Energy

NNPC to expand gas generation, distribution – Baru

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says it has unveiled plans to expand gas generation and distribution in the country to support Federal Government’s plan of generating 10 GigaWatts of electricity.

Power company begins load shedding in Umuahia

He said that the company was allotted only nine per cent of the total energy generated at the national level; “so, our option is to resort to load shedding’’.

Protesters storm Shell crude flow station in Rivers

Hundreds of Nigerian protesters stormed a crude oil flow station owned by Shell in the restive Niger Delta on Friday demanding jobs and infrastructure development, a Reuters witness said.

Kano govt, Dangote sign $150m solar power project

Kano State Government and the Dangote Group, Thursday in Kano, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for the proposed construction of a N150 million dollars solar power plant in the state.

Oil climbs to $53 as Saudi Arabia promises further cuts

Oil prices rose on Thursday lifted by a sustained decline in inventories and Saudi Arabia’s preparedness to cut crude supplies to its prized Asian customers.

DISCO disrtributes150,000 pre-paid meters free

The Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company (PHED) said it was currently distributing pre-paid meters free of charge to consumers in Akwa Ibom, Bayelsa, Cross River and Rivers.

Nigeria needs stable power to revive economy – lawyer

Nigeria needs stable and uninterrupted power supply to get out of its current economic challenges, an Ilorin-based legal practitioner, Mr. Kehinde Adekunle has said.

NNPC warns job seekers of recruitment scam

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation has again announced that it never inaugurated a recruitment campaign of any kind, as it warned job seekers to avoid being scammed.

Nigeria has lost N11trn to power sector corruption – Don

Nigeria has lost a whooping N11 trillion to corruption in the power sector since 1999, a university lecturer, Dr Yemi Oke, said on Wednesday in Lagos.

Agencies agree on oil revenue management, governance

Key Nigerian agencies have agreed to partner in oil revenue savings and promotion of better attitude to public office.

IBEDC to distribute prepaid meters in Kwara soon

The Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC) says it will soon commence the free distribution of prepaid meters to electricity consumers in Kwara State.

Chevron wins multiple awards at SPE’s international conference, exhibition

Chevron Nigeria Limited on Wednesday lauded its team for winning multiple awards at this year’s Nigeria Annual International Conference and Exhibition (NAICE) of the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) in Lagos.

States forfeit $250m NLNG dividends – NSIA

The Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority, NSIA, yesterday, disclosed that the 36 states of the federation forfeited their share of the 2016 dividends of the Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas, NLNG, for reinvestment purposes.

Power generation stagnates at 2,503gwh in Q2

Electricity generation statistics for second quarter (Q2) of 2017, showed a total average of 2,503 Giga watts hour (GWh) of energy was generated by power stations in Nigeria.

Chevron spends $2.5bn on Nigerian local content initiative

Chevron Nigeria Limited (CNL) said it spent $2.5 billion on local content development in Nigeria’s oil and gas sector, representing 65 per cent of the total Nigerian goods and services expenditures for the year.

Oil producers committed to output cut deal – OPEC

Global oil producers said Tuesday they remained committed to cutting output and stemming the collapse in oil prices, OPEC said.

Addax Petroleum confirms planned closure of 3 offices

The Addax Petroleum Company on Tuesday confirmed the proposed closure of its corporate offices in Geneva, Aberdeen and Houston in the United States of America.

Yenagoa residents laud DISCO over improved power supply

Some Yenagoa residents and business outfits have lauded the Port-Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company (PHEDC), for improved power supply in the area.

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Ekiti has invested N4.5 billion to boost school enrolment – governor

The Governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has said the state government has invested a staggering sum of N4.5 billion to shore up school enrolment in the last 11 months he returned as the state chief executive.

NAPTIP warns youths against social media marriages

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) has warned youths against engaging in social media and Internet marriages.
The Controller of the Nasarawa State Command of the Nigeria Correctional Service, Emmanuel Okoro, on Thursday refuted reports by a section of the media which claimed there was a jail break at the Keffi Old Prison.

Court remands butcher who ‘raped 25-year-old’

An Upper Area Court, Mpape, on Monday, ordered that a 34-year-old butcher, Abu Mohammed, who allegedly raped a 25-year-old woman, be remanded in a correctional facility in Keffi, Nasarawa State.
The royal family of Ogwashi-Uku Kingdom in Aniocha South Local Government Area of Delta State has insisted that the installation of the new Obi (King), Ifechukwude Chukwuka Okonjo was not done in error.

Ogwashi-Uku: Obi Ifechukwude Okonjo legitimately installed – Royal family

The royal family of Ogwashi-Uku Kingdom in Aniocha South Local Government Area of Delta State has insisted that the installation of the new Obi (King), Ifechukwude Chukwuka Okonjo was not done in error.
Barr. Frank Ugboma, Chairman Imo Assembly House Committee on Public Safety, Intelligence and Securities

My victory at tribunal, renewed hope for PDP, masses in Imo – Assemblyman

A member of Imo State House of Assembly, Mr Frank Ugboma, has described his recent victory at the Election Petitions Tribunal in Owerri, as renewed hope for his party and the common man in the state.