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BAYELSA IS SINKING: AN SOS TO UN, FG, NIWA, NEMA ETC

BAYELSA IS SINKING: AN SOS TO UN, FG, NIWA, NEMA ETC

News Feature, Press Release
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:WHEN A LOKOJA BOY COMES TO LAGOS.

DR GEORGE MOGHALU:WHEN A LOKOJA BOY COMES TO LAGOS.

News Feature
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...
NIWA  TEST RUNS  MOVEMENT  OF CONTAINERS FROM ONNE TO ONTISHA

NIWA TEST RUNS MOVEMENT OF CONTAINERS FROM ONNE TO ONTISHA

Breaking News
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...
NIWA COMMISSIONS  36 SEATER FERRY IN YAURI, KEBBI STATE:

NIWA COMMISSIONS 36 SEATER FERRY IN YAURI, KEBBI STATE:

Breaking News, Port News
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...