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LASWA Warns Ferry Operators On Safety Guidelines

LASWA Warns Ferry Operators On Safety Guidelines

The Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA) has warned boat operators to always observe the weather conditions and ensure their ferries were in good condition before sailing. The General manager of LASWA, Mr Oluwadamilola Emmanuel, who gave the warning in a...

Container crushes one, injures six others In Lagos

A truck, carrying a 40ft container crushed a roadside hawker along Kara Bridge, on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway on Sunday. A lady, who was trapped under the container, was rescued by emergency workers drafted to the place when the incident occurred. It...

FCTA demolishes illegal structures in aviation village

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) on Sunday demolished more than 137 illegal hostels, hotels and other buildings at Iddo Sarki community in Aviation Village, adjacent the main campus of the University of Abuja, Gwagwalada, Abuja. The News Agency of...

4 confirmed dead, 156 missing in Kebbi boat mishap

At least four persons have died while 156 others are missing in a boat mishap in Kebbi State on Wednesday, according to officials. An Area Manager of the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) in Kebbi State, Yusuf Birma, said the...

Containership battling fire for days in Sri Lanka

Efforts to contain the fire on board MV X-Press Pearl containership, which broke out on May 20th while the vessel was at anchorage off Colombo harbour, Sri Lanka, remain underway. Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) along with the assistance of...
Okada, articulated vehicles take over Lagos highways

Okada, articulated vehicles take over Lagos highways

Plying the Oshodi-Apapa expressway for the first time might leave one confused as to whether it is the major expressway leading to the country’s major seaports or an inner street, as most major bus stops have been taken over...
Lagos deploys female water guards to jetties

Lagos deploys female water guards to jetties.

PHOTO CREDIT: ChannelsTV   Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA) has deployed newly recruited female water guards to jetties and terminals. In a statement on Tuesday, LASWA said the development was to ensure efficient operations. LASWA General Manager, Oluwadamilola Emmanuel, said the jetties had...

Customs hinders 227 smuggling assaults on Kebbi

Operatives of Nigeria Customs Service, Kebbi state, seized N320 million worth of contraband between January and December 2020. Speaking to Journalists on Wednesday in Birnin Kebbi, the Customs Area Comptroller, Hafiz Kalla, revealed that the activities of the command in...

Osinbajo’s NPPM will tackle corruption, extortion – NIMASA DG

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) on Tuesday disclosed that the Nigerian Ports Process Manual (NPPM), launched by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, can tackle ports’ corruption and extortion. The manual was launched by the Vice President on Dec.10,...

Tragedy as Sailor Dies, 3 Injured on Bulker in Atlantic Storm

The recent Nor’easter that pummeled the Atlantic Coast with record snowfalls is also being blamed for the death of one seafarer and injuring three others aboard a bulk carrier that found itself caught in the developing storm. D’Amico Group’s 39,000...

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