January 2016

Gas Pipeline Attack, Olorunsogo Power Station Out, N470M Lost Daily

Posted: January 21, 2016 at 3:44 pm   /   Government, Ministry of Power

The Federal Ministry of Power has established that the weekend’s attack on the Nigerian Gas Company’s pipeline connected to Chevron Nigeria Limited’s facility at Escravos, has impacted negatively on the Olorunsogo NIPP plant with the capacity of 600MW daily at full blast. According to a release by the Senior Assistant, Media, to the Minister of […]

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Fashola Accompanies President Buhari to UAE for Future Energy Summit

Posted: January 17, 2016 at 12:13 pm   /   Government, Ministry of Power

Babatunde Fashola, minister of power, works and housing, is accompanying President Muhammadu Buhari on a three-day visit to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to attend the World Future Energy Summit. According to a statement issued by Garba Shehu, senior special assistant to the president on media and publicity, Ban Ki Moon, secretary-general of the United […]

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Fashola Sets up Monthly Power Sector Leadership Forum to Address Sector Problems

Posted: January 17, 2016 at 8:12 am   /   Government, Ministry of Power, Uncategorized

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola, SAN, has assured Nigerians that with the buy-in of all actors, the proposed Power Sector Leadership Monthly Meetings of Operators will identify gaps, discuss and collectively source practical solutions to issues facing the Nigerian Electricity Supply Industry. The Minister who presided over the inaugural session […]

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NERC Announces New Tariffs

Posted: January 17, 2016 at 4:23 am   /   Government, Ministry of Power, NERC, Regulation

The much awaited electricity tariff increase has finally arrived. Coincidentally, the new tariff order was the last public official duty performed by the Dr Sam Amadi-led Commission whose 5-year tenure ended a few days before Christmas. One of the major highlights of the new order is the removal of Fixed Charges which the consumers have […]

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