MAN WHO STOLE FRSC VEHICLE ARRESTED IN ABUJA

The Federal Capital Territory Police Command has nabbed a suspect, Hamisu Tukur, for allegedly stealing a vehicle belonging to the Federal Road Safety Corps headquarters stationed at Sky Memorial, Wuse Zone 5, Abuja. The 25-year-old was arrested on Saturday by police operatives from Bwari Division during a stop and search operation, following a call from the FRSC headquarters by the command’s control room. A statement by the FCT police spokesman, DSP Anjuguri Manzah, said the exhibits recovered from the suspect include the white Toyota Hilux-HQ-26RS and a single key. The…

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FRSC BOARD DISMISSES 8 OFFICERS, PUNISH 20 OTHERS

The Board of the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) has granted approval for the punishment of 28 erring officers of the Corps in accordance with the provisions of its regulation on discipline. The Corps Public Education Officer (CPEO), ACM Bisi Kazeem, announced this in a statement made available to News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Abuja. Kazeem said that the action was part of the organised effort to rid the FRSC of undisciplined and corrupt elements. He said that the officers had allegedly been found culpable for offences…

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FRSC ARRESTS 5 STAFF FOR EXTORTION IN NASARAWA

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Thursday said it had arrested five of its staff for extortion in Nasarawa State. The Assistant Corps Marshal, Mr. Kayode Olagunju, disclosed this during his maiden visit to the Benue State Command in Makurdi. Olagunju is the Commanding Officer, Rs 4 Jos Zonal Headquarters, overseeing Nasarawa, Plateau and Benue States. Olagunju also urged the corps marshals to live within their means and desist from acts capable of ending their careers untimely. He said that within two weeks of his resumption of duty as…

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FRSC DEBUNKS CLAIM BY VIO THAT 85% DRIVERS’ LICENCES ARE FAKE

By Abdulmumin Murtala – Kano The Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, Kano sector commander Zubairu Mato has has debunked claims by the State Director  VIO, Garba Gaya that 85 percent vehicle owners in Kano parade fake driver license. Mato responded to the VIO’s claim in a statement to newsmen in Kano over the weekend saying there is no available evidence to prove it. “The attention of the Federal Road Safety Corps has been drawn to a statement issued to press men by Kano State Director  VIO on Thursday 9/1/20 in…

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SECTIONS OF KADUNA-ZARIA ROAD NOW OPEN TO TRAVELLERS SAYS FRSC

Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) Kaduna Sector Command said on Sunday that Julius Berger has opened some completed section of the Kaduna–Zaria expressway to ease the flow of traffic. FRSC Sector Commander, Hafiz Mohammed, told News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Kaduna that the step would significantly ease the follow of traffic and avert avoidable accidents and fatalities. Mohammed said that the development followed intense pressure from FRSC that led to series of meetings with the Federal Controller of Works in Kaduna State and Julius Berger officials. He said: “The…

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LADY ARRESTED FOR USING GOOGLE MAPS TO FIND LOCATION WHILE DRIVING IN ABUJA

Wow! We still have a lot of surprises in this yulitide. Men of the Federal Road Safety Corps have just impounded my car. Asked what’s my offence, they said, show me your phone and I turned my phone to him, and the guy said you are under arrest for driving with the aid of Google map on your mobile phones. Wawu!! I’m like seriously!! He said, madam it is a serious traffic offence. I asked to see the team lead, their team lead came and after hearing fro his collegue…

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GUNMEN KILL FRSC OFFICER, WOUND ANOTHER ALONG ABUJA- LOKOJA ROAD

Adelani Adepegba Unidentified gunmen have attacked two Federal Road Safety Corps officers travelling from Abuja to Lagos on an official assignment on Friday, killing one and injuring the other. The officers were travelling in a Toyota Hilux pick-up van with registration number, PILOT 01A when the driver was shot in the head at Oshawa near Lokoja, the Kogi State capital. The Corps Education Officer, Commander Bisi Kazeem, disclosed in a statement on Saturday that the incident occurred at about 1:50 p.m. on the Lokoja-Okene Highway. It said, “The suspected kidnappers,…

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IBADAN ROAD CRASH INVOLVING FRSC PERSONNEL: THE TRUE STORY

PRESS RELEASE: IBADAN ROAD TRAFFIC CRASH INVOLVING FRSC PERSONNEL: THE TRUTH ABOUT THE UGLY INCIDENT AFTER INVESTIGATIONS. The attention of the Federal Road Safety Corps has been drawn to a trending video of an unfortunate road traffic crash that occurred in Ibadan recently which claimed the lives of a staff of the Federal Road Safety Corps, Oluyole Unit Command in Ibadan, Oyo state and one (1) other person You will recall that the Corps Marshal , Dr Boboye Oyeyemi had ordered the Oyo State Sector Commander of FRSC to conduct…

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ANOTHER 26 FRSC OFFICIALS ARRESTED FOR EXTORTION

[FILES] ICPC Chairman, Prof Bolaji Owasanoye. Photo; TWITTER/ICPCPE Another set of 26 officials of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has been arrested for alleged extortion of motorists in different parts of the country. The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) disclosed this in a statement signed by its spokesperson, Mrs Rasheedat Okoduwa, in Abuja on Wednesday. Okoduwa said the culprits were nabbed in a joint operation codenamed “Operation Tranquility”, involving operatives of the ICPC, FRSC and the Department of State Services (DSS). According to her, a…

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ANOTHER 26 FRSC OFFICIALS ARRESTED FOR EXTORTION -ICPC

[FILES] ICPC Chairman, Prof Bolaji Owasanoye. Photo; TWITTER/ICPCPE Another set of 26 officials of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has been arrested for alleged extortion of motorists in different parts of the country. The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) disclosed this in a statement signed by its spokesperson, Mrs Rasheedat Okoduwa, in Abuja on Wednesday. Okoduwa said the culprits were nabbed in a joint operation codenamed “Operation Tranquility”, involving operatives of the ICPC, FRSC and the Department of State Services (DSS). According to her, a…

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