The Minister of Power, Alhaji Abubakar Aliyu, briefed State House correspondents after an extraordinary FEC meeting.
Nigeria has been on the forefront of an international advocacy questioning the planned defunding of gas projects as one of the moves towards achieving net-zero emissions. Now, the continent-wide Africa Development Bank, AfDB, has thrown its weight behind the clamour during a meeting last week between Nigeria’s Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, and a delegation of the bank. So also did a team of US experts recently in a widely published article.
A statement by Odutayo Oluseyi, Assistant Director, Press, Ministry of Power, on Thursday in Abuja, quoted the Minister as saying this during a courtesy visit to the Ministry by Kevin Kariuki, Vice President, Power, Energy, Climate and Green Growth Complex of the African Development Bank (AfDB).
The Minister of Power, Sale Mamman, disclosed this when he briefed State House correspondents on the outcome of the meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
Inaugurating the project, the Minister of State for Power, Goddy Jedy-Agba, said the project was executed by the Rural Electrification Agency in collaboration with the ministry of power.
Ahmed stated this at a budget defence of her Ministry before the Finance Committee of the House of Representatives on Tuesday, when she was questioned on the allegation by Mamman that the budget for the Mambilla power project had been removed from the 2021 Budget.
The Chairman of the Committee, Senator Gabriel Suswanm, who made this known while speaking at the investigative hearing on power sector, added that Ministries, Departments and Agencies are owing N98 billion as electricity bills.
The Minister of State for Power, Goddy Jedy-Agba, made this known while speaking with journalists after inspecting facilities at the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company on Thursday in Abuja.
The Minister of Power, Sale Mamman, says he has no interest in any particular appointment in the ministry other than to put square pegs in square holes for maximum results.
Ajuri Ngelale, Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Public Affairs, has urged Nigerians to expect better performance from the current administration as efforts are in place to revive the power sector.
He said that the projected allocation of Ministry of Power was N127 billion and that of Transportation was N123 billion
Electricity Generation Companies, comprising gas-fired and hydro stations in Nigeria, released an average of 4,426 Mega Watts of electricity into the national grid on Tuesday, a daily energy report has said.
The Electricity Distribution Companies in Nigeria has described as a lie the claim by the Federal Government that it has generated 7,000 Mega Watts of electricity for a while now.
The United Nations Secretary General, Antonio Guterres, has underscored the importance of women seizing the initiative in the struggle for gender equality.
Chief Cairo Ojuogbo, spokesman for the All Progressive Congress Campaign Council in Delta has urged Nigerians to return President Muhammadu Buhari to power on February 16 general election.
Obasanjo’s roadshow to drum up support against Buhari’s second term got under his skin.
This followed a motion by Hon. Francis Uduyok on “the Call to Investigate the Lack of Prosecution of Vandals of Electricity Cables and Equipment in Nigeria’’ on Thursday in Abuja.
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He said that available statistics revealed huge energy theft by Nigerians, adding that the problem had become a big challenge for not just the power distribution companies, but consumers as well
Saraki further stated that since revenue derived from oil is highly volatile, fixing gaps leading to revenue leakages in the petroleum industry needed to be addressed before implementing any policy for energy sufficiency and sustainability.