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FRSC establishes firefighting unit in Kaduna

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The Kaduna Sector Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) says it has established a Fire Fighting Unit to save lives in accidents that involve fire outbreaks. The Sector Commander, Umar Ibrahim, made the disclosure on Wednesday in Kaduna during the flag-off ceremony of the 2018 Ember Months Campaign tagged: “Safety Driving, Safe Arrival”. According to Ibrahim, the move ...

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FMBN disburses renovation loan to FRSC personnel

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The Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN) on Wednesday disbursed the sum of N1.2 billion as Home Renovation Loan to 1, 207 personnel of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), across the country. Managing Director of the bank, Mr. Ahmed Dangiwa who made the presentation of the cheque in Abuja said of the figure, N640 million was for 640 beneficiaries ...

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FRSC Lagos govt, blame beer parlours for road crashes

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The Lagos State Government has expressed concern over the rate at which bars keep springing up which has in turn brought about an increase in the record of alcohol-induced road crashes in the state. According to the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Kehinde Bamigbetan, who stated this during the curtain raiser for the 2018 “Don’t Drink and Drive” campaign held ...

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FRSC set to curb road crashes

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The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has reiterated its efforts to reduce road crashes in the country through intelligence patrol. Zonal Commanding Officer in charge of Sokoto, Kebbi and Zamfara states, Mr. Osas Osadebamwen,  disclosed this during the  2018 Zonal Retreat in Sokoto on Monday.  The participants were drawn from the sectors and zonal commands. Osadebamwen noted that the time ...

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1602 lives lost in auto crashes in 3 months – FRSC

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The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) yesterday said 1,602 died in 2,805 road crashes recorded in the last quarter of 2017. Speaking yesterday in Jos, the Plateau State capital, at a safe motoring campaign flag-off, FRSC Corps Mashal Boboye Oyeyemi said the corps would be strict on its conduct of vision acuity tests to ensure all drivers on the roads ...

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Ajimobi Commissions FRSC New Office Complex, Pledges Support

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The Governor of Oyo State, Senator Abiola Ajimobi has commissioned the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) office complex for Oyo State Sector Command, Ibadan, with a pledge to support the Corps to attain the target of 50% crash reduction by 2020 in line with the United Nations projection. Represented by the Deputy Governor, Chief Moses Alake Adeyemo, Governor Ajimobi charged ...

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One die, seven injured in cross river road accident

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Road accident: An unidentified woman was feared dead while seven others sustained injuries when a truck loaded with plantain and sweet potatoes skidded off the Idomi Road in the Yakurr Local Government Area of Cross River State. The news we got on Sunday revealed that the road accident, which was said to have happened late Friday, caused traffic jam along ...

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FRSC promotes 8 commanders

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The board of Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has approved the promotion of 8 Corps Commanders to the position of Assistant Corps Marshals and 12 Deputy Corps Commanders to the position of Corps Commanders. The approval came after the deliberation of the board on Friday. In a statement made available to the press by the Corps Public Education Officer, Bisi ...

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FRSC announces 15 weeks traffic diversion

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The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has warned motorists of impending traffic diversion on the Lagos/Ibadan Expressway from September 2 to January 15, 2019. The travel notice issued on Wednesday explained that the closure of the Sagamu bound carriage was to allow Julius Berger work on the road. Florence Okpe, FRSC Public Education Officer for Sector Commander in Ogun State, ...

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FRSC urges motorists to use traffic diversion on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

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The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Ogun on Thursday announced a temporary traffic diversion on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway from Sunday, August 26. Clement Oladele, the FRSC Sector Commander in Ogun, said that the diversion was sequel to the ongoing construction of pedestrian bridge around Ibafo Bus Stop. Oladele said: “The diversion will enable the construction company building the pedestrian ...

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