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Abubakar Aliyu

5 Apr 2022
The Minister of Power, Mr Abubakar Aliyu, says the country’s renewable energy and energy efficiency sector has continued to grow rapidly thereby heightening the need for a skilled workforce to support the sector.
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27 Mar 2022
Disturbed by the epileptic electricity supply and persistent fuel queues across the country, President Muhammadu Buhari, in the week under review, summoned Minister of Power, Abubakar Aliyu, to a meeting at the Presidential Villa on Monday.
23 Mar 2022
House of Representatives, yesterday, began probe into the recent nationwide power outage, directing the Ministry of Power to take measures that would immediately address the challenge.
22 Mar 2022
A section of Nigerians, yesterday, took a swipe at the President Muhammadu Buhari administration, accusing it of failing to provide quality leadership amid worsening economic and security challenges.
22 Mar 2022
To buffer electricity supply to the national grid, the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), yesterday stated that the Calabar 450, megawatt power plant will be energised for operations.
20 Mar 2022
A great deal of political doublespeak has been going on about our national grid, the network of power stations, power-lines and electricity infrastructure that allows electricity to be generated, transported and used across the country.
17 Mar 2022
Many stakeholders in the Nigerian electricity sector are eager to see results, as the current administration may have invested nothing less than N1.6 trillion in an attempt to stabilise the transmission network and increase wheeling capacity in the country.
16 Mar 2022
The Federal Government, alongside European Union and Germany, yesterday in Abuja, released the Environmental and Social Management Plan (ESMP) targeting to address bottlenecks in the renewable energy sector...
9 Mar 2022
AS oil prices rally, leading to higher diesel prices locally, local manufacturers, services firms and real estate operators, especially those in the serviced-apartments sector are beginning to explore cheaper alternatives...
4 Mar 2022
Amidst the scarcity of premium motor spirit across the country and harsh weather conditions, Abuja Electricity Distribution Company Plc (AEDC) admitted Friday that there is a poor power supply in the Federal Capital Territory. Admitting also that the poor supply is also being witnessed in Kogi, Niger, and Nasarawa, the utility company blamed the development…
4 Mar 2022
The Federal Government has declared that the plan to complete the 700 Megawatts (MW) Zungeru Hydroelectric Power Station has continued to suffer set back owing to the prevailing insecurity in the North West....
1 Mar 2022
Governors of the 36 states of the federation and Minister of Power, Abubakar Aliyu, have raised concerns over weak points in the Draft Electricity Bill 2022 before the Senate.


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Gov. David Umahi of Ebonyi has joined the race for the 10th Senate Presidency. Umahi said this on Wednesday in Abakaliki when he addressed members of the state executive council, saying that he was eminently qualified for the position.
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Cristiano Ronaldo made no secret Wednesday of his ambition to notch up another world record -- for the number of international caps -- a day before Portugal face Liechtenstein in Euro 2024 qualifiers.
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© WHO/Benjamin Sensasi Tanzania has confirmed its first-ever outbreak of Marburg Virus Disease. (file) New York, USA, 22 March 2023-/African Media Agency(AMA)/Tanzania confirmed its first-ever cases of Marburg Virus Disease after conducting laboratory tests in the country’s northwest Kagera region, the World Health Organization (WHO) said in a statement on Wednesday. Lab tests were carried out…
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The National Senior Citizen Center (NSCC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Federal Ministry of Health to create action plans for the provision of healthcare services for older persons across the country.
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Hearing in the case filed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) against Ali Bello and another over an alleged N3bn fraud has been adjourned till May 22, 2023, for the continuation of the hearing.