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One person has been confirmed dead while several people were feared injured this morning when two train coaches reportedly derailed along Mangoro-Agege axis in Lagos.

One confirmed dead, many injured as train derails in Lagos

One person has been confirmed dead while several people were feared injured this morning when two train coaches reportedly derailed along Mangoro-Agege axis in Lagos.

Police investigate fire outbreak at Enugu APC candidate’s campaign office

The Police Command in Enugu State has commenced investigation into the fire outbreak that at the campaign of Mr George Ogara, the Governorship Candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC).
President Muhammadu Buhari has lauded Nigerians for curbing excessive taste for foreign products, which has positioned the country for food self-sufficiency, and resulted into savings of over $21 billion.

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“That’s him, that’s him,” the two old women, wrinkled and bent with age, exclaimed. You could see wonderment and fulfillment in their eyes. And as if on cue, they both began to cry.
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Man commits suicide on FCT railway track

A middle aged man, who is yet to be identified, was on Monday ran over by a train at the Phikwore Area of Kubwa, a suburb of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

Zamfara emir laments disrespect for rule of law as threat to democracy

Emir of Gunmi, Zamfara State and former Chief Judge, Justice Hassan Lawal Gunmi, has highlighted the disrespect for rule of law and not non-obedience to court orders as some of the factors threatening Nigeria’s democratic stability.

79-year-old beggar exposed as wealthy grandma who enjoys begging

A 79-year-old Chinese woman, who begs at Hangzhou East Railway Station, has been exposed as a wealthy woman, who merely enjoys begging.
The body of a victim of a train accident lies covered in cloth on a railway track in Amritsar, India, Friday, Oct. 19, 2018. A speeding train ran over a crowd watching fireworks during a religious festival in northern India on Friday, killing at least 50 people, a Congress party leader said. (AP Photo/Prabhjot Gill)

At least 59 killed as train hits crowd in northern India

Indian Railway Board Chairman Ashwani Lohani on Saturday said they should not be held responsible after a commuter train traveling at high speed ran through a crowd of people on the rail tracks in northern India killing at least 59 people on Friday, state officials said.
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Train kills motorcyclist, passengers at PWD in Lagos

Mr Jerry Oche, the Lagos District Manager of Nigeria Railway Corporation, confirmed the incident to the News Agency of Nigeria on Wednesday.

Police arrest 14 railway vandals in Enugu

The Nigerian Railway Police Command, on Monday, paraded 14 suspects that specialise in railway property theft and vandalism in some parts of the Eastern zone of the establishment.
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France plans to introduce driverless trains in 2023

French State Railway Company on Wednesday said that it was planning to introduce driverless trains on the country’s tracks by 2023.
Rescuers work among the rubble and wreckage of the Morandi motorway bridge in Genoa on August 17, 2018, three days after a section collapsed. Rescue workers in Genoa have toiled for a third night in the wreckage of a collapsed bridge, continuing the desperate search for people still missing after the accident, which left at least 38 people dead. Italy's populist government intensified its attacks on the viaduct operator amid rising anger over the tragedy and the structural problems that have dogged the decades-old Morandi bridge, which buckled without warning on August 14, sending about 35 cars and several trucks, along with huge chunks of concrete, plunging 45 metres (150 feet) onto railway tracks below. / AFP PHOTO / MARCO BERTORELLO

Rescuers dig for survivors as anger mounts over Italy bridge collapse

Rescuers used diggers to claw through mountains of rubble, calling out in the hope of finding survivors as a desperate search for victims of the viaduct collapse entered its fourth day Friday with up to 20 people still missing.
This general view taken on August 15, 2018, shows an abandoned truck on the Morandi motorway bridge after a section collapsed in the north-western Italian city of Genoa. The number people of killed during the collapse of a bridge in the Italian port city of Genoa has risen to 38, Interior Minister Matteo Salvini said. A vast span of the Morandi bridge caved in during a heavy rainstorm in the northern port city on August 14, sending about 35 cars and several trucks plunging 45 metres (150 feet) onto the railway tracks below. / AFP PHOTO / Valery HACHE

Death toll rises to 35 in Italy bridge collapse

A frantic search was underway Wednesday for survivors under the shattered remains of a motorway bridge in Genoa as the death toll rose to 35 and investigators probed what caused the catastrophic collapse.

Police warn Kwara landlords, parade 25 suspected armed robbers, cultists

Kwara State Commissioner of Police, Aminu Pai Saleh, has warned landlords in the state to be wary of whom they rented their properties to.

John Odigie-Oyegun inaugurates Kano, Jigawa APC chairman

In what appeared one of his last official assignments, the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, Friday evening inaugurated the Party’s Kano and Jigawa State Chairmen, Abdullahi Abass and Hon. Ado Sani Kiri, respectively.

Capital market operators laud federal government, call for more infrastructure development

Capital market operators on Tuesday urged the Federal Government to focus more on infrastructure development to boost local employment and consolidate the achievements of the past three years.

Democracy Day: President Buhari’s address in full

The commemoration of this year’s Democracy Day is a celebration of freedom, a salute to the resilience and determination of Nigerians and a recommitment by Government to keep its promise to lead Nigeria into a new era of justice and prosperity.

President Buhari’s 2019 bid and matters arising

The country is gearing itself up for the General Elections in February next year and with President Muhammadu Buhari announcing that he will bid for the governing party, APC’s ticket to run for a second term, all hell has been let loose by the chaotic, ill-prepared opposition camp.

Minister Rotimi Amaechi, lawmakers clash over 2018 budget figures

Lawmakers at the National Assembly, the Minster of Transportation, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, on Thursday disagreed over figures presented in the 2018 Budget of the ministry.

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