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22 Mar
The cost of waterways transportation increased by 16.28 per cent in one year, according to the Transport Fare Watch for January 2023 released by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS).
12 Jan
A jet ski rider has reportedly drowned around Lekki-Ikoyi area of the state. Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) in a statement, yesterday, said: “It was discovered by the agency’s responders on duty at the Lekki..
16 Nov 2022
The National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) and the Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA) have cautioned boat operators and users to abide by the rules of engagement and observe all safety and security measures on waterways.
9 Nov 2022
A Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, has ordered that no state government has authority or powers to legislate on inland waterways in the country. The court also declared that the management and control of Inland waterways in the country is exclusively within the control of the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) by virtue…
24 Jul 2022
Between July 6 and 8, a total of 18 persons lost their lives in two boat mishaps in Ikorodu and Mile 2 areas of Lagos State.
11 Jul 2022
A total of 15 bodies have been recovered from the 16-passenger boat that capsized on July 8 at Ojo area of Lagos State. General Manager, Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA), Mr Oluwadamilola Emmanuel, confirmed the new figure. Four bodies of the victims were recovered on Saturday, while 11 others were recovered on Sunday. Emmanuel said Search…
11 Jul 2022
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), yesterday, said that 17 more bodies had been recovered from the ill-fated boat sailing from Mile 2 to Ibeshe, a suburb of Lagos, on Saturday.
10 Jul 2022
Two people died and 14 are missing after a passenger boat capsized in Nigeria's commercial capital Lagos, emergency officials said on Sunday
10 Jul 2022
No fewer than 16 passengers are feared dead after their boat capsized around Mile 2 area of Lagos State.
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…
1 Jul 2022
With a population of about 28 million, Lagos is touted as the ninth largest megacity in the world, and one of the megacities listed by the United Nations with a total population of almost 330 million.
23 Jun 2022
Lagos State Government, yesterday, launched a ‘floating clinic boat’; a fibreglass, mono hull boat with 200HP x 2 capacity, for inland waterways medical emergency and riverine communities


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President Bola Tinubu has ordered the Department of State Services (DSS) to vacate the office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in Ikoyi, Lagos, immediately. Tinubu on Tuesday evening said if there were issues between the “two important agencies of government”, they would be resolved amicably. The President said this, according to a…
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The Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) has urged President Bola Ahmed Tinubu to treat the issue of subsidy removal with caution. In his inaugural speech at the Eagle Square in Abuja on Monday, Tinubu declared that the era of subsidy payment on fuel has ended. He added that the 2023 Budget made no provision…