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KPMG has said in its Infrastructure 100 World Markets Report released recently that the $20 billion Trans-Saharan Natural Gas project would help Europe diversify supply by transporting natural gas from Nigeria, through Niger to Algeria and then northwards to Spain and Europe,
THE Model ICT Accessibility Policy Report released in São Paulo, Brazil recognizes that despite the unprecedented growth in mobile and Internet use worldwide, very few nations have acted to ensure that persons with disabilities are part of the technology revolution.
The Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) says it has acquired 40 new distribution transformers as part of efforts to boost the company’s operations during the yuletide.
Principal Manager, Public Affairs Division of the EKEDC, Mr. Ademola Adegoke, made the announcement in statement in Lagos on Saturday.
The statement also quotes the EKEDC Managing Director, Mr. Oladele Amoda, as pegging the cost of acquisition and installation of the transformers at N200 million.
Electricity consumers in Lagos State are not happy with the increase in tariff and poor power supply in the state.
They expressed their feelings while responding to enquiries from Daily Champion in Oshodi/Isolo, Surulere and Ifelodun LGAs of the state since this December.
The Federal Government has been urged to partner with South Korea on electricity and transportation to ensure effective and efficient power supply and transport system in the country.
The Nigerian civil servants undergoing E-Government capacity development training in South Korea made the call in Seoul where they are being trained.
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The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has directed the various electricity distribution companies (discos) in Nigeria’s Electricity Supply Industry (NESI) to work out fair and ingenious strategies of shedding electricity loads to ensure adequate supply of same in their respective coverage areas.
Major gas producing countries across the world are coming together to consolidate in a formidable bloc to maximize their natural gas resources via enthronement of a stable and reliable gas market as global oil prices continue to tumble.
The producers are uniting under the auspices of the Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF) a 15- year old forum which had its inaugural session in Tehran, Iran and was attended by governments of Algeria, Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, Oman, Qatar, Russia, Turkmenistan and Norway in May, 2001.
The Chief Executive Officer of the Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas Limited (NLNG), Mr. Babs Omotowa has said that the company has subsidized the cost of Liquefied Petroleum Gas, otherwise known as cooking gas, meant for local consumption to the tune of $50 million since the commencement of its intervention scheme geared towards product availability.
Nigerdock Plc has successfully fabricated and delivered the jacket and associated decks for the Domestic Supply Obligation ( DSO), Meren Gas Gathering Compression Platform (GGCP) and Sonam NWP project, belonging to Chevron Nigeria Limited.
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African Movie Channel has launched its brand new African series channel on Wananchi’s Zuku Pay TV platform.
In a statement made available to newsmen in Lagos, Yinka Mayungbo, African Movie Channel’s co-founder and director said that the African Movie Channel Series (AMC Series) is a premium African entertainment channel showcasing the best and award-winning TV soaps, comedy and drama from Nigeria, peppered with some of the best from the rest of Africa, 24 hours a day for the whole family.