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Jigawa Power Project Receives Boost With $1.5million Grant

By   /  May 5, 2018  /  Energy  /  No Comments

The African Development Bank (AfDB) says it has approved a grant of 1.5 million dollars (about N540 million) to support power project in Jigawa state.   Vice President, Power, Energy, Climate and Growth complex of the bank, Mr Amadou Hott, disclosed in Abidjan, on Saturday.   “Presently, we have approved in Jigawa state, a grant […]

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Shareholders Commend Transcorp For Industry Leading Role In Improving Access to Electricity in Nigeria

By   /  May 3, 2018  /  Energy  /  No Comments

Shareholders of Transnational Corporation of Nigeria Plc (Transcorp) strongly commended the Board and management for Transcorp’s impressive contribution to transforming the Nigerian power sector, through its power subsidiary, Transcorp Power. The commendations were received at the 12th Annual General Meeting of Transcorp, held on April 30th 2018, at Oriental Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos.   The […]

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Revoke The Selling Of DISCO PDP Youth Group Tells Buhari

By   /  April 13, 2018  /  Energy  /  No Comments

Yakubu Busari   The People’s Democratic Party, National Youth Empowerment Strategy (PDP-NYES), has charged President Muhammadu Buhari, to consider revoking the privatization of Electricity distribution companies (DISCOS).   The group National coordinator, Hon. Kabiru Sani Garkuwa, in his Press statement disclosed that Nigerians has suffered enough under privatization of electricity as atrocity.   He tasked the President in […]

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Which Dokubo Runs the Amnesty Office? Hilda or Charles – Berepubo

By   /  April 10, 2018  /  Energy  /  No Comments

The removal of the former Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta Affairs and Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme, Brigadier General Paul Boroh, did not come as a surprise to many, as his administration was clouded with various allegations and complaints.   “The appointment of Prof Charles Quaker Dokubo, was supposed to be […]

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House Of Representatives Stand On Ajoakuta Steel Company Limited

By   /  March 19, 2018  /  Energy  /  No Comments

The House of Representatives’ attention has been drawn to a press statement issued by Mr Kayode Fayemi where he denied that the Ministry of Mines and Steel have contracted any transactional adviser for the concession of Ajaokuta Steel Company or any one at all.   According to the statement, the process for the appointment of […]

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Report: Nigeria To Lose $2bn Investments, 1000MW Solar Power Projects As Finance Minister Cancels Power Purchase Agreements

By   /  March 16, 2018  /  Business Update, Energy  /  No Comments

Investors in Nigeria’s power sector are threatening to quit Nigeria with over 1000MW projects at stake as the Federal Government backed out of the Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) contracts signed with the project developers.   Nigeria in July 2016 signed its first solar PPA in July 2016, a deal worth about US $1.76bn with 14 […]

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Police Arrest Three (3) Principal Suspects For Participating In The Recent Killings In Zamfara State

By   /  February 19, 2018  /  Business Update, Editorial, Education, Energy, General News, Headlines, Press Releases  /  No Comments

The THREE (3) PRINCIPAL SUSPECTS: Halilu Garba (Alias Mabushi) ‘M’ 45 yrs Zubairu Marafa (Alias Wakili) ‘M’ 45yrs Nafi’u Badamasi (Alias Zakiru) ‘M’ 40yrs The above mentioned three (3) principal suspects have been arrested by the Nigeria Police Force for participating in the recent Zamfara Killings. The suspects who are now in Police custody are […]

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Dogara Says Refining Crude Locally Permanent Solution To Embarrassing Fuel Scarcity

By   /  February 7, 2018  /  Energy  /  No Comments

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara, has advocated for local refining of crude oil to make fuel available and easily accessible to all Nigerians, saying every other measure to put an end to the recurring  problem of fuel scarcity will work temporarily which he described as embarrassing. The Speaker made this known  […]

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Dogara Queries Delayed Execution Of National Electricity Gas Improvement Project

By   /  January 29, 2018  /  Energy  /  No Comments

We will confront challenges plaguing power sector Speaker of the House of Representatives,  Hon. Yakubu Dogara has restated the commitment of the Legislature to tackling challenges bedeviling the power sector. This, he said, at an investigative hearing by the House Committee on Power on the interim management of Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) for the […]

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Federal Government To Train 8 Agencies On Capacity Building To End Illegal Mining In Nigeria

By   /  January 24, 2018  /  Energy  /  No Comments

Yakubu Busari The Minister of state Federal  Ministry of Mines and Steel Development ,represented by Engr Emmanuel Ishaku  has flag-off capacity building task force training modules for mines surveillance to create an enabling environment for the private investors partnerships with federal agencies to curtail illegal mining activities in Nigeria. Ishaku who represented the state minister […]

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