Tag: Federal Road Safety Corps

Armed Federal Road Safety Corps Personnel set to commence night highway patrols

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) said its personnel would require specialised training on firearms handling ahead of its commencement of night highway patrols. Assistant Corps Marshal, Corps Project Implementation Office, Kingsley Agomoh said this In Abuja on Thursday while answering questions at a seminar organized by the Bureau of[Read More…]

FRSC vows to impound vehicles violating lockdown extension

The Federal Road Safety Corps has said motorists not covered by the essential service list of the Federal Government risk losing their vehicles when caught. This was as the President extended the lockdown occassioned by the pandemic in Abuja; Lagos and Ogun States by another two weeks. In a statement[Read More…]

FRSC Seeks Nationwide Ban of Commercial Motorcycle

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), has recommended a nationwide ban on commercial motorcycles popularly known as `Okada’ to reduce accidents on our roads. The recommendation forms part of the October Road Traffic Crash (RTC) Report 2016, submitted by the Corps Marshal, Mr Boboye Oyeyemi, to the Secretary to the[Read More…]

Pay Us Or We’ll Take Bribes Like Nigerian Policemen – FRSC Officials Threaten Gov’t

Some officials of the Federal Road Safety Corps have threatened to obtain bribes the same way policemen extort money from motorists if they are not paid their November salaries and allowances before Christmas. The officials, who spoke to PUNCH Newspaper on the condition of anonymity, said the Federal Government had refused[Read More…]

To Get International Passports, Nigerians To Show Evidence of Tax Payment

The Executive Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service, FIRS, on Monday said soon, Nigerians might begin to show evidence of tax payment before obtaining their passports. Tunde Fowler said this at the 136th meeting of the Joint Tax Board which had the theme: “Increased Inter-Agency Co-operation to Enhance Tax[Read More…]

VIO Not Permitted To Check Drivers Licence, Vehicle Particulars — FRSC

The Corps Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Mr. Boboye Oyeyemi, on Monday, said that the corps would commence a crackdown on drivers who possess fake drivers license. He also explained that the Vehicle Inspection Officers (VIOs) were not permitted by law to inspect vehicle and drivers licences.[Read More…]

FRSC Deploys 100 Officer, Vehicles For APC National Convention

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Tuesday said it would deploy over 100 officers and 15 patrol vehicles for APC National Convention in Lagos. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the convention, slated for Wednesday at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, will produce the party’s presidential candidate for[Read More…]

Road Accidents: FRSC To Enforce Speed Limit Devices On Vehicles

Worried by the spate of avoidable crashes on the roads, the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) says it is in the final stages of introducing speed limiting devices in vehicles plying Nigerian roads. Corps Commander, Corps Public Education Officer, Stella Uchegbu who gave this indication at an interactive media parley[Read More…]

FRSC Appoints New Spokesperson, Stella Uchegbu, Replaces Jonas Agwu

The Federal Road Safety Corps has appointed Corps Commander Stella Uchegbu as the new Corps Public Education Officer to replace Assistant Corps Marshal Jonas Agwu who is now Zonal Commanding Officer in charge of Zone RS7 Abuja at Gwagwalada. Press release issued Sunday reads below; Until her new assignment, Stella[Read More…]

Christmas: Road Safety Corps Say 24 Killed In 28 Crashes In Kaduna

The Kaduna Sector Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) said 24 people were killed in 28 road crashes recorded in the state during the Yuletide. The Sector Commander, Mr Olu Olagunju made this known on Monday in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Kaduna.[Read More…]