People Died

The Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, has debunked some news reports that over 70 people died in the petrol tanker tragedy that occurred in Upper Iweka, Onitsha, Anambra. The Corp Marshal of the FRSC, Boboye Oyeyemi, who made the clarification on Tuesday in his Abuja office while speaking with reporters, …

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Drivers Caught With Fake License To Be Prosecuted – FRSC

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has read the riot act to those in possession of fake driver’s license, saying they will henceforth be prosecuted if they are caught. The corps marshal and chief executive of FRSC, Boboye Oyeyemi, who gave this warning in Abuja at a one day training …

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Enforcement Of Speed Limiting Devices Nationwide Begins June 1 – FRSC

The enforcement of speed limiting devices for commercial vehicles nationwide will come into effect as from June 1, the Akwa Ibom State Sector Commander, Mr. Ramalan Yerima, has stated. The sector commander, who made this known in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State on Saturday at a one-day sensitisation workshop for fleet …

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