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Vandals attack Nigeria’s Warri-Itakpe rail

By Guardian Exclusive
14 May 2021   |   8:46 pm
Criminal elements in Nigeria are destroying some of the newly laid rail tracks crisscrossing the country at the moment. The activities of the vandals may as well deny the people in the affected area, Warri-Itakpe axis the opportunity of enjoying affordable and traffic-jam free train services.

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