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Power Nigeria confab holds in Lagos, 3rd November 2015

Power Nigeria confab holds in Lagos, 3rd November 2015

STAKEHOLDERS in the power sector are set to gather at the forthcoming Power Nigeria conference slated for November 3-5, 2015 at the Eko Hotels, Victoria Island, Lagos. According to the organisers, the fourth edition of the conference and exhibition has already recorded 14 per cent increase in both exhibitor numbers and floor space, as conglomerates

620m Africans don’t have access to electricity: Kofi Annan

Mr Kofi Annan, former Secretary General of the UN, said over 620 million Africans lack access to electricity and that 300 million would still lack access by 2040, a decade after the UN target of developmental goals for universal energy. “This is intolerable, avoidable and profoundly unfair. It leaves the World’s poorest people to pay the

Nigeria’s Federal Ministry of Power endorses the West African Power Industry Convention as forum returns to Lagos in November

Nigeria’s Federal Ministry of Power has enthusiastically endorsed the West African Power Industry Convention (WAPIC), taking place at the Eko Hotel in Lagos from 24-25 November. Nigeria’s Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Power, Ambassador Dr Godknows B. Igali, says “the success of the previous event held in 2014 has given the Ministry the confidence


NERC Urges FG to Review Gas Deals

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission NERC has charged the in-coming Government of General Muhammad Buhari (rtd) to review and separate the supply of gas to power generation plants from the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC. It insisted that for electricity supply to stabilised and distributed judiciously across the country, the incoming Government needs to do


WorldStage National Electricity Power Conference 2014 to Address Post-Privatization Challenges

With about 30 million households in Nigeria still without access to electricity at the dawn of a new era in Nigeria’s liberalized electricity power sector, the 4th WorldStage National Electricity Power Conference 2014 is sets to address the challenges of post-privatization. According to the organizers, the conference, which will hold at the Lagoon Restaurant, Ozumba


Anambra Gets $2.5bn 1500mw Power Plant Under Power Africa Initiative

Nigeria’s formal agreement to work with the government of the United States (US) to increase access to and availability of electricity in Nigeria through the US-backed Power Africa initiative will bequeath to Anambra State, a brand new 1500 megawatts (MW) thermal power plant. The new thermal power project, to be built at the cost of


Road to Gencos and Discos

ELECTRICITY generation activities started in Nigeria in 1896 when the first power plant was built in Lagos. However, it was not until 1929 when the Nigeria Electricity Supply Company (NESCO) was established as an electric utility company that the phenomenon spread as the Public Works Department (PWD) was empowered to build plants in different parts

Power Investors Summit: Nigeria

The inaugural Power Investors Summit: Nigeria attracted over 200 attendees from the power sector, including 73% from West Africa and 30% at Director level and above. Meet more decision makers at our 2nd annual Summit, which takes place on 20th – 21st March 2014. Key topics to be discussed: Power Sector Review:  A review of

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