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  • 5 March 2012

    A Committee, established by the Lagos State House of Assembly to investigate and evaluate illegal dredging and reclamation of land on Lagos Waterways, has initiated the verification of documents obtained by firms to operate on Lagos waterways, reports the Daily Sun. Chairman of the Committee, Rotimi Abiru, said: “The Lagos State Government will not tolerate […]

  • 22 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Eko Atlantic, a brand new city being built adjacent to Victoria Island, Lagos, has just announced that the Great Wall of Lagos has surpassed 6 kilometers in length. Construction of the Great Wall of Lagos, which can be seen from space, began in 2009. The wall, which will reach 8.5 kilometers upon completion, is a […]

  • 27 February 2012

    The adhoc committee set up by the Lagos State House of Assembly to probe and evaluate illegal dredging and reclamation of land on Lagos… By Oziegbe Okoeki (thenationonlineng) [mappress] Source: thenationonlineng, February 27, 2012; Image: pexgol

  • 15 March 2012

    The Chairman of the 5 man ad-hoc Committee in charge of investigating activities of illegal dredging operators on Lagos Waterways, Hon. Rotimi Abiru, stated that his committee has determined several unregistered dredging operators on Lagos waterways with no permission to operate, perpetrating illegal land reclamation, stockpiling of sand and dredging, at the expense of the […]

  • 24 November 2011

    Governor Babatunde Fashola of Lagos State has ordered the suspension of all forms of surface mining in Badagry area of Lagos, southwest …   By Kazeem Ugbodaga (pmnewsnigeria) [mappress] Source: pmnewsnigeria, November 24, 2011;

  • 10 March 2020
    Business & Finance

     Eko Atlantic has just released this amazing video, named ‘How Does Eko Atlantic City Get Its Sand?’ Eko Atlantic is a new coastal city being built on Victoria Island adjacent to Lagos, Nigeria, to solve the chronic shortage of real estate in the world’s fastest-growing megacity. It is a focal point for investors capitalizing […]

  • 7 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    DEME has just released a video about another project in Lagos, the Ilubirin Lagos Lagoon Islands Project, for which the company was awarded the dredging and reclamation contract. Dredging International Services Nigeria Ltd (DISN), a full subsidiary of DEME, carried out the phase one of Ilubirin reclamation project. The scope of the first phase included reclamation of […]

  • 20 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    APM Terminals and its consortium partners have announced plans to develop a new greenfield mega-port project and Free Trade Zone at Badagry in Nigeria’s Lagos State, 55 km (34 miles) west of Apapa and the Port of Lagos on the Benin-Lagos Expressway. At full build-out, the deep-water full-service port will be one of the largest […]

  • 12 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Lagos State Government has closed down eight illegal dredging sites in Ikorodu axis of the State. They said that 16 illegal dredgers met on some of the sites were arrested and taken into custody. The Ministry has persistently warned against illegal dredging and has promised stiffer penalties against illegal dredging operators in accordance with […]

  • 18 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Off the coast of Lagos, mighty dredgers are working daily to reclaim land lost to the sea. Eko Atlantic City is being constructed in six phases – and the first phase entails creating 10 square kilometers of prime land along the Great Wall of Lagos. When the dredging is completed, a total volume of sand […]

  • 8 November 2011

    The Lagos State Government has called on illegal sand dredgers to desist from the act or be ready to face the law… (naijapals) [mappress] Source: naijapals, November 8, 2011

  • 28 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode, on Tuesday expressed excitement on the ruling of the Appeal Court which authorizes the state to control inland waterways and dredging activities in the region. Previous judgment of the Federal High Court empowered the Nigerian Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) to regulate transportation and sand dredging in the State. The Appellate […]

  • 22 February 2012

    The Lagos State Commissioner for The Environment, Mr. Tunji Bello, on Tuesday said his ministry had mapped out plans to combat floods… (pmnewsnigeria) [mappress] Source: pmnewsnigeria, February 22, 2012

  • 4 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Minister of Transport, Senator Idris Umar, says government had to remove 62 critical wrecks from Lagos waterways to allow for dredging and also accommodate bigger vessels. Umar disclosed this in Abuja on Monday during the 2013 Ministerial Platform organised by the Ministry of Information. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the event […]

  • 15 September 2011

    The Lagos State government has again warned illegal sand miners operating across the state to stop their illegal activities or face arrest… (tribune) [mappress] Source: tribune, September 15, 2011

  • 7 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Lagos Channels Management Company Ltd (LCM) announced that it has dredged most of the ports in Lagos to between 13 and 13.5 metre depth, reports leadership.ng. Regarding this cleanup program, Prince Falade Oyekan, the LCM’s head of human resources, stated that the company has removed 29 shipwrecks out of 31 shipwrecks identified along the […]

  • 24 February 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

      Nigeria: Sand Dredger Killed in Lagos Explosion An explosion under the Festac Link Bridge yesterday killed one person and left another seriously injured.   Nigeria: Lagos Police Arrests Suspect for Explosion The Lagos State Police Command has arrested a man in connection with the explosion which occurred on Miracle Sand Beach under the Amuwo […]

  • 19 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    Eko Atlantic city, a creative and ambitious development project, is about to change the face of Africa, transforming the Lagos State into a megacity. The city, currently under construction off Bar Beach, Victoria Island, will become the new financial epicenter of West Africa by the year 2020.  The newly released video update on the continuing development of Eko Atlantic […]

  • 8 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Eko Atlantic city, the most impressive urban development project in Nigeria, will change the face of Africa and transform the Lagos State into a megacity. The latest video showcases impressive 8.5-kilometer-long Great Wall of Lagos, one of the most important structures of the Eko Atlantic city project. The main construction works on this giant sea/revetment […]

  • 1 September 2011

    The Lagos State government has pleaded with the Federal Government to assist the state to construct an effective Atlantic Ocean shoreline…   By Femi Akinola (allafrica) [mappress] Source: allafrica, September 1, 2011;

  • 15 June 2012

    According to The Nation, the Lagos State Government has arraigned 13 persons for alleged illegal sand dredging. The violators were arrested by the monitoring team of the Lagos State Ministry of Waterfront Infrastructure, in collaboration with the State Taskforce Environmental and Special Offences. The monitoring team arrested Henry Akinwunmi, a worker at RHS Dredging Engineering […]

  • 6 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Nigerian Senate will look into the alleged improprieties of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) related to the spending of $3 billion for the dredging of the Calabar, Lagos and Bonny channels 11 years ago. Managing Director of NPA, Ms Hadiza Bala-Usman, has welcomed the decision of the Senate to look into the activities of the Joint Venture Enterprises […]

  • 1 June 2020

    The Lagos State Government announced last week that the ongoing clearing and dredging of all drainage channels across the state will continue until September. During an inspection tour, the Commissioner for the Environment and Water Resources, Mr Tunji Bello, stated that the cleaning have been designed to ensure that water flows through all the drainage […]

  • 31 May 2012

    According to the Vanguard, the Nigerian Ports Authority has attributed its inability to dredge the channel leading to the ports in Lagos further than 13.5 meters to the nature of the port. „The quays of the Lagos ports are about 14 meters and should the channel be dredged to or above 14 meters, they would […]

  • 25 February 2013

    Eko Atlantic, the visionary new city for Lagos, Nigeria drew high-level presidential praise from both the Nigerian President, Goodluck Jonathan and the former President of the United States of America, Bill Clinton during a dedication ceremony to mark a milestone event. Describing the development of Eko Atlantic as an outstanding initiative President Jonathan said, ‘This […]

  • 13 July 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Stone Harbor Beach Project Passes Halfway Mark (USA) Stone Harbor’s massive reconstruction of its entire beachfront is more than 50 percent complete and could finish at the end of July.   Layer of Stones to Protect Connection Cables at Danish Offshore Wind Farm On Wednesday 19 June 2013 around noon, DONG Energy’s technicians confirmed that […]