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The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) said on Monday that 46 persons died in road accidents at the Old Toll-Gate corridor on the Abeokuta-Lagos expressway between January 2014 and May 2020.

One dead, eight injured in Lagos-Ibadan expressway auto-crash

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Ogun State on Friday said that one person died while eight others sustained injuries in a multiple accident on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway on Thursday.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Two arrested for extorting money from motorists leaving Abia

The combined team of Abia State Government COVID-19 Joint Task Force manning the border between Abia and Imo States (Onuimo), have arrested two suspects extorting money from motorists entering Abia State with food items.

Edo marketers defy petrol price reduction

Independent petroleum Marketers within Benin metropolis in Edo, have continued to dispense petrol at N125 per litre in deference to the recently announced pump price of N108 per litre.

FRSC turns back 791 vehicles from Lagos, Ogun boundaries

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), says it has turned back 791 vehicles from Ogun and Lagos States’ boundaries within five days while enforcing the Federal Government’s restrictions on interstate movements.
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 arrests 63 motorists for violating social distancing order in Oyo

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Oyo State Command, has arrested no fewer than 63 motorists for violating social distancing order due to overloading of persons.

Awka residents adjust to curfew’s directive

As the curfew directive of the Federal Government turns Day two, residents of Awka and environs in Anambra State complied with the order.
The three months moratorium on loans to Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) granted by Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu is a reprieve of about N410 million, it was learnt yesterday.

Lagos impounds 20 vehicles for violation of lockdown order

Worried by non-compliance with the lockdown order by motorists in the state especially interstate commercial transport activities, Lagos State government at the weekend scaled up its enforcement, with about 20 vehicles and 15 motorbikes impounded for violating the order.
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) administration has raised alarm over rising cases of insecurity and vandalism in the territory. Abuja

FCTA prosecutes 156 ‘lockdown violators,’ convicts 117

The mobile courts activated by the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has prosecuted no fewer than 156 violators of the Stay-at-home Presidential Order aimed at curtailing the spread of COVID-19 in the country.
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) administration has raised alarm over rising cases of insecurity and vandalism in the territory. Abuja

Lockdown: 10 suspects arrested over illegal road block in Abuja

The Joint Security Team for the enforcement of lockdown order by the Federal Government has arrested 10 suspects for mounting illegal road block and using same for extortion in Abuja.
Thousands of residents in Sapele, Delta State, yesterday, grounded the timber town in protest, demanding an end to the lockdown extended by Governor Ifeanyi Okowa in the state.

Protest erupts in Delta over lockdown extension

Thousands of residents in Sapele, Delta State, yesterday, grounded the timber town in protest, demanding an end to the lockdown extended by Governor Ifeanyi Okowa in the state.

Abia resumes coronavirus lockdown after Easter celebration

The two-week lockdown introduced as part of government’s measures to contain the spread of COVID-19 into Abia resumed on Sunday after it was relaxed from Friday to 2p.m on Sunday.
Motorsport great Stirling Moss has died aged 90 following a long illness, the British driver’s wife announced Sunday. Motorsport great Stirling Moss has died aged 90 following a long illness, the British driver’s wife announced Sunday.

Motorsport great Stirling Moss passes on at 90

Motorsport great Stirling Moss has died aged 90 following a long illness, the British driver’s wife announced Sunday.

Easter: FRSC chief calls for sustained adherence to lockdown order

As motorists across the country gear up towards a hitch free year 2020 Easter celebration, the Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Corps Dr Boboye Oyeyemi felicitates with the Christian faithfuls, and has called on all motorists to sustain adherence to the respective lockdown orders and adhere to the maximum safety and health standards in vehicles amidst the rising case of COVID-19 in the country.
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.

Coronavirus lockdown: Ogun FRSC commends motorists over compliance

The Ogun State Command of Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Sunday commended motorists over the high level of compliance with the lockdown in the state.
Anambra State Government has announced the closure of all its entry and exit points with neighbouring states.

Anambra shuts down borders

Anambra State Government has announced the closure of all its entry and exit points with neighbouring states.
An explosion has occurred along Akure-Owo expressway, a few kilometres from the Akure metropolis.

Police reveal source of Ondo explosion

A truck loaded with dynamite exploded on the Akure-Owo Expressway on Saturday, destroying a school, a church and some houses.
The Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Friday commissioned a multibillion dollars investment project in Alaro City, Lekki Free Trade Zone.

Railway project: Lagos closes Ilupeju, Ogunmokun crossing

In line with the Nigerian Railway Modernization Project (Lagos-Ibadan Section) with extension to Lagos Port at Apapa, the Lagos State Government will be closing down Ilupeju and Ogunmokun Level Crossing for the laying of tracks on the right side along the level crossings of the aforementioned.

FRSC boss cautions commercial vehicle operators against overloading

The Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Dr Boboye Oyeyemi, has cautioned commercial vehicle operators against overloading of passengers as the coronavirus gathers momentum worldwide.

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Nigeria declares telecoms facilities critical national Infrastructure

In response to the yearnings of industry stakeholders to declare telecom facilities Critical National Infrastructure, President Muhammadu Buhari, has finally approved and also directed that necessary physical protective measures be put in place to safeguard telecommunications infrastructure deployed across the country.
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ASCAB: President Buhari’s speech underestimate Sani Abacha’s $5 billion loot

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