Death toll rises to nine in Lagos boat mishap
About 24 hours after a passenger boat heading to Ojo from Coconut jetty was involved in a mishap, the five bodies missing following the conclusion of the initial rescue operation have not been found. On Wednesday night, a boat conveying 20 passengers capsized mid-sea in Lagos State.
LASWA reads riot act to boat operators
The Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA) has said it will not condone activities of boat operators who endanger the lives of passengers. According to the agency, it is critical that safety issues are taken seriously to encourage more residents to patronise water transport.
24 hours after, cause of Lagos boat mishap unknown, two persons still missing
Twenty-four hours after five persons lost their lives in a boat accident in Lagos, two persons who boarded the ill-fated boat were still missing yesterday and have not been found.
LASU student jumps into Lagos lagoon, rescued
An undergraduate of the Lagos State University (LASU), Kingsley Gabriel, yesterday jumped into the Lagos lagoon, weeks after a woman was alleged to have jumped into the lagoon.
LASWA rescues 24 boat mishap passengers
About 24 passengers were rescued last Friday evening when two boats collided and capsized in Ojo area of Lagos State. The accident, which occurred at about 7:45pm around the Ojo Terminal, involved two open fiber boats.
Lagos: Spying crime with hi-tech
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Lagos tasks boat operators, passengers on safety rules on waterways
Staff of Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA), yesterday visited Liverpool, Temidire and Coconut Jetties to sensitise boat operators and passengers on the importance of safety and keeping safety rules when about boarding a boat or on a boat.
Body of suicide victim recovered in Lagos lagoon
Emergency workers yesterday recovered the body of Adekunle Oluseyi, the man who removed his clothes and jumped into the lagoon on Friday.
Nine die in Lagos boat mishap
Nine persons were yesterday confirmed dead after a boat mishap around Ilashe area of Ojo, Lagos State.