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Nigerian government approves intervention funds for FRSC

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved intervention funds for the renewal of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) fleets and formations damaged during the 2020 #EndSARS protests across the country.

FRSC decries recklessness of commercial motorcyclists in Kafanchan

The Federal Road Safety Corp (FRSC) in Kafanchan, Kaduna State, has decried the reckless manner commercial motorcyclists drive in the area.

Shell donates 330 PPEs to FRSC in Rivers

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Rivers Command, said it had received over 330 Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) donated by Shell Nigeria to combat the COVID-19 pandemic.

FRSC decorates 123 special marshals in Rivers

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Saturday, decorated 120 Special Marshals and three Honorary Special Marshals in the Rivers state Command.
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Six escape death in Osun auto-crash

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), on Thursday, said no fewer than six persons escaped death in an accident that occurred on Osogbo-Gbongan expressway.

Nine dead, 14 seriously injured as 3 vehicles clash in Kano

FRSC Sector Commander, Zubairu Mato, while confirming the accident in a statement issued on Sunday, said that 41 others were injured in the Sunday evening accident.
Ondo State House of Assembly

Ondo assembly tasks authorities to forestall road mishaps in Akungba Akoko

The Ondo State House of Assembly has tasked road safety authorities in the state to take measures to forestall recurrence of Saturday’s road accident in Akungba Akoko community.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Delta youths set police vehicle ablaze over deaths in tricycle accident

A lady and her child lost their lives yesterday after a vehicle hit a commercial tricycle conveying them on the Express road around the PTI junction, Uvwie local governent are, Delta state .

FRSC commander identifies prevalent motorists’ offences in Bauchi, Borno, Yobe

Assistant Corps Marshal Adeleye, the Zonal Commanding Officer, Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, Zone RS12, comprising the said states, stated this while monitoring the Mobile Court sittings going on within the Zone as part of an assessment of the ongoing Operation Zero Tolerance for Traffic Crashes 2020 (OZ-2020).
The Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Corps, Dr Boboye Oyeyemi has tasked Commanding Officers to brace up, be more proactive and ensure immediate deployment of personnel for aggressive sensitization of the motoring public on the need to observe maximum safety precautionary measures in the face of the recent threat of the second wave of COVID-19 in Nigeria.

2021: FRSC chief urges Nigerians to drive safely, stay safe

The Corps Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Dr Boboye Oyeyemi, has urged Nigerians to drive safely and stay safe as they enter into the new year, saying all bad driving habits should be discarded while the good lessons learnt and practiced during the outgoing year should be sustained with commitment to ensuring personal safety and health of the individuals.
4. President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over the 24th virtual Federal Executive Council, FEC, meeting at the Council Chamber, Presidential Villa, Abuja.

FEC approves N59.35 billion for roads, aviation projects

Briefing State House correspondents at the end of the Council meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari at the Council Chamber, Presidential Villa, Abuja, Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, said he presented a memorandum from the ministry for two contracts worth N50.858 billion which was approved.
The Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Dr Boboye Oyeyemi said this at the stakeholders workshop on child road safety strategy for Nigeria on Wednesday in Abuja.

FRSC to introduce NIN information for vehicle registration, license — Oyeyemi

Mr Boboye Oyeyemi, Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), says that the corps will introduce the National Identity Number (NIN) information by first quarter of 2021 for vehicles registration.
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Anambra gives tricycle operators till December to obtain security code or cease to operate

Anambra State ministry of transport has given commercial Tricycle Operators known as Keke operators till December 31, 2020 to obtain their security code named Anambra State Transport Management Code (ATMC) or ceased to operate in the state.
Speaking at the inauguration of a 969-metre `Rebisi’ dual carriage flyover in Port Harcourt, on Saturday, Minister of Works and Housing, by Mr Babatunde Fashola, who made the pronouncement also said that the Federal Government “is not in competition with any state’’ of the federation over project implementation.

Nigerian government assures on completion of Abuja-Zaria-Kano dual carriageway

Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola SAN has reiterated the commitment of the Federal Government to completing the on going reconstruction of the Abuja-Kaduna-Zaria-Kano dual carriageway.
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres attends an interview with Reuters, at the U.N. Climate Change Conference (COP25), in Madrid, Spain December 11, 2019. REUTERS-Susana Vera-File Photo

UN chief urges commitment to road safety

Guterres made the call in a message to 2020 World Day of the Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims, commemorated annually on the third Sunday of November.
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) said it had deployed no fewer than 1,500 of its personnel to provide security during the Sept. 19 Edo governorship election.

#EndSARS: Nigerian government to replace 28 FRSC vehicles, offices destroyed by hoodlums

The Federal Government has said it will replace the Federal Road Safety Corps offices and 28 vehicles destroyed by suspected hoodlums during the #EndSARS protests across the country.
The House of Representatives on Tuesday reprimanded the Minister of Foreign Affairs, for the continuing maltreatment of Nigerians in the Diaspora.

House of Reps: We didn’t approve firearms for FRSC

The House Committee on FRSC, at a press conference in Abuja on Monday, which later issued a statement, said it only expressed concerns over the safety of members of the corps.
Contrary to the 21 death figure reeled out by the Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, the Principal of Presentation Nursery and Primary School, Awgu, in Awgu Local Government Area of Enugu State, Rev Sister Udechukwu Chisomma has said eight pupils lost their lives in the accident.

Enugu accident: School faults FRSC 21 deaths figure

Contrary to the 21 death figure reeled out by the Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, the Principal of Presentation Nursery and Primary School, Awgu, in Awgu Local Government Area of Enugu State, Rev Sister Udechukwu Chisomma, has said eight pupils lost their lives in the accident.
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 approves five ambulances, personnel for emergency response

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has approved the release of five ambulances with medical personnel for emergency response service to the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19.

FCTA impounds 72 vehicles for overloading

Following its directive on social distancing, particularly with regards to overloading of vehicles, the Federal Capital Territory FCT Administration has impounded 72 vehicles whose drivers had continued to carry two passengers on the front seat.
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.

Road safety: FRSC enlightens joint transport unions

The Kwara Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) says it has embarked on enlightenment of members of various transport unions in the state on road safety strategies.
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.

FRSC reacts to alleged arrest of vehicle conveying pregnant woman in labour

The Federal Road Safety Corps says it has noted with dismay the distorted account that have permeated every facet of the social media about an incident involving its patrol team and a road traffic offender who drove with an alleged pregnant woman violating established traffic laws in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.

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