NYSC to FRSC: Dissuade corps members from traveling beyond 6pm

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Anambra has appealed to the Federal Road Safety (FRSC) in the state to assist them in discouraging corps members from night trips, particularly traveling beyond 6 pm. The NYSC State Coordinator, Mr. Kehinde Aremu made the appeal on Tuesday when he led a team on a courtesy visit... Continue Reading →

10 die in road crash in Kwara

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Kwara, on Friday, confirmed that at least 10 persons lost their lives in an accident along Idofian-Ilorin road. The Kwara Sector Commander, Jonathan Owoade, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Ilorin that the fatal crash was as a result of speed limit violation and wrong overtaking.... Continue Reading →

FRSC confirms 11 injured in Otedola Bridge tanker explosion

No fewer than 11 people sustained injuries when a tanker loaded with diesel exploded on the Otedola Bridge on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway on Saturday in Lagos. Olusegun Ogungbemide, Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in the state, confirmed the incident in a statement on Saturday evening. Ogungbemide said that the explosion occurred when... Continue Reading →

Distracted driver knocks down cyclist, passenger in Anambra

Two persons on Saturday afternoon sustained varying degrees of injury in a serious crash along Ugwuakpati Ozu road in Nnewi, Anambra state. The victims, a commercial motorcyclist and his passenger were on the motorcycle when they were knocked down by the driver who lost control of the vehicle while answering calls. Confirming the incident, Sector... Continue Reading →

Truck crushes man in Onitsha

A MIDDLE-AGED man was on Sunday crushed by a truck on the Owerri road in Onitsha, Anambra State. The deceased was reportedly crossing the busy expressway when he was knocked down by the truck driver who drove against traffic. Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) Andrew Kumapayi confirmed the incident. He said... Continue Reading →

Stop extorting motorists in my State – Bauchi gov, Mohammed warns FRSC

Bauchi State Governor, Senator Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed, has warned officers and men of the state command of the Federal Roads Safety Corps (FRSC) to desist from terrorising and extorting motorists in the state. The governor gave the warning on Thursday in Bauchi. According to him, the illegal activities of the Road Safety personnel have become... Continue Reading →

Yuletide: FRSC to go tough on drunkenness, overloading by drivers in Ekiti

The Federal Roads Safety Corps, (FRSC), in Ekiti State, has warned motorists in the state against flouting driving regulations during the coming yuletide season to save innocent lives. The corps explained that the warning was in the overall interest of those concerned and had become necessary so as to reduce or totally put a stop... Continue Reading →

‘23 die in accidents in Borno’

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Borno State has said 23 people lost their lives, while 90 others sustained injuries in 11 accidents on the Maiduguri-Benisheikh-Damaturu road, between January and November. The Sector Commander, Mr. Sanusi Ibrahim, who made this known on Tuesday while inaugurating the 2020 ‘ember’ month campaign in Maiduguri, said the... Continue Reading →

Black Sunday as six die in road accident along Enugu-Onitsha expressway

Six persons have reportedly died on Sunday along the Enugu-Onitsha expressway at Nkwelle Ezunaka, Oyi Local Government Area of Anambra State in a fatal road accident. It was gathered that 11 persons also sustained varying degrees of injury in the crash which involved two vehicles; a white commercial bus and an unregistered shuttle bus. Public... Continue Reading →

Five kidnapped, two killed in attack on Abuja-Kaduna highway – Commissioner

The Kaduna State Government has said only five persons were kidnapped during Sunday’s attack on commuters along Abuja-Kaduna highway. Commissioner, Internal Security and Home Affairs, Mr Samuel Aruwan, made the disclosure in a statement on Monday in Kaduna. Aruwan said the figure was disclosed to government officials by relations of the kidnapped victims. He said... Continue Reading →

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