Wednesday, 28th September 2022
Breaking News:


8 Nov 2021
The National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) has reassured law abiding stakeholders in possession of its approvals on the Right of Way of adequate protection to secure their projects...
20 Oct 2021
As part of efforts to address the challenges of siltation, flooding and solid wastes along the ferry channels around communities in Lagos, the Federal Government has commissioned a new jetty...
11 Oct 2021
The challenges in the maritime sector can only be addressed when inland waterways become fully functional, the Managing Director, National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), Dr. George Moghalu, has said.
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.
29 Sep 2021
The National Inland Waterways Authorities (NIWA) has inaugurated an Inland Waterways Safety Joint Task Force to enforce safety protocols on Lagos waterways.
17 Sep 2021
The Nigerian Army Corps of Military Police has commenced a probe of an Army sergeant, John Ocheme, for the alleged shooting of a police inspector, Inah Ubi, last Wednesday.
7 Sep 2021
Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Bashir Jamoh, has restated the need for enhanced stakeholder collaboration
14 Jul 2021
The Federal High Court, Awka Judicial Division, presided over by Justice Nnamdi Dimgba, has ruled that the National Inland Waterway Authority (NIWA) has no right to interfere...
11 Jun 2021
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…
7 Jun 2021
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.
3 Jun 2021
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…
2 Jun 2021
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...


15 mins ago
The Lagos State Environmental Sanitation Enforcement Agency (Task Force) has vowed to evict and arrest illegal occupiers of government facilities in the state.
16 mins ago
About 60 public and private secondary school students representing their schools are to participate in the inaugural Ogwashi-Uku secondary schools quiz and debate competitions instituted by Aweleka Social Club...
19 mins ago
Oyo State Government has vowed not rest on its oars until beggars and destitute are totally taken off the nooks and crannies of the state.
30 mins ago
Against the background of demand by the Ondo State governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, to arm Amotekun operatives with AK-47 rifles, the Presidency, yesterday, warned governors against the decision to authorise the procurement of automatic weapons
31 mins ago
Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State, yesterday, led stakeholders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the South East to interact with the presidential candidate of the party, Alhaji Atiku Abukakar.