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Banana Island building collapse: Allegations by Lagos State Government false and misleading

The attention of the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) has been drawn to a misleading report that has gone viral in the social media and was published in a national newspaper on Sunday 23rd April 2023. The report carried a distorted account of what transpired over the collapsed building In Banana Island. In the said

7 Years Imprisonment For Watercraft Operators and Passengers who fail to use Life-Jackets and are non-compliant to Waterways Regulations

As part of efforts to curb the menace of boat accidents and consequent loss of lives, the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), on Monday, visited some riverine communities, sensitising them on the newly gazetted Transport Code of the Federal Government, and its implication for errant jetty owners, boat operators as well as boat passengers. The

NIWA committed to ending accidents on Waterways

As part of efforts to curb accidents on waterways, the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) has invested and mounted life buoys on Lagos brown waters from Marina to Ikorodu. This is even as there is an ongoing phase two of the project from Marina to Badagry.

NIWA takes charge of newly Commissioned Jetty at Tin-Can Port

In order to address challenges of siltation, flooding, as well as solid wastes along the ferry channels around communities in the Ajegunle area of Lagos, the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) recently received control of a newly constructed jetty at the Tin Can Island Port. The jetty, a Federal Government intervention project, was executed through

NIWA Inaugurates Waterways Safety Task Force, Commissions 3 Patrol Boats in Lagos

The National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) on Thursday inaugurated a task force to enforce safety standards on the waterways. The agency also commissioned three patrol boats named PB Uyo, PB Daura and PB Badagry. The Managing Director of NIWA, Chief George Moghalu, while speaking at the event held in Lagos, decried the overloading of passenger

NIWA shutdown operations of boat owner for violating safety regulations

The National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) has shutdown operations of the boat operator; Lalek Marine for failing to comply with regulations put in place against night movement and overloading of boats in Lagos. The boat, which operated out of Ebute Ero jetty on Friday night by 8pm and capsized on its way to Ikorodu, shortly

Lagos State House of Assembly overstepping its mandate ― NIWA

The unending face-off between the National inland Waterways Authority ( NIWA) and the Lagos State government over dredging activities may enter another phase as the Federal Government waterways regulatory agency frowned at the attempt by the Lagos State House of Assembly to overstep its mandate on the extant mining laws of the Federal Republic of

NIWA demolishes shanties & illegal structures around Iddo waterfront in Lagos

The Lagos Area Office of the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) has pulled down shanties and illegal structures along the Lagos waterways channel in Iddo waterfront to secure the area for navigation.According to NIWA Area Manager for Lagos, Engineer Sarat Lara Braimah, while speaking during the demolishing exercise at the weekend, “The development is sequel