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ASR Africa grants N5.5bn to 22 Nigerian universities, tertiary institutions for infrastructure devt

Announcing the selected institutions, Managing Director of ASR Africa, Ubon Udoh, said that the 22 beneficiary institutions for the N5.5 billion ASR Africa Tertiary Education Grants were chosen across Nigeria, based on carefully selected criteria. According to Udoh, “the next phase under our grants framework would be project selection and development of mutual accountability frameworks with respective universities. We expect this phase to commence in the coming weeks”

Yuletide season: Eko Electric assures customers of reliable power supply

Idemudia advised customers to switch appliances off when they are not in use and exercise caution in and around their residences and offices, especially regarding electrical appliances and fittings.

POWER OUTAGE AS TRUCK HITS TCN TRANSMISSION TOWER

The company in a statement said the current restricted outage situation in parts of Abuja, is caused by a truck loaded with gravel that lost control and crashed into TCN’s 132kV transmission tower No 20, supplying bulk electricity to the 100MVA part of the Katampe Substation and 2x60MVA GIS Central Area Substation.

New ERERA chairman, Laurent Tossou pledges to strengthen W/Africa electricity market

TOSSOU, had assumed office in July 2022, following the end of tenure of the second Chairman. He is an engineer by profession.

NDPHC wins Power project of the year award

The Power Sector Awards is an initiative designed to recognize, celebrate and promote public and private sector organizations and individuals in the Nigerian Electricity Supply Industry (NESI).  

NDPHC ED, Ife Oyedele bags UNILAG Award

He said he was not looking forward to a day like this when he would receive an award for the services he rendered. But having been called and honoured as part of the activities to mark the 60th anniversary of the University of Lagos, is something he was really grateful for.

KITACK LIM COMMISSIONS NEW NIMASA HEADQUARTERS

While applauding the initiative of the modern edifice, he stated that more important is the human competency and capability, while leadership is the most paramount, as has been exhibited by the Minister of Transportation.   

23 Nigerians make MIPAD global top  100 under 40 list

Amongst the honourees are 13 Nigerian-based and individuals including O’tega Ogra, the General Manager and Group Head of Corporate Communications of BUA Group; AbdulJabar Oyekan, co-founder of Yahshud; Aisha Bolarinwa, co-founder of Farmz2U; Akah Nnani, Actor & TV-Host; Jeremiah “Swanky Jerry” Ogbodo, celebrity stylist and reality TV star: Ayotunde Fabamwo, Director, House of Twitch; Efa Iwara, Actor; Emmanuel Nwobodo, Chair, Federation of African Law Student and Kola Aina, Founding Partner, Ventures Platform. Others are Muhammad Suleiman, National Youth Leader, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)

Egbin Power bags safety Excellence Award

According to the organizers, the award is in recognition of the various proactive and preventive measures implemented by the GenCo, which has positively impacted on the company’s safety culture.

Egbin PowerConducts free medical outreach for host communities

The three-day medical outreach, which catered for more than 4,000 people offered cardiovascular check-up, diabetes screening, dental care and medications to beneficiaries who were attended to by healthcare professionals.

Shell supports Niger Delta flood victims with $1m

Shell’s donation, according to a statement, will be used to procure and distribute food and non-food relief materials, as well as medical supplies, to impacted communities hosting Shell operations in the affected states of Rivers, Bayelsa, Delta and Imo.

New investor acquires Polaris Bank for N50bn

In a statement, the regulatory bank said Strategic Capital Investment Limited (SCIL), the new core investor has deposited upfront consideration of N50 billion to acquire 100 per cent of the equity of Polaris Bank
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Transcorp Power adds 138MW to national grid, commissions rehabilitated GT Unit 20

Chief Executive Officer, Transafam Power Limited, Engr. Vincent Ozoude, expressed delight about the newly rehabilitated unit, which is able to power up to 100,000 homes in a year. 

Fuel scarcity: Oil workers threaten action, want fuel available at approved price

The union in a statement, urged the NMDPRA to compel all marketers and retailers to make the products available at approved price. 

Friesland Campina reconnects to Ikeja Electric after 22 years 

According to the Acting Head of Corporate Communications Ikeja Electric, Kingsley Okotie, the reconnection of Friesland Campina back to the grid was achieved through relentless effort of the Business Optimization team of Ikeja Electric.  

Egbin Power, Sahara Foundation upgrade Ijede Police station

The project, according to a statement, is in keeping with Egbin Power’s commitment to enhancing infrastructure development, socio-economic growth, and effective policing to promote safety and security in the company’s host communities.