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Global coal demand growth to slide on tougher Chinese policies

Tougher Chinese policies aimed at reducing dependence on coal will help restrain global coal demand growth over the next five years, the International Energy...

FG considers biofuel alternative for farmers due to high cost of diesel

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbe has said that due to the high cost of diesel, Federal Government is considering...

FG, indigenous investors to electrify rural areas; looks to renewable sources of energy

The Federal Government on Thursday announced that it was in partnership with local investors to provide electricity for rural communities in the country. It said...

Fresh hurdles face N4bn Katsina 10mw wind power project

Work remains stalled at the Katsina 10 megawatts  wind power farm at Lamber Rimi in Rimi Local Government Area of the State, with a...

Cost of Zungeru plant set at $1.85m per megawatt

The federal government yesterday gave bit-by-bit cost details of the 700-megawatt (MW) Zungeru hydro power plant, which it is currently building in Zungeru Niger...

NEXIM Bank to increase operational funds of mining sector to 10%

Managing Director, Nigeria Export-Import (NEXIM) Bank, Mr Robert Orya, said the operational funds to the mining sector would be increased to 10 per cent...

University of Ibadan to run on solar power soon – German envoy

The German Ambassador to Nigeria, Amb. Michael Zenner, has said a Germany-Nigeria solar power project at the University of Ibadan will commence this year....

FG to utilise renewable energy resources across the nation – Sambo

Vice President Namadi Sambo on Thursday said the Federal Government would utilise the country’s abundant renewable energy resources to enhance electricity supply across the...

Nigeria, Russia sign project development agreement for nuclear power plants

The Director General, Nigeria Atomic Energy Commission (NAEC), Dr. Franklin Erepamo Osaisai, yesterday said a Project Development Agreement (PDA) is being signed by Nigeria...

FG cuts process for mining licences award to 40 days

The Federal Government has reduced the timeframe for the award of mining licenses in Nigeria, stating that henceforth, miners would get their licences within...

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