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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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Road Accidents: 3,743 Nigerians Died In 9 Months – NBS

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According to the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), no fewer than 3,743 people died in road accidents in the last nine months. This NBS Road Transport Data for first, second and third quarters of the year showed that 1,466 people died in the first quarter, 1,207 in the second quarter and 1,070 in the third quarter. The data, however, indicated ...

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Govt spends N1B on roads construction in Bida LG

Govt spends N1B on roads construction in Bida LG

Pulse reports that the Niger government says it has spent N1 billion on the construction and expansion of roads and drainage in Bida Local Government. Its Commissioner for Works and Transport, Alhaji Abdulmalik Cheche, disclosed this on Wednesday in Minna, when Hajiya Mariam Kolo, Director-General, Child Protection Agency, paid him an advocacy visit. Cheche said that the construction of the ...

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79 persons died in road accidents in Jigawa since January

79 persons died in road accidents in Jigawa since January

The Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, Jigawa State Command, Mr. Angus Ibeizim, revealed that no fewer than 79 persons died in 149 road accidents in Jigawa State since January. Vanguard reports that he made this known while flagging off the 2016 ember months campaign in Dutse, yesterday. According to him, road accidents can be minimised, if traffic rules are ...

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Top 10 Most Dangerous Roads In The World

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Here is a list of 10 most dangerous roads in the world. These roads have high death rates and are extremely dangerous. The people who live around these areas depend on these roads for their daily transportation; so consider yourself lucky. About 1.3 million people die in traffic accidents every year. The World Health Organization has declared 2011-2021, “A decade ...

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