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18 Jul 2021
When I stepped on the platform of the Kano train station on a chilly harmattan morning in December of 2017, I had no knowledge of the adventure I was about to embark on as I had never been on a train before. But about 2 days and some hours later when I arrived in Lagos,…
1 May 2021
A train loaded with water pipes from Lagos to Zaria has derailed in Kaduna, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.
25 Apr 2021
Magic sometimes resides in a box. A train ride is a beautiful experience. Outside, you get to see the beautiful landscape transverse behind you and inside; you meet new people on your journey. Since the new ultra-modern train begun in December, routing Lagos-Abeokuta-Ibadan, traveling, and having a good time on a weekend out of Lagos…
7 Apr 2021
Three months into the commencement of the electronic ticketing for the Abuja–Kaduna railway transport, passengers, especially on the Kaduna axis, have continued to lament
29 Sep 2020
A South-west socio-political group, Yoruba Ronu Leadership Forum, has queried the rationale behind the train link contract to the Niger Republic...
20 Dec 2019
There’s no gainsaying that anything free attracts a mammoth crowd, especially in an environment like Nigeria’s where the take-home-pay for the common man can hardly take him to the nearest bus stop
15 Jul 2019
At least 10 people were killed in a northwestern Bangladesh town after a train hit a wedding party van at an unmanned crossing, officials said Monday.
20 Apr 2019
A tarin derailment at the exit point of the Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC), lddo Terminus in Lagos, delayed a 10am Lagos-Oshogbo bound free train service offered by the Osun State Government. According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), the delay was caused by a train shunting with a Lagos-Kano bound train, which was to…
16 Mar 2019
The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi on Friday apologised to Nigerians over the suspension of the Iju-Abeokuta free train ride during the 2019 general elections. Amaechi tendered the apology during the monthly rail inspection of the Lagos-Ibadan modernisation project in Ibadan. He said that the China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC) suspended the three months…
25 Feb 2018
The Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) has revealed that almost $10 billion would be invested in its Train 7 project, which is expected to commence soon. The firm also advocated the replication of its business model to generate opportunities for the power and gas sectors in the country. NLNG Deputy Managing Director, Sadeeq Mai-Bornu, said when the final investment…
26 Jan 2018
Three women were killed and a dozen people seriously injured after a packed Italian commuter train derailed on Thursday near the northern city of Milan. Witnesses told the media the regional train began to shake heavily as if it were running over rocks, before braking suddenly and derailing. Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni promised that…
5 Dec 2017
Rock singer Neil Young is selling some of his most prized possessions - part of his model train collection. The Canadian folk-rock star is putting more than 250 of his Lionel trains up for auction in Los Angeles. Young has been a passionate model train enthusiast for more than 20 years. His collection took off…


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Following the dissatisfaction of some electorate in the management of the governorship and state assembly elections, protests rocked some states, yesterday, against the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
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