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Lagos govt pledges safety on waterways

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: LASG. The quest to make the Lagos waterways a preferred alternative to the bustling Lagos commute has gained traction as the Lagos State Government has deployed more boats and increased daily trips in order to provide safe, fast and reliable alternative mode of transportation for Lagosians. Restating its commitment to the safety of Read More…

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LASWA commences clearing of water hyacinth on waterways

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers/Brigida I. Sanchez, Global Coalition for Lake Tana Restoration. The Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA) on Thursday started the annual clearing and removal of water hyacinth from jetties, terminals and routes on the state inland waterways. The General Manager of LASWA, Mr Oluwadamilola Emmanuel, stated this in a statement Read More…

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LASWA impounds engines of six erring boat operators for safety violations

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA) on Tuesday said that it had impounded engines of six passengers’ boat operators in its renewed efforts to sanitise waterways to prevent boat mishaps. Its General Manager, Mr Oluwadamilola Emmanuel, disclosed this in a statement in Lagos by Mrs Nkechi Ajayi, the Public Affairs Officer of LASWA. There have Read More…

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There’s now higher demand for LAGFERRY services – MD

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Lagos Ferry Services (LAGFERRY) on Tuesday said that there had been a significant increase in the patronage of ferry services since Monday, the first day of work after the partial closure of the Third Mainland Bridge. The Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of LAGFERRY, Mr Abdoulbaq Balogun, said this in an interview with the News Read More…

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10 escape death as boat capsizes in Lagos

Reading Time: 2 minutes No fewer than 10 passengers escaped death on Tuesday’s evening, when their boat capsized on Lagos Waterways, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has said. Alhaji Ibrahim Farinloye, NEMA Acting Coordinator in Lagos State, who made this known in a statement, said, “10 passengers were rescued live when their boat capsized. According to him, the Read More…