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1)Of all the 36 states in Nigeria, Lagos is the smallest. 2) The City of Lagos is the center of all business activities in Nigeria. 3) Lagos port is responsible for Processing 80% of imports in Nigeria

AGENCY REPORTS The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Ogun has confirmed the death of nine people in an accident involving two vehicles on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway on Wednesday. The Sector Commander of FRSC in the state, Ahmed Umar, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that 16 other persons sustained varying degrees of injuries. Mr Umar …

According to a report from Daily Trust, one of the newly acquired train has broken down leaving some passengers currently stranded a few kilometres away from the train station in Rigasa, Kaduna state. The report said the train developed a mechanical problem just about five minutes after it took off from Rigasa where it was …

. . . Governor secures funding to complete Blue Rail mass transit, remodels 28 gridlock spots  Lagosians got yesterday some cheery news – the funding for the Blue Line Rail project is ready. It will be commissioned alongside the Red Line at the end of next year.   Commissioner for Transportation Dr Fred Oladeinde broke the …

Seven persons have been confirmed dead following the crash of a Nigerian air force aircraft near the Abuja airport, Confirming the fatalities and the crash is Hadi Sirika, minister of aviation, via his twitter handle. He said the military aircraft Beechcraft KingAir B350i crashed after reporting an engine failure en route Minna on Sunday. “A …

A ghastly motor accident along the Lokoja- Abuja high way has claimed no fewer than 17 people at Irepeni in Kogi State. The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) Sector Commander in Kogi, Mr Solomon Aghure, confirmed this to newsmen in Lokoja. He said that the accident, which occurred at about 5am, involved two vehicles in …

Only one passenger turned up and made the historic trip from Ibadan to Lagos yesterday as the Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge train started operation.

A commercial bus driver, Fred Onwuche, has been arrested for using a pestle to inflict a deep cut on the head of an official of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA), Kosoko Rasak, at Jakande area, Lekki in Lagos state on Tuesday, December 8. According to a statement issued by the General Manager, LASTMA, …

At the ongoing bye-election going on in Bayelsa, three policemen have drowned following a speedboat mishap.  Confirming the incident is Asinim Butswat, spokesman of the state police command. “I don’t know the number of officers onboard, but we fear some officers are missing,” he said in a message to TheCable. According to the the police …

The cost of ticket the Lagos-Ibadan standard rail gauge which is set to commence operation in January 2021 has been fixed by the federal government. The cost was made known to the public by Rotimi Amaechi, the minister of transportation, while speaking at the inauguration of the governing council of the Chartered Institute of Transport …