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Osun is new investment destination

Osun State has been identified as the new investment destination in Nigeria with huge potential to generate revenue from agriculture, tourism, culture, among others.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan (middle) in a group photograph with the management of the Nigerian Delta Power Holding Company and some senators, during a courtesy visit by the power holding company to the National Assembly on Monday, November 4, 2019

National Assembly will demand accountability in power sector – Senate president

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said the Ninth National Assembly will insist on accountability and transparency in the power sector, particularly in the application of funds proposed for it in the 2020 budget.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo stated this at the end of a four week-training for 1500 youths who participated in the N-Creative programme held in Benin.

VP Osinbajo: Power sector reforms making steady progress

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says the Federal Government’s power sector reforms are already yielding results as steady progress is being recorded in power generation, transmission and distribution capacities on the national grid.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo stated this at the end of a four week-training for 1500 youths who participated in the N-Creative programme held in Benin.

VP Osinbajo: Federal government raises installed power generation capacity to 13,427MW

The Federal Government has increased installed power generation capacity to 13,427 megawatts (Mw), Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday commissioned a 260MVA,132-33 Kv substation in Kobape area of Ogun state.

VP Osibajo commissions 260 MVA, 132/33KV substation in Ogun

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday commissioned a 260MVA,132/33 Kv substation in Kobape area of Ogun state.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo stated this at the end of a four week-training for 1500 youths who participated in the N-Creative programme held in Benin.

VP Osinbajo to commission NDPHC substations in Ogun

Vice-President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo (SAN), is billed to commission the Niger Delta Power Holding Company (NDPHC) Limited new 2×60MVA, 132/33KV substation and associated 132KV transmission lines in Abeokuta, Ogun State, on Thursday, August 15, 2019.
The Nigerian Guild of Editors, NGE, yesterday, expressed optimism in the ability of the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Mallam Mele Kyari to steer the corporation to enviable heights.

NNPC chief, DPR director, others to speak at NAEC conference

The Group Managing Director (GMD) of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mallam Mele Kyari, is to lead other team of discussants to x-ray topical issues in oil and gas industry at the 2019 edition of the National Association of Energy Correspondents (NAEC) annual conference.

Kebbi to sustain uninterrupted electricity supply

Governor Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi has promised to sustain and improve on the uninterrupted electricity supply currently enjoyed in the state.

NDPHC flags-off N5.5bn transmission project in Lafia

The Niger Delta Power Holdings Company (NDPHC) has flagged-off an $18million approximately N5.5 billion substation power project in Akruba, Lafia, Nasarawa state capital.

Gencos gulped N152.9bn of N701bn power sector fund in seven months

The Nigeria Bulk Electricity Trading Plc (NBET) has disbursed a total of N152.974 billion to 23 power generation companies (Gencos) within the first seven months of 2017, according to a report.

Federal govt intervention funds saved power sector from total collapse – Chiedu Ugbo

For the N701 billion intervention funds granted the Power Generation Companies, GENCOs, by the Federal Government early last year, the power sector would have experienced total collapse, Managing Director of Niger-Delta Power Holding Company, NDPHC, Mr. Chiedo Ugbo, has said.

Governor Al-Makura inaugurates power station to boost supply

Gov. Umaru Al-Makura of Nasarawa State on Monday in Lafia inaugurated 2 by 7.5 MVA power injection substation to boost electricity supply to the state capital and environs.

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.

President Buhari’s appointees from all zones of Nigeria – Presidency

The Presidency has described as `divisive, mischievous and misleading a newspaper article, titled, “81 of Buhari’s 100 appointees are Northerners’’.

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.

Nigerians require 180,000mw of electricity – United Capital

United Capital Plc has said Nigeria will require 180,000 megawatts (mw) of electricity to meet the need of household and businesses.

Load shedding threatens eight NIPP plants

The inability of electricity distribution companies to absorb the output of power generation firms is threatening the operation of the Gencos, investigation has shown.

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