Italy's coastguard said Sunday that approximately 30 migrants were missing following an attempted early-morning boat rescue off the Libyan coast.
24 Jul 2022
One person has drowned and another injured in a boat mishap at Nansa village in Shiroro Local Government Area of Niger.
9 Jul 2022
No fewer than 22 persons were feared dead on Friday after the boat they were travelling in capsized some metres away from the jetty they took off.
6 Jul 2022
Two passengers have been confirmed dead after a boat capsized in Lagos State. The general manager of the Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA) Oluwadamilola Emmanuel disclosed this in a statement. "At about 7:45 am today the 6th of July 2022, a 20 passenger ferry boat carrying 17 passengers named “R & N 2” suddenly capsized…
17 Apr 2022
Residents of riverine communities in Shagari Local Government of Sokoto State have decried recurring incidents of boat mishaps since the construction of Shagari Dam in 2007. A cross section of the residents told the News Agency of Nigeria ( NAN) on Sunday that many lives and properties had been lost to such unfortunate incidents in…
29 May 2021
Zamfara State Government on Saturday condoled with Kebbi State Government over the recent boat mishap at Warrah, Ngaski Local Government Area
6 Aug 2020
No fewer than nine people died in a boat mishap that occured in Birjingo Village, Goronyo Local Government Area of Sokoto.
3 Dec 2018
No fewer than 19 children have drowned in a boat mishap on Saturday in Lafiagi, Edu Local Government Area of Kwara State.
8 Nov 2018
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…
11 Jul 2018
Twenty-one people are missing, feared dead, after their boat capsized in northern Nigeria, emergency services and rescue workers said on Tuesday. The vessel, carrying 30 traders and their wares, overturned in high winds on a river in the Isa district of northwestern Sokoto state during a heavy downpour on Saturday. Eight passengers were rescued and…
8 Dec 2017
A day-old baby and a man described as his uncle, yesterday morning, got drowned and died as the boat in which they were travelling capsized inside a river near Tungan Samia in Wushishi Council of Niger state. The boat was hired to ferry a pregnant woman from Tungan Samia to Wushishi as she entered labour.…
28 Oct 2017
The incident happened in the early hours of the Friday at Miza when a boat that was heading to the popular Friday Market in Katcha, a border town between Kogi and Niger State had a head-on collision with an oncoming one.