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FRSC confirms 3 dead in Ogun auto crash

Federal Road Safety Officers at work The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) said three persons died and three others sustained injury in an accident which occurred on the Papa/Ilaro road on Wednesday. The FRSC Unit Commander in Ogun, Fatai Bakare, told NAN at Itori that the accident occurred at about 11:45...

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Posted on May 15, 2014

Nigeria not on auto pilot – Presidency replies Akande

President Goodluck Jonathan The Presidency on Sunday berated Chief Bisi Akande, the Chairman of opposition party, APC, over his claim that “Nigeria is on auto pilot”. Presidential Spokesperson, Dr Reuben Abati, in a statement issued in Abuja said that Akande and his party were “dishonest and...

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Posted on May 12, 2014

Vice President Sambo’s Brother Dies in Auto Crash

Immediate younger brother of Namadi Sambo, Nigeria’s vice president, Yusuf Sambo has died. Yusuf died on Sunday in a ghastly auto crash along Airport Road, Abuja. His remains have been interred at a cemetery in Abuja according to Muslim rites. Sambo, who was representing Nigeria in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania, ...

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Posted on Apr 28, 2014

52 die in Ogun auto crashes in 3 months

A total of 52 persons lost their lives in 66 road accidents recorded in Ogun from January to March 2014, the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) said today in Abeokuta. The Sector Commander, Adegoke Adetunji, told News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that 264 people were also injured as a result of the accidents during ...

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Posted on Apr 21, 2014

Auto crash kills 31 in Lagos in 3 months – FRSC

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Lagos has said no fewer than 31 persons died in 87 road accidents in Lagos State from January to March this year. Chidi Nkwonta, Sector Commander FRSC Lagos said that at least 160 people were also injured in the various accidents during the period. “The command re...

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Posted on Apr 17, 2014

Two Killed in Auto Crash Involving Tambulwa’s Convoy

Two persons were killed while several others sustained injuries in Kaduna, Kaduna State on Monday, when Speaker of the Federal House of Representative, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal’s convoy had an accident. According to eye witnesses, the accident occurred when Tambuwal’s convoy, leaving one Deluxe Suites on Ali...

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Posted on Apr 15, 2014

P.M.NEWS Investigation: Auto firms never recall defective cars in Nigeria

Daniels Ekugo Today’s announcement by Toyota Japan to recall about 6.39 million vehicles worldwide is causing anxiety among motorists worldwide, while in Nigeria, automobile owners wonder why the representatives of Toyota, Ford and others never recall their vehicles in use in Nigeria. Toyota, considered...

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Posted on Apr 10, 2014

Former ASUU President Dies In Auto Crash

A former president of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASSU) and a renowned writer, Professor Festus Iyayi, has died in an auto crash on his way to Kano for a meeting of the union. The accident occurred on Tuesday at about 12.30pm, local time, at Banda village near Lokoja the Kogi State capital when ...

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Posted on Nov 13, 2013

Auto Crashes Main Cause Of Deaths In Nigeria – NEMA

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has said that auto crashes top the chart of causes of death in the country. NEMA North-west zonal coordinator, Alhaji Musa Ilallah, stated this yesterday at the 2013 workshop with stakeholders on mass casualty handling in Kaduna. Ilallah said the statistics rele...

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Posted on Nov 1, 2013

4 Dead, 14 Injured In Ondo Auto Crash

Four persons have been reported dead and 14 injuried in an auto crash that occurred at Igbara-Oke in Ifedore Local Government Area of Ondo State. The crash resulted from a head-on collision of an 18-passenger Mazda bus, number plate Lagos KSF 706 XF, with a Honda Accord saloon, AA 239 GBH. The Federal Road Sa...

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Posted on Oct 21, 2013

Auto crash leaves four dead and fourteen wounded in Ondo

By Citizens Platform A fatal auto crash that occurred at Igbara Oke, Ifedore Local Government Area of Ondo State on Saturday  claimed four lives while 14 others sustained injuries. Mr. Joseph Ojerinde, the Federal Road Safety Commission officer in charge of field operations in the state command, confirmed t...

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Posted on Oct 21, 2013

Toyota unveils cars of the future, with auto pilot

Toyota on Friday unveiled the next generation of cars featuring an auto pilot system that will swerve to avoid collisions and also keep to the middle of the road, all without drivers touching the wheel. The Japanese giant autos using the self-driving technology could be available on the market in just a few y...

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Posted on Oct 11, 2013

Abia SSG survives ghastly auto crash

By Citizens Platform Professor Mkpa Agu Mkpa, the Secretary to the Abia State Government, survived a ghastly auto crash along Abiriba road at the weekend, leading to his home town. Mkpa was said to be traveling home for a funeral ceremony of a relation when the accident occurred. However, details of the accid...

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Posted on Sep 30, 2013

Six Die In Akure Auto Accident

About six people have been reported dead and many sustained various degrees of injuries in an auto accident that happened near Opa Camp, along Ondo Road in Akure, Ondo state capital. The accident was said to have happened at about 8.30 in the evening between an 18-seater Mazda commuter bus with registration n...

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Posted on Sep 30, 2013

8 Members Of PDP Abia Chapter, Die In Auto Crash

Eight members of Peoples Democratic Party, Abia state chapter have been confirmed dead and six critically injured as a result of ghastly auto crash along Anambra-Enugu highway. The men were returning from the Anambra state ward congress, where they worked as auxiliary staff in preparation for the governorship...

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Posted on Aug 22, 2013

8 Killed In Niger Auto Accident

Tragedy struck late yesterday as eight people were burnt to death late last night in an auto crash along Bida-Minna road involving a trailer and a Toyota Hiace bus belonging to Niger State Transport Company (NSTA). The accident occurred along Kakanpegi village, near Bida town, when a bus belonging to the NSTA...

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Posted on Aug 19, 2013

Jigawa Deputy Speaker,Driver Die In Auto Crash

The Deputy Speaker of the Jigawa State House of Assembly, Honourable Inuwa Sule Udi has died in a car accident which occured along Kano-Ringim road, about forty kilometres from Kano. According to the acting Sector Commander of the FRSC in Kano, Mr. Kabir Nadabo, who confirmed the incident and the death of the...

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Posted on Aug 16, 2013

Fifteen children killed by hit-and-run driver in Plateau auto crash

By Citizens Platform Tragedy struck Saturday in Barkin-Ladi, Plateau state as fifteen children aged between 12 and 16 years were yesterday crushed to death by a commercial vehicle conveying maize to a nearby market. Nine others were injured and have been hospitalized. The children who were said to be members ...

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Posted on Aug 4, 2013

Five die in auto crashes in Kaduna

By Citizens Platform The Federal Road Safety Corps has confirmed the death of five persons in  two separate motor accidents on Monday in Kurfi, Katsina State. The FRSC Sector Commander, Alhaji Habu Dauda, on Tuesday in Katsina said the first accident involved a Golf car with number plate AE 838 DTM and a Hon...

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Posted on Jun 5, 2013

Three Killed In Ogun Auto Crash

Three unidentified persons have been confirmed dead in an auto crash that occurred in the early hours of today Friday around Egbado junction, Ifo Local Government area of Ogun state along Abeokuta-Lagos expressway way. Mr Fatai Bakare; the Itori Unit Commander of the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC); whi...

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Posted on May 3, 2013

Auto dealer killed in Kano

MADUABUCHI NMERIBEH/Kano A Kano-based businessman, Abdullahi Abdulkadir was reportedly killed by gunmen Sunday night in Kano, northwest Nigeria, according to security sources. The victim, a prominent car-dealer in the commercial city was said to have been attacked close to his family house, located behind Ami...

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Posted on Apr 30, 2013

Four Dead As Eight Vehicles Burn In Mokwa Auto Crash

Four people have lost their lives in a fatal motor accident along the Mokwa -Minna road this morning. The accident occurred when a  petroleum  tanker lost it breaks on the highway and collided  with a stationed truck loaded with 600 bags of cement and immediately caught fire which resulted in the death of...

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Posted on Apr 25, 2013

AUTO CRASH: Update on Governor Rochas Okorocha’s health + Results from medical scan.

Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Mr.Chinedu Offor has issued the following statement on Governor Rochas Okorocha’s health: “His Excellency, Owelle Rochas Okorocha  has just completed his scan . His doctor’s announced  that there is no internal bleeding,   no fracture of ...

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Posted on Apr 20, 2013

Governor Okorocha in Auto Crash

Governor of Imo State, Owelle Rochas Okorocha escaped death by whiskers on Friday afternoon in an accident involving his official car and a privately owned Mercedes Benz car. The governor sustained head injuries and was immediately rushed to St. Mary’s Children & Community Hospital, Umuowa, Orlu, where ...

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Posted on Apr 19, 2013

Zagallo, ex-Brazil coach in auto accident

Former Brazil coach Mario Zagallo, 81, escaped with minor injuries in a car accident i Rio de Janeiro late Thursday, police reported. Zagallo, who was in charge of Brazil at the 1998 World Cup where his team lost to France in the final, suffered a bruise to his right eye but was otherwise in good […]...

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Posted on Mar 30, 2013