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12 Mar 2020
House of Representatives Committee on Nigerian Navy has sought partnership with the Navy, sister agencies and other stakeholders to work towards enhancing and securing the maritime industry.
27 Feb 2020
The National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) has begun moves to upgrade its facilities and safety standard with a view to sanitising water transportation on the nation’s waterways.
27 Feb 2020
The Managing Director of National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), Dr. George Moghalu, has said his organisation is considering banning night operations by boat operators
25 Feb 2020
MANAGING Director/Chief Executive Officer (MD/CEO), National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), Chief George Moghalu, yesterday said that talks on the concession of Onitsha Port as an inland waterway had reached advanced stage and would soon be concluded.
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
13 Nov 2019
The Senate yesterday urged the Federal Government to quickly complete the Baro Riverport project in Niger State. It also urged the President Muhammadu Buhari administration to facilitate the rehabilitation of the narrow-gauge railway
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.
30 Oct 2019
The National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), has expressed its commitment to work with all stakeholders in the quest to link the N6billion Baro River Port with good roads and rail network.
12 Oct 2019
Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has again promised to fix bad roads in the state and embark on aggressive road re-construction from next month.
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.
9 Oct 2019
The newly-appointed Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), Chief George Moghalu, has promised to continue with ongoing...
18 Sep 2019
Following the unending tussle between Lagos State and the Federal Government over control of the state Inland Waterways, Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has said Lagos has no right over management of the waterways.


Blames power generation, forex, ageing infrastructure, lack of personnel A consultant orthopaedic surgeon and Medical Director (MD) of National Orthopaedic Hospital, Igbobi, Lagos (NOHIL), Dr. Mustapha Faiz Alimi, has raised the alarm on rising cost of orthopaedic care in Nigeria. Alimi, in a chat with The Guardian, ahead of NOHIL’s 77th anniversary, today, blamed the…
14 mins ago
Available statistics of brain drain in the medical sector indicate that the sickness needs something as severe as surgery. A former Minister of Health, Dr. Isaac Adewole, said sometime ago that by May 2018, Nigeria had trained 90,000 medical doctors. That is a happy revelation. The unhappy one is that of this number 70% of…
14 mins ago
The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has dissociated itself from recent attacks on the office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Owerri, Imo State. It also stated that neither IPOB nor the Eastern Security Network (ESN) operatives has anything to do with Nigeria’s elections in 2023. In a statement by its Media and…
25 mins ago
Group Managing Director (GMD) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Adron Homes, Aare Adetola EmmanuelKing, has lauded the Akarigbo, and Paramount Ruler of Remo-Land, Oba Babatunde Adewale Ajayi for his contribution to peace and development of his community.  He eulogised the monarch during his visit to the palace in commemoration of Akarigbo’s  5th anniversary on…
40 mins ago
Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer, Wole Soyinka Centre for Investigative Journalism (WSCIJ), Motunrayo Alaka, has disclosed that the 2022 edition of the Wole Soyinka Award for Investigative Journalism will hold on December 8 and 9, in Lagos. Addressing journalists in Lagos, yesterday, she said investigative journalism has exposed corruption, named and shamed corrupt public…