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27 Feb 2018
The National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), has given sand dredgers operating in the Addo/Badore area of Lagos State, up till March 6th, to end their activities or face the wrath of the law.
1 Nov 2017
To maximally utilise the non-oil sector in the nation, the Nigeria Shippers Council (NSC), and the Ondo State Government are considering the possibilities of constructing more truck parks in Ore to boost port activities in the state.
3 Aug 2017
The National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) has dismissed the Lagos State government’s ownership claim of the waterways and seven-day ultimatum issued to sand dredgers and boat operators to regularise their permits.
1 May 2017
The National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) will be embarking on the maintenance dredging which is part of the project for the dredging of the water channels...
16 Apr 2017
Tragedy struck in Ngasky local government council of Kebbi yesterday, when a boat carrying not less than 150 passengers returning from Malali Market in Kebbi capsized along River Niger.
16 Feb 2017
Former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar will have to start mobilising from his Adamawa State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) if he hopes...
25 Jan 2017
The National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) is inching closer to the final concessioning of the Onitsha, Lokoja, Baro and Oguta River ports.
14 Dec 2016
The Nigeria International Ports and Terminal (NIMPORT), a port and terminal promotion body, has expressed support for the repositioning of National Inland Waterways Authority.
30 Nov 2016
Boat transport operators in Lagos State are counting their losses as unwanted water hyacinth, otherwise called seaweeds, have taken over the waterways, impeding free movement.
19 Sep 2016
The Maigarin of Lokoja in Kogi State, Alhaji Muhammadu Kabir Maikarfi III, has expressed displeasure over the inactivity of waterway transport in the state capital ...
7 Sep 2016
The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), has stressed the need for proper planning and implementation to ensure adequate security at the nation’s ports.
2 Sep 2016
The National Inland Waterways Authority ( NIWA) has urged the private sector to take advantage of the dredged section of the lower River Niger by investing in ferries and barges.

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