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The Lagos Ferry Services (LAGFERRY) says it will increase daily operations on most of the routes and add two new ones to help commuters during the partial closure of the Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos.

LAGFERRY deploys more boats, increases trips to cushion effect of road repairs

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 Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA) has expressed readiness to begin a holistic waterways safety awareness campaign and strict enforcement for 2020 “Ember Months”.

LASWA: Boat responsible for passengers’ death operated from illegal jetty

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”.

Ember months: Lagos to intensify sensitisation, enforcement patrol on waterways – LASWA

The Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA) has expressed readiness to begin a holistic waterways safety awareness campaign and strict enforcement for 2020 “Ember Months”.
Four coronavirus patients have recovered and will soon be allowed to go home to their families. This was revealed on Friday 3 April 2020 by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos.

Lagos tasked to create budget line for education of children with disabilities

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.
It was a lucky escape on Tuesday for 10 passengers onboard a boat to Lagos Island when it suddenly capsized.

How 16 passengers died in Badagry boat accident – survivor

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.

Mishaps: Lagos arrests six boat operators, impounds engines

The Lagos State Waterways Authority has impounded engines of six passengers’ boat operators in its renewed efforts to sanitise waterways to prevent boat mishaps.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Lagos PDP asks governor to replace LASWA boss over 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.
Addressing a news conference in Lagos on Wednesday, Setonji David, the lawmaker representing Badagry Constituency II in Lagos House of Assembly, said that the road had become a “national embarrassment.”

Lagos assemblyman raises alarm as 14 drown on Badagry waterways

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.
It was a lucky escape on Tuesday for 10 passengers onboard a boat to Lagos Island when it suddenly capsized.

10 dead in Lagos boat mishap

Ten people were killed, five rescued and four others went missing when a passenger boat capsized in Nigeria’s commercial capital Lagos, a government agency said on Saturday.

10 escape death as boat capsizes in Lagos

Alhaji Ibrahim Farinloye, NEMA Acting Coordinator in Lagos State, who made this known in a statement, said, “10 passengers were rescued live when their boat capsized.
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.
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
The three months moratorium on loans to Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) granted by Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu is a reprieve of about N410 million, it was learnt yesterday.

Lagos donates 400 bags of rice, garri to boat operators

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).
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 withdraws 5 boats, confiscates 55 life jackets over safety concerns

The Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA) said Tuesday that it had withdrawn and confiscated five boats and 55 life jackets from the waterways, following its just-concluded bi-annual safety inspection.

Safe waterways: FBRA donates boats, equipment to Lagos

Food and Beverage Recycling Alliance (FBRA) has donated six boats and equipment to the Lagos State Government through the Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) and Waterways Authority (LASWA).

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#EndSARS: Lagos government to investigate Lekki shootings

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Kano government distributes instructional materials to schools

The Kano State Government, says it has begun the distribution of instructional materials worth over N1.5 billion to primary and junior secondary schools in the 44 Local Government Areas of the state.