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Court remands teenager over ‘reckless driving, manslaughter’

An Ile-Ife Magistrates’ Court in Osun on Monday, ordered that a 17-year-old driver, who allegedly drove recklessly, causing the death of a pedestrian, be remanded in a correctional facility.
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Niger says 12 people have died in an accident on Sunday at Sawmill village along Mokwa -Makera road in Mokwa Local Government Area of the state.

Five die in Niger road accident on Christmas eve

The Federal Road Safety Corps in Niger said five people died on Tuesday in an accident in Bonu village along Lambata-Minna road of Gurara Local Government Area of the state.

Truck crushes soldier, injures one other in Ogun

Tragedy struck on Friday when a truck loaded with granite crushed a soldier identified as R. A Nata’ala, while one other was injured in the accident that occurred along Iyana Mortuary area of Abeokuta in Ogun state.
NAFDAC Boss, Prof Mojisola Adeyeye and WAHO Director of Public Health, Dr Carlos Brito, addressing journalists in Lagos, Nigeria on Thursday.

NAFDAC raises the alarm over high rate of drug abuse

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) at the weekend raised the alarm over the high rate and prevalence of drug addicts in the country.
NAFDAC Moji Adeyeye

NAFDAC: Nigeria sitting on keg of gun powder

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) said Nigeria is sitting on a keg of gun powder due to what it described as the high rate and prevalence of drug addicts across the country.

FRSC: Motorists driving against traffic to undergo psychiatric test

The Ogun Command of the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) on Wednesday said motorists driving against traffic would be subjected to a psychiatric test.
Mohammed Zuraibi al-Zoabi, 28, faces sexual assault and forcible confinement charges in Canada [Facebook]

Saudi accused of sexual assault disappears before trial in Canada

Canadian authorities are searching for a Saudi citizen accused of sexual assault after he failed to show up for a court hearing in the Canadian city of Sydney, Nova Scotia, the local Chronicle Herald newspaper said.

Sallah: Benue records three deaths, crashes

Three people died, while 26 others sustained injuries in six road accidents in Benue during the just-concluded Sallah celebrations.

Officials: Police, FRSC, record crime, crashes free Eid-el-Kabir in Sokoto

The Police and Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Sokoto State on Thursday said they recorded crime and accidents free on the highways during Eid-el-Kabir festivities.
Caleb Ikechukwu, police spokesman in Ekiti

Police order beef-up of security in Ekiti

The police in Ekiti on Sunday directed all Area Commanders and Divisional Police Officers in the state to beef up security in their areas of jurisdiction.

Eid-el-Fitr: FRSC deploys 284 personnel, 2 ambulances in Jigawa

The Jigawa Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has deployed 284 personnel and two ambulances to ensure safety on the roads across the state during the Eid-el-Fitr celebration.

2,598 Nigerians die in road accidents in six months

No fewer than 2, 598 Nigerians died in road accidents between October, 2017 and March, 2018, according to the National Bureau of Statistics.

Headteacher, assistant crushed to death

The truck driver, who killed the head teacher of LA Primary School, Igbatoro/Familugba in Akure North Council Area of Ondo State, Pastor Oluwajuwon Adebayo, and his Assistant, Pastor Sunday Ajenifuja, have been arrested by police.

377 people killed in 676 road crashes in October – FRSC

The Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, said it recorded a total of 676 road crashes in October.

Yuletide: FRSC advises motorists to obey traffic rules

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has advised the motorists to drive safely by obeying traffic rules so as to save their loved ones from the agony of grieving during the festive periods.

Police, FRSC record crime, hitch free Sallah festivities in Sokoto – officials

The Police and Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Sokoto on Saturday said they recorded crime and hitch free Eid-el-Kabir festivities in the state.

Sallah: FRSC arrests 149 motorists, refers 28 for psychological tests in Abuja

The FCT Sector Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) says it arrested 149 motorists for various traffic offences in the territory during the recent Sallah festivities.

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Police arrest 10 suspects, recover arms, ammunition in Enugu

The Police Command in Enugu State on Tuesday says it arrested 10 suspects in July for various criminal offences within the state.
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Henry Onyekuru rejoins Monaco after loan stint at Galatasaray

Nigeria winger Henry Onyekuru rejoined Ligue 1 club Monaco on Tuesday ahead of the new season.
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Petroleum dealers in Anambra threaten shutdown over multiple taxes, gives ultimatum

Petroleum dealers in Anambra have threatened to shut down operations in 21 days over alleged government multiple levies and indebtedness.
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Nigerian government raises hate speech fine to N5 million

During the unveiling of the Reviewed Broadcasting code, Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, said the amendments were necessitated by a presidential directive in the wake of the 2019 general elections.