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FGN secures $500m World Bank loan to improve electricity supply

The Federal Government of Nigeria, FGN's Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) says the World Bank has approved a $500m loan to boost electricity distribution...

Kenya floods cause postponement of fifth edition of FESTAC Africa

FESTAC Africa International, the organizers of the World Blacks and Africans Festival of Arts and Culture (FESTAC) has said it had to postpone the...

FGN secures $500m World Bank loan to improve electricity supply

The Federal Government of Nigeria, FGN's Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) says the World Bank has approved a $500m loan to boost electricity distribution in the country. This was in a statement from the Bureau of Public Enterprise (BPE), signed by the head of public communications, Amina Othman. As part of the updates, the BPE revealed that the loan, under the bank’s distribution sector recovery program (DISREP), has been secured to mitigate the challenges faced by DisCos in the country. “In a strategic move to address the identified gaps in the electricity...

FGN secures $500m World Bank loan to improve electricity supply

The Federal Government of Nigeria, FGN's Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) says the World Bank has approved a $500m loan to boost electricity distribution...

Kenya floods cause postponement of fifth edition of FESTAC Africa

FESTAC Africa International, the organizers of the World Blacks and Africans Festival of Arts and Culture (FESTAC) has said it had to postpone the...

NNPC E&P, partner target 40,000bpd with OML 13 production

NNPC Exploration and Production Limited (NNPC E&P Ltd), NNPC Ltd’s flagship upstream subsidiary, and Natural Oilfield Services Ltd (NOSL), a subsidiary of Sterling Oil...

UN Secretary-General creates panel on critical energy transition minerals

The UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, has appointed a new panel comprising state and non-state actors “to develop a set of global common and voluntary...

Energy editors to beam searchlight on solutions for energy transition

…set date for 2024 NAEC Conference Energy Editors under the auspices of the National Association of Energy (NAEC) Correspondence will converge on Lagos for 2024...

FGN’s 77,400 social homes target low-income earners

The Federal Government of Nigeria has confirmed that the plans to construct 100 social homes in each of the 774 local governments nationwide is...

World Bank, AfDB partnership aims to connect 300 million to electricity by 2030

A new partnership between the World Bank Group and the African Development Bank Group is targeting an ambitious effort to provide at least 300...

FGN to release 200 CNG buses, 2,700 tricycles in May 2024

... to birth 100 conversion workshops and 60 refueling sites spread across Nigeria The Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN), through the Presidential Condensed Natural Gas...

OPEC confirms rise in Nigeria’s functional oil drilling rigs to 16

 The latest March 2024 Monthly Oil Market Report of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) has shown with data that the number of functional oil drilling...