• FRSC begins enforcement of speed limit device

    FRSC begins enforcement of speed limit device

    As the Federal Road Safety Corps begins the enforcement of the speed limit device installation nationwide today (Saturday), motorists plying the Sokoto highways, especially commercial drivers, have been warned to comply with the installation of the device in their vehicles.

    Failure to comply, according to the Deputy Corps Commander, Yusuf Aliyu Haruna, would lead to the defaulting vehicles being impounded, until the device is installed.

    DCC Haruna, who is presently the acting Sector Commander of Sokoto Command, FRSC, told Saturday PUNCH that […]

  • As speed limiter enforcement begins tomorrow: FRSC boss promises advisory enforcement

    As speed limiter enforcement begins tomorrow: FRSC boss promises advisory enforcement

    As the Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, commences the enforcement of speed limiters on commercial vehicles across the country tomorrow, the Corps Marshal and Chief Executive Officer of FRSC, Dr Boboye Oyeyemi, has asked commercial vehicle drivers to show understanding and corporate with the agency, saying that the enforcement was in the interest of all Nigerians.

    The Corps Marshal told Vanguard Motoring that his men would give the enforcement a human face by starting with advisory enforcement from tomorrow till the […]

  • Oct. 1 deadline for speed limit enforcement unchangeable — FRSC

    Oct. 1 deadline for speed limit enforcement unchangeable — FRSC

    It was gathered that the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) in Bayelsa, has insisted that there is no going back on the Oct. 1 deadline for enforcement of the speed limiting device in the state.

    Mr Wobin Gora, FRSC state sector commander, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday in Yenagoa, that the deadline is sacrosanct.

    He urged the commercial drivers in the state to obey the directive and install the device in their vehicles, adding that the command was […]

  • FG begins enforcement on GMO rice

    FG begins enforcement on GMO rice

    According to reports, the Federal Government has begun visiting research institutes that conduct field trials on genetically modified rice.

    The move, according to officials, was to ensure strict compliance with extant laws.

    Director-General of the National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA), Dr. Rufus Ebegba, gave the warning during a visit to the National Cereal Research Institute, Badeggi, Niger State.

    He warned that the agency would seal off any research centre that fails to adhere to laid down protocols.

    He assured that nobody would be forced […]

  • CBN begins enforcement of dollar sales to BDCs

    CBN begins enforcement of dollar sales to BDCs

    To increase the volume of dollar in the market and stabilise the naira, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) may compel banks to sell foreign currency proceeds of international money transfers to Bureaux De Change (BDCs).

    The CBN is likely to begin the enforcement of its directive to that effect soon, it was learnt yesterday. In a July 22 circular to the banks, titled:  “Sales of foreign currency proceeds of international money transfers to BDCs”, signed by its Acting Director, Trade & […]

  • Lagos begins total enforcement of ban on street trading

    Lagos begins total enforcement of ban on street trading

    Following the directive by Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos on the enforcement of Law against hawking in the state, most streets and highways at the weekend appeared deserted by traders for fear of being arrested.

    Already, the Lagos State Taskforce on Environment and Special Offences, has vowed to commence a total enforcement on street trading across the state as directed by the governor today.

    Ambode at the weekend, directed law enforcement agencies to commence a total enforcement against street trading and street […]