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As Nigeria joins the rest of the world in the celebration of the World Tourism Day today, the Director General of the National Institute for Hospitality and Tourism, NIHOTOUR, Alhaji Nura Sani Kangiwa, has called for close collaboration and synergy between government and the private sector.

World Tourism Day: Institute calls for private, public partnership

As Nigeria joins the rest of the world in the celebration of the World Tourism Day today, the Director General of the National Institute for Hospitality and Tourism, NIHOTOUR, Alhaji Nura Sani Kangiwa, has called for close collaboration and synergy between government and the private sector.
The Nigerian Railway Corporation has said its suspended Lagos-Ogun mass transit train service would resume operations on Thursday.

NRC denies report of bandits attacks on Abuja-Kaduna train

The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) has denied reports of alleged bandits attacks on Abuja-Kaduna train KA4 between Asham and Kubwa on Monday afternoon.
Eight passengers narrowly escaped death in the early hours on Monday when a bus with Lagos registration number GGE 972 GE suddenly veered onto the train tracks while crossing the rail at PWD inward Oshodi, Lagos and collided with a fast-moving commuter train in the process.

Official: No life lost in Lagos train accident

No life was lost in Monday morning’s accident in which a train rammed into a commercial bus in Oshodi, Lagos, an aide to Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has said.

Transportation University will boost technology transfer – minister

The Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, has said that the University of Transportation being constructed at Daura, Katsina State, would boost the transfer of technology from China to Nigeria.
The Nigerian Railway Corporation has said its suspended Lagos-Ogun mass transit train service would resume operations on Thursday.

Minister orders resumption of train services on Abuja-Kaduna corridor

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi, has ordered the commencement of train services on the Abuja-Kaduna rail corridor before Eid-el-kabir.

Senator Sani: Proposed increase of Abuja-Kaduna train fare unjust

The former senator representing Kaduna Central, Shehu Sani, has condemned the proposed increment in fare for commuters travelling en route the Abuja-Kaduna railway.
English side, Leicester City, have demanded €55m from French team, Paris Saint-Germain to secure the services of Nigeria’s midfielder, Wilfred Ndidi.

Wilfred Ndidi: I sold peppers, tomatoes for my mum

Wilfred Ndidi has opened up on the challenges he faced before actualising his dream of becoming a professional footballer.
Fourteen migrant labourers walking back to their villages after being left destitute by India’s strict coronavirus lockdown were killed Friday after being hit by a train, officials said.

Fourteen migrants killed by train in India

Fourteen migrant labourers walking back to their villages after being left destitute by India’s strict coronavirus lockdown were killed Friday after being hit by a train, officials said.
The Chairman of Chinese investors Association for Development and Promotion in Nigeria, Ronnie Liu, has accused the United States of sowing enmity in the minds of Nigerians and Africans against China.

Ronnie Liu: US propaganda hurting Africa-China friendship

The Chairman of Chinese investors Association for Development and Promotion in Nigeria, Ronnie Liu, has accused the United States of sowing enmity in the minds of Nigerians and Africans against China.
This handout picture taken on February 4 and released to AFP on February 21, 2020 by Xiao Yao shows he receiving treatment at a hospital after infected by the COVID-19 coronavirus in Jinzhou in China’s central Hubei province. XIAO YAO - AFP

Coronavirus survivor recounts fear, confusion

The 27-year-old, who works in the southwest city of Chengdu, only realised something was amiss as the clock ticked midnight into the year of the rat on January 25.
Two airmen who died recently at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, have been identified as Airmen First Class Xavier Leaphart and Aziess Whitehurst, Air Force officials announced on Sunday.

Two US airmen found dead at Germany base

The men, both aged 20, “were found unresponsive in a dorm room” in the early evening of January 9, the 52nd Fighter Wing based at Spangdahlem airbase in western Germany said in a statement.

Delta engages 850 unemployed youths as STEP, YAGEP trainee

The Delta State Government has engaged 850 unemployed youths as entrepreneurs for its Skills Training and Entrepreneurship Training (STEP) and the Youth Agricultural Entrepreneurs Programme (YAGEP) in the 2019/2020 Programme Cycle.
The free train ride between Lagos and Ibadan on the new standard gauge train commenced on Monday, but in two days only six passengers boarded the train in two separate trips.

Only six persons board Iju-Ibadan free train in two days

The free train ride between Lagos and Ibadan on the new standard gauge train commenced on Monday, but in two days only six passengers boarded the train in two separate trips.
Fritz von Weizsäcker, the son of the late President Richard von Weizsäcker, was stabbed to death on Tuesday while giving a lecture at a Berlin hospital, according to local police.

Former German president’s son stabbed to death in hospital

An assailant has stabbed to death the son of former German president Richard von Weizsaecker in attack at a Berlin hospital that left one other person seriously injured, police said Wednesday.
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NNPC seals $2.5 billion gas supply deal with NLNG

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has challenged shareholders of the Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) to work very quickly towards expanding the production capacity of the company beyond Train 7 to take advantage of developments in the global LNG market.

SCD Group wins $10 billion NLNG Train 7 project

The Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas Company on Wednesday announced the SCD Group as preferred bidder for the $10bn NLNG Train 7 project.
Police fire tear gas at protesters on Hennessy Road, in Hong Kong on August 31, 2019,

Hong Kong protesters target airport as city mops up

Thousands of Hong Kong pro-democracy activists blocked some routes to the city’s airport Sunday as the financial hub cleaned up after another night of violent protests marked by fires, tear gas and police beatings.
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Train crushes two persons to death in Kano

The Police in Kano on Tuesday confirmed the death of two persons, who were crushed to death by a train in the state capital.

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Governor Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai has signed the Kaduna State Penal Code (Amendment) Law 2020.

Kaduna court asked to stop governor from inaugurating new Zaria emir

The Kaduna State High Court sitting in Dogarawa, Zaria yesterday fixed November 2 for the determination of a motion asking it to stop the presentation of the staff of office to the new emir of Zazzau, Ambassador Ahmad Nuhu Bamalli.
Ogun Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has set up a committee that will develop guidelines for a safe reopening of schools for students at the final year or transition classes in the State.

#EndSARS: Protest makes state, community police inevitable – Ogun governor

Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun, and a Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG), Adeleye Oyebade, yesterday insisted that the sweeping #EndSARS protest has made the establishment of state and community policing inevitable.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Man nabbed for soliciting baby’s eye for ritual in Kano

A man suspected to be native doctor has been nabbed soliciting for new born baby’s eye to be used for ritual in Hotoro area of Nasarawa Local Government of Kano State.
Hoodlums in Onitsha, Anambra, have destroyed the statue of Nigeria’s first president Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe, erected in the city.

Ohanaeze: Burning of Nnamdi Azikiwe’s statue, disrespectful

The youth wing of the apex Igbo sociocultural organization, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has said that the organization believed in the indivisibility of Nigeria, insisting that it would not be part of any agenda that would bring disunity in the country.
Mark Schwarzer (right) claims Petr Cech (left) is the second-best keeper at Chelsea right now

​Mark Schwarzer: Petr Cech told me he’s ready for Premier League after Chelsea training

Former Chelsea shot-stopper Mark Schwarzer believes Petr Cech is performing better than the other keepers at the club.