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Waterways accidents worry NIWA 

Waterways accidents worry NIWA 

  The National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) has expressed worry over incessant accidents on waterways across the nation. It said the body would not fold its...

Making water transportation attractive in Lagos

NIWA chief vows to make water transportation safe

  The Managing Director of National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), George Moghalu, said he has been working to identify the core challenges facing the...

NIWA goes tough on barge operators with fake license

NIWA goes tough on barge operators with fake license

  The National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) said that it has commenced a total clampdown on barge and tugboat operators using fake license. Speaking against...

Substandard tugboats, barges on waterways worry NIWA

Substandard tugboats, barges on waterways worry NIWA

  The National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) has decried the use of substandard tugboats and barges during cargo evacuation by barge operators from the Apapa...

NIWA threatens to impound rickety boats, sanction operators

NIWA threatens to impound rickety boats, sanction operators

  The National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) in Lagos has said it will ground any boat that fails to meet certain operational specifications. The agency also...

Lawmakers accuse NIWA of dubious contracts

Lawmakers accuse NIWA of dubious contracts

  The House of Representatives and Senate Committees have allegedly discovered infractions worth billions of Naira appropriated for National Inland Waterways Agency...

NIWA pulls down shanties, clears water hyacinth in Lagos 

NIWA pulls down shanties, clears water hyacinth in Lagos 

  The National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), Lagos Area Office, has pulled down shanties around Iddo waterfront to secure the area for navigation. The...

George Muoghalu

Buhari appoints Muoghalu as NIWA Managing Director

  President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed the National Auditor of the All Progressives Congress, (APC) George Muoghalu as the new Managing Director of the National...

NIWA, Lagos end rift over control of waterways

NIWA, Lagos end rift over control of waterways

The age-long dispute between Lagos State Government and the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) over the control of waterways has come to an end with the signing...

Baro Port: NIWA urges immediate installation of cargo handling equipment

NIWA laments boat operators’ poor safety record

Amidst incessant boat mishaps on the nation’s inland waterways, the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) has expressed concern over what it described as...

NIWA signs MoU with NEXIM Bank, Sealink for waterways development

NIWA signs MoU with NEXIM Bank, Sealink for waterways development

The National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Nigeria Export-Import Bank (NEXIM) and Sealink Promotional Company...

Buhari signs anti-monopoly law

Buhari rejects NIWA Bill 

Barely six months after ejecting the National Transport Commission (NTC) Bill, President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday declined assent to two more bills – the Nigeria...