Safe driving: FRSC commissions Dangote truck driving school

June 22, 2022 David Agba 0

Leading Cement manufacturer, Dangote Cement Plc, on Wednesday launched the Dangote Articulated Truck Driving School in a move aimed at inculcating safe driving culture in its drivers so as to stem the tide of road crashes. The opening of the school in partnership with the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), the Company management reasoned, would also make the drivers become Read More

FRSC decorates 12 newly promoted officers in Enugu

April 21, 2022 Chuks Nweze 0

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has decorated 12 officers newly promoted with their various ranks in Enugu state. Decorating the officers on Thursday in Enugu, Sector Commander of FRSC Enugu State Command, Mr Joseph Toby, said promotion comes only from God and no officer should see it as a right. Toby also urged the newly decorated officers to redouble Read More

Breaking: Again, gunmen invade Anambra, kill FRSC officials on duty

April 3, 2022 Editor 0

Unknown gunmen on Sunday afternoon attacked and reportedly killed officials of the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) who were on duty post in Anambra state. Blueprint gathered that the incident occurred along Igbokwu-Ezinifite-Uga link road located around Aguata local government area. Newly sworn-in Anambra state governor Charles Soludo hails from the local government. Few days ago, hoodlums invaded Nnewi South Read More

Kano: NEMA, FRSC sensitise motorists, commuters on safety

December 22, 2021 Blueprint 0

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) in collaboration with the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Wednesday in Kano, flagged off “Operation Eagle Eye to minimise road traffic crashes through public enlightenment. Speaking at the launch of the programme, the Director-General NEMA, Alhaji Mustapha Habib-Ahmed, said the programme, “Operation Eagle Eye 2021,” was to sensitise motorists and commuters on the dangers Read More

Yuletide: FRSC deploys 670 personnel, 3 ambulances in Ondo

December 20, 2021 Blueprint 0

Ahead of the yuletide, the Federal Road Safety Corps(FRSC), Ondo state command said weekend that it has deployed no fewer than 670 personnel, three ambulances, two bikes and 12 patrol vehicles to ensure free flow of traffic in the state. State sector commander of FRSC, Mr Ezekiel SonAllah, stated this in Akure while speaking on level of the command’s preparedness Read More

Anambra: FRSC arrests 5503 road traffic offenders, records 37 deaths, 239 injuried persons in 7 months

December 11, 2021 Blueprint 0

At least a total of 5503 persons have been arrested in Anambra state for committing​ various road safety offences within the month of May to November, 2021. The State Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), Mr Adeoye Irelewuyi, who disclosed this at a press conference in Awka, explained that the offenders committed 6687 offences including seatbelt violation but only Read More

Gunmen kill FRSC official in Ondo

December 8, 2021 Blueprint 0

Suspected gunmen have reportedly shot dead one Mr Omiwoye Sunday, an official of the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) attached to Ondo town, Ondo state. The incident reportedly occurred weekend along Agbala area behind Saint Monica’s Girl Grammar School, Ondo, as the deceased was killed by bandits in front of his friend’s house while trying to prevent bandits from attacking Read More

Breaking: 4 killed, 12 injured as buses, trailer crash in Anambra

November 28, 2021 Okechukwu Onuegbu, Awka 0

At least four persons died in a crash involving two buses and one trailer along Ihiala-Onitsha road by Ihiala police station in Ihiala Local Government Area of Anambra State. Eyewitness told Blueprint that 12 persons equally sustained injuries in the crash which occured around 3pm on Sunday. According to the Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), Anambra State Command, Mr Adeoye Read More

Kwara: FRSC records 72 accidents,96 deaths in two months

November 16, 2021 Umar Bayo Abdulwahab 0

Sector commander, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), in Kwara state, Jonathan Owoade, Monday said the commission had in the last two months of September and October recorded an average of about 96 deaths from 72 road accidents. He identified impatience, wrongful overtaking, night driving, use of phones while driving and over speeding as causes of major accidents on Kwara roads. Read More

Ember months: As ‘vampires’ strategise to take over roads…

November 12, 2021 Paul Okah 0

The ember months usually come with an upsurge in economic activities, including frequent travels and other activities to generate money for celebration of the yuletide. These activities and frequent travels often lead to increase in road accidents and consequent loss of lives often attributed to the conspiracies of blood-sucking ‘vampires.’ PAUL OKAH writes. The months of September, October, November and December always Read More

6 killed, 15 others injured in Bauchi auto-crash – FRSC

November 8, 2021 Blueprint 0

The Sector Commander Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Bauchi, Yusuf Abdullahi, said no fewer than six people lost their lives in a lone road crash in Bauchi on Sunday. Abdullahi, who disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Bauchi on Monday, said 15 others were seriously injured as a result of the mishap. Read More

When truck drivers ‘confronted’ FRSC

October 20, 2021 Tajudeen Kareem 0

For every service organisation, feedback from the receiving public is germane. It helps in fine-tuning policies, programmes and operational modalities. This was the tthrust of a recent parley between road users and FRSC. Writes …… Drivers of petrol tankers and trucks, who have often resisted penalties for sundry offences, had an opportunity to confront officials of Federal Road Safety Commission Read More

Proedge, FRSC sensitise tanker, truck drivers on safety

October 15, 2021 Hussein Isah 0

Proedge Limited, Abuja-based corporate communication company in collaboration with the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), Wednesday, organised a sensitisation programme for truck and tanker drivers on safe monitoring, aimed at minimising carnage on highways. The event which was held at the NNPC depot Suleja, Niger state, brought together critical stakeholders, including officials of the FRSC, petroleum tanker drivers, major oil Read More

Yuletide: FRSC’ll reduce road crashes by 20% – Official

October 8, 2021 Joseph Obung 0

With Yuletide festivities expected to kick off by next month, the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has disclosed that it was also stepping up its activities to ensure that fatality on the nation’s roads was reduced by at least 20 per cent. The Corps’ South-south zone commanding officer, RS 6HQ, Assistant Corps Marshall Chidiebere Benjamin Nkwonta, stated this Friday in Read More

Ondo: FRSC moves to prevent further carnage on roads

October 7, 2021 Barnabas Olabisi 0

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) Ondo state command, has called on all motorists in the state to avoid preventable loss of lives and property as a result of road crashes. Giving the charge, Sector Commander of FRSC, Mr Ezekiel SonAllah, said during the ember months’ flag-off campaign held at Ado Motor Park, Akure, Ondo state capital. The theme of Read More

FCT FA chairman backs Unity preseason tourney

September 18, 2021 Editor 0

The Chairman of FCT Football Association Abba Mourtar Mohammed has given his approval to the hosting of the Unity preseason tournament holding in Abuja from 30th October to 5th November 2021. Revealing this in Abuja, the Organising Committee Chairman, Patrick Ngwaogu (Odogwu Ndi Abia), said the Chairman was so excited of the programme, and has agreed to donate the main Read More

(PICTURES) Happening now: 3 injured as car crashes around popular NICON junction in Abuja

September 16, 2021 Editor 0

Three women are in critical conditions after an ash colour Toyota Matrix vehicle crashed at the popular NICON junction Maitama on Thursday morning. The vehicle with plate number BWR 409 BC, according to an eyewitness, summersaulted when its driver tried to manoeuvre some wrongly-packed cars along the expressway. He said it took the intervention of officials of the Federal Road Read More

The menace of street trading

September 5, 2021 Blueprint 0

Recently, the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) issued a stern warning to traders who are in the habit of turning road shoulders and corridors to platforms to market their wares to desist from the illegal activities. The Ministerial Taskforce on Traffic Management (MTTM) led by Mr. Ikharo Attah, issued the warning on behalf the FCTA while on inspections at the Read More

Many cut off as Lokoja-Kabba highway collapses, FRSC raises alarm

August 31, 2021 Ene Oshaba 0

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has appealed for maximum cooperation of motorists and general commuters travelling to or fro Southwest, through Lokoja-Kabba- Federal Highway, noting that there is currently a caving in of a section of the road between Zariagi and Obajana cement factory. A statement signed in Abuja by the assistant corps marshal,corps public education officer FRSC headquarters, Read More

Woman killed in Osun accident

August 17, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

A woman, whose name could not be ascertained, has been killed in an auto accident that occurred in Osogbo, Osun state capital.  It was gathered that the driver immediately ran away, leaving the car at the scene of the accident.  The accident occurred around Women and Children Development Foundation, WOCDIF, ring road, Osogbo, Monday evening.  The spokesperson of Federal Road Read More

Taraba FRSC reads riot act over extortion of motorists

August 12, 2021 Andrew Ojih 0

The Taraba state Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps (ERSC), Mrs Selina William, Wednesday warmed personnel against extorting money from motorists. William issued the warning while speaking to newsmen in Jalingo and described the FRSC organisation as noble and reputable in all its dealings. She informed that the command had deployed its sectoral intelligence to fish out corrupt Read More