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Most of Our Boat Captains Are Illiterates, NIWA Raises Alarm, Sets to Conduct Training

Most of Our Boat Captains Are Illiterates, NIWA Raises Alarm, Sets to Conduct Training

By DAPO OLAWUNI The Lagos Area Manager of the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) Eng Sadat Braimah has said that most Captains of tug boats and passenger boats on the inland waterways are illiterates who…

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NIWA Reads Riot Act to Lagos Sand Dredgers, Barge Operators

NIWA Reads Riot Act to Lagos Sand Dredgers, Barge Operators

… Issues New Sets of Regulations The National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) has directed sand dredgers in Lagos State to register properly and get the authority’s permit, warning that any operator who fails to comply…

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NIWA: Moghalu Storms Lagos, Seeks Synergy with Maritime Stakeholders

NIWA: Moghalu Storms Lagos, Seeks Synergy with Maritime Stakeholders

By DAPO OLAWUNI The Managing Director of the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) Chief George Moghalu has expressed readiness to synergize with maritime stakeholders and relevant agencies in his bid to reposition the agency for…

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NIWA: Moghalu Visits Baro Port, Vows to Engage FG Over Bad Road

NIWA: Moghalu Visits Baro Port, Vows to Engage FG Over Bad Road

     The Managing Director of the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), George Moghalu has visited the Baro Port located in Niger State even as he vowed to work with the Federal Government and the…

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NIWA Denies N4 billion Budget Padding Allegations

NIWA Denies N4 billion Budget Padding Allegations

 The National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) has said the agency did not manipulate its 2020 budget by a whooping N4 Billion as reported in the media. The National Assembly had reportedly uncovered the alleged budget…

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How Transport Ministry Allegedly Padded NIWA Budget with N4b Fictitious Projects

How Transport Ministry Allegedly Padded NIWA Budget with N4b Fictitious Projects

Fresh indications has emerged that the Federal Ministry of Transportation had padded the 2020 budget of the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) with fictitious projects including acquisition of vessels and barges as well as procurement…

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FG Still Shopping Concessionaire for N4.6 Billion Onitsha River Port

FG Still Shopping Concessionaire for N4.6 Billion Onitsha River Port

About six years after the Goodluck Jonathan administration completed the Onitsha River Port for a whooping N4.6 Billion, fresh indications has emerged that the Federal Ministry of Transportation is still shopping for a concessionaire to…

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Lagos Commissions Uber Taxi on Waterways

Lagos Commissions Uber Taxi on Waterways

…As NIWA Gets New Lagos Area Manager  In order to facilitate intermodal transportation, the Lagos State Government yesterday commissioned a water taxi network operated by transport technology outfit; Uber.The project was rolled off at the Falomo Victoria…

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NIWA Reads Riot Act to Illegal Dredgers

NIWA Reads Riot Act to Illegal Dredgers

The National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA),Warri Area Manager, Mr Shaba Afeso said illegal dredging has to stop, warning those engaging in illegal dredging  in Delta to desist and register with the authority or face the…

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TRAGEDY: Passenger Boat Collides In Lagos, 3 Dead, 2 Missing

TRAGEDY: Passenger Boat Collides In Lagos, 3 Dead, 2 Missing

Barely two months after a boat accident between Badore in Ajah and Egbin (Ikorodu LGA) claimed 10 lives, another accident yesterday claimed 3 lives while 2 persons are declared missing. The accident occured when two passenger…

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