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Lagos-Ibadan rail: Lagos to close PWD level crossing for three days

The Lagos State Government says it will close the PWD Level Crossing in Ikeja between Sunday and Tuesday to facilitate completion of ongoing construction of the Lagos-Ibadan Standard Gauge Rail line.
The Federal Government has assured Nigerians that the Lagos-Ibadan Railway project will be completed by April 2020, just as it has fixed next week as the commencement date for the test-run of the train. 2

Lagos-Ibadan rail: Lagos to close Adejobi Street in Agege Sunday

Lagos State Government says it will close down the Adejobi Street in Agege area on Sunday to facilitate the completion of the ongoing construction of the Lagos-Ibadan Standard Gauge Rail line.

Railway construction: Lagos to close Ashade for two days

The Lagos State Government has announced the closure of Akanni Doherty Street, Ashade, from June 28 to June 30, 2019.

Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge: Rotimi Amaechi pushes for completion of civil work before rainy season

Rotimi Amaechi, the Minister of Transportation, on Friday charged the China Civil Engineering Construction Company (CCECC) to work hard in order to complete civil before the start of the raining season.
Ibikunle Amosun

Governor Amosun: New Lagos-Abeokuta rail to move 5,000 containers daily

Ibikunle Amosun, Ogun State governor, has said Nigeria may have succeeded in solving Lagos traffic lock jam, as the newly constructed standard gauge rail track has the capacity to move two to 5000 containers just by one train in one day.

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Nigerian celebrities mourn deceased Majek Fashek

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Rwanda set to announce new coronavirus restrictions

Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.
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Nigeria declares telecoms facilities critical national Infrastructure

In response to the yearnings of industry stakeholders to declare telecom facilities Critical National Infrastructure, President Muhammadu Buhari, has finally approved and also directed that necessary physical protective measures be put in place to safeguard telecommunications infrastructure deployed across the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari has again, addressed Nigerians on the efforts of its government to contain the coronavirus pandemic (covid-19) that is ravaging the country 4

ASCAB: President Buhari’s speech underestimate Sani Abacha’s $5 billion loot

Alliance for Surviv­ing COVID-19 and Beyond, (ASCAB), a group led by prominent Nigerian human rights lawyer, Femi Falana has said that President Mu­hammadu Buhari’s claim that late dictator, Sani Abacha, stole $1 billion con­tradicts the figures earlier released by his own officials.