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Inland Waterways

16 Sep
Minister of Transportation, Mu’azu Sambo on Friday described the nation’s Inland Waterways as cash cows long overdue for harnessing.
14 Sep
This comes as Nigeria recorded a total foreign trade of N12.84 trillion in the second quarter of 2022, whereas the inland waterway, as a mode of transportation, contributing not a dime to the trade.
23 Jun
Lagos State Government, yesterday, launched a ‘floating clinic boat’; a fibreglass, mono hull boat with 200HP x 2 capacity, for inland waterways medical emergency and riverine communities
19 May
As part of efforts to enhance the distribution of cargo across the nation, Nigeria is projecting the movement of over two million containers on the nation's inland waterways yearly by 2025.
7 Oct 2021
The Nigerian Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) has said it intends to increase monitoring activities on the inland waterways in order to carryout regulatory functions aimed at developing the inland waterways system.


Leading drama and live show outfit known as Performing Arts Workshop and Studios (PAWS), Nigeria, has packaged this year’s edition of Abuja Fringe Festivals.
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The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has tasked the Federal Government to close leakages to boost revenues, while raising debt quality to reduce interest payment. The Director-General, LCCI, Dr Chinyere Almona, gave the charge while expressing concerns over the recent downgrade of Nigeria’s sovereign risk profile by three global risk agencies, according to…
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PRINCESS Rukaiya, wife of former Vice President of Nigeria and Presidential candidate, Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has disclosed her husband's plans to focus on women empowerment if elected President in 2023.
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The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Chairman in Oyo South Senatorial District, Olugbade Ojelabi, is dead. Ojelabi, who hailed from Anko area of Eruwa in Ibarapa East Local Council of Oyo State, died yesterday at the age of 59. Speaker, Oyo State House of Assembly, Adebo Ogundoyin, who confirmed the death in a statement, said the…