Industry People articles


NIEEE Concerned Over FG/Turkey’s Partnership on Electrical Products

NIEEE Concerned Over FG/Turkey’s Partnership on Electrical Products

The Nigerian Institution of Electrical and Electronics Engineers has expressed dismay over President Muhammadu Buhari’s recent visit to Turkey to boost bilateral trade on electrical and electronics products manufacturing under the Turkish Electro Technology Exporters’ Association. The trade mission, involving 23 Turkish electrical and electronics product manufacturing companies, is expected to showcase Turkish goods, electronics,

power generation

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


Fashola: ‘Power Sector Is In Transition’

Minister of Power, Works and Housing, is this your ministry not unwieldy? It used to be three separate ministries.  I don’t think so. The emerging practice now is that ministries that relate to infrastructure are being merged for integration. They often depend on one another and when one needs to do something like building an


Electricity Sector Needs $7.7 Billion Investment, Says Stakeholders

Stakeholders in the Nigerian power sector have put additional investment needed for uninterrupted power supply at $7.7 billion. Besides, they also stressed the need for the Federal Government to make available the N100 billion promised as subsidy to assist in the rehabilitation of power plants in the country. Speaking at the Natural Gas Business Forum

images (1)

N931bn Revenue Gap Destabilises Electricity Since 2015

A power sector shortfall of N931bn accumulated since 2015 has compounded the power outage issue in Nigeria, industry statistics and experts have noted. This is as 24 power Generation Companies (GenCos) are yet to be paid N340bn in the electricity market, thereby blocking further chances of getting enough gas to generate electricity. According to the

download (1)

Kachikwu Seeks Shell’s Investment in Power Sector

Nigeria’s Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu has urged oil giant, Royal Dutch Shell to explore the numerous opportunities that exist to invest in Nigeria’s lucrative power sector. Kachikwu made this call during a working visit to the Shell Headquarters in The Hague, Netherlands, in furtherance of his commitment to achieve

Powered by Nextier