News - Federal Road Safety Commission

FRSC Seeks Govts Approval For Operatives To Carry Arms

1 week ago /
Security 

The chairman of the Federal Road Safety Commission, Bukhari Bello has called on the federal government to allow its officials to bear firearms, for self-defense in the line of duty and to protect road users.

Road Safety: FRSC Radio Begins Broadcast Next Week.

4 months ago /
Nation 

The Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, will next week begin radio broadcasting to enlighten Nigerians on road safety tips ahead of the upcoming festive season in Abuja.

FRSC Board Approves The Promotion Of 8 Assistant Corps Marshals And 12 Corps Commanders.

7 months ago /
Nation 

The Federal Road Safety Commission  (FRSC) Board has approved the promotion of 8 Corps Commanders (CC) to the position of Assistant Corps Marshals (ACM) and the promotion of 12 Deputy Corps Commanders (DCC) to the position of Corps Commanders (CC). The approval came after the board met on Friday, 7thSeptember 2018, to deliberate on the exercise.

Tanker Drivers Protest In Abuja

8 months ago /
Nation 

Free flow of traffic was restored on the Abuja-Lokoja expressway on Wednesday hours after tanker drivers barricaded the highway leading to heavy traffic gridlock along the way.

Nine Killed, 54 Vehicles Burnt In Lagos Tanker Explosion

9 months ago /
Nation 

The Federal Road Safety Commission says at least nine commuters were burnt in their vehicles trapped in a fire as a petrol tanker went up in flames on the Michael Otedola bridge in Lagos on Thursday evening. Four other persons sustained serious injuries while 54 vehicles were burnt beyond recognition

Buhari Seeks Approval For Promissory Notes, Bonds To Settle Local Debts

1 year ago /
Nation 

Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari, is seeking the House of Representatives approval for the establishment of a promissory programme and bond issuance to settle inherited local debts and contractual obligations.

Works Minister Fashola Warns Against Violation Of Road Regulations

1 year ago /
Nation 

Nigeria wants heavy duty trucks and other road users to operate within stipulated road safety laws and avoid overloading which constitutes a barrier to long-lasting roads.

Former Minister, John Shagaya Dies

1 year ago /
Nation 

Brigadier General John Shagaya, a former minister and former senator representing Plateau South is dead.

Death Toll In Lagos Fire Rises

1 year ago /
Nation 

The death toll in Lagos gas plant fire said to have risen to 10. Several other persons are said to have been severely injured as a result of the inferno at the Second Coming gas plant located on CMD road in Magodo area of the state. As the immediate cause of...

House Of Representatives Seeks Harmonization Of Biometric Data By NIMC

1 year ago /
Nation 

Nigeria’s House of Representatives has asked the national identity management commission to coordinate the hamonization of biometric data in Nigeria. The lawmakers also urged the executive to collate the number of births and death of persons in all local government areas of the country. In view of the importance of biometric data...

House Of Reps Moves To Criminalise Jungle Justice

1 year ago /
Nation  Security 

Nigeria’s House of Representatives is in the process of criminalizing any act of lynching or unlawful killing by mob action. A bill seeking to prohibit and protect persons from the act of extrajudicial killings in Nigeria has scaled second reading The bill which is simply called the anti-jungle justice bill, originated from...

Use Pedestrian Bridges, FRSC Advises

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) in Anambra on Tuesday called on the people of the state to make use of the pedestrian bridges on major highways. The FRSC Sector Commander in the state, Mr Sunday Ajayi, made the appeal in an interview with the reporters in Awka . He said that...

Al-Makura Reaffirms Resolve To Minimise Youth Restiveness

2 years ago /
Nation 

The Nasarawa state governor, Tanko Al-makura has reaffirmed his resolve to minimise youths restiveness in the state. The governor made this known at passing out parade of the 2nd batch of the Nasarawa Youth Empowerment Scheme (NAYES). Addressing the marshals shortly after the parade, the governor said that there is need to...

Nasarawa Government To Engage Youth Into Traffic Management

2 years ago /
Gender and Youth Development  Nation 

As part of efforts to address rising youth unemployment and restiveness, the Nasarawa state government and the federal road safety commission is collaborating to faithfully engage some youths into traffic management. Under the scheme, the state government has already trained over three thousand youths as traffic wardens by the road safety...

El-Rufa’i Bars FRSC From Erecting Checkpoints In Kaduna

2 years ago /
Nation 

The Kaduna State Government has barred personnel of the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) from erecting checkpoints in Kaduna and other urban centres in the state. The directive is contained in a statement issued in Kaduna on Wednesday by Mr Samuel Aruwan, Special Assistant to Gov. Nasiru El-Rufa’i on Media and...

Speed Limiter - FRSC Gives Final Notice

2 years ago /
Transport  

The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), in Plateau said on Wednesday that the Feb. 1 dateline for the enforcement of the speed limit regime remain sacrosanct. The command in a statement signed by its Public Education Officer, Mr Andrew Bala, in Jos said the first face of the enforcement would kick...

Relocation Of Abuja Airport Operations To Cost N1.1bn

2 years ago /
Nation 

Minister of State for Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika has said that the relocation of operations of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport to Kaduna would cost over N1.1 billion. Sirika while briefing the senate on the logistics implication of the relocation said that the ministry had taken into account relevant agencies that...

Easter: FRSC deploys 11,000 Officers, 795 vehicles, 283 bikes, 76 ambulances

3 years ago /
Security 

Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) has deployed 11,000 personnel, 795 vehicles, 283 bikes and 76 ambulances across the nation for the Easter celebration. This is contained in a statement signed on Wednesday by Mr Bisi Kazeem, the Head, Media Relations and Strategy of the FRSC in Abuja. According to the statement, the...

Rep urges Nigerians to resist FRSC’s N36,000 for ‘speed limiter’

3 years ago /
Nation  Transport  

A member of the House of Representatives, Philip Shaibu, has called on Nigerians to resist the planned attempt by the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) to introduce what is called “Speed Limiter” for installation on vehicles in the country. Specifically, Shaibu, a member of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), who...

Ocholi’s Death: FRSC to reintroduce speed limit device on vehicles

3 years ago /
Nation  Transport  

The Corps Marshal of Federal Road Safety Commission, FRSC, Boboye Oyeyemi says the commission is spearheading the re-introduction of the speed limit device on vehicles across the country. Boboye unfolded this policy on Monday in Abuja at a news conference on the accident that claimed the lives of the Minister of...


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