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Power Sector Recovery Programme
The World Bank has commenced preparations for the $500m Nigerian Electricity Distribution Improvement Project.
The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, says supply of meters to electricity consumers will improve following the approval of a new regulations for meter asset providers.
The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola said that the Federal was making efforts to ensure steady power supply in the country.
The World Bank on Friday approved an International Development Association (IDA) Credit of $486 million for the rehabilitation and upgrading of electricity transmission substations and lines.
The Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership, CACOL, has called for the immediate sack of Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola, over his recent assertion that lack of adequate electricity in Nigeria cannot be responsible for the country’s slow-paced economy.
The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has reiterated the Federal Government’s commitment to the implementation of the Power Sector Recovery Programme.
The minister of power, works and housing, Babatunde Fashola, says Nigeria is a great country which should not be compared to other countries.
The Federal Government says the implementation of the Power Sector Recovery Programme (PSRP) will ensure a minimum baseline daily power supply of 4,500Mega Watts (MW) from 2018.
The World Bank has its renewed commitment to support the Federal Government’s Power Sector Recovery Programme (PSRP), with a proposed $1 billion Performance Based Loan (PBL).
The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, yesterday stated that the federal government has paid over N60 billion out of the N70 million verified MDA’s electricity debts.
The Federal Government on Thursday said it was not against state governments developing their own power projects to support development and supply of incremental power.
I am compelled to start on a sad note, to acknowledge an electrical accident that occurred in Minna, Niger recently, and to commiserate with the victims and extend our heartfelt sympathy to their families and to the people and Government of Niger state.
Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has given details of requirements for the establishment of mini grids to be met by potential investors as he launched the mini grid regulations.
Alhaji Suleiman Zarma, the Minister of State, Power, Works and Housing, said that the Federal Government was committed to timely completion of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.
The House of Representatives, on Thursday, voted against the Bill for an Act to Establish the Nigerian Peace Corps.
Hollywood movie star, Morgan Freeman, apologized Thursday over reports that multiple women accused him of sexual misconduct.
The Federal Government has outlined a four-day activities to mark the 2018 Democracy Day, from May 25 to May 29.
Some armed policemen allegedly invaded the Arogbo community in Ese-Odo Local Government Area of Ondo State on Thursday, shooting into the air.
Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi has fuelled speculation of a summer transfer for Neymar by stating that "nothing and nobody is bigger than the club".
A Syrian engineer who was abducted last week by unknown gunmen in Sokoto state in northern Nigeria has been released, the police said on Wednesday.
Cazorla has two FA Cup winners' medals from his time with Arsenal and scored in their 3-2 cup final win over Hull at Wembley in 2014
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says 174,198 Permanent Voters Cards (PVCs) are ready for collection in Borno.
Legal luminary and human rights activist, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), on Thursday, thanked President Muhammadu Buhari for his birthday wishes and prayers as he turned 60 on May 20.