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TCN board stalls $258 million power projects

The absence of board for Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has stalled the approval of $258million JICA loan for the implementation of the payment for material and equipment for the Apapa and Akamgba substation in Lagos.
Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita

Federal government reshuffles permanent secretaries, accounting officers

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday reshuffled some Permanent Secretaries and accounting officers in the Federal service following the restructuring /creation of new ministries by the Federal Government.
Benin Electricity Distribution Plc. (BEDC)

BEDC: Why power outage persists in Ondo South

The management of BEDC Electricity Plc has assured residents of Ondo South Senatorial District that it is committed to providing power to their various communities provided the Federal Government through the Transmission Company of Nigeria addresses the present technical constraints impeding power distribution to the areas.
This picture taken on Tuesday, July 17, shows trucks completely blocking a section of the Oshodi-Apapa Expressway at Second Rainbow inward Mile 2, and commercial buses driving against traffic.

Presidency orders clearance of congestion in Apapa Port within two weeks

A Presidential directive has been issued for the immediate clearing up of the Apapa gridlock and the restoration of law and order to Apapa and its environs within 2 weeks.

TCN groans as capacity utilisation dips to 14.8 per cent

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has raised concern as the distributor Company of its Odogun Yan substation located in Ikorodu, Lagos State has reduced its load utilization to 14.8 per cent.

Federal government revives $2.5 billion solar power projects

The investors in the 14 solar IPPs signed Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) with the Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trading Plc (NBET) in July 2016.

Nigeria’s sovereign wealth agency transfers $417.5 million to electricity bulk trader

The Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA) on Thursday said it paid about $417.46 million to the country’s electricity bulk trader, the Nigeria Bulk Energy Trading Company Plc (NBET).

Kemi Adeosun: Federal government hasn’t cancelled power purchase agreements

The Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, declared yesterday that the federal government had not cancelled the Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) contrary to media reports.

Nigeria to issue N150 billion green bonds in 2018

Following increased calls for climate funding, Ahmad Salihijo, a technical assistant to the Minister of Environment, said the ministry planned to issue N150 billion green bonds to the public.

NANS adopts Ebonyi for 2018 national convention

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has adopted Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki, as the venue for its 2018 national convention, a communique has said.

No fraud in universities power projects – Babatunde Fashola

He said all that was required would have been “a simple letter” requesting his ministry or the agency to clarify issues that agitated lawmakers about the projects.

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