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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 19 August 2011

    As part of measures to stem flooding and attendant consequences, Lagos State has begun dredging of canals following the discovery that major… By Joshua Bassey (businessdayonline) [mappress] Source: businessdayonline, August 19, 2011

  • 23 November 2010

    The Lagos State Government of Nigeria has vowed to prosecute illegal dredgers caught in the act, adding that the state would not take … (pmnewsnigeria) [mappress] Source: pmnewsnigeria, November 23, 2010;

  • 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 […]

  • 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;

  • 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 […]

  • 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;

  • 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;

  • 31 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Lekki Port LFTZ Enterprise (LPLE) has started major construction works on the Lekki Deep Sea Port in Lagos State, local media reports. The port construction operations are being carried out by two major companies: China Harbor Engineering Company Limited (CHEC), the engineering and construction arm of China Construction and Communication Company (CCCC) and Louis […]

  • 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 […]

  • 30 April 2012

    According to Businessday, operators in the gas distribution channel have raised alarm over what they termed threat to the gas pipelines particularly in the Badagry axis of Lagos State, by the activities of illegal sand dredgers. Adesegun Oniru, the state commissioner for Waterfront Development and Infrastructure said: “Sand dredgers are depleting the sand along the […]

  • 24 March 2011

    In a bid to further decongest the ports in Lagos and bring shipping operations closer to people in the South Eastern part of the country… By Godfrey Bivbere (vanguardngr) [mappress] Source: vanguardngr, March 24, 2011  

  • 17 August 2011

    Chairman of Lagos State Environmental and Special Offences Enforcement Unit, Bayo Suleiman says his department is out to assist… More info: sunnewsonline By COSMAS OMEGOH [mappress] Source: sunnewsonline, August 17, 2011

  • 23 May 2011

    Ten new waterfront schemes, developed by the Lagos State Waterfront Infrastructure Development, will soon be unveiled by the state governmen… (234next) [mappress] Source: 234next, May 23, 2011;

  • 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 […]

  • 24 January 2012

    The Lagos State Government has appointed Drainage Maintenance Officers (DMO) in all local governments to ensure maintenance, clearing …   By Kazeem Ugbodaga (pmnewsnigeria) [mappress] Source: pmnewsnigeria, January 24, 2012;

  • 22 November 2011

    President Goodluck Jonathan has been urged to develop new ports in some major cities like Lagos, Calabar, and Port Harcourt to enable the… By Oluwakemi Dauda (thenationonlineng) [mappress] Source: thenationonlineng, November 22, 2011

  • 24 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Eko Atlantic City in Nigeria is one of the most ambitious real estate developments in Africa. The new city is being built on Lagos’ Bar Beach – on land that is reclaimed from the sea. The City is being built in six phases that will ultimately result in the creation of 9 km² of prime land, […]

  • 22 December 2011

    The National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) has announced it would investigate alleged illegal dredging in Addo Community, Eti-Osa East Local Council Development Area of Lagos State. Mr. Joseph Ororo, Manager, Lagos Office, NIWA, stated that the authority would carry out investigation into the rumour involving alleged illegal dredging activities along the community’s shoreline. ‘Lagos NIWA […]

  • 12 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    VIDEO: The Great Wall of Lagos 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. Read […]

  • 6 August 2010

    Lagos State Ministry of Waterfront Infrastructure Development on Thursday arrested six men for allegedly engaging in illegal dredging at … By Mudiaga Affe (nigerianbestforum) [mappress] Source: nigerianbestforum, August 7, 2010;

  • 1 June 2011

    Adeyemi Adefule, the federal controller of environment in Lagos, has said that the federal government has approved the third-phase of… (234next) [mappress] Source: 234next, June 1, 2011  

  • 23 December 2009

    VESSEL traffic into the Lagos Ports has been on the increase since 2007, when the Federal Government concession the port and transferred marine services, one of the primary responsibilities of the Nigerian Port Authority (NPA) to the international shipping community, to the private sector… Source: The Guardian, December 23, 2009;

  • 9 December 2011
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Minister of Transport, Senator Idris Umar adopted the Public Private Partnership (PPP) framework for enabling the private sector to invest in the transportation sector. At the 11th National Council of Transport in Uyo, Akwa Ibom state, the Minister restated the Government’s enormous investment in dredging of the Lower Niger. He also stressed that considerable private […]