The Ebonyi Police Command has said it will start impounding and prosecuting drivers who have not obtained the newly approved permit for vehicles with factory fitted tinted glasses .
The commands Public Relations Officer, George Okafor, told the newsmen in Abakaliki on Monday that the new permit, designed with unique security features, will prevent hoodlums from using such vehicles for crimes.
According to him, the new permit contains bio data of the car owner which include the photograph, finger prints, name and date of birth, among others.
Operatives of the Directorate of State Security Service, DSS, are to be engaged by the Federal Road Safety Corps to help fish out those behind the production of fake drivers licences in the country.
The action followed the inability of the Corps to get to the root of the illegality despite efforts made to stem the trend.
The FRSC’s acting Sector Commander in Niger State, Mr Na Magana, who disclosed this in Minna on Thursday, said the headquarters of the Corps had […]
According to reports, the FRSC on Saturday urged commercial drivers to plan their journeys ahead and refrain from embarking on night journeys to avoid accidents.
The FRSC Zonal Commander in charge of Zone 9, Mr. Samuel Obayemi, gave the advice while speaking at an ember month sensitisation programme for commercial drivers in Enugu.
Obayemi noted that night journeys were often subjected to the threats posed by armed robbery attacks, tyre burst as well as difficulty in attending to mechanical faults.
“Our people, especially […]
Thirty six drivers in Abuja have been subjected to psychiatric evaluation for beating traffic lights in the Federal Capital Territory.
All the drivers that where conveyed to the hospital in ambulances were made to undergo psychiatric test, with doctors certifying their level of fitness.
Deputy Director / Chief Press Secretary FCT, Muhammad Sule made this known in a press statement, he stated.
“The FCT Police Command in collaboration with officers of the FCT Directorate of Road Traffic Services have so far arrested 36 […]
Economic activities came back to life in Anambra State on Saturday following the suspension of the strike by petroleum marketers and the Petroleum Tanker Drivers Association in the state.
The Chairman of the Petroleum Dealers Association in Anambra, Osita Ofodile, told newsmen in Onitsha on Saturday that the suspension followed a meeting which resolved the dispute.
The drivers’ group started the strike on September 26 and was joined by the dealers on September 29, resulting to the hike in fuel price in […]
According to reports, the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Oyo State has warned motorists, especially commercial drivers, against use of non-effective head lamps in the night and wipers when rain is falling.
The warning was against the backdrop of the concern raised by travellers from Ibadan to Lagos on Wednesday night. The travellers alleged that many of the commercial buses plying Lagos-Ibadan Expressway did not have bright head lamps that would ensure effective movement.
One of the travellers, who introduced himself […]
An angry woman has stripped n*ked in public and used iron bars to attack cars and people passing on a rush hour morning.
An angry woman has caused commotion in public as she stripped n*ked and attacked motorists in China. The woman identified as Miss Li after removing her clothes began shouting and screaming at pedestrians and motorists.
It was gathered that the 40-year-old woman after shouting grabbed a large metal pole and started swinging it at oncoming cars. She was later […]
Commuters were stranded, yesterday, when Lagos Bus Rapid Transport, BRT’s drivers and ticketers on the Ikorodu-CMS route downed tools over unpaid salaries and unfavourable condition of service.
The BRT scheme, operated by Primero Transport Services Ltd., began operation in November 2015 and has 434 buses on its fleet; and more than 2,000 staff.
It was gathered that the workers convened an emergency meeting at about 5.45a.m. at the loading station, after which they converged on the bus corridor and barricaded it. The […]
Operatives of the Rapid Response Squad, RRS, of the Lagos State Police Command at the weekend arrested a gang of robbers who robbed two passengers in the Gbagada area of the state.
The syndicate, 26-year-old Ubuke Michael, and Obinna Okoro, 24, were arrested after their operational bus, with number plate FST 890 XM, had picked up the two passengers going to the Alaba International Market and Ladipo Spare Part Market to buy goods.
One of the victims, Boniface Anusionwu, said he had […]