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Federal Government: 400 Investors Eye Nigeria’s Power Sector

Federal Government: 400 Investors Eye Nigeria’s Power Sector

The Federal Government of Nigeria is currently negotiating with 400 investors who are interested in investing in Nigeria’s power sector, the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Power, Engineer God-knows Igali, said in Lagos yesterday. Igali spoke at the 4th graduation ceremony of the National Power Training Institute of Nigeria(NAPTIN) skills development   programme. He said  that the

CBN’s N213bn power fund to be disbursed in 3 weeks

The Central Bank is working with the Nigeria Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) to ensure the full disbursement in three weeks, of the more than N200 billion power support fund meant to resolve a pile of legacy debts and empower generating and distribution firms to produce and wheel more electricity to businesses and homes in the


Buhari Urged to Prioritise Renewable Energy Sources

The Minister of Power, Prof. Chinedu Nebo, has urged the incoming government to prioritise renewable energy sources to curb the incessant attack on gas pipelines by vandals. In a statement from the Ministry of Power, Nebo urged the in-coming administration to open its doors to other sources of energy, such as coal, solar and waste.


Nigeria’s Electricity Generation Increases by 114.7MW

Nigeria’s electricity generation has increased by 114.7megawatts (MW) from 3,060.35 MW it recorded two weeks ago to 3,175.05MW as at 19th April 2015, according to data from the Federal Ministry of Power and Presidential Task Force on Power. This is still below the peak generation level of 4,517.6MW achieved three years ago. The country’s power


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


Nigeria, US finally Sign MoU on 10,000mw Power Africa Initiative

Even though they happened separately, the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Nigeria and the USA on a 10,000-megawatt (mw) power generation project and the release of 248 abandoned containers of imported power equipment worth billions of naira belonging  to the defunct Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN) portend hope of more Nigerians

EU Grants Nigeria N3.4b to Boost Power

The European Union (EU) approved yesterday a N3.4billion grant to Nigeria for the power sector. The grant is meant for the Nigerian Energy Support Programme (NESP), dedicated to improving access to modern and sustainable energy sources in Nigeria. The grant was jointly announced by the Federal Ministry of Power (FMP), the European Union (EU) and

FG to Explore Use of ICT in Energy Efficiency

The Federal Government says it is exploring the use of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) in ensuring energy efficiency and effective service delivery. This is contained in a statement by the Deputy Director (Press), Ministry of Power, Timothy Oyedeji on Tuesday in Abuja. The statement quoted Amb. Godknows Igali, the Permanent Secretary in the ministry,

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