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 FRSC officers arraigned for burglary

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Three officers of the Federal Road Safety Corps identified as Abochi John, Maxwell Odey and Juliet Enakireru, were arraigned on Tuesday for their alleged involvement in the burgling of a shop. They were arraigned alongside one Anietie Udoh before an Akwa Ibom State High Court, Itu Division. However, Enakireru was absent during the arraignment. The FRSC officers became suspects after ...

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FRSC blames Lagos-Ibadan gridlock on Christmas, trading activities 

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Increased commercial activities in the build-up to the festive period have been cited as the reason for the heavy gridlock currently associated with the Lagos-Ibadan highway, according to Hyginus Omeje, the Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) for Lagos State. Omeje was quoted by Punch saying: “Christmas is around the corner and people are coming into Lagos to pick ...

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Stop intimidating road users – FRSC warns special marshals

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The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) has reiterated its commitment towards collaborating with traditional rulers to intensify efforts aimed at reducing auto crashes. The commitment was made by the Zonal Commanding officer, Bauchi Zone Rs. 12, ACM, Imoh J. Etuk during the 2019 Special Marshals sectoral workshop held yesterday at the Development Exchange Centre (DEC), Bauchi. The zonal commandant explained ...

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FRSC blames absent-minded drivers for majority of road accidents

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The Anambra State Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Monday, blamed majority of the road accidents recorded in the state on absent-mindedness on the part of drivers. The Sector Commander, Mr. Andrew Kumapayi, made this known in Awka while opening the Commission’s `Ember Months Campaign’ at Agulu Motor Park. The campaign had the theme: “Road Safety is a ...

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FRSC lists alternative routes as 2-month road diversion begins August 3

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The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has advised motorists to plan their journeys effectively and use alternative routes to avoid traffic jam during the two months period of traffic diversion on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, which begins August 3. Omeje said that the Berger toward Kara Bridge on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway would experience two months diversion to complete the last line of the ...

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FRSC advocates improved road infrastructure to reduce crashes

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The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has advocated continuous improvement in the condition of Nigerian roads to enhance safety on the highways. Corps Marshal, Mr. Boboye Oyeyemi, made the appeal in the Corps’ Road Traffic Crash Report for the month of April, which was released in Abuja, on Monday. Oyeyemi said the call had become imperative due to the rising ...

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N682 dies, 3, 953 sustain injuries in 1,107 road crashes

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A total of 682 persons died, while 3, 953 others were injured in 1, 107 road crashes across the country in December 2018, the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has reported. The agency made the fact known in its monthly Road Traffic Crash (RTC) Report signed by the Corps Marshal, Mr. Boboye Oyeyemi, and released yesterday in Abuja. The figures ...

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FRSC reveals causes of most road crashes in 2018

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The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) in Osun State on Wednesday said 18 persons died in various road accidents last month. The FRSC Sector Commander in the state, Mr. Peter Oke said that the accidents were caused by over speeding, wrongful overtaking and carelessness of many drivers. Oke said ‘‘The total numbers of Road Traffic Accidents for the month of ...

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FRSC urges Julius Berger to expedite Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway project

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The Ifo Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Ogun has urged Julius Berger Nigeria Plc, to fast-track the completion of Lagos/Abeokuta expressway. Julius Berger is the company handling the construction, rehabilitation, and expansion of the road. Mr. Joshua Ibitomi, the Unit Commander of the FRSC in Ifo, made the plea on Friday in Ota, Ogun. Ibitomi said speeding ...

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