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Eyewitness told newsmen that it was a lorry that was trying to escape from some red-eyed illegal revenue collectors that sent the victims to their untimely grave at the everbusy Upper-Iweka axis, along Enugu-Onitsha Expressway in the early hours of Wednesday.
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), has disclosed that the activation of its Emergency Communications Centres (ECCs) across the country will enhance public safety.
A human rights group under the aegis of Edo Civil Society Organisation (EDOCSO) has instituted a suit challenging the federal government directive that all mobile phone subscribers should link their phone numbers to their National Identification Numbers (NIN).
The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Pantami, has approved the development and release of an improved National Identity Number (NIN) slip and a mobile application that will help in securing NIN.
Many Nigerians are stranded in their efforts to process the renewal of their driver’s licence through the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC).
In May 2019, President Muhammadu Buhari inaugurated a presidential task force headed by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo and Kayode Opeifa as vice-chairman, to break the traffic congestion in that axis.
In a bid to clear the gridlock at the Tin Can Island and Apapa area of Lagos, the federal government is set to deploy 200 security personnel to enforce compliance on heavy duty trucks not to park along the road, Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has said.
The Federal Road Safety Commission has on 14 December, 2020 after due consideration of the report submitted by its Establishment Committee in respect to the 2019 promotion, approved the promotion of 435 Officers to their next ranks, as the Corps Marshal, Dr Boboye Oyeyemi also approved the promotion of 769 Marshal Inspectors and 1676 Road Marshal Assistants to the next rank.
The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), Lagos Sector Command has warned motorists using phones on wheels or be arrested .
The Nigerian military said it thwarted armed bandits attack on the Kaduna-Abuja and Kaduna-Zaria roads in the wee hours of Sunday, November 29 and early hours of Monday, November 30, 2020.
The Federal Government and state governors on Thursday blamed EndSARS protest which stalled food transportation, banditry in the North West, COVID-19 pandemic, for hike in food prices across the country.
Mr Adolphus Aghughu has emerged the Acting Auditor-General of the Federation, AuGF as the erstwhile auditor-general, Mr Anthony Ayine, retires from service.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has urged the governments at all levels to articulate strategies to mitigate the menace of flood and forestall such devastation in the future.
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday said that the death of 23 people, as confirmed by the Federal Road Safety Commission, “represents another disturbing and saddening incident in the litany of tragedies that have befallen our country.”
Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), in collaboration with the Department of State Services (DSS) and Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), has arrested twenty-five (25) officials of Vehicle Inspection Office (VIO), FRSC, Motor Vehicle Licensing Authority (MVLA), and other persons in connection with drivers’ license and vehicle particulars fraud in Lagos State.
The Delta Police and Federal Road Safety Commission, FRSC, are trying to find out what led to a midnight crash that killed three persons, a boy and two girls in Sapele, Delta State.
No fewer than seventeen people were reportedly burnt to death, while some others were seriously injured following a petroleum tanker explosion around Koko Junction along the Benin/Sapele Expressway in Ethiope West Local Government Area of Delta State on Wednesday.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has restituted the sum of N67,523,000 to one Mr. Emmanuel Onyekachukwu Onah, a trader based in Onitsha, Anambra State.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has said that anybody jostling to be president of Nigeria would also need to secure votes in Rivers to combine with either Kano or Lagos to emerge victorious.
Kogi State Governor and Chairman of Contact and Mobilisation Committee of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Yahaya Bello, has said more governors elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and other political bigwigs would soon join the party.
Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola (SAN), on Thursday, dismissed alleged payment of N151million to a firm for a road rehabilitated by the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) in Osun State.
The National Universities Commission (NUC) has approved the establishment of a Postgraduate School and the commencement of 34 postgraduate programmes in Yusuf Maitama Sule University, Kano.
The Police are on the trail of a a suspected ritualist who killed and cut off the head and hands of a female food vendor in Ile-Ife, Osun State on Saturday.
General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Enoch Adeboye, has called for drastic action against corrupt practices in all facets of Nigeria.
Former Inter Milan and Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Benoît Cauet believes Victor Osimhen is back to his best after the striker initially struggled to impress at Napoli.
Former Super Eagles assistant coach Ike Shorunmu has lauded Ahmed Musa’s decision to return to the Nigeria professional football league after 18 years.
The House of Representatives Committee on Judiciary is to engage the Nigerian Governor’s Forum and all relevant stakeholders with a view to ensuring judicial financial autonomy.