Saturday, 3rd December 2022
Breaking News:


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.


5 mins ago
Hugo Lloris said Saturday he was "honoured and very proud" at the prospect of equalling Lilian Thuram as France's most-capped player in the World Cup last-16 clash with Poland in Doha. "It is no small achievement. I am really honoured at the figures and very proud, even if it is very much secondary to the…
1 hour ago
Ekiti State Ministry of Arts Culture and Tourism has been selected by the Federal Government to represent the country at the 2023 Surajkund International Arts Festival, holding in India, from February 3 to 19. Immediate past Commissioner for Arts, Culture and Tourism in Ekiti, Prof. Rasaki Ojo Bakare, made this known to the News Agency…
2 hours ago
Tragedy struck on Friday when five persons died in a road crash in Zaranda village, on the Bauchi-Jos road. Yusuf Abdullahi, the Sector Commander, FRSC, disclosed this in a road traffic crash report made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Bauchi on Saturday. The FRSC boss added that five other people were…
2 hours ago
Imo Police Command says it repelled an attack on the building of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) located in Orlu LGA in Imo by the suspected members of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). The command further disclosed that the hoodlums, who attacked the INEC facility, later retreated with bullet wounds after they suffered…
2 hours ago
The Court of Appeal in Abuja has affirmed the candidature and nomination of the governorship candidate of APC in the July 16 governorship election in Osun, Adegboyega Oyetola, and his running mate, Benedict Alabi. Oyetola and Alabi are the immediate past governor and deputy governor of Osun. The court set aside the ruling of the…