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Gernot Rohr’s Super Eagles are back to Lagos after Saturday’s Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Benin Republic.
Nigeria’s Super Eagles have arrived in Porto Novo by boat for their Africa Cup of Nations qualifying fixture against Benin on Saturday.
The Lagos Ferry Services (LAGFERRY) on Tuesday said it had deployed more boats and increased daily trips from Ikorodu and Bariga jetties to the Island.
The Head of Operation of the Lagos State Waterways Authority, Ibrahim Famuyiwa, on Friday narrated to the state High Court in Ikeja that the boat that caused the death of 12 passengers while conveying them to their destination operated from an illegal jetty.
The Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA) has expressed readiness to begin a holistic waterways safety awareness campaign and strict enforcement for 2020 “Ember Months”.
The Lagos Civil Society Participation for Development, a network of Civil Society Organisations, has called on the Lagos State Government to create a budget line that would cater for the provision of learning aids and accessibility needs of children with disabilities in all the 44 inclusive schools across the State.
Moruf Kelani, a survivor of the July 29 boat mishap in which 16 passengers drowned on Badagry waterways, has blamed the tragic incident on greed by boat operators and regulatory officials.
The Lagos State Waterways Authority has impounded engines of six passengers’ boat operators in its renewed efforts to sanitise waterways to prevent boat mishaps.
The Peoples Democratic Party has asked Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu to sack the management of Lagos State Waterways Authority over recent boat mishaps which occurred in the state.
A Lagos Lawmaker, Mr David Setonji, has raised alarm over the total collapse of Lagos-Badagry expressway following the drowning of 14 persons en route to the coastal city last Wednesday.
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.
Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos has donated 100 bags of rice and 300 bags of garri to the Association of Tourist Boat Operators and Water Transporters of Nigeria (ATBOWATON).
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.
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The Ebonyi State government yesterday set up a panel of inquiry over the unauthorized release of 55 suspected warlords who were arrested in Effuim in Ohaukwu local government area of the state in the lingering communal clash between Effuim and Ezza Effuim communities.
This is contained in a statement signed in Gusau on Friday by the association’s state Chairman and Secretary, Dr Mannir Bature and Dr Remigius Nwachukwu.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 67 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 164,147 with 154,304 recoveries.
The Kaduna State Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Mr. Samuel Aruwan, said on Friday that the state government shared the pains of the abducted students of the Federal College of Forestry Mechanization, Afaka in Igabi Local Government Area of the state.
Peru’s Congress on Friday voted to ban former president Martin Vizcarra, implicated in a scandal over Covid-19 vaccinations, from holding public office for 10 years.
Mohamed Salah is reportedly becoming increasingly concerned by Liverpool’s attitude towards a potential new contract at the club.
A former aide of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Doyin Okupe, has said the outcome of the zonal congress of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the South-West will be negative and may affect the future of the party in the zone.
Victor Osimhen has urged his Napoli teammates to keep working hard following Sunday’s 2-0 away win at Sampdoria.
Edo Queens Women Football Club’s Coordinator, Sabina Chikere, says the team are optimistic about doing well at the Super 6 tournament in Ijebu-Ode.
Kenya’s Eliud Kipchoge, the Olympic marathon champion and world record holder, said he was looking forward to a beautiful race on Sunday in Enschede, the Netherlands, a run he sees as crucial preparation for this year’s Tokyo Olympics.