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Dangote Refinery awards $368m contracts to indigenous firms

Dangote Refinery awards $368m contracts to indigenous firms

Dangote Refinery and Petrochemical has so far awarded $368 million worth of contracts to 120 local contractors as part of its contribution to Nigeria’s content development initiative. Group Executive Director, Strategy, Portfolio Development and Capital Projects, Dangote Industries Limited, Mr. Devakumar Edwin, made this disclosure during the tour of Dangote Refinery by members of Nigerian… READ MORE

Buhari woos Qatar over investments in refineries, power and economy

Buhari woos Qatar over investments in refineries, power and economy

President Muhammadu Buhari has asked Qatar to invest in Nigeria’s refineries, power, economy and other sectors as he attempts to improve bilateral relations between both countries. The President played host to the Emir of Qatar, His Highness Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani, at State House, Abuja, on Tuesday. In a statement by the Special Adviser… READ MORE

4,000 Ariaria Shops now set to enjoy constant electricity

4,000 Ariaria Shops now set to enjoy constant electricity

The Rural Electrification Agency (REA) has disclosed that out of the 37,000 shops located within the busy Ariaria International Market in Aba, Abia State, 4,000 have been connected to clean, affordable and stable electricity generated from a 9.5 megawatts (MW) gas-based power plant built under its Energising Economies Initiative (EEI) by a private investor. It… READ MORE

NNPC to unveil largest cooking gas facility in Benin

NNPC to unveil largest cooking gas facility in Benin

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) is to open a liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) storage and dispensing facility in Benin City, Edo State. The facility, developed in partnership with its upstream exploration and production subsidiary, the Nigerian Petroleum Development Company Limited (NPDC), is part of efforts to fast track the consumption LPG, popularly called cooking… READ MORE

Katsina Government restores power to four communities

Katsina Government restores power to four communities

Commercial and business activities have commenced in earnest at four communities after the restoration of electricity supply to affected villages in Zango LG area of katsina state. Our correspondent reports that the restoration of power supply was made possible by the intervention of the Katsina state government after eight years of neglect. Alhaji Babangida Ali… READ MORE