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Apapa gridlock: FRSC personnel to be sacked for bribery

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The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has warned its personnel deployed to manage the Apapa gridlock to shun corruption or be ready to face summary dismissal from service. The spokesman of the service, Bisi Kazeem, gave this warning in Lagos, said, “Our officers and men are aware of the zero tolerance for corruption in FRSC that they don’t have to ...

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FRSC okays establishment of 30 road camps

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The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has approved the establishment of 30 road camps across the country along critical designated corridors. The Corps Marshal, Mr. Boboye Oyeyemi, disclosed this at the Fourth Quarter 2018 Strategy Session with 12 Zonal Commanding Officers and 37 Sector Commanders in Abuja on Tuesday. It was reported that the session was the last in the ...

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Motorists decry Port Harcourt-Aba road

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The deplorable state of Port Harcourt/Aba expressway has become a source of worry to hundreds of motorists that ply the ever busy road on a daily basis. The road, which has existed for more than three decades, has become a death trap to hundreds of motorists. The deplorable state of the road has become a very big embarrassment to both ...

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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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Abandoned heavy-duty equipment, boulders contribute to road crashes

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ROAD CRASHES: Some contractors are in the habit of indiscriminately abandoning broken down heavy-duty equipment such as earthmovers and caterpillars, concrete mixers, as well as, boulders around sites of ongoing or completed projects. These items obstruct traffic, as well as, endanger lives of road users. First-time users or even regular users of such roads are at grave risk of road ...

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NSE lauds Ugwuanyi’s intervention on Milliken hill road

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The Nigerian Society of Engineers, NSE, Enugu State chapter has commended Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi for reconstructing and modernizing the historic Milliken Hill federal road in Ngwo, Enugu North Local Government Area, after so many years of neglect. NSE also applauded the governor for his quick response in the ongoing construction of more massive concrete retaining walls on the erosion-prone areas ...

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Lekki-Ajah road users show mixed reactions on toll increment

Lekki-Ajah road users show mixed reactions on toll increment

As the upward review of toll increment at the Lekki and Ikoyi Link Bridge toll plazas took effect yesterday, some motorists plying the corridor have expressed mixed feelings over the issue. The Lekki Concession Company Limited (LCC) had announced that the toll increment was due to current economic and business realities that had impacted on the cost of servicing its ...

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Burma road residents cry for help over chaotic traffic

Burma road residents cry for help over chaotic traffic

The Guardian reports that the Burma Street Residents’ Association in Apapa area of Lagos State has appealed to the governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, to take decisive measures against the menace of articulated vehicles and trucks causing chaotic traffic in the area. According to The Guardian, the worried residents and aggrieved business operators in the area lamented that until something urgent is ...

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