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Nigeria is seeking $5.2 billion from the World Bank to expand electricity generation and help the economy recover from its first contraction in 25 years. The bank’s private-sector lending arm, the International Finance Corporation, may invest about $1.3 billion in power projects and electricity distribution companies. Its political risk insurer, the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency, […]

* Three out of six turbines idle at biggest power plant * Rise in Niger Delta attacks curbs gas supplies * Power producers owed huge sums by state firm * Power minister seeks solution to unpaid bills By Alexis Akwagyiram and Libby George LAGOS/LONDON, Nov 21 (Reuters) – Nigeria’s biggest power station shows the huge […]

The Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry Limited says instability in foreign exchange, inadequate liquidity and insufficient gas supply are inhibiting optimal performance of power companies operating in Nigeria’s electricity industry. The President of the ACCI, Tony Ejinkonye, said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Abuja on Monday. According Ejinkonye, […]

LAGOS Nov 3 (Reuters) – Nigeria has signed agreements to add more than 500 megawatts of capacity to its national grid, the office of the vice president said on Thursday. Africa’s most populous nation produces less than 4,000 megawatts (MW) but requires around 10 times that amount to guarantee power for its 180 million inhabitants. […]

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There may be a fresh increase of over 200 per cent in electricity tariff being paid by residential consumers if a proposal by power distribution companies to raise the average energy charge to N105 per kilowatt-hour from the current rate of 22.8KWH is approved. This is coming less than eight months after about 45 per […]