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National Inland Waterways Authority

25 Nov 2019
Managing Director of the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), Dr. George Muoghalu, has expressed concern over the slow pace of work on the Lamata River Port in Lokoja
11 Nov 2019
The National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) has vowed to ensure that the nation’s waterways are all year round navigated to boost maritime business and grow the economy.
11 Oct 2019
The Federal Government has assured of a commitment to efficient utilisation of the inland waterways, in line with the transport sector transformation agenda.
31 Jul 2019
The NIWA and the LASWA have ended a decade of dispute on control of the waterways, by signing a cooperation agreement in the areas of responsibility, to end a subsisting legal tussle.
2 Apr 2019
The National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) on Monday said a boat carrying 12 pupils of the Government Secondary School, Tarkwa Bay from Osborne to Marina in Lagos was arrested on Thursday March 28, because none of the pupils had life jackets on. This is even as the agency further revealed that all the pupils were…
15 Nov 2018
To further develop the coastal region of Ondo State, Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has expressed his administration’s readiness to partner with serious investors to develop the state’s inland waterways. He said this in Akure yesterday during the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the state government and ZGM Investment Group of Companies and China-Africa…
27 Sep 2018
The new Managing Director of the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), Senator Olorunnimbe Mamora, has called for more professionals in their relevant fields to venture into politics, stating that their involvement will aid balance in policy implementation. Mamora, who is also a medical doctor, bemoaned the increased number of non-charlatans, who have nothing to offer…
3 Sep 2018
Members of the House of Representatives Committee on Ports, Harbours and Waterways have intervened in the land dispute between Lagos State Government and National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) located at Admiralty Way, Lekki Phase 1 area of the State.   Permanent Secretary, Lands Bureau, Mr. Bode Agoro,  at the three day investigative hearing organised by the House of Representatives…
22 Jul 2018
Mr Danladi Ibrahim, Acting Managing Director, National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) says the ongoing construction of Lokoja, Oguta River ports will be completed before the end of 2018. Ibrahim, who disclosed this in an interview with newsmen in Abuja, said the Lokoja port was 75 per cent completed while Oguta port, in Imo, was 70…
17 Sep 2017
NIMASA has pledged to partner with National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) to develop and make the nation’s inland water ways economically viable, NIMASA Chairman, Retired Maj -Gen. Jonathan Garba, said.
26 Jul 2017
The Minster of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, wooed the private sector to massively invest in the business as a means of employment generation and poverty eradication.
28 Jun 2017
The National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), has expressed concern over the blockage of its Calabar office resulting from construction works at Diamond Hill Hope Wadal, Opposite the Cross River State Governor’s office.


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