Tag: Power Generation

NNPC explains drop in gas supply

admin- August 15, 2018

NNPC explains drop in gas supply By Edith Ike-Eboh/Yetunde Bada The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) said drop in power generation could have been triggered ... Read More

New Ibom Power Plant Board To Complete Phase 2 Capacity

Henry Solomon- March 31, 2017

The newly inaugurated board of Ibom Power Plant (IPP) has promised to complete the second phase of 494MW before the end of its tenure. The ... Read More

Dogara Queries N2.7 Trillion Spent On Power Without Commiserate Results

Abdul Jimoh- February 7, 2017

Speaker Dogara Queries Money Spent On Power Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon Yakubu Dogara, has queried the utilisation of N2.74 trillion spent ... Read More

Power generation hits 4959MW, sector loses N534b

Abdul Jimoh- January 5, 2017

Power Distribution Station in Nigeria Nigerian Electricity Supply Industry (NESI, operational report for Jan. 3, said the power sector hit a peak generation of 4,959 ... Read More

Northern Governors, General Electric sign MOU for 5 power plants

Abdul Jimoh- November 28, 2016

Northern Governors Chairman, Kashim Shettima The Northern States Governors' Forum and the General Electric ‎International, on Monday, signed a memorandum of understanding for the construction ... Read More

Nigeria Targets 50% Reliance On Renewable Energy By 2020 – Osinbajo

Henry Solomon- August 18, 2016

The Federal Government has set a target to expand reliance on renewable energy to 50% of its power output by 2020, according to Vice President ... Read More

Nigeria-China Business Council Wants FG To Ban Importation Of Prepaid Meters

Henry Solomon- June 21, 2016

The Nigeria-China Business Council has called on the Federal Government to ban the importation of prepaid meters to promote indigenous production of the device. The ... Read More

Meter Manufacturers In Nigeria Complain Of Low Patronage

Henry Solomon- June 20, 2016

  The Electricity Meter Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (EMMAN) on Monday complained of low patronage by electricity distribution companies (DISCOS), saying this could result in ... Read More

CBN Disburses N55.46b To 24 Power Firms

Henry Solomon- May 21, 2016

The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr Godwin Emefiele said N55.46 billion was disbursed to 24 power firms as electricity market stabilization ... Read More

Federal Government To Use Nuclear Energy To Diversify Electricity Generation

Henry Solomon- March 17, 2016

The Federal Government of Nigeria says it will explore nuclear energy to diversify the nation’s electricity generation. This is was disclosed in a statement issued ... Read More

Senate To Partner IAEA On Law To Use Nuclear Energy For Power Generation

Arowobusoye Samuel- March 16, 2016

Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, Tuesday said that the Senate will work closely with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and the Nigeria Atomic ... Read More

We Must Have Steady Electricity for Faster Economic Development – President Buhari

Arowobusoye Samuel- August 12, 2015

President Muhammadu Buhari said in Abuja that his administration will give the fullest possible attention to boosting power supply in Nigeria because it was convinced ... Read More

China And Nigeria In Discussion To Improve Power Supply In Rural Areas

inno.korie- September 2, 2014

By Julieta Aina Minister of State Power, Mohammed Wakil                   Nigeria and China are discussing faster and ... Read More

Minister Of Power Signs MoU With Brazilian Firm

Abdul Jimoh- August 30, 2014

Isaac Nkuma The Federal Government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with a Brazilian Firm BENCO ENERGIA for a 700 Megawatts Power Plant in Bayelsa ... Read More