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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.
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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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