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A passenger train which hit parts from a freight train on the Great Belt Bridge is seen covered in Nyborg, Denmark January 3, 2019. Ritzau Scanpix-Mads Claus Rasmussen via REUTERS

Victims in Denmark rail accident identified

Danish police said Friday they had identified the eight victims killed in a train accident earlier this week, all of them Danes and ranging in age from 27 to 60.
Passengers wait at Nyborg Station which is the last train station on the Funen side of the Great Belt Bridge, on January 3, 2019, one day after a railway accident on the Great Belt Bridge. – The death toll from a train accident in Denmark, when a truck trailer appeared to blow off a cargo train in strong winds and hit a passenger train, has risen from six to eight, police said. Five women and three men were killed in the accident, which occurred in Wednesday (January 2, 2019) morning’s rush hour traffic on the Great Belt Bridge linking the islands of Zealand, where Copenhagen is located, and Funen. (Photo by Mads Claus Rasmussen / Ritzau Scanpix / AFP) / Denmark OUT

Death toll rises to eight in Danish train accident

The death toll from a train accident in Denmark, when a truck trailer appeared to blow off a cargo train in strong winds and hit a passenger train, has risen from six to eight, police said Thursday.
A passenger train is reported to have been hit by the tarpaulin of a freight train

Six dead in train accident on bridge linking Denmark islands

Local media reported a passenger train braked suddenly after being hit by a tarpaulin on a freight train travelling in the opposite direction.

NBBF to strengthen D’Tigers with overseas-based stars for Commonwealth Games

In a bid to ensure successful participation at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Australia, D’Tigers assistant coach Adewunmi Aderemi says there is a need to invite some overseas-based players to beef up the Nigerian men’s basketball team.

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Election: INEC replaces malfunctioning card reader in Ifaki-Ekiti

The card reader for Ward 2, Unit 3 at Ifaki-Ekiti malfunctioned in the early hours of Saturday.
[FILES] Voters stand in a queue to cast their vote at one of the polling units in Lagos on February 23, 2019. – Nigerians began voting for a new president on February 23 after a week-long delay that has raised political tempers, sparked conspiracy claims and stoked fears of violence. Some 120,000 polling stations began opening from 0700 GMT, although there were indications of a delay in the delivery of some materials and deployment of staff, AFP reporters said. (Photo by STEFAN HEUNIS / AFP)

Police arrest nine for molesting voters in Lagos

Nine suspected cultists were arrested in Somolu area of Lagos for allegedly molesting electorate on their way to polling stations.

Watertight security at National Collation Centre, INEC headquarters

Security operatives on Saturday mounted heavy security presence at the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) National Collation centre situated at the International Conference Centre (ICC) and the commission’s Headquarters in Abuja.

Governor Ganduje urges would-be losers to accept defeat

Kano state governor Dr Abdullahi Ganduje, has appealed to whoever loses at the ongoing Presidential and National Assembly Elections to accept defeat in good faith.
Polling units set up across the state, awaiting voters and commencement of polls at 8 a.m-br --#OsunDecides2018. Photo-Twitter- inecnigeria

Election: Enugu witnesses low turn out of voters, missing, late arrival of materials

There was low turn out of voters in the presidential and National Assembly election in Enugu state just as late arrival and missing ballot booklets delays the commencement of the election.