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11 Nov 2019
The Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA) says between 70,000 and 100,000 commuters use water transport daily in the state. The General Manager of LASWA, Mr Oluwadamilola Emmanuel, made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos on Monday.
28 Oct 2019
Residents of Ilorin, the Kwara capital, have called on the state government to urgently remove buildings and other obstructions along waterways to avert disaster in the state.
2 Oct 2019
Despite the government’s diversification agenda and push for non-oil sector growth, members of the Organised Private Sector (OPS) have described the mounting imbalance in the structure of the economy since independence, as underscoring the growing decline in the non-oil sector productivity.   
2 Oct 2019
Two years ago, the publisher of Cable newspaper, Simon Kolawole, recounted his experience of how he picked the May 30, 1988 edition of the Newswatch magazine with a story of how NEPA’s installed generation capacity stood at 4,000 megawatts in 1988.
2 Oct 2019
Despite the government’s diversification agenda and push for non-oil sector growth, members of the Organised Private Sector (OPS) have described the mounting imbalance in the structure of the economy since independence, as underscoring the growing decline in the non-oil sector productivity.   
21 Aug 2019
To further improve security on the country’s territorial waters, the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), has launched its Command, Control Computer Communication and Information (C41) operation centre
12 Aug 2019
Delta State Government has declared that all illegal structures on waterways, should be pulled down, promising to come hard on any official that flouts the directive.
5 Aug 2019
Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta said on Monday that he would demolish all structures on waterways in Warri and its environs to address the flooding challenge in the area.
1 Jul 2019
The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has given two weeks ultimatum to residents of Ipet-5 Estate in Lokogoma district, in Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC), whose buildings are along waterways and road corridors, to vacate the areas. Recalled that barely few weeks ago, the waterways along the Lokogoma corridor were heavily flooded and swept away…
7 Apr 2018
As part of its plans to boost water transportation and tourism in the state, Lagos State government have again reiterates its commitment at making the waterways cleaner and safer. Governor Akinwunmi Ambode, made the pledge during the 2018 edition of the annual Lagos Boat Regatta held at the Lagoon Waterfront in Oyinkan Abayomi Drive, Ikoyi.…
9 Oct 2016
Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on Sunday ordered the immediate demolition of all shanties around the creeks and on the waterways.
12 May 2016
Bonny Channel Company (BCC) was established in 2004. At the moment, we are maintaining about 100 kilometres of navigable seaway.

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