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Passengers and passersby have expressed relief and satisfaction as the Nigerian Railway Corporation, NRC, on Thursday, resumed mass transit train services along the Ijoko-Iddo, Ogun, Lagos State, respectively.

Lagos-Ibadan train service excites users as passenger volume surge

Passengers boarding the Lagos-Ibadan free train rides have expressed excitement at the reliability of the train services, demanding for an increase in coaches so as to have more passengers on board.

Lagos-Ibadan rail: Minister detects ‘compromise of standards’

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, on Friday, ordered stoppage of work at Omi-Adio Railway Station under construction on Lagos-Ibadan standard guage rail line over alleged compromise of standards by the contractor.
The Embassy of Japan, in collaboration with a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), Street To School Initiative, has unveiled a newly renovated ultra-modern Primary Healthcare Centre (PHC) for residents of Surulere Community in Agbado-Oke-Odo, Lagos

Japanese embassy, street to school unveils ultra-modern PHC in Lagos

In line with the Universal Health Coverage (UHC), the Embassy of Japan, in collaboration with a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), Street To School Initiative, has unveiled a newly renovated ultra-modern Primary Healthcare Centre (PHC) for residents of Surulere Community in Agbado/ Oke-Odo, Lagos State.
Nigeria Police

Police arrest three for murder

The police in Ogun State have arrested three suspects over the death of a 27-year-old man who was stabbed in the chest.
Staff of the Nigeria Railway Corporation repairing damaged tracks at Idi-Mangoro, Agege, Lagos.

NRC to suspend Ijoko-Lagos train service

The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) said that it would suspend the daily operations of narrow gauge from Ijoko in Ogun to Ebute Meta-Apapa from Monday to fast track completion of the new standard gauge within deadline set by Federal Government.
Nigeria Police

Man arrested for ‘raping 6-year-old girl’

The police in Ogun State have arrested a 43-year-old man, Oluwole Bamidele, for allegedly raping a six-year-old daughter of his neighbour.

Traders decry open defecation at Lagos market

Some of the traders at Gatan Kowa Market in Lagos State had decried the rate high rate of open defecation around the market owing to lack of toilet facilities.
An early morning fire has engulfed Katangowa Market in Agbado-Okeodo Local Council Development Area, along the Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway on Monday. - 6

Fire ravages Lagos market — in pictures

An early morning fire has engulfed Katangowa Market in Agbado/Okeodo Local Council Development Area, along the Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway on Monday.

NRC: We’ll no longer treat roof top riding with levity

The Nigeria Railway Corporation (NRC) on Thursday warned rooftop riders against endangering their lives, saying the corporation would no longer treat the offence with levity.
Hundreds of Osun-bound passengers, who had gathered at the Iddo Terminal of the Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) in Lagos for the free train ride of the Osun Government ahead of the Sallah, were stranded on Sunday.

NRC suspends train service to Ijoko, Lagos Station

The Lagos District, Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC), on Thursday announced the termination of the Mass Transit Train Service (MTTS) at Agbado Station due to ongoing construction of a standard guage.

National Assembly promises Minister Amaechi budgetary assistance on Ibadan-Kano rail project

The National Assembly (NASS) has promised the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, of legislative assistance in ensuring the approval of the amount presented in the budget proposal by the ministry for counter funding for Ibadan-Kano rail project.
Lagos-Ibadan rail project

Federal government tells contractor to complete Lagos-Abeokuta rail project in two weeks

The federal government yesterday gave the contractor handling the Lagos-Ibadan rail project, China Civil Engineering Construction Company (CCECC), a two-week ultimatum to deliver the Lagos-Abeokuta axis of the project for commercial purposes.

Rotimi Amaechi: Standard gauge rail lines will end Apapa gridlock

The Minister of Transportation, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, says the ongoing construction of Lagos-Ibadan Standard Gauge rail lines will end the lingering chaotic Apapa gridlock, when completed.

Man arrested for allegedly beating wife to death

A 38 years old man, Shina Kasali, has been arrested by the Ogun State police command for allegedly beating his wife, Sofiat Kasali, to death.
Nigeria Police

Butcher beats wife to death in Ogun

The Ogun State Police Command says it has arrested a 38-year-old butcher, Shina Kasali, for allegedly beating his wife, Sofiat, to death.

My wife is destructive – Man tells court

A 53-year-old Festus Ajetunmobi, on Tuesday, asked a Badagry Customary Court in Lagos State to dissolve his 20-year marriage to his wife, Titilayo, alleging that she destroys his property.

EU to construct public toilets in 14 Ekiti towns

The European Union says it is financing the construction of public toilets in 14 towns in Ekiti State.

Police arrest pastor, one other, over ritual killing

The police in Ogun state have arrested a pastor and one other over alleged killing of a woman simply identified as Iya Anu .

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