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TCN attracts $1.57 billion donors funding in two years

Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) says it has received a total of $1.57 billion as pledges from international donors to finance critical projects that will soon result in improved electricity transportation from generation to distribution companies
Maikanti Baru

Ibe Kachikwu, Maikanti Baru advocate gas economy for Nigeria

Dr Maikanti Baru, Group Managing Director, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporate (NNPC) and Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr Ibe Kachikwu said the huge gas deposit in the country was a veritable tool for economic diversification.

NNPC: Load rejection by DisCos to blame for erratic electricity, not gas supply

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says the drop in power generation could have been triggered by the continuous rejection of load by distribution companies.
Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)

NNPC explains drop in gas supply, power generation

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has said that the drop in power generation could have been triggered by the continuous rejection of load by the distribution companies due to frequency management.
Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)

NNPC: We have enough gas to power generation lines

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) on Wednesday emphasized the availability of enough gas for power generation noting that the recent drop in electricity generation was as a result of some factors outside its control.

Afam Power: Stranded power compels us to cut generation from 560MW to 240MW

The management of Afam Power PLC, has been compelled to cut generation from 560 megawatts, MW to 250 MW as a result of distribution challenges.

NNPC to inaugurate 614km AKK gas pipeline project

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has said arrangements were underway for the historic groundbreaking of the 40inch x 614km Ajaokuta-Kaduna–Kano (AKK) gas pipeline and stations.

2017: Nigeria ranks second worst electricity supply nation

Nigeria has been ranked as the second worst nation in power supply as power drops to 3,851 megawatts.

Power generation hits 4,327MW despite gas pipeline fire

Power generation in Nigeria increased by 1,100 megawatts in four days despite last Thursday’s fire incident that affected the Escravos-Lagos Pipeline supplying gas to some power plants.

NNPC completes 539km of gas pipeline projects

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says it has completed, commissioned and delivered 500 kilometers (km) of gas pipelines between 2010 to date.

Four power plants shut down in two days

The number of power plants that did not generate any megawatts rose from five on Sunday to eight on Monday and one more shut down on Tuesday, the latest data from the Federal Ministry of Power, Works and Housing showed on Wednesday.

Fed govt approves sale of three national power projects

Three electricity generation companies (Gencos) built by the Niger Delta Power Holding Company (NDPHC) under the National Integrated Power Projects (NIPPs) would soon be sold to private investors in continuation of the 2013 NIPP privatisation that was suspended, the Managing Director of NDPHC, Mr. Chiedu Ugbo, has disclosed.

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Senate confirms Festus Keyamo as NDIC board member

The senate has confirmed Festus Keyamo, spokesman of the President Muhammadu Buhari 2019 campaign, as a board member of the Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC).

Oil rises to $61 on Libyan supply cut

The American Petroleum Institute (API) said on Tuesday that U.S. crude inventories dropped by 10.2 million barrels last week, more than analysts had forecast. Official inventory figures are due later on Wednesday.
Femi Gbajabiamila

Electoral Act: APC Reps will stop override of Muhammadu Buhari’s veto – Femi Gbajabiamila

The Majority Leader of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has said the All Progressives Congress (APC) caucus in the House would scuttle any plan to override President Muhammadu Buhari’s veto of the 2018 Electoral (Amendment) Bill.
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Eliminating corruption in Nigeria’s electoral process

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