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  • 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 […]

  • 7 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Lagos State Government last Thursday announced that work is progressing steadily on the construction of nine jetties with shelter and shoreline protection and channelization of four new ferry routes as part of efforts to boost water transportation in line with the multi-modal transport policy across the State. Speaking at the annual Ministerial Press Briefing […]

  • 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 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 12 March 2013

    The Lagos State Government on Monday said it had licenced 25 companies to dredge creeks within the state. Mr Adesegun Oniru, the Commissioner for Waterfront and Infrastructural Development announced this in an interactive session with newsmen in Ikeja. Oniru, who spoke against the backdrop of illegal dredging within the state, said that over 120 companies […]

  • 21 February 2013

    The Lagos State Police Command has arrested a man in connection with the explosion which occurred on Miracle Sand Beach under the Amuwo Odofin Link Bridge resulting in the death of the chairman of the Sand Dredgers Association, Oladele Pius. The suspect, it was learnt, was arrested on Wednesday at the site of the explosion […]

  • 19 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    An explosion under the Festac Link Bridge yesterday killed one person and left another seriously injured. The impact of the blast left the body parts of Pius Oladele, head of the sand dredgers association in the area, flying in different directions. Emergency rescue officials, who arrived minutes after the noon incident, used shovel to scoop […]

  • 18 December 2012

    Nigeria’s Federal and Lagos State Governments have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the construction of a deep sea port in the Lekki area of Lagos, in Western Nigeria. Lagos State Commissioner for Commerce and Industry, Shola Oworu, while signing the agreement at the State House, Ikeja on Monday said the project was conceived […]

  • 11 December 2012

    Konecranes has successfully delivered ten Konecranes Rubber Tired Gantry (RTG) cranes to Ports and Cargo Handling Services (PCHS) Ltd. in Lagos, Nigeria. PCHS, the port operations arm of the Nigerian Sifax Group, is a major player in port operations and related services in West Africa. The RTGs were ordered at the end of last year […]

  • 28 August 2012

    The Lagos State Government announced that the dredging companies within its territory without permits will be prosecuted if found to be operating outside the law. According to thisdaylive.com, the state government “will henceforth persecute the multiple users of category ‘A’ permit.” “It is imperative for companies to get site permits before engaging another company to […]

  • 16 July 2012

    AS flooding continues to pose environmental challenge in Lagos, the state authorities have risen to the occasion through the procurement of multi-capacity equipment, which will be used for free flow of water channels. Recently torrential rains, has led to overflowing rivers, canals and floods, which is caused by shallow water canals caused by silting and […]

  • 29 May 2012

    Lagos State Government has unveiled the long-awaited Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) of the Eko Atlantic City, according to allAfrica. Mr. David Frame, the Managing Director of the South Energyx Nigeria Limited (developers of the Eko Atlantic City), said that the number of jobs the city would generate when completed at over 150,000. He also stated: […]

  • 29 May 2012

    “Danger is imminent in Lagos, unless relevant stakeholders come together to quickly nip the threat of illegal mining and dredging in the bud,” says Governor Babatunde Fashola during a visit to some coastal areas of Badagry. Surprised at the level of degradation of the environment caused by the activities of illegal miners in the axis, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 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

  • 7 February 2012

    The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) last weekend officially flagged- off a project for the re-development of the port facilities at the …   By Godwin ORITSE (vanguardngr) [mappress] Source: vanguardngr, February 7, 2012;

  • 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

  • 3 November 2011

    The people of Ebute Itedo village, Lekki Phase 1, Eti Osa Local Government of Lagos State, yesterday called on Governor Babatunde Raji Fash…  (thisdaylive) [mappress] Source: thisdaylive, November 3, 2011;

  • 20 October 2011

    Danish shipping and ports group AP Møller-Maersk is preparing to expand its terminal capacity in Lagos to meet rapidly growing Nigerian impo… (freshplaza) [mappress] Source: freshplaza, October 20, 2011;

  • 11 October 2011

    The Lagos State government has commenced enforcement of rules and regulations guiding mining operations and subsequent arrest of operators… By Bidemi Bakare (thenationonlineng) [mappress] Source: thenationonlineng, October 11, 2011;

  • 5 October 2011

    Lagos State Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources has commenced enforcement of rules and regulations against illegal activities of miners… By MONSUR OLOWOOPEJO (vanguardngr) [mappress] Source: vanguardngr, October 5, 2011;

  • 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

  • 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;