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FRSC officials beat man to death, bury corpse in shallow grave

The corpse of one Odion Omafo Samuel, 36, has been exhumed from the shallow grave it was buried allegedly by four officials of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) attached to Abudu outpost in Edo State.

Road carnage: Federal government to review special marshals’ guidelines – FRSC chief

The Federal Government has announced plans to review the guidelines of the Special Marshals, an arm of the Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, with a view to strengthening the operation of group in order to reduce carnage on the roads.
Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo says his administration is doing a lot from its end to tackle illegal migration to Europe but needs more support from partners.

Edo government breaks silence on governor’s convoy accident

“From our findings, the Audi vehicle lost its tyre and ran into a pothole, before colliding with the Hilux vehicle, which was conveying protocol officers from Edo State Government House.”

Seven die in Edo accident, governor’s aides involved

Seven persons were on Saturday confirmed dead after they were involved in an accident near Ehor village along the Benin-Ekpoma highway.

FRSC arrests 45 truck drivers, prosecutes 28

The Federal Road Safety Corps Command, FRSC, Apapa, Euro 65, Otto Wharf, has said that between July and October this year, it arrested 45 truck drivers and their trucks impounded for various offences ranging from driving with unlatched containers, failure to use seat belts and driving with worn out tyres among other offences.
The National Commercial Tricycle and Motorcycle Owners and Riders Association (NACTOMORAS), FCT chapter, has called for more government support to boost transport system in the teritory.

FRSC: Riders permit not national drivers license

Owing to the growing rate at which tricycle and motorcycle operators mistake Riders Permit issued in their respective states for the National Drivers License (NDL), the Federal Road Safety Corps has clarified that they are two different documents and permit can never be used in the place of the NDL.

NUPENG raises the alarm over bad roads, extortion by touts

The National Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG), has raised the alarm over the worsening state of roads , especially Federally owned ones across the country. This was even as it condemned the rising wave of harassment of its members by touts, popularly called area boys.

Four Niger workers die in car crash

Four Staff of the Niger State Ministry of Lands and Housing have been confirmed dead, following a motor accident which occurred on Wednesday evening along Mokwa-Batati road in Mokwa local government area of the state.
The commercial vehicle that fell into canal in front of National Arts Theatre, Iganmu, Lagos on Monday

29 passengers escape death as bus plunges into canal in Lagos

The 29 passengers on a board a commercial bus that plunged into a canal in front of the National Theatre Complex, Iganmu, Lagos, on Monday. were all rescued unhurt.

FRSC: Nigeria lost N39 billion to trailer, tanker accidents in 2018

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) says Nigeria lost over N39 billion to tanker and trailer-related road crashes in 2018.
The Jigawa Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) is to depoy 285 of its staff to ensure free flow of traffic and carry out rescue operations in the state during the Eid-El-Kabir break.

FRSC officials take vaccines against yellow fever, other killer disease in Bauchi

Following the recently outbreak of yellow fever in Bauchi state which led to the death of over 15 people, no fewer than 500 men of the Federal Road Safety Corps have been vaccinated against the killer disease.

Truck kills woman on commercial motorcycle in Ogun

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), on Sunday, confirmed the killing of a woman in an accident on Toll Gate-Sango Ota in Ogun.

FRSC returns N119, 000, other items recovered from Kwara accident to victims

The Federal Road Safety Corps, Omu-Aran Unit Command in Kwara State, has returned N119, 000 and other valuables recovered at the scene of a lone auto-accident in Omu-Aran to their owners.

Why you must exercise daily – NAF chief tells personnel

The Chief of the Air Staff, (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, has asked personnel of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) to engage in daily exercises for physical and mental fitness.

Anambra governor donates patrol vehicles, gadgets to security agencies

Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State on Friday donated vehicles, motorbikes and modern security gadgets to security agencies to tackle crime in the state.

One dies, seven injured in Ogun auto crash

A yet-to-be-identified commercial bus driver has died after he lost control of his Toyota bus with number plate AKD 101 XS while driving on the Sagamu/Ijebu-Ode Expressway in Ogun State, in the early hours of Thursday.

Auto crash claims 5 lives in Jos

An accident involving an articulated vehicle and a Volkswagen Sharon bus at Hawan Kibo area of Plateau has left five persons dead.

ICPC, police partner to tackle corrupt personnel

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences (ICPC) has solicited the collaboration of the Nigerian Police to tackle corruption in the force.

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Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has directed public primary and secondary schools submerged by flood in the state to proceed on three weeks’ holiday from Monday.

Ondo denies unconditional release of monarch from prison

Ondo State Government has denied a report that the embattled monarch of Ayetoro town in Ilaje Local Government of the state, Olorunmbe Ojagbohunmi, had been released from the prison unconditionally.
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EFCC chief laments widening corrupt practices in Nigeria

The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, Tuesday lamented the widening scourge of corrupt practices pervading the country.
The Kayode Fayemi administration in Ekiti State says it has defrayed inherited debts to the tune of 31 billion naira since assumption of office.

Ekiti pensioners hail governor for improved welfare in one year

Pensioners in Ekiti State have described the first year of Governor Kayode Fayemi in office as a “huge blessing to them” in terms of better welfare package.

Nigeria Police poorest paid in Africa – ex-PSC chief

Former Chairman of Police Service Commission, Chief Simon Okeke, has described the nation’s police officers as the poorest paid in Africa amidst risks taken in the line of duties.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

EFCC confirms arrest of Instagram celebrity

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has confirmed the arrest of a popular Instagram celebrity, Ismaila Mustapha popularly known as ‘Mompha.’