Lagos rescues 12 persons after boat mishap
The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) said it rescued twelve victims of a boat mishap which occurred Wednesday evening at about 8:20 pm. The Guardian had earlier reported three persons were confirmed dead after a boat conveying about twenty passengers capsized in Lagos. The passengers were en route Ojo from Coconut jetty, a suburb…
LASEMA partners UNILAG on emergency management
The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) has reiterated its readiness to partner with relevant institutions and other stakeholders towards entrenching safety of lives and properties in the state. Its General Manager, Adesina Tiamiyu, who disclosed this yesterday at the Command and Control Centre in Alausa, while receiving a delegation from the Disaster Management Programme…
LASEMA tasks residents on safety, rolls out response plans for yuletide
Following the sudden change of weather and preparations towards the Yuletide, the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) has advised Lagosians to be cautious in all dealings...
Suicide: Another man jumps into Lagos lagoon
After months of respite in what was beginning to look like a growing incidence of suicide in the state, a man, identified as Oluseyi Adekunle, around 10 a.m., yesterday, jumped into the Lagos Lagoon by the Ikoyi-Lekki Link Bridge.
‘We still receive hoax, prank calls on our emergency lines’
For flooding, the major cause includes heavy rainfall, blockage of the drains and canals, indiscriminate building on water channels and rise in global water levels, occasioned by natural and man made occurrences.
Death toll rises to eight in collapsed building, 15 rescued
The death toll in Tuesday’s collapsed building on Lagos Island, rose to eight with 15 others rescued though unconfirmed reports from residents put the toll at 12 dead bodies recovered and 24 others rescued.
At last, Orji’s body recovered, identified
After the longest 72 hours the Orji family has ever experienced, the body of Dr. Allwell Orji, who jumped into the lagoon from Third Mainland Bridge on Sunday, has finally been recovered by the Marine Police yesterday evening.
Finally, body of Allwell Orji recovered
After the longest 72 hours the Orji family has ever experienced, the body of Dr. Allwell Orji, who jumped into the lagoon from Third Mainland Bridge on Sunday, has finally been recovered by the Marine Police Wednesday evening.