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FG building solar energy city in Jigawa as Seychelles became member of ISA

solar panels

Considering the super conducive natural environment for the massive roll-out of solar panels, Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has revealed of Federal Government’s ongoing development of a ...

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FG introduces weight, loading limits for articulated vehicles to save highways


Considering the volume of allocation so far spent on repairing and reconstructing federal highways across the country, the federal government has introduced a policy that will limit the amount of ...

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Agreeing S-South, S-East roads worst in the country vindicates IPOB claims—Analysts


The federal government has given clearer credence to the agitations of the Independent People of Biafra (IPOB) over instances of marginalization and negligence of the region as far as the ...

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FG has no money to fix Apapa-Tincan-Oshodi road now—Fashola

Port access road Coconut

More facts have emerged on why the federal government has given deaf ears to the yearnings of Tincan port users over the poor state of the road. Explaining issues in ...

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Bypass electric meter now, pay N450,000 fine or be jailed


Worried by rampant theft of power by way of meter bypass in several parts of the country, the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has drafted sanction ranging from N50,000 to ...

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Power hits 7001MW, all time high, but evacuations remain poor


The irony of Nigeria’s power crisis stemmed from the veiled truth that Africa’s largest economy now has the capacity to produce more power than it can distribute. This is based ...

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China’s 85% funding for $5.8 billion Mambila hydroelectric power worries experts

dam scheme

Recent funding deal sealed between Nigeria and Chinese Export-Import Bank that will deliver the 3,050-megawatt Mambila hydroelectric power project in Taraba state within six year, has continued to draw both ...

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Comments during US Senators’ visit lands Egbin Power boss in immigration trouble

Egbin PS

Twist and looming crisis capable of landing Lagos State into darkness have begun, following some comments made by the Managing Director of Egbin Power Plc, Dallas Peavey, which did not ...

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Buhari excited on Dangote, FMN, NPA partnership over Apapa-Wharf Road—Minister

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The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola has revealed that President Muhammadu Buhari was highly astonished on hearing that Alhaji Aliko Dangote agreed to pull resources together ...

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FG begins construction in 33 states to boost national housing scheme

Babatunde Fashola

As part of drive to reduce housing deficit in Nigerian which has climbed to 20 million at the end of 2016, the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde ...

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