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Senate Summons NDPHC CEO for Mismanaging $500m Power Assets

This Day 14 Aug 2022
The Senate committee on Power has summoned the Managing Director, Niger Delta Power Holding Company (NDPHC) over the alleged mismanagement of $500 million electricity assets.

Buhari Rejoices with Communications Minister, Pantami, on CIISEC Fellowship

This Day 08 Aug 2022
* Hails NDPHC director, Oyedele, for bagging African man of the year award ... The president also congratulated a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Executive Director (Networks) of Niger Delta Power Holding Company (NDPHC), Ifeoluwa Olusola Oyedele, for bagging the “Voice Achievers African Man of the Year” award ... .

Nigeria Secures $1.5bn Loan From US to Boost Solar Power Infrastructure

This Day 05 Aug 2022
According to him, the Niger Delta Power Holding Company (NDPHC) will own the assets, which he said would not only generate low cost electricity but also enable the company to pay back the loan ... Speaking also at the occasion, Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Niger Delta ...

Reps summon ministers, others over planned sale of power plants

Business Day Online 24 Jul 2022
The House of Representatives has summoned Zainab Ahmed, the minister of finance, budget and ...

Lawmakers Receive Copies of Water Bill, to Begin Debate on Legislation after Annual Vacation

This Day 22 Jul 2022
*House orders BPE to halt privatisation of five power assets ... Meanwhile, the House of Representatives has directed the Bureau of Public Enterprise (BPE) to stop the process of selling the five Niger Delta Power Holding Company (NDPHC) power generation plants until due process was strictly complied with.

BPE Pre-qualifies 16 Firms for Privatisation of Five Power Assets

This Day 07 Jul 2022
He allayed the fears of potential buyers of some of the plants which have litigation issues, explaining that such litigations were baseless and frivolous as the Bureau and the Niger Delta Power Holding Company (NDPHC) were empowered by the bids’ provisions under NIPPs’ transaction to terminate bids that violated the ground rules.

Eye on Rivers seat of power: Magnus Abe moves into the streets to offstage godfathers ...

Business Day Online 06 Jun 2022
Magnus Abe, former senator and one of the strongest political forces in the Niger ...

Nigeria: How a Shell Case Helped Nigerian Lawyer Win 'Green Nobel Prize'

All Africa 31 May 2022
To win a prize once awarded Nigeria's Ken Saro-Wiwa and Wangari Maathai, renowned Kenyan environmental activist, Chima Williams has for years confronted powerful oil majors who degraded the Niger Delta environment ....

Nigeria: Govt, World Bank-Assisted Solar System Installation for 5m Households Begin in Abia

All Africa 13 Apr 2022
The World Bank in collaboration with the Federal Government through the Niger Delta Power Holding Company, NDPHC, has commenced the installation of solar systems in 5000 households in Abia ....

Reps ask FG to upgrade power infrastructure, seek alternative sources

Business Day Online 05 Apr 2022
The House of Representatives on Tuesday took steps to address the epileptic power supply in the country which has brought untold hardship on Nigerians ... He noted that Nigeria has 23 power generating plants connected to the National Grid and managed by Generating Companies (GENCOs), Independent Power Providers and the Niger Delta Holding Company.

Why did Nigeria waste $137m on unutilized gas?

Business Day Online 01 Apr 2022
To relieve the pain, President Muhammadu Buhari says the government is ramping up the underutilised capacity at the Niger Delta Power Holding Company (NDPHC), with a $50 million Gas Supply agreement which is being finalized to secure the sustainability of up to 800MW of underutilized NIPP assets.

Abuja-Kaduna train attack: Late TUC Sec-Gen, Musa-Lawal Ozigi for burial today

Business Day Online 30 Mar 2022
He was a devout Muslim ... Ozigi was born on 12th December, 1965 and hails from Ogeminana Village in Adavi Local government of Kogi state ... Reacting to Ozigi’s death, a close friend, classmate and brother, Yakubu Lawal, former General Manager, Niger Delta Power Holding Company (NDPHC) described the death as “ very painful, pathetic and barbaric” ... He said.

IOCs’ exit cedes space to locals, will test FG’s policies

Business Day Online 28 Mar 2022
Itsueli, however, said the independents do not have the clout of the IOCs ... We need to change how we do business ... “The challenge for the government now is how to make the sector more attractive for investors, tackle vandalism in the Niger Delta and incentivise operators,” said Adebowale Adeniyi, senior manager, Oil, Gas & Power Group at Andersen Tax ... .

New Lafia substation to become Nigeria’s transmission hub – NDPHC

Business Day Online 26 Mar 2022
Chiedu Ugbo, the managing director of the Niger Delta Power Holding Company Limited (NDPHC), says the new Lafia Transmission Substation will become Nigeria’s transmission hub with back feed to Abuja.

Inclusivity for a transitional energy industry

Business Day Online 24 Mar 2022
Nigeria, D.R Congo, Uganda, Pakistan, Tanzania, Niger and Sudan are poised to account for 50 percent of the total global population without access to energy by 2030 ... Jafar, an energy and projects lawyer, at Niger Delta Power Holding Company Limited .

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