Passenger Train Derails In Lagos, Traps Many

By Uche Mbah A passenger train that was traveling from Sango Otta in Ogun state to Iddo in Lagos has reportedly derailed around Ashade, a suburb of Lagos. Ashade is in Mangoro area of Agege. It was close to the Agege ram market. One of the coaches skidded off the track and was hit by the next coach, resulting in passengers being trapped and many trying to escape. It is not clear what has caused the derailment but it was suggested by a member of the rescue team on ground…

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WIN Foundation Brings Succour To Nasarawa State

By Akinwale Kasali As part of its Corporate Social Responsibility, When In Need Foundation (WIN), has brought succour to the medically challenged people of Nasarawa State. W.I.N, founded by Dr. Ecton-Dunkley, which since  inception has been run with her savings, investment and salary, on June 18th embark on another challenge by taking free medical mission initiative to Kardako Health Centre, Kardako Nasarawa State. The medical support team included the 15 Medical Doctors, 10 Pharmacists, 15 Optometrists, Nurses and about 20 Volunteers support team. With the crowd who came to get…

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Lagos: A Tragic Train Accident

By Stephen Ubanna Last Friday, July  20,2018,  the Ebute Emeta Corporate Headquarters of the Nigeria  Railway  Corporation, NRC, and its Agege sub-stations office were turned into confusion and  apparent  mourning centers when information filtered   out of   a passenger train that rammed into a stationery commercial bus at the busy  Agege  Odejobi  rail  crossing  junction along  the old Abeokuta road and subsequently derailed . The derailed  train, according to bystanders was  fully booked  as passengers were  hanging on the door and the train top  which exposed them to danger of falling…

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