*I only defiled my neighbour’s 10 year old daughter twice – Suspect (DailyTrust)*LASWA begins clearing of water hyacinth on Lagos waterways (Guardian)*2 cases of ‘worst ever’ Omicron variant detected in UK (Metro)

I only defiled my neighbour’s 10 year old daughter twice – Suspect (DailyTrust) A 34-year- old married man, Godwin Iroro, arrested for allegedly defiling his neighbour’s 10 year old daughter in Ajegunle, Lagos State, has admitted that he only defiled…

*Fake policeman nabbed with Indian hemp in Lagos (Punch)*LASWA warns boat operators against flouting safety regulations (Vanguard)

Fake policeman nabbed with Indian hemp in Lagos (Punch) A man, David Omoruyi, has been arrested by policemen attached to the Area ‘E’ Command of the Lagos State Police Command for allegedly having in his possession a fake police identity…

*Helicopter crash: “We are grateful to God” – Residents (Vanguard) *Capsized boat responsible for death of 12 people, operated illegally – LASWA (Nation)

Helicopter crash: “We are grateful to God” – Residents (Vanguard) Some residents of Salvation Road in Opebi area of Ikeja, Lagos have expressed shock over the crash of a helicopter into a building, thanking God for saving their lives. The…

Lagos deploys COVID-19 safety marshals across jetties

The Lagos State Safety Commission (LSSC) has reiterated commitment of to safety of lives on waterways across jetties in Lagos. In a statement issued yesterday, the Director-General of LSSC, Mr Lanre Mojola, disclosed that the commission, Office of the Sustainable…

*How 16 passengers died in Badagry boat accident – Survivor (Punch) *Project Enable feeds over 900 families of Persons With Disabilities (Guardian)

How 16 passengers died in Badagry boat accident – Survivor (Punch) Moruf Kelani, a survivor of the July 29 boat mishap in which 16 passengers drowned on Badagry waterways, has blamed the tragic incident on greed by boat operators and…

*Safety compliance: LASWA nabs 8 erring ferry operators (Vanguard) *Lagos food production park takes off soon – Sanwo-Olu (Nation)

Safety compliance: LASWA nabs 8 erring ferry operators (Vanguard) The Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA) said it arrested eight commercial ferry operators and seized their boat engines between Monday and Friday, Aug. 7. The General Manager of LASWA, Mr Oluwadamilola…

Mishaps: Lagos arrests six boat operators, impounds engines

The Lagos State Waterways Authority has 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…

Boat mishap: LASWA hands over captain, passengers to police

The 10 passengers who were rescued on Tuesday on board a boat, which capsized off Ikorodu waterways and the captain of the boat have been handed over to the Marine Police for further investigation and prosecution. A passenger boat, which…

NIWA, LASWA issue new guidelines to boat operators

The National Inland Waterways Authority and the Lagos State Waterways Authority and have jointly issued an operational standing order to commercial boat operators in Lagos. In a statement signed by the General Manager of LASWA, Oluwadamilola Emmanuel and the Lagos…

*NIWA, LASWA issue new guidelines to boat operators (Punch) *Lagos fixes alternative routes ahead Third Mainland Bridge closure (Nation)

NIWA, LASWA issue new guidelines to boat operators (Punch) The National Inland Waterways Authority and the Lagos State Waterways Authority and have jointly issued an operational standing order to commercial boat operators in Lagos. In a statement signed by the…

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