Federal Road Safety Commission
Women drive safely than men, says FRSC boss
Lagos Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), Olusegun Ogungbemide, has said female drivers are cautious drivers than their male counterparts.
FRSC warns against reckless driving as Third Mainland Bridge opens
The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), Lagos Sector Command, has expressed appreciation to the public in the state for patience during the closure of Third Mainland Bridge
Three feared dead, others injured in Akwa Ibom road crash
Three persons (two women and one man) were yesterday crushed to death while three others were seriously injured in an early morning accident, which occurred around Urua Ekpa Junction in Itu Local Council of Akwa Ibom State.
Tanker explosion destroys six buildings, shops in Onitsha - FRSC
Not fewer than six buildings and shops were burnt on Wednesday at Upper Iweka, on Onitsha/Awka Road in Onitsha, after a 33,000 litre Diesel tanker fell and caught fire. The Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), Anambra Command, Mr Andrew Kumapayi, confirmed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Awka.
Lawyer, group fault JAMB for conducting exams for police, agencies
A conerned body has faulted the Joint Matriculation and Examination Board (JAMB) for allegedly going beyond its scope and conducting examinations for other agencies of government. Citing the provisions of section 5(1)(a) and (2) of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board act Chapter 193 laws of the Federation of Nigeria which empowers JAMB to conduct…
FRSC confirms two injured in old Onitsha-Enugu expressway multiple crash
The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) in Anambra has confirmed a multiple crash, involving four vehicles, at Umuokpu on the old Onitsha-Enugu Expressway on Friday. Mr Andrew Kumapyi, the Sector Commander of the commission in the state, made the confirmation to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Awka. Kumapyi said the crash involved a…
Hit-and-run driver kills student in Ondo
A hit-and-run driver has crushed a student of the Federal University of Technology Akure (FUTA), Israel Anuoluwapo, to death. The 100-level student died after being rushed to the hospital. The development led to protest by FUTA students, who blocked the major Akure-Ilesa highway yesterday to prevent movement of vehicles. They also organised a long procession…
Road crashes reduced by 25% during Easter, says FRSC
The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) yesterday said it recorded 120 crashes during this year’s Easter celebration as against 160 in the same period in 2018, representing 25 per cent reduction. According to the FRSC Public Education Officer, Bisi Kazeem, in a statement in Abuja, the commission’s records for the 2019 Easter special patrol when…
Be civil while discharging your duties, Oyo House tells FRSC
Mr Olagunju Ojo, the Speaker of the Oyo State House of Assembly, on Tuesday urged the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) to be civil in the discharge of its duties in the state. Ojo said this while commenting on a motion on the need to avert loss of lives on highways occasioned by reckless driving…
Thugs attack Kwankwaso’s convoy, Umahi alleges plot to bomb INEC offices
Hoodlums yesterday attacked the convoy of former Governor of Kano State, Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso at Kofa town. Kwankwaso, who represents Kano Central Senatorial district, was said to be in Kofa town in Bebeji Local Government Area for the last campaign of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), but was invaded by suspected thugs of the opposition…
Pregnant woman crushed to death in Ibadan
A pregnant woman was yesterday morning crushed to death by a truck while trying to cross the road at Molete area of Ibadan, Oyo State capital. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the incident happened beneath the Molete flyover linking Beere/Oje to Challenge roundabout. Confirming the incident, the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC)…