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Frying Kuli Kuli, Langa Langa Village, Nasarawa State, Nigeria, #JujuFilms

Frying Kuli Kuli, Langa Langa Village, Nasarawa State, Nigeria, #JujuFilms

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Fulani girl mixing Labu, (Kuli Kuli mix), Langa Langa Village, Nasarawa State, Nigeria, #JujuFilms

Fulani girl mixing Labu, (Kuli Kuli mix), Langa Langa Village, Nasarawa State, Nigeria, #JujuFilms

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Bronze Turkey, Langa Langa Village, Nasarawa State, Nigeria, #JujuFilms

Bronze Turkey, Langa Langa Village, Nasarawa State, Nigeria, #JujuFilms

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Nigerian Goats, Langa Langa Village, Nasarawa State, Nigeria, #JujuFilms

Nigerian Goats, Langa Langa Village, Nasarawa State, Nigeria, #JujuFilms

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Tapping Palm Wine, Langa Langa Village, Nasarawa State, Nigeria, #JujuFilms

Tapping Palm Wine, Langa Langa Village, Nasarawa State, Nigeria, #JujuFilms

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Sunset over Langa Langa Village, Nasarawa State, Nigeria, #JujuFilms

Sunset over Langa Langa Village, Nasarawa State, Nigeria, #JujuFilms

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Eggon Villagers, Langa Langa Village, Nasarawa State, Nigeria, #JujuFilms

Eggon Villagers, Langa Langa Village, Nasarawa State, Nigeria, #JujuFilms

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Eggon Woman, Washing Clothes, Langa Langa Village, Nasarawa State, Nigeria, #JujuFilms

Eggon Woman, Washing Clothes, Langa Langa Village, Nasarawa State, Nigeria, #JujuFilms

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Mud Huts, Langa Langa Village, Nasarawa State, Nigeria, #JujuFilms

Mud Huts, Langa Langa Village, Nasarawa State, Nigeria, #JujuFilms

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Village Kitchen, Langa Langa Village, Nasarawa State, Nigeria, #JujuFilms

Village Kitchen, Langa Langa Village, Nasarawa State, Nigeria, #JujuFilms

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Woman frying kuli kuli in Langa Langa Village, Nasarawa State, Nigeria, #JujuFilms

Woman frying kuli kuli in Langa Langa Village, Nasarawa State, Nigeria, #JujuFilms

Woman frying kuli kuli in Langa Langa Village, Nasarawa State, Nigeria, #JujuFilms

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Langa Langa Village / Catching A Moving Train.


This is preview to a documentary film I am currently in the studio editing.

Langa Langa Village/Catching A Moving Train.

Some of the resources used in building the Nigerian Railways track network including stones from a quarry in the village and labor, were those of the Eggon people of Langa Langa Village, yet they have never experienced electricity or running water.

Rather the men, women and children of the village are subjected to catching moving trains like hobos when the train station closed decades ago. The passing train slows down to a crawl so passengers can hop onto a rail system they helped build.

Recently on a flight from London to Abuja I ran into Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi and spoke to him briefly about the Langa Langa Train Station situation. I promised him first screening of the documentary film once I finish editing. – @OgbeniAyotunde