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The Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Friday commissioned a multibillion dollars investment project in Alaro City, Lekki Free Trade Zone.

Lagos governor launches waterways cleanup campaign

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has urged residents to ensure that waterways are not littered and abused adding that a quick fix of waterways is at this point, very necessary.
The Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA) says all boats operating on the state’s waterways are due for inspection in December. The General Manager of the LASWA, Oluwadamilola Emmanuel, disclosed this in an interview with newsmen in Lagos.

LASWA: Boats operating on Lagos waterways due for inspection December

The Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA) says all boats operating on the state’s waterways are due for inspection in December.

Uber launches boat service in Lagos

Global ride-hailing firm Uber Technologies Inc on Friday launched a pilot test of a boat service in Lagos to attract commuters seeking to avoid the megacity’s notoriously congested roads.

Boat mishap: Lagos government recovers remaining two missing bodies

The Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA) on Thursday said the bodies of the remaining two victims of the Tuesday boat mishap had been recovered.

Three die in Lagos boat mishap, two missing

The Lagos State Waterways Authority says three people have been confirmed dead while two others are still missing in a boat accident that occurred at Irewe community in Ojo, near Lagos late on Tuesday.

Lagos commissions new Ilaje-Bariga Jetty

The Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA) on Monday opened the Ilaje-Bariga Jetty as part of its commitment to improve waterways transportation.
Three persons have been confirmed dead after a boat conveying about twenty passengers capsized in Lagos.

Three die, five missing, 12 rescued in Lagos boat mishap

Three persons have been confirmed dead as a boat carrying 20 passengers capsized between Liverpool and Coconut Under Bridge in Lagos.
Representative of Lagos State Governor and Attorney General/Commissioner for Justice Mr. Adeniji Kazeem (middle); Chief Operating Officer, MTN Nigeria, Mr. Mazen Mroue (2nd left); Commissioner for Waterfront Infrastructure Development, Dr. Babatunde Adejare (left); General Manager, Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA), Mr. Damilola Emmanuel (right) and Managing Director/CEO, Lagos State Development and Property Corporation (LSDPC),Mr. Jide Sanwoolu (2nd right) during the official commissioning of the ultra modern Ferry Terminal, LASWA Headquarters and Multi-Level Car Park at Falomo, Ikoyi, Lagos, on Thursday

Governor Ambode unveils ultra-modern ferry terminal, multi-level car park

Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode, on Thursday commissioned an ultra modern Ferry Terminal and the Headquarters of the Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA) in Falomo area of the State, restating that no efforts would be spared to harness the potentials of water transport sector for the overall benefit of residents.

LASEMA: Boat mishap kills five persons in Ikorodu

The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) has confirmed five persons died, as boat capsized at Ebute Terminal, in Lagos.

Suicide: LASU student jumps into river from Falomo bridge

A student of the Lagos State University, LASU, on Monday jumped into the river from Falomo Bridge in a bid to commit suicide.

Oando champions Ozumba Mbadiwe waterway cleanup

In commemoration of the 2018 World Environment Day themed ‘Beat Plastic Pollution’, Oando PLC championed a clean-up exercise of the Ozumba Mbadiwe water way. World Environment Day is an initiative by the United Nations (UN) to encourage worldwide awareness and action to protect of the environment.

24 escape death as boats capsize in Lagos

At least 24 passengers escaped death by the whiskers when two boats collided and capsized in Ojo area of Lagos State.

Lagos embraces water transport to beat traffic gridlock

Idris Anjorin believes his life changed in 2009 when he turned up for work – late as usual – distracted and stressed after more than three hours stuck in Lagos traffic.

Lagos Assembly passes Cooperative College Bill

The Lagos State House of Assembly has passed into law, a bill for the establishment of Lagos State Cooperative College to further enhance economic development of the state.

Lagos targets two million passengers on water daily

Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode, on Sunday commissioned three newly acquired executive boats by the State Government, with a pledge to fully explore the tourism and economic potentials of the waterways in the State for the overall benefit of the people.

LASEMA recovers remains of man who jumped into Lagos Lagoon

The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency says it has recovered the body of Mr. Oluseye Adekunle, who allegedly jumped into Lagos Lagoon on Friday.

LASEMA confirms suicide in Lagos Lagoon

Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) has confirmed the suicide jump into the Lagos Lagoon today by a man, but the agency said it will not reveal his identity.

Police confirm identity of man who jumped into Lagos lagoon

The police have confirmed the identity of a 40-year-old man who jumped into the lagoon from the Lekki – Ikoyi link bridge in Lagos on Friday in an apparent suicide plunge.

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