Nigeria’s power generation to increase by 340mw in December

The Federal Government’s planned addition of 20,000 megawatts of electricity to the national grid received a boost Thursday when Babatunde Fashola, minister of power, works and housing announced that about 340 megawatts of electricity would be added to the national grid by December, 2017. Fashola said this during his inspection tour of Afam Power Plant […]

Nigeria’s electricity concerns to ease as Forcados pipeline resumes


Concerns over Nigeria’s epileptic power supply situation are expected to ease on the back of resumption of oil and gas production activities at the Forcados export pipeline. This is coming on the heels of Shell Petroleum lifting the Forcados force majeure. Power supply in Africa’s largest economy dropped significantly from 3,959 megawatts to 2,662mw in […]