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17 Mar
The Federation of Muslim Women’s Associations in Nigeria (FOMWAN) commiserates with the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, and the people of Lagos over the train accident that left six persons dead and many injured.
12 Mar
Since Thursday when the train accident that claimed six lives occurred, empathy has greatly been on display by residents and political leaders.
10 Mar
Lagos State government, on Friday, revealed that 32 persons have been discharged from the 102 passengers involved in the train accident that happened on Thursday at the PWD Bus stop area of the state.
9 Mar
The casualty figure in the accident involving a train and a Lagos State Government staff bus has risen to six. A train coming into Lagos from Abeokuta rammed into a Lagos State Government staff bus that was about crossing the PWD/Sogunle rail and dragged the bus from Shogunle to the PWD area of Ikeja. Two…
9 Mar
Lagos State governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has said he will suspend campaign activities in the next three days to mourn the victims of the train accident. Six people have been declared dead and several injured after a train collided with a Lagos State Government staff bus in Ikeja area on Thursday morning. The train trapped the…
9 Mar
President-elect, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has sympathised with the families of victims of the Ikeja train accident in Lagos State. "I offer my sincere condolences to the victims and families affected by the gory incident involving a train and a bus in the Ikeja area of Lagos State earlier today," Tinubu tweeted. READ ALSO: Two confirmed…
18 Apr 2021
A train accident north of Cairo on Sunday left 11 people dead and 98 others injured, Egypt's health ministry said, in the latest rail calamity to hit the North African country.
15 Sep 2020
An accident involving a moving train, a bus, and a private vehicle yesterday morning killed a 58-year-old trader, Christopher Ugobidi, and left his teenage son injured near the Nigerian Army Shopping Arena, Oshodi.   The incident triggered pandemonium at the busy area of Oshodi. According to the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) and the…
30 Apr 2019
An Abule Egba-bound train, this morning, crushed a tricyclist and his four passengers after its driver wanted to make a late dash across the tracks. It was gathered that the train had left the station at Ike Aro and was heading towards Abule Egba when the tragedy occurred as it approached Toyin, a suburb between…
16 Apr 2019
The Police in Kano on Tuesday confirmed the death of two persons, who were crushed to death by a train in the state capital. DSP. Abdullahi Haruna, the Police Public Relations Officer of the Kano Command, confirmed this in a statement. He narrated that on April 16, at about 8 a.m the police received a…
19 Sep 2018
A train accident on Wednesday in Lagos has degenerated into rioting after an unconfirmed number of people lost their lives. The accident occurred at PWD, along Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway on Wednesday morning.


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