Obaseki, Omatseye to speak at 2019 MMS transport leadership lecture
The Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki and the former President of African Ship owners Association, Barr. Temisan Omatseye would lead a rich delegation...
‘Why legislature is strategic to delivery of good governance’
Senator Adeleke Olurunnimbe Mamora is a chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), and Speaker, Lagos State House of Assembly between June 2, 1999 and May 30, 2003.
NIWA, NEXIM Bank partner to exploit potentials of inland waterways
A strategic step towards optimal utilisation of the nation’s waterways was taken at the weekend, when the National Inland Waterways Authority...
NIWA appoints new area managers
National Inland Waterway Authority (NIWA) has re-jigged the personnel of the Authority’s Area Offices nationwide for better service delivery, optimum performance and efficiency. Under the rearrangement 10 senior officers were appointed as new area managers, four were redeployed to other area offices, seven retained their positions while nine of them were recalled back to the…
Boat owner carrying 12 pupils on Lagos lagoon arrested
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…
NIWA boosts Lokoja Port with N1.6b mobile harbour crane contract
The National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) has awarded a contract for the supply and installation of a 64-ton mobile harbour crane at the Lokoja River Port.
Hope as colonial Baro River Port comes alive
Not many would believe that the newly-inaugurated Baro River Port in Niger State, was the first colonial port in Nigeria, as the new structure is inclined to modern ports operations.
Parlous infrastructure undermines N2.5b utilisation of cargo-handling equipment
The N2.5 billion Baro ports project appears to have received a lease of life after the deplorable condition of the access road delayed the project for several months. But there is the worry that the project may not live up to expectations if road infrastructure problem persists.