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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

Nigeria not ripe for renewable energy sources – NAPTIN DG

The Director-General, National Power Training  Institute of Nigeria (NAPTIN), Engineer Rueben Okeke has said that Nigeria cannot get the required volume of  electricity from renewable and alternative energy sources such as solar, coal, biomass and wind. He said solar, coal, and biomass cannot generate the megawatts of electricity that can meet the power demands of


Sure-P Trains 191 Graduates for Power Sector

The Subsidy Reinvestment and Empowerment Programme (SURE-P) has revealed that it cost N2.4million each to train 191 graduates at the National PowerTraining Institute of Nigeria (NAPTIN). The training, which was under the federal government’s NAPTIN Graduate Skills Development Programme was designed by government to bridge the skill gap in the power sector. The Convener of


Nigeria Moves to Forestall Skill Challenge in Power Sector

In a proactive move aimed at meeting the expected huge skills need in the Nigeria’s privatised power sector, the federal government is on course to launch a scheme that will afford interested Nigerians in every state to be trained with the requisite skills. The National Power Sector Apprenticeship Scheme (NAPSA) which will be launched in


Breather for Technical Skill Gap as FSD, Schneider Intervene

Establish Electrical Training Centre In Lagos WITH commitment from the Field of Skills and Dreams (a Lagos-based vocational, technical and entrepreneurship training institute), Schneider Electric, the National Power Training Institute of Nigeria (NAPTIN), the Institute for Industrial Technology (IIT) and the Licensed Electrical Contractor Association of Nigeria (LECAN) to work together to bring back culture

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Power Apprenticeship Initiative Will Revolutionalize Work Force For the Sector

The Minister of Power, Prof. Chinedu Nebo, at a Stakeholders’ Forum to fine-tune the implementation of a Presidential initiative tagged “National Power  Sector Apprenticeship Scheme” has envisioned  that the target of NAPSAS is to train artisans, lines men, joiners, fitters and machinists that would enable them acquire skills needed in the new power sector. Speaking

Schneider Electric’s Developmental Initiatives Receive Senate Endorsement

Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management, has been commended by Nigeria’s National Assembly for its efforts at developing sustainable manpower for the nation’s power sector. This endorsement came on the heels of a successful legislative tour of Schneider Electric’s Isaac Boro Energy Training College at Grenoble, France. The facility tour, which was organised


FG Approves $1.6bn For Power Transmission Upgrade

The minister of Power, Prof. Chinedu Nebo, has said that the National Economic Council has given approval for the disbursement of $1.6 billion for the enhancement of the nation’s electricity transmission network. Nebo said this to calm the fears entertained by a delegation of bankers’ forum which visited him in his office yesterday in Abuja.

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