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Amaechi reveals real cause of most road accidents

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has said reckless driving was responsible for most road accidents and not bad roads.

217 people perish in road accidents in Ogun

The Ogun Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Tuesday disclosed that 217 people died in 547 road traffic crashes from January to August in Ogun.

84 killed in road crashes

Eighty four people died in road traffic crashes in Edo, Delta and Anambra from October to December 2019.

589 die in South Africa’s road accidents

The South African Minister of Transport, Fikile Mbalula, said 589 people have been killed since mid-November, the beginning of 2019 festive season.

Road mishap kills 9, injures 12 in North-East India

As many as nine persons, including a woman, were on Monday killed and 12 others injured in a road mishap in India’s North-Eastern state of Assam.

1,618 die from road accidents in 3 months – FRSC

The Federal Road Safety Corps says that at least 1,618 people have lost their lives through road accidents between December 2018 and February 2019. The...

Road accidents: FRSC begins sensitisation

The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) on Wednesday began sensitisation of motorists to reduce incessant accidents on the Abuja-Kaduna-Kano Expressway. Speaking during the sensitisation and...

1,538 Nigerians died in road accidents in 3 months

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said no fewer than 1,538 Nigerians died in road accidents in the fourth quarter of 2018. The NBS Road...

9 die in Osun road accidents

The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) in Osun on Tuesday said nine persons died in various road accidents in the state in January.

Road accidents in December claim 18 lives in Osun -FRSC

The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) in Osun State on Wednesday said 18 persons died in various road accidents in December 2018. The FRSC Sector...

How 128 people died in road accidents in Sept – FRSC

A total of 128 persons died, while 2, 254 others were injured in 673 road crashes across the country in September, according to the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC).

2,598 Nigerians die in road accidents in 6 months – NBS

No fewer than 2, 598 Nigerians died in road accidents between October, 2017 and March, 2018, according to the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS).

FRSC blames construction companies for road accidents

The Corps Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Dr Boboye Oyeyemi, has expressed worry over the high rate of accidents at road construction sites in the country.

Lagos state records 81 deaths in road accidents in 10 months — Commissioner

The Lagos State Government on Tuesday said 81 persons lost their lives in 827 road accidents recorded in the state from May 2017 to...

FRSC records 42 fatalities from 27 road accidents in Osun state

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) says 42 lives were lost in 27 road accidents that occurred in  in March. The FRSC Sector Commander in...

60 die in Ogun road accidents within 2 months

The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) in Ogun said on Thursday that 60 persons died while several others were injured in various auto crashes in the state between January and February.

204 killed in road accidents in Niger

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Niger said that no fewer than 204 persons were killed in road accidents in the state in 2017 as against 233 in 2016.

158 persons died in road accidents in Katsina State

The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) said that no fewer than 158 persons were killed in road accidents in Katsina State in 2017 as against 183 in 2016.

1,070 Nigerians died in road accident in third quarter 2017- NBS

No fewer than 1,070 Nigerians died in road accidents in the third quarter, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said.

Nigeria losing bread winners to road accidents

Nigerian families are increasingly losing bread winners to road accidents, according to a monthly `Road Traffic Crash (RTC) Report’ released by the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC).

423 die, 2,339 wounded in road accidents in July – FRSC

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) says 423 persons died and 2,339 others were wounded in 768 road traffic accidents across the country in July.

FRSC records drop in road accidents

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Monday said the number of road accidents recorded in Kaduna State dropped to 392 in the first half of this year.

Road accidents claim 2,673 Nigerians in 6 months

No fewer than 2,673 people died in road accidents in Nigeria in the last six months, according to National Bureau of Statistics (NBS).

56 deaths recorded in six months from road accidents – FRSC

The Edo Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) says no fewer than 56 persons have died in various road traffic accidents across the state between January and June.

NBS: 1, 466 Nigerians died in road accidents in 1st quarter

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said 1, 466 Nigerians died in road accidents in the first quarter of 2017, according to its Road Transport Data.

2 students die in road accidents in Nasarawa State

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Nasarawa State said on Wednesday that two students had died in separate accidents in the state during...

16 die in 2 road accidents in Katsina

The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) has confirmed the deaths of 16 persons in two road accidents in Mani and Kankia Local Government Areas...

Lagos, FRSC partner to curb road accidents

The Lagos State Ministry of Transportation and the Federal Road Safety Corp (FRSC) are poised to undertake joint monitoring across the state to reduce...

Youths worst affected by road accidents – FRSC

Seven in every 10 victims of road crashes are youths aged between 15 and 29, the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) has said. Mr Oludare...

Road accidents reduces by 70% during yuletide in C/River – FRSC Official

Mr Ikechukwu Igwe, the Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) in Cross River, said on Sunday that road accidents reduced...

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