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Nigeria: AfDB Approves $1.5m For Jigawa Power Project

Nigeria: AfDB Approves $1.5m For Jigawa Power Project

The African Development Bank (AfDB) says it has approved a grant of 1.5 million dollars (about N540 million) to support power project in Jigawa state. Mr Amadou Hott, Vice President, Power, Energy, Climate and Growth complex of the bank disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abidjan, on Saturday. […]

Nigeria: Metering: Reps Inspect Sabrud, Move To Curb Estimated Billing

The Federal House of Representatives has said it was determined to strengthen the operations of indigenous meter manufactures and curb cases of estimated billing in the country. Mr Isreal Famuyiwa, Chairman of the House of Representatives’ ad-hoc Committee on Power to curb excessive charges by Electricity Distribution Companies (Discos) made the assertion on Friday in […]

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Estimated Electricity Bills : Community in South-South Nigeria Cry Out

Residents of Ukwu-Oji Quarters in Ogwashi-Ukwu Town in Delta State, South-South Nigeria have cried out against estimated electricity bills being served on them. In a statement made available to AFRICA PRIME NEWS, on Friday the residents said  “we hardly see power supply to use, yet the Benin Electricity Distribution Company keep bringing estimated bills of […]

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Nigeria: Crazy Estimated Electricity Bills Unavoidable—Says Kaduna Distribution Co.

By Joseph Edegbo : Against the hues and cry by electricity consumers, the Management of Kaduna Electricity Distribution Company, has said that the bllings cannot be avoided in the operations. It explained that the billing could either be plus or minus of 5% error which arises from the upward review of unit cost. At an […]

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South Africa: Minister Gordhan Accepts Lamberti Resignation

  Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan says has accepted the resignation of Eskom board member Mark Lamberti. “His resignation was duly accepted,” said the Minister in a statement on Saturday. Mr. Lamberti resigned as a Director from the Eskom board on Friday evening, citing the High Court judgement of 23 March 2018 in the matter […]

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Voluntary Principles Initiative Delegation (VPI) Arrives Nigeria

  Kaduna (Nigeria) – A delegation of the Steering Committee of the Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights Initiative (VPI) led by the current Chair, Mr. Ronald Roosdorp of the Netherlands Government will arrive in Nigeria Sunday, on a five-day working visit. Other members of the delegation would be representatives from governments, companies, and […]

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Nigeria: Kaduna Communities Reject N48bn Vicampro Potatoes Farm, Quaint Solar Projects

By Amos Tauna Kaduna (Nigeria) – Owners of the 1,000 hectares of land allocated to Vicampro Farms Ltd, to grow and process potatoes and to Access Quaint Energy to produce 50 Megawatt of Solar energy have kicked against the projects. The projects are located on the defunct “Manchok Ranch” in Kaura local government area of […]

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Local Content: Gulping Billions Of Dollars With Unfeasible Results In Oil And Gas Sector Of Nigeria

In this report, Odimegwu Onwumere unearths that the utilisation of the local content in the oil and gas sector is still a tall dream since the Nigeria Oil and Gas Industry Content Development Act was enacted in 2010; and $380b dollars or more have been lost in 50 years in the industry, upon the billions […]

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