• 90% of auto crashes caused by fake parts — FRSC

    90% of auto crashes caused by fake parts — FRSC

    About 90 per cent of accidents witnessed on the roads in the country are caused by fake vehicle parts fixed mostly by mechanics, the Federal Road Safety Corps has said.

    The FRSC Sector Commander in Abuja, Mr. Sunday Oghenekaro, who was represented by the Superintendent Route Commander, Mr. Barnabas Asongo, said this in an interview after inaugurating the new leadership of the Association of Auto Works and Technicians of Nigeria (FCT chapter).

    Oghenekaro, therefore, appealed to vehicle mechanics to always stick to […]

  • FG to stop sale of substandard vehicles, parts

    FG to stop sale of substandard vehicles, parts

    It was gathered that the National Automotive Design and Development Council has said it will take necessary steps to combat the sale of substandard vehicles and fake auto parts across the country

    The Director-General, NADDC, Mr. Aminu Jalal, who spoke through the agency’s Technical Adviser, Mr. Abubakar Dalhat, at a training workshop in Kano, said the council in collaboration with the Standards Organisation of Nigeria had adopted over 130 international automotive standards for safety.

    The NADDC DG said as part measures being […]

  • Police nab 28-year-old ‘native doctor’ with human parts in Abia

    Police nab 28-year-old ‘native doctor’ with human parts in Abia

    According to reports, the Police in Abia State have arrested a 28-year-old man, who claimed to be a native doctor, for allegedly being in possession of some human parts.

    The Commissioner of Police in the state, Leye Oyebade, told newsmen in Umuahia on Tuesday that the suspect was arrested for “unlawful possession” of a human skull and bone.

    Oyebade said that the suspect was arrested in his home in Olokoro, in Umuahia South Local Government Area of the state, following a tip-off […]

  • END TIME!!! Robbers and scavengers steal human parts at cemeteries in Kwara

    END TIME!!! Robbers and scavengers steal human parts at cemeteries in Kwara

    Cemeteries in Kwara State are no longer a resting place for the dead.

    They are now being regularly violated no thanks to robbers and scavengers targeting bodies in graves for mutilation and theft of choice parts.

    The practice these days is a far cry from when, decades ago national attention was riveted by revelations that criminals invaded the grave of the late wife of a governor in the east.

    Then, the grave yard vandals did not steal her body parts but helped themselves […]