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23 perish in Kano auto crash

Tragedy struck yesterday in Kano as 13 persons perished in a ghastly motor accident that occurred along Kano- Zaria Expressway. An official of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) told Daily Sun that the victims were returning from a wedding ceremony when their vehicle crashed...

LASTMA official crushed to death by moving vehicle

  An official of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA), has been crushed while controlling traffic at Ketu area of the state The death of Samson Olawale Akin was announced by the General Manager of LASTMA, Olajide Oduyoye, saying that the deceased was knocked...

6 die in tanker explosion in Ogun

    …12 vehicles, motorcycles razed   Six persons have been confirmed dead while four others sustained varying degrees of injuries following a tanker explosion that occurred on Tuesday morning, along the Presidential Boulevard, Kuto axis of Abeokuta, the Ogun...

179 die in road crashes in Edo in 12 months

  The Edo State Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Corps, Henry Benamaisia, yesterday, said that no fewer than 179 persons died in road crashes across the state in the last 12 months.   Benamaisia also told newsmen in Benin that 252 accidents happened across...

2 police inspectors, 1 other die in Kogi accident

Three persons, including two police inspectors, on Thursday, died in a motor accident on Ajaokuta-Ojodu-Ayingba road in Kogi. The Sector Commander of Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in the state, Mr. Solomon Aghure, confirmed the incident to newsmen in Lokoja. He said that the...

Couple, 13 others killed, 14 injured in auto crashes in Ogun, Niger

Two persons suspected to be husband and wife were yesterday crushed to death in an accident involving a car, a truck, and a motorcycle around Odogbara, few meters from NNPC on the Sagamu-Ogijo road, Ogun State. This is as the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) confirmed that 13...

Tanker crushes 5 school children in Ebonyi

Tragedy struck Tuesday afternoon at St. Michael Nursery and Primary School Oshiri in Onicha Local Government Area of Ebonyi state as five pupils were crushed by a speeding tanker. The incident has thrown the school and indeed the entire community into mourning. A member of the...

Otedola Bridge Accident: FRSC urges motorists to drive safe

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Lagos State Sector Command has advised Articulated vehicle drivers to maintain minimum safety standards in line with the Corps Safety Standardization scheme especially during the ‘Ember’ months. This is as a result of the crash...

2 police officers die, 3 injured in Ondo auto crash

Two Mobile Policemen yesterday died in an accident along Oba-Ile Road, Akure, the Ondo State capital. Three other police officers involved in the accident were said to be critically injured. Witnesses said the Hilux van conveying the police officers somersaulted several before...

Road accidents claim 217 lives in Ogun in 8 months

The Ogun State Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) said 217 people died in 547 road traffic crashes between January and August in the state . Mr. Ahmed Umar, the state Sector Commander, said this during the flag-off of the last quarter of the year “Ember months’’...