President Buhari Appoints Gida Mustapha as NIWA MD

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Mr. Boss Gida Mustapha, as the new Managing Director of the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA). This was contained in a statement issued on Thursday 23rd of June, by the Director (Press) in the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr. Bolaji Adebiyi.

NIWA Urges LASG to Obey Court Order on Dredging

The National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) has urged the Lagos State Government to obey a Federal High Court judgement restricting it from regulating commercial activities of dredgers in the state. The Lagos Area Manager of NIWA, Mr Mu’azu Sambo made the plea in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in

NIWA Moves to Address Menace of Boat Mishaps

The National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) in collaboration with Enviroplus+ Associate Ltd has inaugurated the National Waterways Emergency Preparedness and Response Unit to address the challenge of boat mishaps that usually occur on the waterways. The NIWA area manager, Mrs. Christy Hastu, said in Lokoja yesterday during the inauguration/sensitization programme for stakeholders in waterways transportation

Baro River Port in Niger State Almost completed

Scheduled for implementations from 2016-2026, the agenda is being fine-toned to pave way for what NIWA described as seamless implementations. Already, the Managing Director of NIWA, Hajiya Inna Maryam Ciroma has put together a three day retreat starting from today to Friday in Abuja where key management staff are expected to brainstorm on the proposed

I’ve seen much of the world working on water -NIWA MD Danladi Ibrahim

Two months ago, Barrister Danladi Ibrahim mounted the saddle as the Acting Managing Director of Lokoja-based National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA). But rather than throw a lavish party like such appointees are wont to do, he immediately went to work, knowing that he is confronted with the enormous task of transforming the waterways and make