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Plateau: 29 Killed, 188 Injured In Six Months – FRSC

The Federal Road Commission (FRSC) in Plateau on Tuesday, July 21, 2015, said 29 deaths involving 106 road crashes have been recorded across the statein six months.This was disclosed in a statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) by Andrew Bala, thepublic education officer of the command.According to Bala, no fewer than 188persons were severely injured duringthe same period.Bala attributed the carnages to reckless driving, speeding, overloading by commercial drivers and wrongful overtaking.He however, said that there was over50 per cent reduction in the rate of accidents in the state compared to the same period in 2014.Governor Simon Lalong“Within the last six months, speed violation accounted for about 65 per cent of the causative factors of road accidents in Plateau.“Between Jan. 117 more words


Nigeria declared one of the best performing countries in road safety

The Economic Commission for Africa has adjudged Nigeria as one of the best three performers among 23 countries in accomplishing activities of the African Road Safety Action plan, among the nation are Ghana and South Africa. 505 more words



It is comical. You find, for instance, the FRSC, on bad portions of roads, where of course, the state of the road naturally snares potential offenders (because only the caught are offenders). 861 more words


"We were paid 2,500 to bomb Yola Barracks", 4 children in Adamawa confessed

Following a bomb blast that occurred in Yola, Adamawa state on Thursday, federal road safety officials conducted an investigation, the culprits were discovered 4 boys aged between 9 and 15 years who were paid  2,500  by Boko Haram to bomb Yola Barracks . 98 more words


FRSC confirms blast near its Adamawa Office

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Thursday in Yola, Adamawa State, confirmed that a bomb exploded near its state command office.

Mr Luka Ikpi, the state Commander of the FRSC, confirmed the incident but added that no one was injured or killed in the explosion. 163 more words


Total ban on Okada will ensure sanity on FCT roads, says FRSC

The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) says placing a total ban on commercial motorcycles or ‘Okada’ in the FCT will ensure sanity and traffic safety in the territory. 345 more words