Lafarge Africa’s Power Plant Starts Operation in October

LAFARGE Africa Plc has said its newly constructed 220 megawatts power plant at Ewekoro in Ogun State will commence operation in October. Guillaume Roux, chief executive officer, CEO, Lafarge Nigeria, said the project worth $400 million (N78.8 billion) was executed in partnership with …

NIPP Plants Built Outside NERC Framework

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission says the 10 National Integrated Power Projects were built outside its regulatory framework, making it impossible for them to control the projects to improve electricity supply in the country despite $20 spent on them …

A Nation in Darkness

Nigerians are suffering so much hardship because of the epileptic power supply in the country which worsened after the privatisation of the sector by the outgoing administration of President Goodluck Jonathan …

FG to Arrest Manufacturers of Fake Power Equipment

THE federal government has assured Nigerians that it will arrest fake manufacturers of power equipments in the country. Mohammed Wakil, minister of state for power, said the government was set to enforce quality control and standard of electricity installations across the country. At the recent …

FG Owes Major Oil Marketers N250 Billion

THE Major Oil Marketers Association of Nigeria, MOMAN, has decried the non-payment of an outstanding N250 billion subsidy claims for 2014. Obafemi Olawore, executive secretary, MOMAN, said the outstanding N250 billion claims include accumulated interest and foreign exchange differentials. He …