Concerns over reclamation, dredging in Lagos
Amid a growing spate of dredging and reclamation activities in several parts of Lagos State, experts have called for caution, as the enormity of such activities along the commercial capital shorelines is capable of causing havoc on buildings and infrastructure.
Slum communities that art built
The lagoon stretches out to meet a smear of the sky in the distance and canoes gather along its disappearing edge. The front is lined with garbage. There are an open sewer and a small boy sprints to kill a rat. It runs inside the garbage by the corner.
Ostia Island scheme broaches new city development frontiers
Quietly but steadily, the whitish sand-water mix is churned out of giant underwater pipes as the roaring waves of the Lagoon give way to advancing machines, and the foundations of a new city literally emerge off the shores of Lagos waters. The general outlines of what is apparently one of the most ambitious and comprehensive…
Boat owner carrying 12 pupils on Lagos lagoon arrested
The National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) on Monday said a boat carrying 12 pupils of the Government Secondary School, Tarkwa Bay from Osborne to Marina in Lagos was arrested on Thursday March 28, because none of the pupils had life jackets on. This is even as the agency further revealed that all the pupils were…