National Inland Waterways Authority

FG to Dredgers, ” Ignore ‘Stop Work’ order by Lagos State”

FG to Dredgers, ” Ignore ‘Stop Work’ order by Lagos State”

The Federal Government on Monday asked licensed dredgers in Lagos State to ignore the ‘stop work’ order issued by the State Government. The Lagos State Government had issued boat operators…

Inland Waterways: NIWA insists “Only FG has control rights”

Inland Waterways: NIWA insists “Only FG has control rights”

…Vows to protect operators against any harassment from LASG The National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) on Wednesday at a stakeholders’ meeting in Lagos reiterated its earlier position that it is…

Control of Waterways: NIWA reacts to Lagos State Govt’s claim of supremacy

Control of Waterways: NIWA reacts to Lagos State Govt’s claim of supremacy

… LASG insists on regulatory rights The National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) has reacted to claims by the Lagos State Government (LASG) as the rightful authority in control of the…

FG eyes PPP for sustainable River Port investments

FG eyes PPP for sustainable River Port investments

…Says new Bill to enhance NIWA capacity, boost revenue profile The Federal Government through its ministry of transport, on Tuesday expressed hope that a Public Private Partnership (PPP) would achieve…

Africa Seas and Oceans posses huge economic opportunities, say NIMASA DG, Experts

Africa Seas and Oceans posses huge economic opportunities, say NIMASA DG, Experts

… Time to harness them At a well-attended event by stakeholders and experts in the maritime sector to commemorate this year’s “Africa Day of Seas and Oceans”, the Director…

NIWA Int’l Conference & Exhibition 2017 holds Tuesday

NIWA Int’l Conference & Exhibition 2017 holds Tuesday

The National Inland Waterways Authority’s International Conference and Exhibition (NIWA ICE) will hold its second edition on Tuesday July 25, 2017 at the Lagos Oriental Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos…

Saraki: Ports and Harbour, Transport Commission Bills, others to create 580,000 in 5 Years

Saraki: Ports and Harbour, Transport Commission Bills, others to create 580,000 in 5 Years

The Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, has said that the six infrastructure reform bills by National Assembly will create 580,000 new jobs in the next years. Saraki identified the…

How passenger ferry, MF Onitsha, was used, abandoned at Oyingbo Jetty… turns squatters’ home

How passenger ferry, MF Onitsha, was used, abandoned at Oyingbo Jetty… turns squatters’ home

Looking worn-out from decades of service as Nigeria’s one-time biggest passenger ferry, flagship of the National Inland Waterways Authority(NIWA), the MF Onitsha, may have been given…

African Day of the Seas and Oceans: NIMASA, Industry roadmap strategy for ‘Blue Economy’ benefit

African Day of the Seas and Oceans: NIMASA, Industry roadmap strategy for ‘Blue Economy’ benefit

Critical stakeholders in the maritime industry who gathered to celebrate the 2016 African Day of the Seas and Oceans on Monday in Lagos, shared the importance of the need for…

Boss Mustapha is new MD NIWA

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Mr Boss Gida Mustapha, as the new Managing Director of the National Inland Waterways Authority. Director (Press and Public Relations) in the…