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LASG Reassures Boat Passengers Of Safety
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LASG Reassures Boat Passengers Of Safety

The Lagos State Government has reassured boat passengers of their safety on the waterways, urging residents and business owners to embrace alternative means of transportation which LAGFERRY is providing. The Managing Director, Director, Mr. AbdoulBaq Ladi Balogun, Lagos Ferry Services (LAGFERRY), gave the assurance today during the celebration of the company's 100,000th passenger at the Ipakodo Terminal, Ikorodu, saying "Today we are very happy reaching another milestone of commuting our 100,000th passenger on the 124th day of our operations, since the commissioning of our boats by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu in February 2020". He expressed his appreciation to Governor Sanwo-Olu for his unflinching support and the passengers for their continuous patronage and loyalty, stressing that ...
Actress Naya Rivera’s body recovered from Lake Piru
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Actress Naya Rivera’s body recovered from Lake Piru

Naya Rivera's body has been recovered from Lake Piru five days after she went missing while out on the lake with her son, 4. Ventura County officials said Monday, July 13, that a body had been found at the lake, and TMZ claims law enforcement sources have confirmed it is, in fact, Naya. A press conference sharing the news publicly is forthcoming. Naya and her 4-year-old son, Josey Hollis Dorsey, were out in Lake Piru when the Glee actress went missing Wednesday, July 8. Josey was found in the boat when authorities arrived and he told them he and his mom were swimming and he didn't know what happened to her.
Naya Rivera’s Body Recovered from Lake Piru 5 Days after She Went Missing
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Naya Rivera’s Body Recovered from Lake Piru 5 Days after She Went Missing

Naya Rivera's body has been recovered from Lake Piru five days after she went missing while out on the lake with her son, 4. Ventura County officials said Monday, July 13, that a body had been found at the lake, and TMZ claims law enforcement sources have confirmed it is, in fact, Naya. A press conference sharing the news publicly is forthcoming. Naya and her 4-year-old son, Josey Hollis Dorsey, were out in Lake Piru when the Glee actress went missing Wednesday, July 8. Josey was found in the boat when authorities arrived and he told them he and his mom were swimming and he didn't know what happened to her. Naya, 33, is survived by her son.
Naya Rivera’s Disappearance is not Suicide – Cops Says after Speaking to her Son About Tragic Accident’
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Naya Rivera’s Disappearance is not Suicide – Cops Says after Speaking to her Son About Tragic Accident’

Cops who spoke to Naya Rivera's son, Josey after her shocking disappearance have disclosed that they've found no evidence which suggests the popular Glee star may have taken her own life. The "Glee" star rented a pontoon boat with her four-year-old son Josey on Wednesday July 8. She was supposed to return it within three hours, but when she didn't the marina went looking for her. They found the boat with just Josey aboard, and Rivera's life vest still in the vessel. Though it is speculated that the actress committed suicide, Ventura County Sheriff's Office sergeant Kevin Donoghue told People that they believe the incident was a tragic accident.   He said; "We interviewed her son and there was nothing that we learned from her son that would have suggested that this w...
‘Mum Jumped into Lake and Didn’t Come Back up’ – Naya Rivera’s Four-year-old Son Tells Police
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‘Mum Jumped into Lake and Didn’t Come Back up’ – Naya Rivera’s Four-year-old Son Tells Police

Glee actress Naya Rivera's son told police that his mum "jumped into the water but didn't come back up" as they searched for her after her son was found alone on a rented boat. The 33-year-old actress is feared dead after going missing on a lake, with her four-year-old son Josey found asleep and alone on the boat. Authorities found the little boy shortly before 5pm on Wednesday, July 8, at Lake Piru, Southern California. According to TMZ, police sources claim Josey said that his mother had "jumped into the water but didn't come back up". Divers and helicopters immediately started searching the lake but so far there has been no sign of the star. Naya's life jacket was reportedly still in the boat and Josey was asleep when the vessel was first found. Josey is now wi...
Glee actress, Naya Rivera is Missing and Presumed Dead after her 4-year-old Son is Found Alone on a Boat
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Glee actress, Naya Rivera is Missing and Presumed Dead after her 4-year-old Son is Found Alone on a Boat

American actress and singer,  Naya Rivera is missing and presumed dead after her four-year-old son was found floating on a boat alone on Lake Piru in California on Wednesday afternoon, July 8. The Glee actress is said to have arrived at lake and rented a boat, taking her son out aboard. The Ventura County Sheriff's Department said they began searching for her at the reservoir at around 1pm on Wednesday after she and her son, Josey Dorsey, failed to return a rental boat to the facilities after the three hours she paid for expired. When the staff found the boat, they discovered her 3-year-old son was alone wearing a life jacket. Sheriff's Department Cpt. Dean Worthy told The Los Angeles Times that investigators arrived at the scene around 4:40 p.m. and found a toddler "unharmed,...
Two Nigerian Fishermen Caught Trying To Smuggle Petrol To Benin Republic
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Two Nigerian Fishermen Caught Trying To Smuggle Petrol To Benin Republic

The suspects According to The Nation, the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corp (NSCDC) operatives at Badagry have arrested two fishermen for alleged attempt to smuggle 120 jerricans of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) to Benin Republic. The suspects Jebleh Taiwo and Jebleh Abiodun arrested at Gberefu Beach, a fishing settlement, in Badagry at the weekend. It was gathered that they had loaded the products into a wooden boat which was also impounded by the operatives and its outboard engine seized. Parading the suspects on Friday, NSCDC Lagos Lagos Commandant Fasiu Adeyinka said that criminals along riverine communities were devising new ways following the closure of land border including the use of fishing boats. Adeyinka said smugglers who were short of supply following go...
Kylie Jenner and daughter Stormi Webster wear matching dresses
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Kylie Jenner and daughter Stormi Webster wear matching dresses

Kylie Jenner and daughter Stormi Webster both wore matching ruched mini dresses while on their recent vacation to Italy.   The mother and daughter were pictured on a boat, staring into the distance as they posed for the photo.   "amore mio," Kylie captioned the photo with a butterfly emoji.  
Authorities Seize ₦1.3b Cash That Was Found In An Abandoned Boat In Puerto Rico
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Authorities Seize ₦1.3b Cash That Was Found In An Abandoned Boat In Puerto Rico

Five bags stuffed with $3.7 million (or about ₦1.3 billion) in cash, along with a loaded pistol and 63 rounds of ammunition were found after border patrol agents in Puerto Rico chased a boat running without lights. U.S. Customs and Border Protection said on Monday that the boat was heading for the U.S. Virgin Islands, but veered back to Puerto Rico’s northeast coast when pursued on Sunday. Director of air and marine operations for the Caribbean Air and Marine Branch said: "We remain committed to working with other federal and local law enforcement partners to detect and deter smuggling attempts throughout the Caribbean" No one has been arrested and the identity of those who were aboard the seized boat was unclear. Last month, about 400 pounds (180 kilograms) of Met...
Many die as boat capsizes in Lagos
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Many die as boat capsizes in Lagos

Three dead bodies have so far been recovered from the Lagoon where a boat carrying more than seventeen people capsized at Ikorodu, on Saturday, 29 June 2019. Sixteen passengers of the ill-fated boat are said to be missing. According to a statement by the CEO, Lagos state emergency management board (LASEMA), Oke -Osanyintolu who led the rescue operation involving LASWA Officials and the Marine police, two people have been confirmed dead and three persons rescued. “A boat mishap occurred at the above location yesterday the 29th of June, 2019. Investigations conducted revealed that the boat was en route Badore (Ajah) to Egbin (Ikorodu) with between 17 and 21 passengers on board. “The boat allegedly capsized due to overloading. It was gathered that the boat was overturned by the heavy...
Oil Theft: Navy Hands Over Eight Suspects, Boat To EFCC
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Oil Theft: Navy Hands Over Eight Suspects, Boat To EFCC

The Nigerian Navy, NNS Victory Calabar on May 7, 2019 handed over eight persons suspected to be involved in illegal conveyance of oil, to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC Uyo Zonal Office, including 105 drums of Premium Motor Spirit, and the wooden boat used for the illegal activity. The suspects arrested onboard the boat are: Godwin Eden (Nigerian), Justice Ebanga (Nigerian), Effiong Gilbert (Nigerian), Manasseh Obani (Nigerian), Ambe Festus (Cameroonian), Alpha Emmanuel (Cameroonian), Sakwe Felix (Cameroonian) and Vasco Mekora (Cameroonian). According to Commander M.D. Fefa who handed over the suspects to the EFCC, the arrest was made on April 28, 2019, by a patrol team from his Command. “My men intercepted the wooden boat ladened with drums of Premium Moto...
Two Dead as Boat Capsizes in Delta State
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Two Dead as Boat Capsizes in Delta State

Two persons lost their lives, while eleven others were rescued after a boat capsized in Ogheye, a community in Warri North Local Government Area in Delta State. The incident was said to have occurred after the sudden postponement of the general elections by INEC scheduled for Saturday 16th February 2019. According to reports, upon hearing the news of the postponement of the election, one of the passengers boat carrying about 13 persons who went to their community to exercise their franchise was capsized as a result of the high water wave in the early hour when leaving the community. The chairman Warri North LGA, Amb.Aduge Okorodudu who was among those that led the search and rescue mission, condoled with the families of the deceased and accused INEC as the chief cause of the i...
19 Children Die In Boat Accident In Kwara
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19 Children Die In Boat Accident In Kwara

A boat accident in Kwara State on Saturday December 1st 2018, has left 19 children dead. The Kwara boat mishap happened in Lafiagi, Edu local government area of the state. 19 children die in boat accident in Kwara According to reports, 22 people, mostly children, were on board when the accident happened. An eye witness said “As at yesterday evening, four corpses had been recovered from the river. Effort would resume today to ensure that others are also found. Both men of the Nigeria police and the state fire service were there yesterday in the rescue mission. Unfortunately only two of them survived”. The remains of those bodies that have been recovered have been deposited in the morgue while efforts are still ongoing to recover the bodies of those still in the river.
Carpenter Builds Life-Sized Replica Of Noah’s Ark.. Says I’m Sailing It To Isreal
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Carpenter Builds Life-Sized Replica Of Noah’s Ark.. Says I’m Sailing It To Isreal

A carpenter who built a life-size replica of Noah's Ark in order to prove God's existence says he now hopes to sail it to Israel. Dutch businessman Johan Huibers built the 390ft-long boat over a period of four years, at a cost of more than £1 million. It has attracted impressed onlookers since it was first placed in the Maas River, in the south of the Netherlands, back in 2012 - but Huibers says he has big plans for it. The devout Christian said he embarked on the project "to prove that God exists", and said he believes every word of the Bible. He told JTA: "This is a copy of God’s ship. It only makes sense to take it to God’s land.” He had planned to take his ark to Israel soon after it was built, but wildfires meant he had to postpone the idea. Huibers described Isr...
Irish ambassador to Nigeria beats Lagos traffic with speed boat
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Irish ambassador to Nigeria beats Lagos traffic with speed boat

Irish Ambassador to Nigeria Sean Hoy, who wanted to get to his farewell reception on time, had a speed boat ready to beat Lagos traffic. Sharing a photo in the speed boat, the Irish Ambassador to Nigeria wrote in Twitter; To beat the traffic in Lagos, I had to use a speedboat to get to my own farewell reception on time! Born in 1964, Sean Hoy has been Irish Ambassador to Nigeria since 3rd September, 2014. He is  a native of County Fermanagh, attended St Michael’s College, Enniskillen and Queen’s University Belfast (QUB), graduating with Bachelor of Agriculture degree. He earned a master’s degree from the University of East Anglia and later joined the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade in 1990.
Boat Carrying 20 Passengers Capsizes In Lagos, Three Persons Confirmed Dead
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Boat Carrying 20 Passengers Capsizes In Lagos, Three Persons Confirmed Dead

According to a report reaching Brainnewsradio have it that three persons have been confirmed dead after a boat conveying about 20 passengers capsized in Lagos. Information has it that the boat was on the way to Ojo from Coconut Jetty a suburb in Lagos when the sad incident took place. “Three people have died and five others missing as boat conveying 20 passengers capzised mid-sea in Lagos yesterday night,” a source told The Guardian “A 20-capacity passenger boat with 18 passengers and two crew members had capzised mid-sea enroute Ojo from Coconut jetty, a suburb in Lagos.” Nigeria Television Authority(NTA), confirms that there was yet to be a report on the state of safety of the remaining seventeen accident victims, but three were confirmed dead at the scene of the accident on ...
“You Haven’t Seen My Boat!” Otile Brown Responds To Vera Sidika Buying Her Lover Casilah A New Car
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“You Haven’t Seen My Boat!” Otile Brown Responds To Vera Sidika Buying Her Lover Casilah A New Car

Otile Brown and Vera Sidika will keep on serving us with goals(I hate the word for how much it has been used and abused!) for how not to break up. But we still find it entertaining nonetheless. The two keep on dishing out fiery responses to each other. Who were we to think that after Otile asked for forgiveness from Vera that she would end the back and forth? But Vera can be very petty and she demonstrated that yesterday when she bought her new muscular lover and lover of see-through shirts a brand new white Mercedes Benz. The car resembled the one that her lover Otile Brown had wanted to buy when they were still together. He had asked her for a soft loan of 500 thousand shillings so he could top up in order to get the car. This was something that she did not appreciate a...
6 Feared Dead In Maiduguri Boat Mishap
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6 Feared Dead In Maiduguri Boat Mishap

Local divers have recovered six bodies out of nine people involved in a boat accident at Zabarmari area in Jere Local Government Area of Borno. Newsmen report that the incident occurred on Friday during a boat journey from Zabarmari to Dusuman settlement. Bulama Maidamma, the ward Head of Zabarmari, who comfirmed the incident, told newsmen that two females and four males died while three among the passengers were rescued. Maidamma said “the two females boarded the boat from Budum area, some of them were heading to Dusuman for the Jummat prayers while others went to attend funeral of a relative.” He attributed the incident to the heavy wind with sandstorm which lasted for about 30 minutes on Friday. “The boat capsized at the deeper point of the river. Most of them drowned because ...
Chika Ike Flaunts Her Sexy Body As She Vacations In Jamaica
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Chika Ike Flaunts Her Sexy Body As She Vacations In Jamaica

Actress Chika Ike is currently on vacation in Jamaica and she’s living her best life – according to her Instagram caption. She has been updating her followers with pictures on Instagram and it does look like she’s having a ball. She explains that “During the holiday period I was so busy filming the African diva show and reading Harvard case studies. Now I need to de-stress!”
Nine Killed In Lagos Boat Mishap
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Nine Killed In Lagos Boat Mishap

At least nine persons were killed in a boat mishap which occurred in the Ilashe area of Lagos state on Sunday.Abisola Kamson, managing director of the Lagos State Waterways Authority, confirmed the tragic incident in a statement.He blamed it on overloading of passengers on a banana boat and operation of an illegal jetty.Kamson said four victims of the mishap who were rescued are receiving treatment at a nearby hospital, while search and rescue operation was still ongoing.
Lagos At 50 – Ikorodu To Get New Stadium, Shopping Mall
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Lagos At 50 – Ikorodu To Get New Stadium, Shopping Mall

Speaking to The Nation, the Ayangbure of Ikorodu, Oba Kabiru Shotobi, commended Ambode for taking the initiative to celebrate the anniversary in all the five divisions of the state. “We are happy. I am personally proud of the Governor. He has shown that he cares for all the people of Lagos. He is interested in the development of all the divisions. This is why he has ensured that the ongoing 50th anniversary of the state is not only being celebrated in Alausa. With the Boat regatta and other activities taking place all over the state, Ambode has ensured an all encompassing celebration,” the Ayangbure said. Speaking in the same vein, the Majority Leader of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Sanai Agunbiade, said the people of Ikorodu division are elated that the Governor did not exclud...
Refugee Boat Fired On In Deadly Attack Off Yemen
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Refugee Boat Fired On In Deadly Attack Off Yemen

At least 42 refugees have been killed and dozens injured after the boat they were traveling on was fired upon off Yemen's western coast, according to the International Organization for Migration (IOM). The boat was carrying up to 160 people when an unknown assailant attacked it early Friday, IOM spokesman Joel Millman said. At least 24 of the injured were being treated at nearby hospitals but dozens more were unaccounted for, he said. According to the IOM, witnesses have given conflicting accounts of whether a helicopter or a motorized military vessel opened fire on the boat. There has been no claim of responsibility for the attack. Many of the victims were believed to have originated in Somalia, but it is not yet clear how many, the General Consul for the Somali General Consulate ...
Boat Conductor Kills Passenger’s Brother In Lekki Area Of Lagos
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Boat Conductor Kills Passenger’s Brother In Lekki Area Of Lagos

The police have launched a manhunt for a boat conductor, Kole Adebayo, over the death of Abiona Ajisefinni at Igbogun village in Lekki Local Council Development Area of Lagos State on February 15. Last Friday, the police arrested the community’s Baale, Adekunle Onileiyan, but granted him bail to enable him produce the suspect. It was gathered that Adebayo’s father, a boat operator, was billed to attend a meeting at the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department (SCIID) Panti, Yaba, but did not show up. His absence was said to have prompted the arrest of the Baale who came to represent him. According to sources, Adebayo stabbed the deceased with a sharp object while working as a conductor aboard his father’s boat. It was gathered that the suspect had a disagreem...
Obafemi Martins Gets $460k Boat as Birthday Gift
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Obafemi Martins Gets $460k Boat as Birthday Gift

Super Eagles striker, Obafemi Martins took to social media to share his luxurious birthday gift. The world most expensive boat, 'Iguana 31 Expedition' which could cost up to $460 thousand.   #Iguana31Expedition #IguanaYatch #Boat #ObafemiMartins #WorldMostExpensiveBoat #Footballer #Nigeria #Obagoal
Musicians Die In Kenya On Their Way To A Performance
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Musicians Die In Kenya On Their Way To A Performance

A Kenya police regional head official, Willy Lugusa says nine musicians have drowned when their boat capsized on the Kenyan side of Lake Victoria. According to him the rest of the 17 people on the boat Saturday morning were rescued. "The bodies of the other nine are yet to be recovered. We believe they are dead for now," Lugusa said. Police said the boat was carrying artists of the Boyieta Wuod Awasi music group to Ndenda Island in western Kenya, where the group was expected to perform Saturday evening.