Energy

So SAD! Many Residents Missing As Pipeline Explodes In Delta State

There was confusion in Delta State on Thursday after an explosion affected the Nigeria Gas Company pipeline at the Ugbokodo community, near the Warri Refinery in Okpe Local Government Area of the state. It was gathered that some residents, including children, who fled into the bush following the raging fire ...

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Fayose to Buhari: Resign as petroleum minister over fuel scarcity

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has again condemned President Muhammadu Buhari over what he termed, his nonchalant attitude towards ending the fuel scarcity being experienced across the country. Appraising the situation the controversial governor in a statement issued on Friday called for immediate resignation of President Buhari as the ...

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Kano metropolis in darkness after fire guts power station

Most parts of Kano metropolis have been thrown into darkness, following a fire outbreak at the Kofar Dan’agundi transmission station in Kano on Thursday. Socio-economic activities of the commercial city have also been paralyzed as a result of the incident. Mr Sani Bala-Sani, Head, Corporate Communications, Kano Electricity Distribution Company ...

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Only tariff increase can guarantee stable power, Akiolu tells Nigerians

The Oba of Lagos, Oba Rilwan Akiolu, has advised Nigerians to embrace the new cost reflective tariff for effective and regular electricity supply. Akiolu gave the advice on Thursday night at an appreciation party and book presentation held in honour of Mr Oladele Amoda, the Managing Director, Eko Electricity Distribution ...

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Nigeria begins exports of Gas to Pakistan

Pakistan has begun the importation of Nigeria’s Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) as part of efforts to deepen the economic relationship between the two nations. Pakistan Head of Chancery, Asim Khan, told newsmen on Tuesday in Abuja that the first consignment of 70,000 metric tonnes of the gas had arrived at ...

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Mobil takes over ownership of Qua Iboe power plant

Mobil Producing Nigeria (MPN) Ltd., operator of NNPC, MPN Joint Venture, on Thursday said it had reached commercial terms with Qua Iboe Power Plant Limited (QIPPL) for the transfer of ownership of the Qua Iboe power project. Mr Paul Arinze, General Manager, Public and Government Affairs in a statement in ...

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FG seeks new investors for power sector, set to divest from privatized firms

The Federal Government says  the privatised power sector  will open up for new investment process to enable  new investors invest  further  in the development of the sector. The Minister of State for National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed, said this in Abuja on Friday, adding that the plan by government became necessary ...

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Kachikwu keeps mum after meeting with Buhari

The Minister of State for Petroleum, Dr Ibe Kachikwu on Friday met with the President, Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Dr. Kachikwu arrived at the Presidential Villa around 11:33 am. The meeting between the President and the Minister of State for Petroleum lasted for about 1hr and 20mins. Mr. ...

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TCN says 105,535.8 mw of electricity transmitted in September

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has stated that it wheeled out 105,535.8 megawatts of electricity to the various distribution companies in September adding that this marks an increase of 10,577.1 megawatts over 94,958.7 megawatts wheeled out in August. The daily statistics of TCN operations obtained by NAIJAOXYGEN from the Nigerian ...

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Kachikwu writes Buhari, says Baru humiliating him in running of NNPC

There appears to be a battle of wits within the leadership of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) as the Minister of State in the Petroleum Ministry, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu has written President Muhammadu Buhari on the management of the organization. Specifically in the letter dated 30th of August, Kachikwu ...

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