Health minister implores NIWA, LASG to protect FG’s Ecological remediation project in Lagos from abuse

Minister of state for Health, Senator Adeleke Olorunnimbe Mamora has implored the Lagos state government and the National Inland Waterways Authority, NIWA, to cherish and protect the project built by the federal government for the remediation of ecological challenges of siltation, flooding and pollution of ferry channels and its adjoining communities in Lagos, phase 1! from Abuse. Senator Mamora stated that it is the responsibility of NIWA to own and maintain the project to ensure its sustainability. Speaking at the unveiling and handing over of the project built by the…

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One dies, 16 rescued alive as boat capsizes in Lagos

One boat passenger has died while 16 other persons were rescued alive as boat capsize in Lagos The seventeen (17) passenger boat named “TEMI 3 Global” which departed CMS Ferry Terminal at 1635hrs in route Ikorodu Ferry Terminal on 27th September, 2021 was involved in an accident. A statement signed by the area manager (Lagos) National Inland Waterways Authority, Engr. Sarat Braimah said fifteen minutes into the journey near Adekunle Waterfront, the boat hit an underwater obstacle which broke its hull and this resulted to the capsize of the boat.…

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Passage of Captain Niyi Adeyemo: NIWA boss visits family in Lagos

Photo caption: Mrs Olatoye Aminat daughter of late captain Niyi Adeyemo, receiving NIWA MD Dr George Moghalu and his team at the Iju residence of the late master mariner, while Barrister Ibrahim Danladi ( in white Agbada) and Engineer Sarat Lara Braimah (on nose mask) watches. Managing Director, National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), Dr George Moghalu, showed his humanity when he led top NIWA management team to Iju, Lagos home of late maritime giant, Captain Niyi Adeyemo to commiserate with the family. Near tears and touched by the passage of…

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Marwa appoints Sarat Braimah, NIWA Lagos boss as NDLEA Ambassador

Photo Caption: Ekundayo Williams, Assistant Director Seaport Operations, presenting the letter of NDLEA Ambassador appointment to Engineer Sarat Lara Braimah. Engineer Sarat Lara Braimah, Lagos area manager of National Inland Waterways Authority ( NIWA) has been appointed as Ambassador of war against Drug Abuse, by Brigadier General, Buba Marwa (RTD), Chairman, National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA). At very brief ceremony, held at NIWA Lagos office at CMS Marina, Friday, the NDLEA boss stated that Engineer Sarat Braimah is so appointed in tandem with President Muhamandu Buhari’s inaugural address, commemorating…

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Boat mishaps: NIWA to deregister indicted operators

Certainly disturbed and worried by the incessant but avoidable boat accidents on Lagos Waterways, Lagos area office of National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), has warned that it would henceforth deregister and withdraw operational license of any indicted operator(s). NIWA will also prosecute and ensure the withdrawal of certificate of any boat captain including other stringent measures to force back sanity in the operation of water transportation services in the state. Engineer Sarat Lara Braimah says the federal government regulatory agency can no longer fold its hands and watch some deviant…

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Ikorodu boat mishap: NIWA to shut down boat owner operations

.. Blames incident on violation of regulation regime The National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) has said that the ill fated Lalek Marine boat which capsized Friday night with 14 passengers rescued, failed to adhere to 6pm sailing regime guiding water transportation services in Lagos. NIWA in a statement signed by engineer Sarat Lara Braimah, Lagos area manager, explained in a preliminary report on the sad and avoidable incident that the boat operator apart from violating the extant time of operation regime which is at 6pm and not 8pm, also overloaded…

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