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PHOTOS: Train derails along Mangoro/Agege area

derailed train

On Thursday, a train coming from Ijoko, Ogun State, and heading to Ebute Metta, Lagos, derailed at Mangoro/ Agege area. A statement by Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, revealed that several persons were injured in the accident. The accident was reportedly caused by faulty train tracks. See photos as shared by both LASEMA and the Lagos State Traffic Management Agency ...

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Kaduna-Abuja rail line: Buhari approves 17 locomotives

Kaduna-Abuja rail line

According to Daily Post, President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the procurement of 17 locomotives for the Kaduna-Abuja rail line to accommodate the surging passengers. The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, made this known on Monday while speaking with newsmen after the monthly project steering committee meeting on the $1.5bn Lagos-Ibadan rail project. He said the reason for the approval was ...

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