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FRSC: Accident claims 2 lives at Sango-Ota


The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Sango-Ota Command, on Thursday said that two persons died while some others sustained injuries in an accident that involved three vehicles at Ilo-Awela Road, Sango-Ota. Sango-Ota Unit Commander of FRSC, Mr Adekunle Oguntoyinbo, who confirmed the incident to newsmen in Ota, said that the …

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Otedola bridge inferno: Senate demands probe, to meet FRSC, NNPC


The Senate has called on the Nigeria Police and the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) to investigate the circumstances surrounding the explosion of a tanker laden with premium motor spirit (petrol) in Lagos last Thursday. The Senate also plans to meet with the FRSC and the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation …

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9 burnt, 31 injured in Kaduna road accident


No fewer than 10 people died in an accident on the Kaduna-Kano Expressway on Saturday. NEWSTIMES reports that the accident occurred near the Nuhu Bamalli Polytechnic, Zaria, Kaduna State, around 5.30am. The state Head of Public Enlightenment, Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), Mr. Idris Yahaya, confirmed the incident in a …

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FRSC to NUPENG/PTD: Train tanker drivers to avoid accidents


The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has charged the National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas (NUPENG), Petroleum Tanker Driver (PTD) section to engage its members in rigorous traffic trainings to avoid frequent accidents. Mr Bisi Kazeem, Head of Public Education, FRSC, told NEWSTIMES on Saturday that such training would …

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5 injured as trailer, fuel tanker collide on Suleja-Minna road


Five persons have been confirmed injured in the early morning head-on collision between a fuel tanker and a trailer on Friday. The tanker was laden with Kerosene, a highly flammable hydrocarbon liquid. The spokesperson for the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Mr. Bisi Kazeem, who confirmed the incident to NEWSTIMES on …

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Buhari renews Boboye appointment as FRSC boss

Dr. Boboye Oyeyemi.

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday approved the renewal of the tenure of the Corps Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Dr. Boboye Oyeyemi. With the approval, Oyeyemi will be spending his second and final term of four years with effect from July 24, 2018. The approval was contained …

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Mokwa-Jebba Road reopens temporarily to ease vehicular movement


The Mokwa-Jebba Road which was closed after the bridge close to Mowo Junction on the road collapsed on Saturday evening after a heavy downpour has been reopened temporarily to traffic. This follows a promise by the Minister of Works, Power, and Housing, Raji Fashola, that the road would be restored within …

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Collapsed bridge on Mokwa-Jebba road will be fixed in 72hrs – Fashola


Temporary measures are on to reconstruct the collapsed Mokwa-Jebba road in 72 hours, Minister of Works, Power and Housing, Babatunde Fashola has said. He spoke in Zaria on Sunday shortly after commissioning a 60MVA, 132/33kV transformer at TCN power station in Zaria. Fashola attributed the collapse of Mowo Junction bridge …

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Mokwa- Jebba bridge collapse + PHOTOS


  Spokesman of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Bisi Kazeem, has said on Sunday that the bridge after Mowo Junction, 18km from Mokwa, on Mokwa- Jebba road has collapsed due to heavy rainfall, adding that vehicular movement from both sides of the road is affected. He advised motorists to take Lokoja road …

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