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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

FRSC

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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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

Lagos

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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