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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...

Categories: PM News
Posted on May 15, 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...

Categories: PM News
Posted on Apr 17, 2014

500 MASSOB members to assist FRSC with yuletide traffic congestion

 By Citizens Platform   The Movement for the Actualization of Sovereign State of Biafra, MASSOB, is to train 500 of its members towards ensuring smooth movement of vehicles during Christmas period. The MASSOB Director of Transport, Chief Charles Oputa, told newsmen in an interview that the training ...

Categories: Citizens Platform
Posted on Nov 20, 2013

Iyayi: ASUU Suspends NEC Meeting Indefinitely…As FRSC Blames Wada

Due to Wednesday’s killing of top member of the union, Prof. Festus Iyayi by a car in the convoy of Governor of Kogi State, Idris Wada, the National Executive Council of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has suspended its meeting originally scheduled to hold today in Kano State. This announcem...

Categories: Huhu Online
Posted on Nov 13, 2013

Take-in road accident victims or face sanctions -FRSC

By Citizens Platform    With the incessant road accidents in Nigeria and the continuous dilapidated state  of Nigerian roads, the  Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) has threatened to sanction any hospital that refuses to attend to accident victims, especially during its `Ember Months’ patrol. Th...

Categories: Citizens Platform
Posted on Nov 5, 2013

FRSC begins safety awareness for ‘ember’ months

By Citizens Platform The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Ebonyi on Saturday began its ember-month road safety awareness campaign tagged: “The Change We Need on Our Roads”, at the Azuiyiokwo Motor Park, Abakaliki. The Sector Commander, Mr Taiwo Eseyin, said on the occasion that the exercise was in resp...

Categories: Citizens Platform
Posted on Nov 3, 2013

2, 422 Killed By Road Accidents In Six Months- FRSC Report

The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) has revealed that 2,422 people have been killed and 11, 961 injured in 3, 708 accidents between January and June 2013 on major highways in the country. The agency made this known during a media briefing organised to launch a new strategy tagged `Operation Octopus̵...

Categories: Channels
Posted on Nov 3, 2013

FRSC Returns Cash Recovered At Accident Scene To Relatives Of Dead Victim

The Unit Command of the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) in Ore, Ondo state has returned raw cash amounting to N881, 790 to the relatives of one Olabisi Ajayi who lost his life in an auto crash that occurred in Ore, along Benin-Ore Expressway. Speaking while presenting the cash to the relations of the de...

Categories: Channels
Posted on Oct 23, 2013

FRSC Sector Commander Decries Multiple Crashes On Roads

Ahead of the yuletide season, the Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps, Anambra state, Corps Commander Hyginus Omeje has decried the worrisome multiple crashes on the Enugu-Onitsha expressway. He attributed the crashes to the bad road, the challenge of timely removal of crashed vehicles from the ...

Categories: Channels
Posted on Oct 23, 2013

National Identification: Police, FRSC Are Not Fair To Nigerians – Gbanite

A Strategic Security Consultant, Max Gbanite has expressed worries over the multiple registrations of Nigerians arising from the on-going drive for national identification and the need to harmonise all the biometrics data in order to protect the nation from security threats. Speaking from the Abuja studio of ...

Categories: Channels
Posted on Oct 14, 2013

Eid-el-Kabir: FRSC deploy 15,500 personnel nationwide, Set up desk for distress calls

by Citizens Platform FILE More than 15,500 personnel for a five-day nationwide special patrol during the Eid-el-Kabir celebration have been deployed by the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC). According to the Corps Public Education Officer, Mr Jonas Agwu, the patrol would start from Monday, Oct. 14, urged ...

Categories: Citizens Platform
Posted on Oct 12, 2013

FRSC to discourage night travel in “EMBER” months.

The Assistant Corp Marshall, Federal Road Safety Corp Zone 5, Charles Nse Akpabio, has said that he would be championing a campaign against night travel by commercial vehicles especially in the months which make up the last quarter of the year popularly called ‘ember months’. He made this known on Channel...

Categories: Nigerian Gazette
Posted on Sep 8, 2013

FRSC to discourage night travel in “EMBER” months.

The Assistant Corp Marshall, Federal Road Safety Corp Zone 5, Charles Nse Akpabio, has said that he would be championing a campaign against night travel by commercial vehicles especially in the months which make up the last quarter of the year popularly called ‘ember months’. He made this known on Channel...

Categories: Imo State Blog
Posted on Sep 8, 2013

FRSC To Discourage Night Travel In ‘Ember’ Months

The Assistant Corp Marshall, Federal Road Safety Corp Zone 5, Charles Nse Akpabio, has said that he would be championing a campaign against night travel by commercial vehicles especially in the months which make up the last quarter of the year popular called ‘ember months’. He made this known on Channels ...

Categories: Channels
Posted on Sep 7, 2013

FRSC To Install Speed Limit Devices In Buses

The Federal Road Safety Commission, FRSC, is to make sure that “speed limit devices” are installed in all commercial buses, Mr. Osita Chidoka, the Corps Marshal of the commission, has said. Chidoka stated this on Wednesday at the Second Stakeholders forum on “Speed Limiting Device Enforcement.” He sai...

Categories: PM News
Posted on Sep 6, 2013

FRSC Cautions Road Users As Work Begins On Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has appealed for caution and patience on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway as construction workhas begun on the road which serves as a major link between Lagos and other parts of the country. The FRSC warned drivers plying the expressway to do so with extra care, especially at L...

Categories: Channels
Posted on Aug 2, 2013

FRSC to commence arrest of motorists using mobile phones while driving

By Citizens platform The Ondo state command of the Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, on Thursday stated that the Corp will begin to arrest and prosecute motorists found using their mobile phones while driving. The Sector Commander, Aderonke Daniel, gave the warning in Akure, the State capital. She also warned ...

Categories: Citizens Platform
Posted on Jul 18, 2013

The New Police And FRSC Check-Points

By Kanayo Esinulo We begin with these obvious facts: many Inspectors-General who reigned at Sir Louis Edet House, Nigeria Police Headquarters, before the current police boss, Mohammed Abubakar, simply did not have the courage or the moral credentials to disband or outlaw the extortion points that we usually c...

Categories: PM News
Posted on Jul 11, 2013

Use mobile phones while driving and get jail sentence, FRSC threatens

By Citizens Platform The Federal Road Safety Commission ,FRSC, has announced that would ensure that anyone using mobile phones while driving, would no longer be fined but immediately taken to court and given a jail sentence. Disclosing this at a news conference in Abuja, the Corps Marshal, FRSC, Mr. Osita Ch...

Categories: Citizens Platform
Posted on Jun 29, 2013

Make A Call While Driving And Go To Jail, FRSC Warns

The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) has announced a newly adopted strategy that would ensure that any person caught using the mobile phone while driving, would no longer be fined but immediately taken to court and jailed. Corp Marshal, FRSC, Mr. Osita Chidoka said other offences like speed driving, dang...

Categories: Channels
Posted on Jun 29, 2013

FRSC: E-Ticketing

  The Corps Marshal and Chief Executive of the Federal Road Safety Commission, Osita Chidoka says the introduction of E-Ticketing will enhance safety consciousness and attitudinal change among Motorists.Chidoka said this at the Official launch of the FRSC E-Ticketing scheme in Abuja, the Nation’s Capit...

Categories: AIT
Posted on Jun 26, 2013

38 Die, 206 Injured In Road Accidents In Ondo —FRSC

At least 38 persons died and 206 were injured in various accidents in Ondo State, southwest Nigeria, in the first quarter of 2013. The Sector Commander of Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Mrs Mary Wakawa told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Akure that the accidents occurred between January and...

Categories: PM News
Posted on May 15, 2013

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