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Power Generation: Lack In The Midst of Plenty

Power Generation: Lack In The Midst of Plenty

At the third annual Africa Today conference held on Tuesday, October 17, 2017, we were once again reminded that Nigeria’s challenges has nothing to do with situating the problem but everything to do with implementing a solution. The summit, titled “Energy Options in a Low-cost and Low Carbon World: Which Way Nigeria and Africa?” held


NAPTIN Trains 36 Liberian Electricity Workers

The National Power Training Institute of Nigeria has commenced a training programme for 36 Liberian electricity workers on power generation, transmission and distribution as well as the commercial segment of the value chain. NAPTIN said the four-week training of the Liberian Electricity Corporation workers was sponsored by West African Power Pool and funded by the


FG, Japan’s JICA Hold Bilateral Talks on Power, Infrastructure Projects

Nigeria has held bilateral discussions with Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) in the areas of power and infrastructure projects as well as some pipeline projects, P.M. Newsreports. The Nigerian delegation was led by the Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, while the Senior Vice President of JICA, Mr. Hiroshi Kato, led the JICA delegation. The permanent


82 Die in Electricity Accidents in Seven Months – NEMSA

A total of 82 persons including employees of electricity distribution companies, Transmission Company of Nigeria, as well as power consumers lost their lives in various accidents in Nigeria’s power sector between January and July this year, The Punch reports. According to the Nigerian Electricity Management Services Agency (NEMSA), 14 employees of both TCN and the Discos, and


Power Sector Lost N7.73bn in One Week

THE Nigeria power sector lost N7. 73 billion  in seven days  between Tuesday, July 18 and Monday, July 24, 2017, due to gas and water constraints, as power supply leapt to 3, 221 Megawatts per hour (MWh/h). A report from the Advisory Power Team in the office of the Vice President, made available to Vanguard,


‘Nigeria Lost N15b to PHCN Sale’

Nigeria has lost about N15 billion due to under leases, unauthorised sale and  misappropriation of funds through the defunct Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN), the House of Representatives said yesterday. Other leakages that aided the loss, according to the House, include abuse of process and outright negligence in the handling of non-core assets of


Indigenous Meter Firm Receives SON’s MANCAP Certification

An indigenous meter manufacturing company, Mojec International Limited, has received the Standards Organisation of Nigeria’s Mandatory Conformity Assessment Programme certification. A statement from SON quoted the State Coordinator, Lagos Office III, SON, Mrs. Ngozi Ekweme, as saying that stringent regulations and strict enforcement of standards had restricted manufacture of pre- paid meters to only competent


Kaduna Partners China Province on Solar Power

The partnership deal was signed by Governor Nasir el-Rufai and the Acting Governor of Hebei Province, Mr Wang Xiadong at the Kashim Ibrahim House in Kaduna State, North-West Nigeria. The signing was witnessed by the Ambassador of the Peoples Republic of China to Nigeria, Zhou Pingjian and the President Worldwide of China Civil Engineering and

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