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2,000MW power projects do not make a dent in Nigeria power problem

Approved power projects in Nigeria do not make a dent in power problem

A recent review shows that 43 power projects approved by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) have not made a dent in alleviating Nigeria’s electricity crisis.
Nigeria: Billions budgeted to try and fix the power sector crisis

Billions being pumped into ailing energy sector in Nigeria

The federal government in Nigeria has budgeted about N806,103.6 billion ($195,000,174.20) for various power projects in 2022. This is in an effort to try and fix the country’s ailing power sector.
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Nigeria’s National Mass Metering Programme to commence next phase

In a move to reduce estimated billing by Discos, the Federal Government of Nigeria is providing up to four million meters to Nigerians in the second phase of its National Mass Metering Programme (NMMP).
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Nigerian government at 85% of its 1 million meter rollout plan

Nigeria’s Federal Government has taken delivery of 656,752 prepaid meters as part of the National Mass Metering Programme (NMMP).
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NERC intends to conclude extraordinary tariff review for 11 Discos

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) published a notice of minor and extraordinary review of tariffs for electricity transmission and distribution companies in the country.
2,000MW power projects do not make a dent in Nigeria power problem

Nigeria federal government rejects World Bank power sector report

Nigeria’s federal government has rejected a report by the World Bank on the current state of its power sector.
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Nigeria: Federal Government to spend $3b in power sector

The Federal Government of Nigeria plans to spend $3 billion on the energy sector in the next 24 months and end the current electricity subsidies by December 2021.
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Nigeria: NERC approves applications for meter providers

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has approved applications of 22 private firms and consortia that applied to become meter providers in its new meter regulatory framework, the Meter Asset Provider (MAP). The companies that...

Nigeria urged to connect 6m households to achieve 2030 goal

In order to achieve universal access to electricity, Nigeria will have to connect between 500,000 to 800,000 new households to electricity every year between 2018 and 2030. The World Bank highlighted this in a recent...

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