Transport

NIWA Area Manager Urges Newly Inaugurated Association, WABOTAN To Embrace Technology

Lagos Area Manager, National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) Engr. Sarat Braimah has advised the leadership of Waterfront Boat Owners and Transporters Association of Nigeria (WABOTAN) to embrace technology in all aspects of the water transportation economy. She hinted that the industry desires to benchmark new growth processes and projects which will innovate and drive templates to […]

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NIWA Unveils Watercraft Ambulance In Lagos

    In response to critical empowerment of the Search and Rescue(SAR) team in Lagos and as strategic fulfilment to suggestions made by the cream of maritime media at a recent parley, the Managing Director of National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), Dr, George Moghalu has deployed a new ambulance boat to the Lagos Area Office […]


Benin River Port: Edo Govt, Regulators, Others  Meet Over Environmental, Social Impact Assessment

The Edo State Government, will on Monday, August 8, 2022, host regulators and other stakeholders to a public hearing on the draft Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) Report for the Benin City River Port (BRP) Project. In a statement, BRP Chairman, Greg Ogbeifun, said the public hearing will take place at the John Odigie […]


NIWA Congratulates Engr.  Sambo, Adegoroye On Their Appointments As Ministers Transport

    The Managing Director of National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), Chief Dr. George Moghalu has on behalf of the Board, Management and entire staff of the authority congratulated Engr. Mu’azu Jaji Sambo, over his meritorious appointment as the newly confirmed Honourable Minister of Transportation and Mr. Ademola Adewole Adegoroye as the Minister of State […]


Mile 2 Waterways Mishap: Boat Driver, 16 Passengers Still Missing –NIWA

  …Recovers Accident Boat …Says Operator Broke Waterways Rules By Setting Sail At 7.45 pm Lagos Area, Manager, National Inland Waterways Authority(NIWA), Engr. Sarat Braimah has said that the 16 passengers onboard a W19 passenger Fibre boat which capsized along the Ojo area of the state have not been accounted for. This is just as […]


Distress Calls: ATBOWATON Engages Advisers To Delist Uncooperative Boat Operators

      Organised private sector boating services body, Association of Tourist Boat Operators and Water Transporters of Nigeria (ATBOWATON) has appointed two special advisers to help deepen the running of the organisation and the same breath, sent out warning signals to registered members who ignore distress calls from fellow operators in course of accidents or […]


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Unpaid Debt: Fuel Supplier Asks Court To Wind-Up Primero, BRT Operator

    Petrocam Trading Nigeria Limited has applied to a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos for the winding-up of Primero Transport Service Limited, operator of the Bus Rapid Transport (BRT), over alleged indebtedness. Petrocam Trading Nigeria Limited in a suit marked FHC/L/CP/1702/20, brought before the court, pursuant to Order 19, Rule 1, of the […]


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NIWA Boss Inspects NAVAIDs On Lagos Waterways

      Managing Director, National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) Dr. George Moghalu, has stated that the apex regulatory agency on brown water economy, would ensure accident free water transportation in the country. He further informed that safety on waterways as a major mandate of NIWA would be pursued with vigor under his watch, as a process […]


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NIWA Distributes Over 2,500 Free Life Jackets To Lagos Boat Operators

≈     The National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), yesterday in Lagos, distributed  over 2,500  free life Jackets for Lagos boat operators. The good gesture is in furtherance of the Federal Government apex brown water transportation regulatory agency Corporate Social Responsibility(CSR). This was disclosed by thet Area Manager, NIWA, Lagos Engr. Sarat Lara Braimah, at […]


Commissioning Of Jetty, Terminal Building In Line With FG’s Promise—SGF, Mustapha

      …Urges Lagos State, NIWA To Protect Project From Abuse     The Secretary to the Federal Government(SGF), Mr. Boss Mustapha has said that the commissioning and handing over of the jetty commissioned for the use of IKO community and handed over to National Inland Waterways Authority(NIWA) is in line with the Federal […]