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Explosions: NLPGA calls for enforcement of LPG standards

Following rampant cases of gas explosions across the country, the Nigeria Liquefied Petroleum Gas Association (NLPGA), has called for the stringent enforcement of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) standards and code of practice within the industry and across the country.

TCN installs two new 60MVA transformers in Edo, Ogun

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has installed two units of 60 Mega Volt Amp (MVA) 132/33kV power transformers at Papalanto and Okpella transmission substations in Ogun and Edo states respectfully.

Shell targets lower methane emissions from oil and gas operations

Royal Dutch Shell announced on Monday plans to limit emissions of methane, a potent greenhouse gas, across its oil and gas operations.
Benin Electricity Distribution Plc. (BEDC)

Edo government, Benin DisCo disagree over power outage in 444 communities

No fewer than 444 communities, spread across the 18 Local Government Areas of Edo are without electricity, Mr Yekini Idaiye, the State Commissioner for Energy and Water Resources says.
The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said the average cost of refilling a five kilogramme (kg) cylinder of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (Cooking Gas) increased to N2,05.14 in August from N2,01.45 recorded in July.

NBS: Price of cooking gas rises marginally

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said the average cost of refilling a five kilogramme (kg) cylinder of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (Cooking Gas) increased to N2,05.14 in August from N2,01.45 recorded in July.

PHED appeals to consumers in Calabar over power outage

The Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company (PHED) on Friday appealed to it consumers in Calabar to bear with it over power outage since Sept. 11.

ANED: We have constitutional right to protect interest of DisCos

The Association of Nigerian Electricity Distributors (ANED) says the constitution empowers it to protect the interest of electricity distribution companies (DisCos).

NERC warns ANED to steer clear of electricity matters

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has warned the Association Of Nigerian Electricity Distributors (ANED) to steer clear of policy directives in the power sector.

Oil races toward $100 as stocks inch off three-week lows

Fresh sparring between Washington and Beijing over trade kept world stocks close to three-week lows on Wednesday, while a slight dollar pullback gave little respite to emerging markets, Indian rupee plumbed new record lows.

DisCos responds to NERC’s threat

The Association of Nigerian Electricity Distributors (ANED) yesterday reacted on the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) opposition to its activities, saying the association has no legal backing to protect the interests of the distribution companies (DisCos) just like other associations in the power sector.
Senator Ita Solomon Enang, senior special assistant to the president on national assembly matters (senate),

PIGB: Nigerians should be glad President Buhari withheld assent – Senator Enang

Presidential aide, Sen. Ita Enang, has said that rather than expressing displeasure, Nigerians should be glad that President Muhammadu Buhari withheld assent to the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB).

Don blames lack of electricity for poor economic growth

Nigeria can beat all odds, including dependence on generators for power, to become the largest economy in Africa, an expert in electricity generation has said.

Eko DisCo spends N1.310 billion on power infrastructure upgrade

The management of Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) has spent about N1.310 billion in various power project expansion, with intended additional supply of power meant to boost supply to residents of Oniru, Maroko and Lekki environs within its network.
President John Magufuli. AFP Photo-Daniel Hayduk

Tanzania’s John Magufuli accuses oil firms of profiteering

President John Magufuli of Tanzania has accused the international oil and gas companies of seeking huge profits at the expense of the country’s development.

Power grid records 10 collapses this year

The nation’s power grid has suffered its ninth total system collapse this year amid a lack of spinning reserve that is meant to forestall such occurrences.

IPMAN urges federal government to boost capacity of refineries, abolish importation

The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), has urged the Federal Government to improve efforts in ensuring enhanced capacity of the refineries in the country and depots to end fuel importation.
Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)

NNPC dispels fears of fuel scarcity as NUPENG gives ultimatum

Mr. Ughamadu advised motorists and other consumers of petroleum products not to engage in panic buying as the NNPC’s management is close to reaching an amicable resolution of the challenge.

NERC: DisCos remit N51.6 billion market invoice in first quarter

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission has said that the eleven Electricity Distribution Companies remitted only N51.2billion of electricity invoice out of the total N163.1 billion they received in the first quarter of 2018.

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Shell offers free healthcare to 610,000 in Niger-Delta

The Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) says no fewer than 610,000 people in Niger Delta have so far benefitted from its free health interventions in the past eight years.
Ademola Adeleke

Police file charges against Senator Adeleke

The Nigeria police force has filed charges against Senator Ademola Adeleke, a governorship aspirant in the upcoming Osun State election at the Federal High Court in Abuja.

Yakubu Dati: Governor Lalong’ll not renege on campaign promises

The Plateau State Commissioner for Information and Communications, Yakubu Dati, has assured citizens that the State Governor, Simon Lalong, is committed to delivering on his promises and would not abandon any section of the State in his quest to fulfil his promises.
Senator Ademola Nurudeen Adeleke

WAEC: Senator Adeleke only sat for English Language in 1981, had F9

The West African Examinations Council has confirmed before the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory in Bwari, Abuja that the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party for the governorship election scheduled to hold on Saturday in Osun State, Ademola Adeleke, sat for its examination in 1981.

Consultant advises fish farmers on locally made feeds

An Agriculture Consultant, Michael David, has advised fish farmers in Nigeria to adopt the use of locally made feeds instead of depending on imported fish feeds.