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August, 2019

  • 14 August

    Three Die, Two Missing In Lagos Boat Mishap

    The Lagos State Waterways Authority has said three people have been confirmed dead while two others are still missing in a boat accident that occurred at Irewe community in Ojo, near Lagos late on Tuesday. Emmanuel Oluwadamilola, the General Manager of LASWA, who made the disclosure in a statement, said …

February, 2019

  • 3 February

    Boat Mishap Kills Three Women In Lagos

    Three women were killed after a boat which was heading to Bayeku, Ikorodu, from Oke Ira Nla, Ajah, Lagos State capsized. The boat which was conveying 20 passengers, ran into a submerged object and capzised mid-sea within the Oke Ira Nla axis while heading to Bayeku area of Ikorodu, at …

September, 2018

  • 24 September

    Tanzania Buries 224 Victims Of Boat Mishap

    Tanzania declared the whole nation was in mourning Sunday as the first dozen bodies were buried from a devastating ferry capsize on Lake Victoria that left people 224 dead. Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa led “national funerals” on the island of Ukara, where the MV Nyerere had been coming in to …

  • 23 September

    Six 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 State. The incident occurred on Friday during a boat journey from Zabarmari to Dusuman settlement. Bulama Maidamma, the ward Head of Zabarmari, who comfirmed the …

August, 2018

  • 4 August

    17 Women, Four Children Die In Sokoto Boat Mishap

    More than 20 persons including women and children have been killed in a boat accident in Gandi District, Rabah Local Government Area of Sokoto State. The National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, said Friday that the vessel, which was carrying 50 passengers overturned in strong currents in a river around 10:00 …

  • 2 August

    Three Rescued In Lagos Boat Mishap

    The Marine Police on Thursday said its men rescued three persons on Pashi river, Badagry, Lagos State, when their boat capsized on July 29. Uchenna Itinyi, the Divisional Marine Officer, DMO, Badagry, disclosed this in Badagry. Itinyi said the men were coming from Cotonou, Benin Republic, and the boat was …

June, 2018

  • 5 June

    Death Toll In Tunisia Boat Mishap Increases To 112

    100 migrants missing in shipwreck

    The United Nation migration agency, has said that the death toll of illegal migrants killed after their boat sank off Southern coast on Tunisia on Sunday has increased to 112. The International Organisation for Migration, IOM, updated the death toll on its Twitter account on Tuesday. The ill-fated boat was …

May, 2018

  • 17 May

    Boat Mishap Claims 19 Lives In India

    19 People have been confirmed dead in a boat accident that occurred in Southern India, Police and Officials said. The apparently overloaded ferry was caught in rain and gusty winds, and capsized in the Godavari river in the southern state of Andhra Pradesh on Thursday. There were a total of 37 …

November, 2017

  • 12 November

    16 Passengers Including Children Die In Boat Mishap

    At least 16 people, including women and children, died on Sunday after a boat packed with 38 passengers capsized in a river in southern India, police said. Police in the city of Vijayawada in Andhra Pradesh state said they recovered at least 16 bodies from Krishna River where the accident …

October, 2017

  • 9 October

    Seven Missing Following Boat Mishap In Kebbi

    A family of seven has been reported missing following a boat mishap while returning from a farmland across the River Niger in Yauri Local Government of Kebbi state. Abdullahi Takwa, Chairman of Yauri Boat Builders on Monday, said the family was returning from their onion farm in Rokubalo, a village …

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