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FRSC records 162 deaths in Niger road crashes

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The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Niger said that 162 people died in various road crashes in the state in the last seven months. The sector Commander of the corps in the state, Yusuf Garba, disclosed this in an interview in Minna on Wednesday. Mr Garba said a total of 1,471 people were involved in 241 road crashes while ...

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FRSC records 125 road crashes in Adamawa, 65 deaths and 329 injuries

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Sector Commander of Federal Road Safety Corps, Adamawa state, Mohammed Husaini, yesterday in Yola raised an alarm about road crashes involving heavy-duty vehicles in the state. The Sector Commander said in 2017 alone, 125 crashes were recorded causing the death of “65 people and 329 others sustained injuries”. He gave the figures while reacting to the Nigerian Pilot bureau on ...

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Ambode pledges to restore sanity to Lagos roads

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The order by the Lagos State government to remove all containerised trucks and tankers parked along the Oshodi-Apapa Expressway has been extended by 48 hours. Commissioner for Transportation, Mr. Ladi Lawanson, disclosed this after monitoring the progress of the exercise. Heads of security agencies and other stakeholders joined the commissioner in the media briefing. Lawanson expressed satisfaction with the progress ...

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Lagos records 434 road crashes in the first half of the year

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About 434 road traffic crashes were recorded in the first half of the year 2018 (January–June 2018) along the Lagos axis. ACM John B. Meheux, the Zonal Commanding Officer R2, Lagos disclosed this at a sensitization rally at the New Garage Motor Park, Ojota, Lagos. The rally which focused on the “Rainy Season Hazards and Drugged Driving” was organized in ...

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Fashola reacts to Jalingo-Wukari collapsed bridge

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The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola has announced that the bridge linking Jalingo and Wukari at Maraban Gassol in Taraba State collapsed. Fashola, in a statement signed by Mr. Theodore Ogaziechi, the Director of Information in the ministry, said the incident occurred after the downpour on Wednesday evening. He said the contractor on the axis had ...

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FRSC commander warns against reckless driving on roads undergoing rehabilitation

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Mr. Clement Oladele, the FRSC Sector Commander, Ogun Command, gave the advice in an interview on Monday in Ota, Ogun. Oladele explained that ongoing rehabilitation of roads in different parts of the country had led to increased activities of construction workers and heavy-duty trucks on those highways. He listed some of the roads undergoing rehabilitation in parts of Ogun to ...

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11 Youths die in katsina road accident

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The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Katsina State has confirmed that 11 youths lost their lives in a road accident Sunday night while celebrating Sallah. Mr. Godwin Ngueku, the Katsina Sector Commander of the corps, confirmed the incident to the on Monday in Katsina. Ngueku said that the accident occurred when on a Peugeot Saloon Car carrying the youths ...

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Oyo govt. warns property owners against fraudulent task force operatives

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The Oyo State government has cautioned property owners in the state to beware of fraudulent individuals parading themselves and extorting money as government Task Force members, saying that adequate measures are being taken to checkmate this worrisome activity. The government said that its representatives are equipped with relevant documents and identification to distinguish them as genuine government officials and they ...

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Fashola temporarily fixes collapsed bridge in 24hours

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The temporary solution on the collapsed bridge occurred less than 24 hours after the works minister, Babatunde Fashola, pledged to ensure a palliative is put in place for motorists plying the route. Vehicular traffic on the Mokwa-Jebba road has eased following the temporary fixing of the Mowo bridge after it collapsed on Saturday night. The Federal Road Safety Corp had ...

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