Monday, 2nd October 2023


18 Aug
For Nigeria’s transportation system to be sustainable and safe, the different transportation modes, including land (road and rail) maritime (inland waterways and sea) and air must be synchronised through intramodality to ensure that passengers get value for money.
16 Aug
The Lagos Area Manager of the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), Dr. Sarat Braimah has called for serious intervention in engendering a sustainable maritime education curriculum in schools, particularly as a process of closing the professional management gaps in the sector.
17 Jul
In a bid to alleviate sufferings of 2022 flood victims in Anambra Sate, the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) has donated food items worth millions of naira to state Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) for distribution to victims.
1 Jun
The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) in conjunction with National Inland Waterways (NIWA) recently organised a two-day training workshop for members of the Association of Maritime Journalists of Nigeria (AMJON) at the Administrative staff college of Nigeria (ASCON) in Badagry, Lagos.
9 May
The National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), yesterday, ordered immediate demolition of all illegal structures built on its right-of-ways in Onitsha, Anambra State, warning that it will not tolerate such unlawful act by trespassers.
29 Apr
The National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) has condemned the Lagos State government’s statement blaming the authority for the collapsed building in Banana Island and the subsequent demolition of 20 buildings on the orders of the state Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu.
20 Mar
A team of hydrographers from the Nigerian Navy and National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) has completed survey and navigational charts of the Lower River Niger.
4 Jan
The National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) has described the death of President General of Ohanaeze, Prof. George Obiozor, as shocking and an irreparable loss to Ndigbo. NIWA, through a statement signed by its Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Chief George Moghalu, which was made available to newsmen in Onitsha, yesterday, said Ndigbo truly lost…
14 Dec 2022
The Managing Director of National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), Dr. George Moghalu, has been conferred with Honorary Doctorate Degree in Public Administration by the Gregory University, Uturu, Abia State, following his contributions to national development.
19 Nov 2022
The National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) has urged boat operators and ferry service providers to adhere to safety rules and regulations to avoid accidents.
16 Nov 2022
The National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) and the Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA) have cautioned boat operators and users to abide by the rules of engagement and observe all safety and security measures on waterways.
9 Nov 2022
A Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, has ordered that no state government has authority or powers to legislate on inland waterways in the country. The court also declared that the management and control of Inland waterways in the country is exclusively within the control of the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) by virtue…


6 mins ago
A court in the United Kingdom (UK) has granted a former Nigerian minister for Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, bail in the sum of 70,000 pounds.
21 mins ago
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Abbas Tajudeen, has approved the appointment of Prof. Jake Dan-Azumi as his Chief of Staff. The appointment, according to a statement by the Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the Speaker, Mr Musa Krishi, takes effect from Oct17. Dan-Azumi is to take over from Mr. Wasiu…
38 mins ago
The National Coalition of All Progressives Congress (APC) Stakeholders has faulted the protest staged in London over the decision of the election petition tribunal that invalidated the election of Governor Abba Yusuf of Kano state. The group's National secretary, Barr. Isabella Odunayo at a press conference in Abuja claimed that the protest was tantamount to…
1 hour ago
The Rivers State Governorship Election Tribunal sitting in Abuja has thrown out the petition filed by the Labour Party governorship candidate in the state, Beatrice Itubo, contesting the election of Simnalayi Fubara of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).
1 hour ago
The leader of the main opposition party in Seychelles was charged on Monday as part of an investigation into alleged witchcraft. Patrick Herminie, the head of the United Seychelles party who has said he plans to run in the 2025 presidential election, has denounced the move as politically motivated. Herminie, also a former speaker of…
2 hours ago
The Bank of Agriculture (BOA) says it is working assiduously to recover the N243 million loan disbursed to 150 debtors between 2011 and 2024 in Kwara. The BOA Ilorin Branch Manager, Mr Dele Aderibigbe, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Ilorin. He said the loan, termed…
2 hours ago
Liverpool's Hungarian midfielder #08 Dominik Szoboszlai controls the ball during the English Premier League football match between Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London, on September 30, 2023. (Photo by HENRY NICHOLLS / AFP) / A review into English-based match officials being paid for one-off appearances in other domestic leagues could take…
2 hours ago
The Olu of Warri, Ogiame Atuwatse III, has debunked the insinuation that there is conflict between the traditional thrones and Christendom. The monarch stated this when he received the Soun of Ogbomoso, Oba Ghandi Afolabi Olaoye, Orumogege III, a former pastor at the Redeemed Christian Church of God, in his Palace in Warri Kingdom. The…
2 hours ago
The Minister of Communications, Innovation and Digital Economy, Dr. 'Bosun Tijani, expressed excitement on Monday to release the draft Strategic Blueprint for the Ministry.
2 hours ago
Federal government has commenced verification of individuals under the National Social Register, (NSR), in communities across Lagos and the South Western states to ensure accuracy of available data ahead of government's poverty alleviation intervention such as cash transfers. Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, Dr. Betta Edu, flagged off the exercise, in Lagos state…