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Expert wants greater investment in food security

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An agricultural extension expert, Dr Bala Shehu, has called on tiers of government to prioritise greater investment in transportation and storage facilities to boost food security. Agriculture Shehu said in Abuja on Wednesday, May 13, 2021 that the availability of these facilitates would attract private investment, improve access to purchased inputs, credits and enhance marketing efficiency in the sector. According ...

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Abuja-Kaduna train service rakes in N5m in two weeks


The Abuja-Kaduna train service recorded N5 million income within the first two weeks of operation. This was disclosed by Fidet Ikhiria, the Acting Managing Director of the Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC). Ikhiria made this known to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) while travelling on the train from Abuja to Kaduna on Saturday. The Managing Director of NAN, Bayo Onanuga, and ...

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World’s longest rail tunnel opens in Switzerland


Switzerland on Wednesday inaugurated Gotthard Base Tunnel, staging a massive celebration to honour the longest and deepest railway tunnel in the world. Leaders of France, Italy and Germany attended the opening ceremony. Swiss President Johann Schneider-Ammann described the tunnel as a “once-in-a-century” feat at the ceremony. “Epic achievements are still possible in Switzerland and in Europe,” he added, before the ...

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New intersection design may eliminate traffic signals


A group of researchers has developed a conceptual traffic system that would enable driverless vehicles to whizz through intersections without colliding, eliminating the need for signals Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in the USA, the Swiss Institute of Technology and the Italian National Research Council have come up with the idea for a new type of intersection called Light Traffic. Their ...

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