Biden appoints Nigerian-born Ebong as acting director USTDA
United States President Joe Biden has appointed Nigerian-born Enoh Titilayo Ebong as the acting director of the US Trade and Development Agency (USTDA). "The appointment meant a return to USTDA where from 2004 to 2019, Ms. Ebong had served in a variety of roles, most recently as the Agency’s General Counsel, and Deputy Director and…
USTDA partners ipNX on Internet connectivity in Nigeria
In continuation of its 20 years of support for Nigeria’s telecommunications sector, the United States Trade and Development Agency (USTDA), will fund two projects that will help deliver fast...
DisCos seek energy mix to address power challenges
Addressing Nigeria’s electricity gap may remain elusive unless the country focuses on energy mix, particularly through evolving technologies...
US offers $1.06m grant to address electricity challenges in underserved communities
About $1.06m has been provided by the United States Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) to extend power supply to undeserved communities in Nigeria.
USTDA reaffirms support for 20,000bpd modular refinery
The U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) has reaffirmed its support for the 20, 000 barrel per day production capacity modular refinery at Tomaro Island Port in Amuwo – Odofin Local Government Area of Lagos (LGA). The Acting Director, USTDA, Thomas Hardy who commended the management of Eko Petrochemical and Refining Company said during a…
BCN, USTDA to drive broadband deployment in North West
The United States of America through the Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) is partnering with Nigeria’s Backbone Connectivity Network (BCN) Limited to bridge broadband access gaps in the country.
Ondo partners USTDA grant recipient to power Ilaje communities through solar
The Ondo State government in partnership with an international consulting firm, Community Social Enterprises Limited (CESEL), yesterday, launched the pilot implementation of Solar Micro-grid systems in Araromi Seaside, Ilaje Council of the state.
Modular refiners to get pioneer status, duty waivers
The Chairman, Eko Petrochem and Refining Company, Emmanuel Iheanacho, said the U.S. Government, acting through the USTDA, had accelerated the process of the company’s planned economic investment through the industrial development grant of $797,343.
U.S. Agency approves $1m for development of modular refinery in Nigeria
The U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) has approved a grant of $1 million (about N360 million) for the detailed engineering design of 20,000 barrel per day (bpd) modular refinery in Lagos.