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Rural energy access and the future of SMEs by BOI

Rural energy access and the future of SMEs by BOI

As Nigeria battles to improve the electricity generation and supply nationwide, the recent initiative of the Bank of Industry that led to the commissioning of the 48kw pilot model off-grid solar home systems in two rural communities in the North-East and South- West zones of the country is one that may not only assist in


Power: FG Deploys Electronic Monitors To Check Gas Pipelines Vandalization

The Minister of State for Power, Mr. Mohammed Wakil, on Saturday said the Federal Government had started installing electronic monitors to check the spate of gas pipelines vandalisation, as part of measures aimed at ensuring regular power supply. The junior minister, who sounded confident that the recent privatization of the power sector carried out by

Nigeria Electricity

Government Promises Stable Power Supply By October

The Federal Government has promised that power supply would be stable in Nigeria from October this year. The Minister of Power, Chinedu Nebo, made promise while briefing journalists after a closed-door power meeting, chaired by Vice President Namadi Sambo at the State House, Abuja. The administration has however failed to deliver on past promises concerning


FG To Implement Indian Power Sector Model

The Federal Government has said that it has concluded plans to explore ways of implementing the Indian power sector model, in order to further boost the nation’s capacity to generate more electricity power. Minister of Power Prof. Chinedu Nebo, who disclosed this to newsmen in Abuja, said that privatisation of power sector would not be successful


Electricity Council Proposes N160 Billion Annual Funding Benchmark for TCN

The recently constituted National Council on Power (NCOP) has recommended that a minimum of N160 billion be made available to the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) to take care of its annual expenditure on operations. NCOP however stated that about 75 per cent of such fund, depending on its source should be expended on meeting

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