NEMSA says power sector’s electrocution record peaked in April

The Nigerian Electricity Management Services Agency (NEMSA) has said that Nigeria’s power sector recorded its worst monthly electrocution record in April 2017, when it...

NERC reduces number of days for access to electricity in new buildings

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission says the 198 days required for new buildings to be connected to electricity will be reduced to 30 days,...

1,653MW of power generation licences risk cancellation

About nine electricity generation permits to add 1,653 megawatts (MW) to the grid could be revoked by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) for...

Domestic gas supply increases to 40% – DPR

Domestic Gas Supply Obligation (DSO), an initiative of the Federal Government to meet national demand, is achieving the desired result with the level of...

House Ad hoc C’ttee re-invites NNPC, others over missing oil revenue

Following their “unconvincing” response at the initial stage of inquiry, the House of Representatives Ad-hoc Committee which is probing the N17 billion missing crude...

NEITI begins oil sector audit for 2015, 2016

The Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) on Thursday announced that it had commenced the process for a comprehensive independent audit of the oil...

Lagos suspends construction of filling stations, may relocate tank farms from Apapa

Lagos State Government has suspended approval for construction of filling stations in all parts of the state till further notice, ThisDay reports. The government said...

Past upstream oil licensing processes failed to secure maximum value for assets – NEITI

According to NEITI in its latest report, past upstream licensing processes in Nigeria have fallen well short of best practices and failed to secure...

N720bn revenue for FG under threat as 51 oil licences expire

About 51 Oil Prospecting Licences (OPL) and Oil Mining Leases (OML) of different oil blocks have expired between 2010 and March 2017 and this...

NEMSA, NERC set to investigate Calabar viewing centre mishap

The Federal Government has directed the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission and Nigeria Electricity Management Service Agency to investigate the electricity accident that led to...

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