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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.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, has said that ‘despite the sectoral challenges, the Buhari administration will complete major projects that will improve the power sector in the country and also implement a plan that will provide solar energy in a number of universities in the country.
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.
According to the government in a note the REA which manages the EEP, the government has divided its implementation of the EEP into two phases, of which the first phase would be implemented in nine universities and one teaching hospital.
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 Federal Government on Thursday said it was not against state governments developing their own power projects to support development and supply of incremental power.
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.
The operatives of the Lagos State Task Force is set to begin from Monday a total clampdown on illegal activities of Local Government Traffic Officials on all roads across the State.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has accused the Federal Government of withholding special funds meant for the state.
The Burnley defender was named as one of the five Three Lions back-ups by Gareth Southgate after failing to make the main 23-man squad.
Former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has appointed a former Governor of Ogun State, Otunba Gbenga Daniel, as the Director General of his 2019 Campaign organisation.
The Super Eagles Coach, Gernot Rohr, has confirmed that he would be testing new strikers, Simmy Nwankwo and Junior Lokosa, in Monday’s friendly game against Congo DR.
The Senator representing Ondo North senatorial district in the National Assembly, Prof. Ajayi Boroffice, has called on the Inspector General of Police (IGP) Ibrahim Idris to investigate last Saturday’s attack on some journalists in Akure, the Ondo State capital.
Despite denials by the Presidency, the Rivers Governor Nyesom Wike has insisted there are plots in some quarters to assassinate him.
Former Chelsea boss Carlo Ancelotti has been appointed the new manager of Serie A side Napoli on a three-year deal.
The Federal Government has inaugurated its upgraded website to encourage e-participation and bring governance closer to Nigerians.
A Lagos High Court sitting in Igbosere on Friday ordered Aminu Atiku and his ex-wife, Unmi Bolori, to agree on the monthly upkeep allowance he would be paying for the two children of the severed union.