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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...

Olorunnimbe-Mamora

NIWA: The burden of unfulfilled mandate

Exactly two years ago, the Minister of Transportation, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi tasked the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) on delivery of its mandate. The minister...

NIWA seizes boat for endangering lives of school children on Lagos lagoon 

NIWA seizes boat for endangering lives of school children on Lagos lagoon 

The National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) has seized a boat used in conveying school children who were not wearing safety jackets, thereby endangering their lives,...

NIWA cannot enforce waterways safety rules, says spokesman

Operators kick as NIWA slams $300 daily ‘passage fee’ on ships 

Port operators under the aegis of the Lagos Pilotage Berthing Meeting have kicked against the imposition of $300 per day “passage fee” on ocean-going and coastal...

Ambode, Mamora hold talks to resolve NIWA, LASWA feud

Ambode, Mamora hold talks to resolve NIWA, LASWA feud 

The National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) and Lagos State Government on Monday expressed readiness to go into talks to facilitate amicable resolution of the...

Olorunnimbe-Mamora

EXCLUSIVE: NIWA, LASWA to settle rift out of court

The Managing Director of National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), Sen. Olorunibe Mamora, has promised to opt for an out-of-court settlement in the face-off between...

Marine police rescue 3 in Badagry boat mishap

NIWA confirms 12 dead in Kwara boat mishap

The National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) has confirmed that 12 persons lost their lives in the recent boat mishap that occurred in Lafiagi, Edu Local Government...