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28 Apr 2021
The concept of maritime security and safety goes beyond policing waterways to keep them free of criminals and objects that impede activities that are associated with the entire maritime ecosystem
26 Apr 2021
The Vice Chancellor of the University of Calabar, Prof. Florence Obi, has called on the Nigerian Army, Navy and the Maritime Police to always maintain
7 Apr 2021
One of the challenges the world maritime industry has always faced is the issue of wrecks and relics in waterways - creeks, tributaries, rivers, canals, the high seas
15 Oct 2020
As part of efforts to cater for the increasing number of passengers on its waterways, the Lagos State government has procured and installed new engines for some of its boats to ensure optimal service delivery.   Commending Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu administration for its commitment to ensuring intermodal transportation system for the state and particular attention…
3 Oct 2020
Managing Director of Nigeria Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), Chief George Moghalu, has occupied various administrative and political offices, including serving
6 Sep 2020
Recently, 10 persons lost their lives in a boat mishap around Kirikiri area of Amuwo-Odofin in Lagos. Days earlier, seven persons had lost their lives in another incident. Yet, a fortnight ago, there was a mishap where all those on board were luckily rescued. These are avoidable recurring incidences, among other militating factors, that have…
7 Aug 2020
The Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA) says its efforts have prevented several boat mishaps from happening on the state waterways and more will be done to ensure best safety.
20 Jun 2020
Residents of the world’s largest floating slum are keeping their hopes up as lockdown sinks their livelihoods, writes Kevwe Okporua.
15 Feb 2020
Following Lagos State government’s restriction of commercial motorcycles (popularly known as okada) and tricycles (keke) from operating within the urbanised areas of the state, citing accidents, insecurity
20 Dec 2019
Poised to fully combat insecurity in Nigeria’s waterways up to the Gulf of Guinea, the country has taken delivery of its first special mission vessel under the deep blue project.
1 Dec 2019
In fulfilment of the promise to revitalise water transportation and make it a viable alternative means of transportation in the state, Lagos State Government has announced its readiness to increase its fleet of ferries to 20 before the end of the year.
22 Nov 2019
The House of Representatives yesterday mandated its relevant committees to probe the $195.5 million (about N 71 billion) contract allegedly awarded by the Ministry of Transportation to an Israeli security outfit to man Nigeria’s waterways.

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