Monday, 25th September 2023

Federal Road Safety Commission

8 Jul 2022
About nine people have died, while 12 others sustained injuries, yesterday, in a road crash involving four vehicles on the Kaduna-Zaria highway...
26 Mar 2021
Lagos Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), Olusegun Ogungbemide, has said female drivers are cautious drivers than their male counterparts.
1 Mar 2021
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
23 Jul 2020
Tragedy occurred yesterday along the Benin-Sapele-Warri highway when a tanker carrying petroleum product fell and exploded around the popular Koko Junction section...
24 Oct 2019
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.
16 Oct 2019
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.
13 Jun 2019
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…
4 May 2019
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…
2 May 2019
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…
26 Apr 2019
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…
16 Apr 2019
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…
22 Feb 2019
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…


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NEW YORK, 22 September 2023 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- African Union Heads of State and Government, global health leaders and development partners today issued a joint call for urgent action to address the looming malaria emergency. They warned that failure to act now will put at risk both the African Union’s target of eliminating malaria in Africa…
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Phrank Shaibu, the Special Assistant on Public Communication to former Nigerian Vice President Atiku Abubakar, has unveiled what he described as "the 10 big lies" that have so far characterized the administration of President Bola Tinubu. Shaibu, in a statement issued on Sunday, said the “big lies” were evidence that Tinubu’s only plan was to…
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It is no news that social media directly affects our state of mind. Vinton Cerf and Robert Khan who are credited with inventing the Internet probably never considered the psychological impact of their invention. Martin Cooper, who developed the first hand-held phone, also played a part in this by making phones portable, so that we…
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Son Heung-min's double earned Tottenham a point from a pulsating 2-2 draw against Arsenal, as Liverpool moved into second in the Premier League with a 3-1 win over West Ham on Sunday.
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Tottenham came from behind twice to rescue a pulsating 2-2 draw against Arsenal thanks to Son Heung-min's double in Sunday's north London derby.