Train accident averted in Abuja, residents seek intervention

On Sunday, a train accident was averted at the rail tracks located at Chikakore Kubwa, The PUNCH reports. A Sienna vehicle conveying a family of five broke down on the train tracks, however, good Samaritans at the scene helped the family toll…

NRC adjusts Abuja-Kaduna train time schedule

The Nigerian Railway Corporation has announced the adjustment of the take-off time schedule for its last two trains from Idu (Abuja) to Rigasa (Kaduna) and vice versa. The Manager, Abuja-Kaduna Train Service, Mr Pascal Nnorli, told the News Agency of…

Low passenger traffic as Abuja-Kaduna train resumes

The Abuja-Kaduna train operation on Monday resumed operation after 251 days of suspension. The service was suspended on 28 March after an attack on the rail tracks by bandits. The Management of Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC), over the weekend, announced…

Abuja-Kaduna train services to resume in November – FG

The Federal Government says train services on the Abuja-Kaduna rail line will resume this November. The Minister Of Transportation, Mu’azu Sambo made this known on Monday while giving the score card of his ministry in Abuja. He said adequate security…

We ‘ve not stopped Lagos-Ibadan rail operations, says NRC Boss

The management of the Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) has stated that contrary to rumours making the rounds, the corporation has not stopped the operation of the Lagos-Ibadan train services; rather he said NRC operates four train services per day on…

Abuja-Kaduna train attack: 4 NRC staff still in captivity, says MD

The Managing Director of the Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC), Fidet Okhiria, has said that four workers of the NRC are still in captivity of the terrorists six months after the attack on the Abuja-Kaduna railway.  He listed the staff as…

NRC receives 6 wheel chairs for aged, handicapped passengers

The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) recently took delivery of 6 wheel chairs, as part of efforts to make it easier for the aged and handicapped to enter and disembark the Lagos-Ibadan passenger train. The 6 wheel chairs were donated by…

Train attack: Bandits make fresh demands, threaten to starve, kill victims

Some bloodthirsty bandits who attacked the Abuja-Kaduna bound AK9 train on March, 28, have threatened to commence the killing of abducted passengers in their custody failure of the Federal Government to meet their demands within seven days. Parts of the…

*1 week after attack, 168 train passengers remain unreachable (Guardian)*Grieving husband tackles Lagos hospital as wife dies during childbirth (Punch)

1 week after attack, 168 train passengers remain unreachable (Guardian) One week after terrorists attacked a train in Kaduna State, the Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC), yesterday, said that 168 passengers are yet to be accounted for. Last week Monday, terrorists…

*COVID-19 fourth wave likely in December, says Lagos(Punch)*Railway workers suspend strike, sets up committee to review demands (Guardian)

COVID-19 fourth wave likely in December, says Lagos(Punch) The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof Akin Abayomi, has raised the alarm that the fourth wave of the COVID-19 pandemic may be imminent in Nigeria by December. Abayomi, at a news…

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