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President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday assured residents of Borno State of the federal government’s readiness to fight terrorism to the end, telling the military not to give criminals a breathing space to undermine Nigeria’s interests.
President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday in Maiduguri, Borno State, assured citizens of the federal government’s presence in fighting terrorism to the end, and ensuring that Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) are fully returned to continue normal lives, commending Governor Babagana Zulum for resilience and relentless efforts in rebuilding the state.
In order to improve electricity supply around Ibeju-Lekki area in Lagos and Agbara Industrial area in Ogun State, the Niger Delta Power Holding Company (NDPHC) and Eko Electricity Distribution Company Plc (Eko Disco), have signed a bilateral agreement for the sale of up to 300MW of power from NDPHC’s power plants to customers in these areas within Eko Disco’s franchise areas.
Power supply in Nigeria continued to struggle as grid generation fell to 3,223 mega watts as at 2pm on Sunday, as gas supply shortage to power plants showed no sign of abating.
The Niger Delta Power Holding Company, NDPHC, a key intervention agency in the power sector, has contributed over 3,400 megawatts, MW, to the national grid, while delivering 22 substations, a new report has shown.
A drop in electricity generation in Ivory Coast and Ghana has left households and businesses fuming as well as cutting power supplies to neighbouring West African countries Mali and Burkina Faso, officials said.
The Board of Directors, Niger Delta Power Holding Company, NDPHC, and the National Council on Privatisation have approved the sale of five generating companies in the country through a competitive bidding process.
The Managing Director of the Transmission Company of Nigeria, Engr. Sule Abdulaziz has said the company evacuated the country’s highest power generation of 5,801.6 megawatts to Distribution Companies, DISCOs in the first quarter of this year without a hitch.
Benin Electricity Distribution Company Plc has said it was collaborating with the Niger Delta Power Holding Company (NDPHC) on the development of an end-to-end power generation and distribution as part of an effort to boost power supply to customers within its franchise coverage.
The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) said it has completed the reconductoring of the 132 kilovolts (kV) double circuit Sokoto to Birnin Kebbi power transmission line.
As power outages worsen across the country, this week, the Minister of Power, Engr. Sale Mamman, has said there are technical issues across 17 Generation Companies (GenCos), forcing a huge drop in the national grid.
The Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) has raised its forecast for crude oil demand growth this year on the back of an expected stronger economic recovery.
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has announced a 37.21 % decrease in cases of pipeline vandalism across the country in the month of January 2021.
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has disclosed that it supplied 1.44 billion litres of Premium Motor Spirit, petrol, in the month of January 2021, amounting to an average daily supply of 46.30million.
A joint venture coal-fired power station built by Chinese investors and their Zimbabwean counterparts in Hwange will see the feeding of 50 Megawatts (mw) of power into the African country’s national grid soon.
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) on Thursday said it generated a total of N2.197trillion from the sale of petrol between December 2019 to December 2020.
The African Development Bank (AfDB) has committed $530 million to finance the construction of a 343 km, 400 kV central-south transmission line that will connect the north and south transmission grids in Angola and allow for the distribution of clean energy between the two regions.
Chief of Staff to Kogi State Governor, Mr Abdulkareem Asuku, has called for youth assertiveness in political party structures.
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has released the results of candidates who sat in more than 720 CBT centres for the 2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) conducted between Saturday, 19 and Tuesday, 22 June 2021.
The federal government has said it has extended the second dose of COVID-19 vaccine from June 28 to July 5, 2021.
In view of the two judgments of the court served on the party, the National Working Committee (NWC) of the Peoples Democratic Party said the party has discarded the use of the three man ad-hoc delegates for the election of its governorship candidate in the November 6 election.
The Kwara State Governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, has presented 20 new patrol vehicles and dozens of bulletproof vests to security agencies in the state, a gesture meant to strengthen rapid response, curb crimes and make the state safer.
A former Liberian warlord was jailed for 20 years in Switzerland on Friday, becoming the first person from the country to be convicted of war crimes committed during the bloody conflict there a generation ago.
Manchester United’s hopes of making Raphael Varane their marquee summer signing have received a major blow as Paris Saint-Germain have joined the chase for the Frenchman, according to reports in Spain.
Switzerland coach Vladimir Petkovic is confident his side have done enough to reach the last 16 at Euro 2020 after a 3-1 win over Turkey on Sunday but he criticised the long distances his side have had to travel during the tournament.
For the second consecutive year, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has issued limitations on attendees to the annual pilgrimage. The Saudi government said this year’s prayers will be limited to residents and citizens from within its borders.
The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC), has recorded 44 new COVID-19 cases with Lagos state leading the daily infection chart.