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Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, the Director-General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), has warned residents to stop building structures on waterways.

LASEMA ends search in Lagos boat accident as 7 died, 14 rescued

The Director-General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, said 14 people were rescued alive and seven died at the end of the rescue operation of a boat mishap on July 5.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

21 missing in Benue boat accident

The statement read in part, “On July 5, 2020, around 2.30pm, information was received that 23 members of the ECAN Church, Ijaha, Makurdi Local Government Area, boarded a boat to attend a conference across the River Benue.”
At least four bodies have been recovered after a boat capsized in Lagos on Friday, the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) has said.

Five dead, two missing as boat capsizes in Lagos

Five persons were confirmed dead in the early hours of Saturday, while two passengers were declared missing after a commercial boat enroute Ikorodu area of Lagos capsized.
At least four bodies have been recovered after a boat capsized in Lagos on Friday, the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) has said.

At least four dead after boat capsizes in Lagos

At least four bodies have been recovered after a boat capsized in Lagos on Friday, the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) has said.
There was pandemonium in Ondo town, headquarters of Ondo West Local Government Area of Ondo State following the drowning of three children in a river.

One missing, three rescued in Lagos boat mishap

“Marine Police will carry out further investigation while LASEMA (Lagos State Emergency Management Agency) and LASWA will continue the search for the missing person,” he said

Flood victim buried near Lagos canal

The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), says the remains of the 19-year-old teenager who was swept away by flood on June 22, near Surulere Low-Cost Housing Estate has been recovered and buried beside the Canal at Onilegogoro.
Lagos residents battled heavy flood after a Thursday morning rainfall submerged various parts of the city.

Lagos residents battle flood after downpour

Some of the worst affected areas include Agege, Lekki, Ajah, Victoria Island, Ifako, Oworo, Ogudu, Ayobo, Gbagada, Iyana-Ipaja, Ebutte Metta and few other areas.
Amid heavy rainfall on Wednesday, at least two yet to be identified teenagers, a male and a female, were reportedly recovered dead in a storey building which collapsed at number 46 Gafari Balogun Street, Ogudu area of Lagos State.

Teenagers die as storey building collapses in Lagos

Amid heavy rainfall on Wednesday, at least two yet to be identified teenagers, a male and a female, were reportedly recovered dead in a storey building which collapsed at number 46 Gafari Balogun Street, Ogudu area of Lagos State.

Lagos to decamp pipeline explosion victims from relief camp

Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, the Director-General of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), disclosed this in an interview with newsmen in Lagos on Saturday.

Midnight fire guts over 220 shops, several vehicles in Lagos market

Tragedy occurred in the early hours of Saturday, May 30, 2020, when fire gutted Olaleye Market in Somolu, Bariga area of Lagos State in which several items and properties worth billions of naira were destroyed.

Fire guts nylon factory in Lagos

It was gathered that the incident happened on Saturday morning while production was ongoing at the factory located on Wifunke Street, behind a Total Filling Station.

Lagos pulls down distressed storey-building

The Lagos State government on Tuesday demolished a two-storey building located on Western Avenue.
Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, LASEMA chief conirms pipeline leakage in Ipaja.

Rainstorm destroys school, several houses in Lagos

A heavy rainstorm has destroyed several buildings in Lagos State, including school, church, and several houses.

Lagos mob sets vehicle ablaze for crushing okada rider

A mob of protesters has reportedly set a commercial vehicle on fire, accusing its driver of killing an Okada rider in the Ikorodu area of Lagos State.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police officer killed by hit-and-run driver in Lagos

An officer of the Nigeria Police Force has been killed by a hit-and-run driver at Marwa, along Lekki-Epe Expressway, Lagos.
Lagos State Emergency Management Agency LASEMA, Friday, raised the alarm, over a distressed building in the state.

LASEMA raises alarm over distressed three-storey building

Lagos State Emergency Management Agency LASEMA, Friday, raised the alarm, over a distressed building in the state.

Two fuel tankers, one truck involved in accidents in Lagos

Less than 24 hours after the Ogba fuel mishap, two oil tankers and one Dangote truck were on Thursday involved in lone accidents in Lagos.

Tragedy averted as tankers spill fuel in Lagos

A petrol-laden tanker fell and spilled its content on the road on Wednesday at Western Avenue, Ojuelegba area of Lagos State, thereby sparking panic amongst residents of the area.

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