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Experts in the power sector are expected to review and create action plans aimed at unlocking the bottlenecks hindering the sector in Nigeria.
There are indications that the Federal Government may, in the coming weeks, take punitive measure over the operating licences of some power distribution (DisCos) and generation (GenCos) companies.
The Federal Government has admitted that grid-related challenges impede the dispatch of the nation’s 13, 000 megawatts electricity.
Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trading (NBET) Plc has stated that it processes an average of N60 billion worth of electricity monthly from the national grid, translating to about N720 billion every year.
The Federal Government will revive a 40MW Dadinkowa Power project in Gombe State, Minister of Power, Abubakar Aliyu has said.
With the inadequacy of the national grid to meet the growing electricity needs of Nigerians, some operators have advocated the decentralization of the grid to allow sub-national entities to generate and distribute electricity.
The new Minister of Power, Abubakar Aliyu, has been urged to chart a new roadmap to address generation, distribution and transmission challenges in the power sector.
The Federal Government, yesterday, adopted the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) action plan on gender mainstreaming to tackle energy poverty, disparity and non-inclusion in Nigeria.
The Federal Government has said it is investing $1 billion on three flagship road projects in Nigeria. It has also approved Executive Order 7, which essentially mobilises private investment...
27 Jul 2020
Pressed to increase the housing stock, the Federal Government has announced that over 1,000 units are at various levels of completion under the second phase of the National Housing Programme(NHP).
20 Jun 2020
The Minister of State for Works and Housing, Mr Abubakar Aliyu, says the Abuja-Abaji-Lokoja expressway will soon be concluded...
29 Feb 2020
Mr Abubakar Aliyu, Minister of State for Works and Housing, on Friday, said the Federal Government would construct weigh bridges across the country to checkmate excessive overloading of vehicles