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Buhari commissions new rail vehicles, first Nigeria dry port – Premium Times Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday commissioned 10 new coaches and two new locomotives for the Kaduna – Abuja train service at Rigasa train station in Kaduna. The government said it procured the new vehicles to reduce the stress of passengers whose large volume currently overwhelms facilities. In his address at …

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Nationwide Blackout Persists as System Collapses Twice in 24 Hours

Ejiofor Alike in Lagos and Chineme Okafor in Abuja The nationwide blackout continued Wednesday after efforts by the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) to restore electricity failed, following a second system collapse of transmission network at exactly 14.19 hours. According to TCN, the second system failure occurred when the Odukpani-Ikot …

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CAN wants Benue violence perpetrators arrested – News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)

CAN wants Benue violence perpetrators arrested By Mohammad Tijjani The Northern States chapter of Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) on Thursday urged the Federal Government to arrest and prosecute perpetrators of recent killings in Benue and Kaduna States. The Chairman, Rev. Yakubu Pam, who condemned the attacks in a press …

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Palestine snubs Trump’s $300m aid blackmail – News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)

President Abbas of Palestine Palestinian leaders vowed not to succumb to “blackmail” after US President Donald Trump threatened to cut aid worth more than $300 million annually. Trump’s move is the latest provocative move that could upturn years of careful diplomacy after his recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of …

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