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22 Dec
The Senate has confirmed Muazu Jaji Sambo as minister-designate. He replaces sacked Minister of Power, Sale Mamman, for Taraba slot.
15 Dec
President Muhammadu Buhari has forwarded the name of Muazu Sambo as a minister-designate for power from Taraba State for confirmation by the Senate.
9 May 2021
Premised on improved electricity service to consumers, Nigerian Electricity Supply Industry through the Service Based Tariff (SBT) may have succeeded in improving revenue collection by about N260b in the last four months, but to the detriment of the masses.
30 Apr 2021
Minister of Power, Sale Mamman, yesterday, in Abuja, said the ongoing legal battle with a former contractor of the $5.5 billion Mambilla Hydro Electric Power Project, Sunrise, encumbered further development of the plant.
27 Apr 2021
The Federal Government will deploy solar power grids to 200 primary health centres (PHC) and 104 Unity Schools in the next 12 months, Minister of Power, Sale Mamman has said yesterday in Abuja. The programme tagged ‘Energy for All – Mass Rural Electrification’ is expected to be implemented through the Rural Electrification Agency (REA). Speaking…
16 Apr 2021
More than 16 electricity-generating plants in the country are facing critical challenges, worsening the seemingly intractable epileptic power supply.
16 Apr 2021
The Ministry of Power has said the outage across the country is due to gas constraint, maintenance of Jebba Power Plant, and water shortage management in Shiroro Plant.
15 Apr 2021
The Nigerian Government has apologised to Nigerians over the current power outages and shortages in various parts of the country. Minister of power Sale Mamman in a statement by his media aide Aaron Artimas said power outage and irregular supply was caused by the breakdown of some National Integrated Power Plants (NIPP) supplying electricity to…
14 Apr 2021
Stakeholders in the and energy sector have raised concern about Nigeria’s energy outlook, insisting that unless the country addresses critical challenges that limit private sector...
10 Apr 2021
The Federal Government, on Friday, unveiled its new Solar Power for five million households in off-grid rural communities in Jigawa. The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, while unveiling the Solar Power Naija Programme, aimed at Jangefe community in Roni local government area of Jigawa, said the project was expected to create 250,000 jobs, through its…
2 Mar 2021
The government’s financial support to the power sector hovering around N2.3 trillion in the past few years has raised concerns among stakeholders who insisted, yesterday, that the industry is at a crossroad.
24 Feb 2021
From 2006 to 2019, Nigeria reportedly spent N10.7 trillion subsidizing the consumption of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS).


1 Jan 1970
Industrial stability in the education sector this year will solely be dependent on the implementation of the tenets of the negotiated agreements with the organised labour, the Non-Academic Staff Union of Educational and Associated Institutions (NASU), has said.
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Bayern Munich's record-setting striker Robert Lewandowski retained FIFA's top men's player title Monday at "The Best" of 2021 ceremony as Barcelona captain Alexia Putellas collected the award for best women's player.
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At least 26 people were killed after an earthquake hit western Afghanistan on Monday, an official said.
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Cameroon captain Vincent Aboubakar scored his fifth goal of the Africa Cup of Nations as his already qualified side were joined by Burkina Faso on Monday in the second round.
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JOHANNESBURG,South Africa, 16 January 2022/African Media Agency (AMA)/ – The New York-based The Africa Center, narrative change organisation Africa No Filter, Media Monitoring Africa and the University of Cape Town (UCT) have joined forces to develop the Global Media Index that will track and measure the way Africa is covered by top global media outlets.  The Global…