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Federal Character: Elukpo Demands Information on NIWA’s Staff Strength, State of Origin

A Lokoja-based lawyer, Barr. Julius Elukpo has demanded for detailed information on staff strength of National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA). In a letter date...

NIWA to Enforce Regulations on Shipyard Activities, Boat Building – MD

By Friday Idachaba Dr. George Moghalu, Managing Director, National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) has said that the authority has commenced enforcement of Shipyard...

Lokoja Port to Cost N6.4bn – NIWA

Work on the abandoned Lokoja Inland River Port in Kogi State will soon resume, Dr. George Moghalu, the Managing Director of the National Inland Waterways Authority...

NIWA Awards N1.6bn Harbour Crane Contract for Lokoja Port

The National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) has awarded a N1.6 billion contract to Messrs LIEBHERR Nigeria Ltd for the supply and installation of a 64-ton mobile...

Boat Mishap: 11 Dead, 12 Rescued and 7 Missing – NIWA

The National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) on Friday confirmed that 11 died in the boat mishap that occurred on River Bukuru in Benue State and not 18 as earlier...

Gov. Bello Pledge to Make Lokoja Boat Regatta Festival a National Event

Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi State said necessary steps will be taken to raise the annual Lokoja Boat Regatta Festival to a national event as from next year. Bello who made...

NIWA to Complete Lokoja, Oguta River Ports in 2018

Mr Danladi Ibrahim, Acting Managing Director, National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) says the ongoing construction of Lokoja, Oguta River ports will be completed...

Lokoja River Port, Three Others Abandoned, Rot Away

Four river ports in the country, Lokoja in Kogi State; Baro in Niger State; Onitsha in Anambra State and Oguta in Imo State are currently rotting away despite government...

Open Letter to NIWA: What Stopped The Dredging of River Niger in Kogi State

The General Manager, National Inland Waterways Authority, (NIWA), Lokoja, Kogi State. Sir, What Happened TO The Dredging Of River Niger in Kogi State? The dredging of...

Boat Mishaps: NIMASA, NIWA To Make Water Transport Safer

By John Akubo. The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) and the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) are set to make water transportation...