Tag: accidents

Ado AminuDecember 11, 2020

Laying curses is the latest trend in the incompetence playbook

To err is human, and to pray for the basic necessities of governance like the security of life and property ...

Op-ed EditorAugust 14, 2017

Samuel Akinnuga: Road accidents and the failure of FRSC’s emergency response unit

by Samuel Akinnuga   It has been submitted that more than 80% of road accidents are directly linked to human ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 14, 2016

Edwin Okolo: Small deaths [NEW VOICES]

Seventeen was an odd year to die. But I did. It was the first of many small deaths. Seventeen had ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 7, 2016

Opinion: Of gridlock and incessant abuse of traffic lights

by Usama Dandare Over the years, traffic signals were controlled by electrical or mechanical devices, but with the advent of ...

Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 11, 2016

In just 2 years, 11, 436 Nigerians killed in road accidents – FRSC

The Federal Road Safety Corps says 11,436 persons lost their lives as a result of road accidents across Nigeria in 2014 ...

Adebayo EmuleomoApril 25, 2016

Governor Fayose declares 3 day mourning for dead medical doctors

Governor of Ekiti state, Ayodele Fayose has declared 3 days of mourning in the state following the death of six ...

Kolapo OlapojuOctober 21, 2014

This naked boobs advert caused over 500 car accidents in one day

by Temitope Onitiju Some days ago, an advertisement showing a woman’s breasts caused over 500 accidents in a single day. The photo, which ...

YEditorAugust 28, 2014

We will remove all broken down vehicles from the highways

by Iyobosa Omoregie The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) promised to remove all broken- down vehicles along all major Highways ...

January 16, 2014

Dele Agekameh: On the sorry state of Nigerian roads

by Dele Agekameh Besides causing avoidable deaths to road users, the drivers of articulated vehicles also constitute some nuisance to ...

December 17, 2013

FRSC deploys 2,400 marshals on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway for yuletide

by Akintomiwa Agbaje The Federal Road Safety Commissions (FRSC) Lagos state command said it has mobilised 2,400 personnel for the ...

November 16, 2013

Opinion: This madness in the name of convoys must stop

by Abiola Solanke In a story that circulated on the internet recently, one Ola Adeosun narrated how he became victim ...

October 8, 2013

Accidents are God’s will… they are inevitable – Stella Oduah, Aviation minister

  Four days after a tragic crash involving an Associated Airline plane killed 14 people in Lagos, Minister of Aviation, ...

September 10, 2013

Frightening stats: 1,437 died in 6 months in bus accidents nationwide – FRSC

by ‘Jola Sotubo According to a recently released Federal Roads Safety Corps (FRSC) report, not less than 1,437 people died ...

January 4, 2013

Sad: 2 children, 4 others die in separate road accidents

by Funso Ajewole The Ogun State Command of the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), has said that two children and ...

December 13, 2012

Tragedy in Ogun: Truck crushes 8 secondary school students

No fewer than 17 persons lost their lives in separate road crashes across Ogun State on Wednesday. At Itori, in ...

June 16, 2012

Death traps: Nigeria ranked second worldwide in road accidents

by Stanley Azuakola If the recent air crash has caused for you a phobia for air travel, then this news ...

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