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To further increase land availability for housing and infrastructure development, the Lagos State Government has expressed the desire to continue to create more man-made islands at its waterfront across the State.
The Lagos Area Office of the National Inland Waterways Authority, NIWA, has issued fresh guidelines for controlled inland waterways transportation as well as jetty operations.
The National Inland Waterways Authority, NIWA, has expressed worry over incessant accidents on waterways across the nation.
In a bid to boost the digital economic team, President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammad Buhari has approved some changes at the Nigeria Communications Satellite, NIGCOMSAT, Ltd.
Following the institution of the Marine Vessel Categorization Scheme with a view to increasing local participation in the marine services sector, the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board, NCDMB, has said that Nigerian ownership of marine vessels currently stands at 40 percent.
In fulfilment of the promise to revitalize water transportation and make it a viable alternative means of transportation, the Lagos State Government has announced its readiness to increase its fleet of ferries to twenty (20) before the end of 2019.
Mr Chidi Izuwah, the Director-General, Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC) has said that the Federal Government approved Public-Private Partnership (PPP) projects worth eight billion dollars between 2010 and 2018.
The National Inland Waterways Authority on Wednesday denied allegations that it padded its 2020 budget with N4 billion worth of fraudulent and non-existent projects.
A joint session of the House of Representatives Committee on Inland Waterways, Land Transport, Ports and Harbours, and Marine Safety and Education, and the Senate Committee on Marine Transport have reportedly uncovered ‘nonexistent’ projects worth N4 billion in the 2020 budget proposal it received.
The Onitsha Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (ONICCIMA), yesterday, advised the new Managing Director, National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), Chief George Moghalu, to ensure that the inland waterways ports in every part of the country, especially the Eastern Ports, are functional so that its opportunities wouldl be fully harnessed.
Anambra State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has hailed President Muhammadu Buhari for a appointing the party’s National Auditor, Chief George Muoghalu, as the new Managing Director of National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA).
Group of youths under Northern Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for appointed George Moghalu as Managing Director of National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA).
The Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, on Thursday said that the Minister of State for Transportation, Sen. Gbemisola Saraki would personally be in charge of all maritime agencies.
The General Manager, Legal at the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), Danladi Ibrahim, is now acting Managing Director of the Authority.
The Nigerian Export–Import Bank (NEXIM) has solicited partnership with the Nigerian Navy towards facilitating the regional Sealink Project, internal waterways operation and coastal trade.
Contrary to claims by the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr. Femi Gbajabiamila, that the ports in Lagos are filled up to their brims, the Seaport Terminal Operators Association of Nigeria, STOAN, has said that the Lagos Port Complex, Apapa, and the Tin Can Island Port Complex, both in Lagos, are not congested but were operating at less than 70 per cent capacity.
The Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN) says it has validated four Rapid Test Kits to determine their suitability for testing SAR-COV-2 infection popularly known as COVID-19 in the country.
Nigerian celebrities have taken to their social media platforms to mourn the death of Music Legend, Majekodunmi Fasheke, a.k.a Majek Fashek.
Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.
In response to the yearnings of industry stakeholders to declare telecom facilities Critical National Infrastructure, President Muhammadu Buhari, has finally approved and also directed that necessary physical protective measures be put in place to safeguard telecommunications infrastructure deployed across the country.
Alliance for Surviving COVID-19 and Beyond, (ASCAB), a group led by prominent Nigerian human rights lawyer, Femi Falana has said that President Muhammadu Buhari’s claim that late dictator, Sani Abacha, stole $1 billion contradicts the figures earlier released by his own officials.
At least 15 civilians have been killed in northern Burkina Faso during an attack attributed to jihadists, the government said Saturday.
President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with families who lost loved ones in an attack by bandits in Sabon Birni Local Government, Sokoto State, praying for the quick recovery of those that sustained injuries.
This year’s Biafra Day celebration which began today was held without any crisis as people were allowed to go about their businesses, the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Publicity Secretary, Emma Powerful quoted Nnamdi Kanu as saying on Saturday.
Heartland FC gaffer Fidelis Ilechukwu has revealed the reason why he left motorcycle business, popularly known as Okada to become a football coach.
As President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration clocks five years on May 29, the Presidency has said that the victory of the President in 2015 saved the country from total collapse.