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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 …

A truck carrying faces overturned at Marwa, Lekki, at the early hours of today. The accident had occurred due to malfunctioning of the truck’s brake system.

The Federal Government has lifted the ban stopping Emirates Airlines from operating in Nigeria. The lifting of the ban was made public by the Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, via his Twitter handle on Wednesday. He tweeted, “UAE has written to state that they agree to issue visas to Nigerians, consequently decision has been reached …

ByAgency Report Following the opening of the nation’s airways, the NCAA is threatening to revoke the licenses of some domestic airlines found to  been flouting the Covid-19 safety protocols of the Federal Government. The NCAA Director General, Musa Nuhu, issued the warning in a letter to all operators (DG39/20) with reference NCAA/DG/AIR/11/16/267, dated Sept. 21, …

Following the fatal accident that occurred on Friday night, a total of 14 bodies have been recovered from the Akaeze-Ukwu River in Ebonyi State, site of the fatal accident. The recovery of the bodies was aided by divers brought in from neighboring states to assist in the search and rescue of the victims. In a …

One life was reportedly life and another severly injured in a train accident that occurred on Monday morning at Oshodi, Lagos. In a report monitored on PREMIUM TIMES, it narrated  how a moving train crashed into a vehicle on Monday morning. Officials have now said three vehicles were involved in the crash. The Lagos State …