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Nigeria Gets First Standard Gauge Rail Line

THE long awaited Ajaokuta, Kogi State/Aladja, Delta State standard gauge rail line has been completed and ready for passengers use as it becomes the first standard gauge rail line in Nigeria and the West African sub-region.

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FG to establish 9,000 strong Army Division in S’South

ABUJA— A new Army Division would soon be set up for the Niger Delta region to safeguard the nation’s economic and territorial assets in the South-South, and contain future threats to the nation’s boundaries with Cameroon, other countries and the Gulf of Guinea area.

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73,000 dead in Syria in 2013

BEIRUT (AFP) – More than 73,000 people were killed in Syria in 2013, the bloodiest year yet in the brutal civil war that began in March 2011, an NGO said on Wednesday.

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CAN declares fasting, prayers today

LAGOS—UMBRELLA body of Christians in the country, the Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, has declared today a day of fasting and prayers for the security of Nigeria as citizens prepare for the new year.

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US military aircraft hit in South Sudan

Rebel fire hit three US military aircraft responding to the outbreak in violence in South Sudan, wounding four US service members and heavily damaging at least one of the aircraft, officials said.

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