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We don’t have operational vehicles, logistics, NSCDC cries out

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, Lagos State Command on Monday appealed to the Federal Government to provide vehicles and logistics to the command to enhance their performance.

ICPC arrests 25 VIO, FRSC officials over drivers’ licence racketeering

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission, ICPC, has arrested 25 Vehicle Inspection Officers, VIOs, over alleged drivers’ licence and vehicle particulars’ racketeering.

FRSC, Nasarawa Internal Revenue Service to impound unregistered vehicles

The Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, and Nasarawa State Internal Revenue Service, NSIRS, said they would clampdown on unregistered vehicles operating in the state beginning from August 24.

Ember Months: FRSC warns against driving under influence of intoxicants

The Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, in Ogun has warned motorists to desist from driving under the influence of intoxicating substances like drugs and alcohol to avoid crashes during the ‘Ember Months’.

Hit-and-run driver kills woman in Onitsha

A hit-and-run driver on Wednesday, killed a woman who was crossing the expressway at Okpoko Junction Onitsha, on Onitsha-Awka Expressway.

FRSC returns N900,000 to crash victims’ families in Nasarawa

The Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, Nasarawa Sector Command, says it has recovered and returned N900,000 belonging to victims of a fatal accident that occurred on Monday.

FRSC to start impounding vehicles without number plates

The Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, Ekiti Sector Commander, Funmilayo Akinlade, says the command will soon start the enforcement against driving of vehicles without number plates of identification in the state.

FRSC arrests 236 traffic offenders in 7 days

The Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, in Rivers has arrested a total of 236 traffic offenders within one week.

FRSC begins clampdown on motorists without driver’s licence

The Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, Ondo State Command, has begun a clampdown on motorists without valid driver’s licence in the state.

FRSC officers return money to accident victim’s family in Kogi

The Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, RS8.3, Kogi Command, has returned N110,990 cash, to the family of one Olusola Adeniyi, who died in a crash on March 25, along Zariagi-Lokoja road at Vami Farm in Kogi.

Rainy season: FRSC cautions drivers against speeding

The Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, on Monday cautioned drivers against speeding during the rainy season due to poor visibility.

Thunderstorm kills 3 FRSC officers in Ogun

Thunderstorm on Wednesday killed three officials of the Federal Road Safety Corps attached to the Ogun State Sector Command.

FRSC redeploys 119 senior officers 

The Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, Dr Boboye Oyeyemi has approved  the redeployment of 119 Officers of the ranks of Assistant Corps Marshals, Corps Commanders, Deputy Corps Commanders and intermediate ranks. 

COVID-19: Court convicts 24 defaulting motorists in Imo

A mobile court sitting in Owerri, Imo, on Thursday, convicted 24 motorists for violating the guidelines laid down by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, to contain the spread of COVID-19.

Lockdown: FRSC impounds 400 vehicles in Delta

The Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, Command in Delta has impounded over 400 vehicles for violating COVID-19 lockdown in the state.

Covid-19 Lockdown: FRSC boss directs deployment of mobile courts nationwide

The Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, Dr Boboye Oyeyemi, has directed Sector Commanders in the FCT and Lagos State, to effectively use mobile courts to prosecute violators of lockdown order.

FRSC impounds 18 vehicles for violating stay-at-home order in Kaduna

The Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, Kaduna Command said it arrested 18 vehicles for violating the restriction of movement and social distance order by the Federal and Kaduna state governments to curtail the Coronavirus pandemic.

COVID-19: Celebrate Easter on low-key, FRSC advised Nigerians

The Idiroko Unit Command of Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, has advised Nigerians to celebrate Easter on a low-key to prevent further spread of Coronavirus pandemic in the country.

COVID-19: FRSC deploys personnel to enforce Plateau government directives 

The Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, Plateau Sector Command has set up a special squad to senisitise motorists on need to obey government directives on the dreaded COVID-19.

COVID-19: We’ll enforce social distancing directive – FRSC  

The Ogun Command of Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, on Tuesday said it will enforce the regulation of social distance directive to further prevent the spread of Coronavirus outbreak in the country.

Use of mobile phone while driving, greatest threat to road safety in Nigeria – FRSC

The Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, has reiterated that distractions caused by the use of mobile phones while driving have remained a growing concern to safety on Nigeria roads.

FRSC bans 2 passengers in commercial vehicles’ front seats – Spokesperson

The Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, has restated its stand on the ban of two passengers occupying the front seat of commercial vehicles across the country.

Yobe govt partners FRSC on training tricycle ambulance riders

Yobe State Government has partnered the Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, for the training of the customized Tricycle Ambulance riders.

Auto-crash claims 15 lives, injures 38 in Ogun

The Ogun State Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, has reported an accident at the Omi River, Ajegunle bridge along the Ibadan/Ijebu-Ode highway in Ijebu-Ode Local Government Area of the state which claimed 15 lives and injured 38 others.

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