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FRSC partners NGO to reduce road crashes


The Federal Road Safety Corps, Benue Command, has indicated interest to partner with an NGO, Road Caution Awareness Initiative, to reduce road crashes and fatalities. The Benue Sector Commander, Mr. David Mendie, made the disclosure while receiving a team from the NGO led by Mr. Noah Tsumbu, in his office on Friday in Makurdi. According to him, the partnership will ...

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FRSC records 456 road accidents deaths in one month


The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) says 456 people died and 3404 others were injured in 826 accidents recorded nationwide in January. The FRSC stated this in its CCC report for January signed by its Corps Marshal, Boboye Oyeyemi. According to the report, the January accident figure represents a 4-per cent decrease compared with the previous month of December 2017, ...

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Housing loan scheme will aid support to public sectors – Dogara

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The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Honourable Yakubu Dogara on Tuesday stated that the Bill to amend the Federal Government Housing Loan Board to administer housing loan scheme to public sector workers would bring succour to public servants by bridging the housing deficit and increasing productivity in the public sector. Dogara stated this in Abuja while declaring open a ...

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Witches are not responsible for road crashes- FRSC cries out

FRSC cries out- Witches are not responsible for road crashes

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), addressed the hoax that witches are responsible for most road crashes on Nigerian roads . He however educated them about natural occurrences. e.g human factor as one of themany things responsible for it. The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), has attributed most road crashes on Nigerian roads to human factors and not witchcraft as ...

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Corps Marshal- Road accidents has reduced drastically since 2017

Road accidents in 2017 reduced drastically- Corps Marshal

The Corps Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Dr Boboye Oyeyemi, says the corps recorded fewer road accidents in 2017 compared to 2016. Oyeyemi disclosed this while briefing journalists on Monday in Abuja. The corps marshal disclosed that 196 fatal accidents were recorded in 2016, while 161 were recorded in 2017, a reduction by 18 per cent. “In ...

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Road accidents in Anambra State claim Ten lives

Road accidents in Anambra State claim Ten lives....

The Anambra Sector Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) said on Tuesday that no fewer than 10 persons lost their lives in 23 road accidents in Anambra in 2017. Mr Sunday Ajayi, the Sector Commander of the FRSC in Anambra, disclosed the figure in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Awka. Ajayi said that ...

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Accident on Lagos-Ibadan express road claim four lives

Accident on Lagos-Ibadan express way claim four lives

Four persons have been confirmed dead and 13 others injured in auto crash along Lagos-Ibadan expressway. The accident occurred in front of Christopher University at KM 82 at about 7.25 p.m. Clement Oladele, the Ogun sector commander of FRSC, confirmed the accident to newsmen. According to Oladele, two vehicles and 23 people were involved in the mishap that claimed four ...

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Enforce speed limiting devices on private vehicles – RTEAN

Speed limiting devices

According to a report in Vanguard, The Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria (RTEAN) has advised the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) to begin enforcement of speed limiting devices on private vehicles to reduce accidents. Alhaji Musa Muhammed, RTEAN Chairman in Lagos State, gave the advice in an interview with newsmen on Wednesday in Lagos. According to him, enforcing speed ...

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FRSC marshal absolves demons of blame in road traffic accidents

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“The Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Mr Boboye Oyeyemi, has absolved demons of responsibility for the high rate of road traffic accidents during ember months.”- The Nation Oyeyemi spoke at the launch of the 10th edition of the “Don’t Drink and Drive’’ campaign of the Nigerian Breweries (NB) in collaboration with the FRSC in Abuja on Wednesday. Represented ...

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