HYPADEC, NIWA move to curb boat mishaps, flood
HYDROELECTRIC Power Producing Areas Development Commission (HYPADEC) and National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) have resolved to clear trees and rocks that cause boat mishaps across the country. Representative of Kogi State in the Commission, Alhaji Isah Salami, disclosed this on Wednesday at Government House Lokoja, during a stakeholders’ town hall involving Bassa, Ibaji, Lokoja, Kogi/Koton-Karfe…
Moghalu urges dialogue, insists gunmen are known in South East
The Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), George Moghalu, has urged dialogue with gunmen behind the spate of attacks in the South-East geo-political zone.
‘How Nigeria, others can check economic loss from insecurity in Gulf of Guinea’
Major stakeholders in the maritime industry have decried the spate of piracy in the Gulf of Guinea, identifying several factors that may have contributed to the lingering attacks on ships and seafarers in recent times. Stakeholders, who spoke at the Maritime Virtual Breakfast Meeting (MVBF) organised by the Nigerian Chamber of Shipping (NCS), said security…
Worries as death toll rises on Nigeria’s inland waters
There are concerns among stakeholders on the rising cases of boat accidents on Nigerian inland waterways in the last year. The Guardian estimates that about 347 people have lost their lives to avoidable accidents...
Anambra APC guber aspirants pledge new face of governance
The governorship aspirants of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the November 6 election in Anambra State, Chief George Moghalu and Dr. Chiedozie Nwankwo, have said that they would give governance a new meaning if voted into power.
Moghalu joins Anambra guber race, says poll best opportunity for APC
Managing Director of the National Inland Water Authority (NIWA) and governorship aspirant under the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief George Muoghalu has described the November 6, 2021 Anambra State governorship election as the best opportunity for the party.
NIWA thrilled over arrival of commercial barge in Onitsha
Managing Director of the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), George Moghalu, has expressed delight over the arrival of commercial barge in Onitsha, Anambra State.
NIWA licenses eight firms to move containers from Lagos to Onitsha port
The National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), has licensed eight firms to commence transshipment of about 1,000 Twenty Equivalent Units (TEUs) from Lagos ports by Waterways to Onitsha port monthly.
A’Ibom moves to regulate operations, activities of miners, dredgers
Akwa Ibom State Government has issued guidelines to redirect and sanitise operations and activities of illegal gravel miners and sand dredgers in the state.
‘NPA lost over N1 billion to #EndSARS protests’
The Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman, has disclosed that the revenue generating agency incurred more than a billion naira losses to the recent #EndSARS protests in the country.