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A newly commissioned Nigerian railway is seen Mobolaji Johnson Railway Station in Ebutemeta, Lagos, Nigeria, on June 10, 2021. President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday visited Lagos for the inauguration of the 157-kilometer Lagos-Ibadan standard rail project at the Mobolaji Johnson railway station in Ebutte Metta. The Construction which started in March 2017, and test-running commenced in December 2020. The Ebute Metta Station, known as the Mobolaji Johnson Station, is the largest railway station in West Africa with a holding capacity of 6000 passengers A statement from the precedential aide ''''Femi Adesina''.  ''President Buhari is committed to developing a modern national railway network that will connect every part of Nigeria, and promote trade, travel, tourism, commerce and national integration.'' (Photo by Olukayode Jaiyeola/NurPhoto)NO USE FRANCE
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Re-approaching Africa’s economic integration agenda

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Julius Kiiza, professor of political economy of development at Uganda’s Makerere University, discusses Africa’s regional integration efforts as well as the integral role of women and technology in the success of the endeavor.

Julius Kiiza

Professor, Political Economy of Development - Makerere University, Uganda

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