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Osinbajo to sign Nigeria/UK solar energy deal

Osinbajo to sign Nigeria/UK solar energy deal

VICE President, Yemi Osinbajo, yesterday left Abuja for the United Kingdom, to participate in the launching of the Energy Africa Campaign in London at an event holding today. During the three-day visit, Osinbajo is expected to sign a commitment on behalf of the Federal Government of Nigeria to partner with the United Kingdom government on

Nigeria to reach 6,000 megawatts by March 2016 – Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Monday said the Federal Government had plans to distribute 6,000 megawatts of electricity in the country by the first quarter of 2016. According to a statement by the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to the Vice President, Laolu Akande, Mr. Osinbajo stated this at Kaleta in the Republic

FG Earmarks $4bn for Power Construction, Transmission

In its quest to provide adequate power supply the federal government has earmarked $4billion for the construction and rehabilitation of transmission infrastructure in the country. Also,  some of the major power projects that  attracted transmission such as the Mambila Hydro Power project, are to be executed under a public private partnership  (PPP) arrangement. Both the

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