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Nigeria Records Success in Transportation as Tankers Train Starts Movement on Rail

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Beginning from today (Tuesday) containers and oil tankers would start moving goods from Lagos ports through the newly acquired Railway wagons to the north.

The goods would move to the dry port in Kaduna in the North.

The transport minister Rotimi Amaechi had ordered some wagons for the Lagos-Ibadan railway for the purpose.

This measure was designed to ease traffic and gridlocks caused by heavy-duty vehicles from Lagos and roads.

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The move to curb the perennial traffic jam in Apapa axis, the Nigeria Railway Corporation resolved to deploy the eighteen newly imported wagons for haulage from Apapa seaport.

The Managing Director, Nigeria Railway Corporation, NRC, Engineer Fidet Okhiria, disclosed that the newly acquired 18 wagons are to boost the inland container dry port business by moving cargos from Apapa seaport to dry ports in Kaduna and other states.

The NRC has the capacity to evacuate 20 footer and 40 footer containers from Apapa port to, Ijoko and Abeokuta, both in Ogun state and Omi-Adio railway depots, in Oyo state, for onward transfer by parked trucks.

The trucks would evacuate the containers by road to their various destinations which most often is either the inland dry port in Kaduna or Kano.

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Ibrahim Babangida not dead yet – as aid denies death rumour on the former military leader

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Ibrahim Babangida

Reports reaching NIGERIA NEWS have already shown that General Ibrahim Babangida, the retired army and head of state, is alive contradictory to speculations about his death.

Vanguard claims that even an online content published the former president passed on Friday, May 17. In futherance, the content claimed that Babangida is hailing and heartfelt and always bubbling with life.

According to findings, NIGERIA NEWS gathered that an anonymous source told Vanguard correspondents that the retired army general broke today’s Ramadan fast together with friends and family. This he did at his Hilltop Mansion on Friday, May 17.

The source said:

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“It is normal that during fasting like this, all the children of the former Military president normally come to Minna in and break fast with him.

”Not only that, Babangida normally break his fast with many of his friends and other relatives and he has been doing so since this year’s fasting started including yesterday and as you know, the dead cannot break fast with the living and that is to tell you that the man IBB is still alive and not dead and still bubbling with life,”

He also added that, “This is to tell you that the man is still very healthy and a testimony that he will still live long,”

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Victoria Obaze: Nigerian Mayor In UK, Full Details And Career

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Victoria Obaze: Nigerian Mayor In UK, Full Details And Career

First, the first time in history, a black woman, Victoria Obaze who hails from Imo state, Nigeria is sworn in as the Civic Mayor for London Borough of Tower Hamlets in the United Kingdom, UK. The sworn-in of Mrs. Victoria Obaze took place yesterday on the 15th of May, 2019, NIGERIA NEWS reports.

She had earlier contested for the post of Councillor in 2010, 2014 and 2016 but unfortunately lost. In an election that took place on 5th May 2019 at Whitechapel Ward, she won and she is declared the winner for the Mayor position as shown in the tweets below,


She is also the Deputy Speaker after the nomination for the position under Labour Party. It is revealed on her twitter page when she became the new Speaker,

Twitter user congratulate her on twitter page as regard her victory,

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