Tag: Power Sector

Getting Power Sector that can Provide Quality Service to Consumers – VP Osinbajo

AMT Tanimu- November 5, 2020

Sale of Afam Power shows private sector confidence in Buhari administration’s reforms, Elumelu tells VP *Plants expected to increase national grid output by 966MW – ... Read More

Electricity customers urge DISCOs to strive to install pre-paid meters

inno.korie- April 19, 2018

Electricity consumers in the South-East have urged electricity Distribution Companies (DISCOs) to strive to install pre-paid meters to all consumers to check over-billing and estimated ... Read More

AfDB to invest $12bn in power sector in Africa in 4 years – Adesina

inno.korie- November 23, 2017

Dr Akinwumi Adesina, President, African Development Bank (AfDB), says the bank would invest 12 billion dollars in the power sector in Africa in four years ... Read More

News Summary 24/10/2017: FG Directs NNPC To Embark On Gas Development

Arowobusoye Samuel- October 24, 2017

    The Federal Government has directed the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC to embark on an aggressive gas development programmes to stimulate economic growth in ... Read More

NCP Approves Privatization of Afam Power Plants

Henry Solomon- September 5, 2017

The National Council on Privatisation (NCP), which is chaired by the Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, has approved the commencement of the privatisation of Afam Power ... Read More

#NewsInPhoto Fashola At Public Lecture On Power Power At University Of Lagos

Henry Solomon- July 14, 2017

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola delivered a Public Lecture On the Power Power At the University Of Lagos. Hon. Minister of ... Read More

Power Sector Begin Efforts To Tackle Energy Theft

Henry Solomon- May 14, 2017

Efforts to curb the incidence of energy theft in the Nigerian Electricity Supply Industry (NESI) is being intensified with the on going investigation of the ... Read More

News Summary; 10/05/2017 Mrs Buhari Provides Health Screening for Women at Durumi IDP Camp

Abdul Jimoh- May 10, 2017

Mrs Buhari Provides Health Screening for Women at Durumi IDP Camp Mrs Buhari Provides Health Screening for Women at Durumi IDP Camp About two thousand ... Read More

World Bank Declares Support For Nigeria’s Power Sector Recovery Plan

Henry Solomon- April 25, 2017

The World Bank Group has declared its support for the Nigerian Power Sector Recovery Program. The Group and the Federal Government of Nigeria today had ... Read More

Full Power Sector Update: Generation, Transmission and Distribution Now At 4, 000mw

AMT Tanimu- March 6, 2017

Hakeem Bello, Abuja: As a first step towards solving the debilitating liquidity problem in the Power Sector, the Federal Government is committing up to N702 ... Read More

US to pump $1b into Nigeria’s power sector

Abdul Jimoh- February 15, 2017

US On Power Sector In Nigeria Power Africa, an initiative by the US government to light up Africa, on Tuesday said it was planning to ... Read More

National Assembly Will Support Initiative to Boost Power Sector

Abdul Jimoh- February 7, 2017

Bukola Saraki, Senate President On Power Sector Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Tuesday, said the National Assembly is fully ready to support and drive every actionable initiative ... Read More

Nigeria signs $500m power agreement with World Bank

admin- November 4, 2016

The Nigerian Government has signed a number of agreements that will add more than 500 Megawatts electric power to the National Grid. This is aimed ... 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

FG plans increase in gas storage in Eastern, Western axis to boost supply to gas plants

inno.korie- June 17, 2016

Minister of Power, Works & Housing, Babatunde Fashola Hakeem Bello(Abuja): As part of efforts to achieve the roadmap to incremental, steady and eventual uninterrupted power ... Read More

Fashola advises DISCOs to patronise local meter manufacturers

inno.korie- June 13, 2016

  Made In Nigeria Prepayment Meter The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, on Monday advised Distribution Companies (DISCOs) to patroni se ... Read More

Reversal Of Electricity Tariff Will Cost N575bn – FG

Henry Solomon- June 1, 2016

The Federal Government says that it will not go back on the 45 per cent increase in electricity tariff, adding that a reversal will cost ... 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

Hong Kong Company Promises Nigeria Alternative Source Of Power

Henry Solomon- April 19, 2016

The Hong Kong LED lighting manufacturing company, iFlux, on Monday promised to assist Nigerian government in alternative source of power in the country. The Managing ... 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