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Death toll in India train derailment hits 119, over 150 injured

Death toll in Indian train crash has been put at 119 with more than 150 injured when the county’s express train derailed in northern state of Uttar Pradesh on Sunday, says Police. The death toll was initially put at 60 with more than 80 injured. Police said the toll set to rise amid a scramble […]

Ember Months: FRSC tells motorists to obey traffic laws

The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) has urged motorists to comply with traffic laws to prevent accidents during the Ember Months. The FRSC Sector Commander in Enugu State, Mr. David Mendie, gave the advice in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Enugu on Tuesday. Mendie also appealed to motorists and road […]

Kaduna earmarks N4b for Kaduna light rail project

The Kaduna State Government has earmarked over N4 billion for the Kaduna Metropolitan Rapid Rail Transport project, to begin in 2017. The amount is part of the N24.06 billion provided for projects under the State Ministry of Works, Housing and Transport in the 2017 budget. Gov. Nasiru El-Rufa’i had on Wednesday, Oct. 12, presented an […]

Oct. 1 deadline for speed limit enforcement unchangeable — FRSC

The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) in Bayelsa, has insisted that there is no going back on the Oct. 1 deadline for enforcement of the speed limiting device in the state. Mr Wobin Gora, FRSC state sector commander, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday in Yenagoa, that the deadline is sacrosanct. He […]

NURTW boss warns Lagosians against patronising ‘kabukabu’

Alhaji Tajudeen Agbede, the Chairman, NURTW in Lagos State, has warned residents to desist from patronising non-registered commercial bus and taxi operators. He also warned that passengers should not board commercial buses and taxis at unapproved places. Agbede gave the warnings in Lagos on Friday against the backdrop of incessant cases of kidnapping and general […]

FG urged to repair Apapa/Tin Can Island road urgently

Some road users in Lagos on Wednesday renewed calls on the Federal Government to repair the distressed Apapa/Tin Can Island road, to reduce gridlock and hardships on the users. The road users made the call in interviews with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos. They complained that the bad road was causing avoidable […]

Keke riders protest extortion in Aba

Tricycle riders in Aba, Abia on Tuesday staged a peaceful protest against the extortion of their members by the police and army personnel. The protest which began on Obohia Road proceeded to Cemetery Road, Ngwa Road, Mosque Street, Kent Road and terminated at the Abia State Amalgamated Tricycle Operators Association office on Ehi Road. The […]

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