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Power Africa Initiative: Details and Benefits for Africa, Investors and the People

Posted: April 25, 2015 at 11:14 pm   /   Photo, Special Focus Report

During his June 2013 four- nation tour of Africa, the U.S. President Barack Obama inaugurated the Power Africa Initiative. The major objective of the initiative is to set up actions and partnerships that would culminate in the up-scaling of power generation in sub Saharan Africa by as much as 10,000MW and increasing the number of […]

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Prioritize Renewable Energy Sources, NEBO to Incoming Buhari Administration

Posted: April 25, 2015 at 10:01 pm   /   Gencos, Government, Ministry of Power, Photo

The President Jonathan Administration has started giving the incoming administration guidelines to enable it succeed and take Nigeria to the next level. The Hon. Minister of Power, Prof. Chinedu Nebo was all charitable when he urged the in-coming Buhari Administration to open its doors to other sources of energy, such as coal-to-power, solar powered plants, […]

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182 Pass-out of NAPTIN’s Skills Development Program, 10 Get Automatic Employment

Posted: March 25, 2015 at 5:24 pm   /   Government, NAPTIN, Photo

Who said hard work does not pay? Ask the 10 best graduating students of the National Power Training Institute of Nigeria, NAPTIN, who on Tuesday, 24th March passed out of the SURE-P/TVET sponsored Graduate Skills Development Programme (NGSDP), clinching both graduation certificates as well as automatic employment letters, courtesy of a major stakeholder in Coal […]

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NEBO Commissions West Africa’s 1st Solar-Wind Demonstration Power Plant

Posted: March 5, 2015 at 8:24 pm   /   Government, Ministry of Power, NAPTIN, Photo

The Minister of Power, Prof. Chinedu Nebo has commissioned the 25KW Hybrid Solar PV- Wind demonstration power plant at the National Power Training Institute of Nigeria (NAPTIN) Regional Training Centre (RTC), Kainji, New Bussa, Niger State. The demonstration power plant is the outcome of the Nigeria-Germany Energy Partnership under the Nigeria Energy Support Programme (NESP), a developmental […]

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PRESIDENT JONATHAN COMMISSIONS OLORUNSOGO 11 POWER PLANT

Posted: February 21, 2015 at 12:34 pm   /   Gencos, Government, Ministry of Power, Photo

President Goodluck Jonathan on Friday, 20th February commissioned the new 750MW Olorunsogo Phase II Power Station in Ogun State, the third in the series of ten power stations constructed by NDPHC under the NIPP 11 scheme. Speaking at the commissioning of the new power station, the President said the completion and commissioning of the plant […]

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WE MUST ALL FIGHT VANDALISM- PROF NEBO

Posted: February 17, 2015 at 10:35 pm   /   Government, Ministry of Power, Photo

The Honorable Minister of Power, Prof Nebo has called on all Nigerians to stand up and be counted in the fight against acts of vandalism of both pipeline and power infrastructure that facilitate the delivery of power to the people. Describing the rampant incidence of vandalism especially of gas pipeline, from which the vandals have […]

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TRANSMISSION CAPACITY HAS IMPROVED BY 40% – Hon. Wakil

Posted: January 16, 2015 at 9:31 pm   /   Government, Ministry of Power, Photo, TCN

Signs MoU with American Company for solar projects Transmission capacity of the power sector has improved by forty percent and generation capacity has also increased tremendously owing to massive injection of fund by this administration and the on-going privatization exercise, Minister of State (Power} Hon Mohammed Wakil has declared. “I am happy to say that […]

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FG SIGNS 3 MOUs WITH CHINESE COYS

Posted: January 15, 2015 at 8:55 pm   /   Photo
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285 YOUNG ENGINEERS GRADUATE FROM NAPTIN PROGRAM

Posted: December 2, 2014 at 5:15 pm   /   Government, Ministry of Power, NAPTIN, Photo

MINISTER OFFERS AUTOMATIC EMPLOYMENT & CASH TO BEST STUDENTS Monday, 1st December, 2014 will remain a day 285 young Nigerians will not forget in a hurry, as it was the day they all graduated from the NAPTIN Graduate Skills Development Programme, 2013/2014 Session organised by the National Power Training Institute of Nigeria (NAPTIN). The Honourable […]

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