AID LIVES TRUST PARTNERS FRSC TO LAUNCH ‘WHY RUSH?’

Kunle Job AID LIVES TRUST, A Non Governmental Organisation that provides life saving and affirming support for the physically challenged, vulnerable and disadvantaged in the Nigerian society is partnering the Federal Road Safety Commission of Nigeria FRSC in its Ember Months Campaign with the Launch of a programme tagged ‘WHY RUSH?’ Lizzy Egiaye, a trustee of Aid Lives Trust, appeared with Bisi Sonusi, the Acting Public Education Officer of the Lagos Sector of the FRSC on a radio programme, OGA DRIVER on Star 101.5Fm, Lagos, in continuation of the massive…

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FRSC, JULIUS BERGER REVIEW PROGRESS ON LAGOS/SHAGAMU EXPRESSWAY

Kunle Job… As part of preparations towards hitch-free travels towards the end of year festive season, the Ogun State Commander of the Federal Road Safety Commission FRSC, Mr Clement Oladele and his team on Wednesday, met with the ProjectManager of Julius Berger Nigeria Limited, Engr Olaf Thamm and his team to review progress of work done on the Lagos/Shagamu portion of the Lagos/Ibadan expressway, on of the busiest corridors in Nigeria. This is with a view of ensuring the free flow of traffic and safety of motorists and commuters this…

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SLOW DOWN AT CONSTRUCTION SITES – FRSC

Kunle Job….Motorists have been advised to slow down at construction and road rehabilitation sites across the nation to prevent Road Traffic Crashes RTCs. The Ogun State Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Commission of Nigeria, FRSC, Mr Clement Oladele has stated that half of the crashes in the state, this year, occurred at construction sites. He made the remarks on ‘Oga Driver’ radio programme on Star 101.5Fm Lagos on Friday. He made reference to the Lagos/Shagamu Expressway, a long stretch of the Shagamu/Ore Expressway, the Sango Ota/Abeokuta and other…

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FRSC, FMW, JULIUS BERGER, RCCG MEET ON LAGOS/IBADAN EXP WAY TO ALLEVIATE SUFFERING OF MOTORISTS.

As part of efforts at monitoring the on-going rehabilitation of the Lagos/Ibadan Expressway aimed at alleviating the suffering of motorists during the rehabilitation of one of the busiest roads in Nigeria, the Federal Road Safety Commission FRSC, met with Julius Berger Plc. JBN and other stakeholders to ensure that the construction company provides adequate and standard road signs including palliative measures on failed portions of the corridor to ease the flow of traffic and reduce the loss of man-hours. In a statement made available by the Public Education Officer of…

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FRSC/NDLEA INTENSIFY WAR AGAINST DRIVING UNDER INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL AND DRUGS

The Forum of Public Relations Officers of Para-Military Agencies in Nigeria is no doubt yielding positive results. This became evident as the Public Education Officer of The Federal Road Safety Commission, FRSC, Lagos Sector Command, Mrs Tomi Maala Igbaroola, the Public Relations Officer, Lagos State Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, Mallam Musa and the Principal Staff Officer, Drug Demand and Reduction Unit, Mrs Titilope Ogunluyi appeared on a radio programme ‘OGA DRIVER’ on Star 101.5fm in Lagos recently. The Trio had resolved to collaborate and step-up…

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ROAD SAFETY AND THE WORLD CUP – Tobi Job.

A lot of people may be wondering what the World Cup has to do with safety on our roads. “It has a lot to do with the world cup, knowing full well that the World Cup is a major force that brings everybody together. Everybody loves and wants to watch football but the fact that everyone wants to be a part of it means safety is involved. How do we watch football, where do we watch football and when do we watch football? Let’s say you want to catch a…

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FRSC To Cover 45 Corridors During The Eld-El-Fitri Special Patrol

The Federal Road Safety Commission FRSC has made puclic its plans for road uses during the Eid-El-Fitri celebrations accross  Nigeria. The full text reads: Owing to the fact that the Federal Road Safety Corps expects a mass movement of people and goods across the length and breadth of the Country during the end of Ramadan festive season in preparation for Id – el – fitrii coupled with  a bid to trend down road traffic crashes at least  by 15% and fatalities by 30% during the period, the Corps Marshal, Dr.…

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HEALTH EMERGENCY INITIATIVE ; THAT NONE SHOULD DIE

It has been discovered that one of the major causes of the death of accident victims and those in emergency cases in hospitals is the inability to come up with the initial fees required to commence their treatment before it is too late. Health Emergency Initiative HEI, a Non-Governmental Organisation in Nigeria, identified the problem and swung into action to provide succor to indigent patients who found themselves in such situations. Since 2015, HEI has been assisting in this regard. Speaking on a radio programme, ‘Oga Driver’ on Star 101Fm…

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SHUN SELF-MEDICATION, DISTRACTED DRIVING – DR TOBOR

Drivers should always keep their wind screen wipers in good order. put their rear view and side mirrors to right use. Women should use these mirrors to view on-coming vehicles rather than for making up their faces. Dr Ena Tobor of Trauma Care International Foundation, a Non-Governmental Organisation, gave the advise on ‘Oga driver’ Radio Programme ,on Star 101.5fm, Lagos, on August 5, 2015. She decried self –medication, saying that this could be damaging to one`s vital organs. The topic for discussion was, ‘The Unwholesome habits of motorists’. Also present…

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LAGOS STATE DRIVERS INSTITUTE’S NEW CEO, PHILIPS OGUNLADE SETS AGENDA

The Lagos State governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode continues with his knack of putting round pegs in round holes with the appointment of Mr Philip Ogunlade as the Chief Executive Officer of the Lagos State Drivers Institute, LASDRI. Ogunlade, before his appointment, was a pioneer at the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority, LASTMA, where he rose to the post of Director of Operations. He is expected to bring his wealth of experience in traffic management to bear in the pioneer drivers institute in Africa. In a chat with Global Harmony Magazine,…

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