The recent flood disaster that is being felt in various states in Nigeria is taking an alarming dimension in Bayelsa State, according to a statement by the Ijaw Media Forum.
A statement by its National President, Elder Asu Beks, has appealed to the United Nations, the Federal Government of Nigeria and and the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA , to move in swifty to avert the ravaging calamity. Said Elder Asu Beks: "As we speak, speak most of the communities in the state are under water. Never before has flooding been so devastating in the history of Bayelsa State and the entire Niger Delta as currently being experienced. Properties worth billions of naira have been destroyed while thousands of families have been rendered homeless , as Bayelsa State have been cut off from the ne...
Dr George Moghalu, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the National Inland Waterways Authority, NIWA, is one out of the few Nigerians who 'benefited ' from the late passage of the electoral Act.
This is because the electoral Act currently in force requires that public office holders must quit their respective offices at least three months before seeking to contest an elections. Luckily or unluckily for George , he lost the race for Anambra Government House and yet retained his seat as the Chief Executive Officer at NIWA .But those of us close to George Moghalu know him as a man who hardly gives up .
Moghalu comes from a clan of very successful and accomplished technocrats. His appointment two years ago as helmsman of NIWA, therefore , did not come as a surprise to th...
Picture shows Dr George Moghalu receiving the first Container laden barge at Onitsha Port
The National Inland Waterways Authority, NIWA, has commenced a test run on the movement containers from Onne Port in Rivers State to Onitsha River Port in Anambra State.
Managing Director of National Inland Waterways Authority, Dr. George Moghalu who flagged off the pilot scheme during the arrival of the first batch of containers from Onne to Onitsha River Port said, “the aim of the test run is to break the jinx and encourage partnership with the Barge Operators Association to move containers from Onne to Onitsha and Onitsha to Onne as well”.
He said, “This is the first phase of the test run and the second phase will be from Lagos Ports to Onit...
Emir of Yauri and Managing Director of NIWA at the commission in Yelwa - Yauri, Kebbi State.
The National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) has commissioned a 36 seater ferry boat at Yelwa - Yauri, Kebbi State.
Speaking at the brief but colorful event, Managing Director of NIWA , Dr. George Moghalu thanked God for the opportunity given to the Authority to procure the 36 seater ferry boat on behalf of Senator, Bala Ibn Na`Allah as part of his constituency project.
36 seater ferry boat being commissioned at kebbi State
Dr Moghalu thanked the kind gesture of the Senator given to NIWA by the Yauri Emirate council in fulfilling its official responsibilities, He also expressed his appreciation to the Distinguished Senator Ibn Na' Allah for his commitment and desi...