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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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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

renovation loan

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

Lagos

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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