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Sub-Saharan Africa Requires $40 Bln Annual Flow to Achieve Net-Zero Emission By 2050 – Osinbajo

While investments in fossils are being sustained in the rich and advanced countries, banning gas investments in developing nations raises questions around equity, justice, and inclusion as the global community approaches the Net-zero emission target of 2050, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said. According to him, a just, equitable, and inclusive global energy transition especially …read more →

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Shell Petroleum Opens Dialogue with Communities on Development Initiatives

Shell Petroleum Development Company, SPDC said it has begun discussions with 12 host communities in Bayelsa which demanded upward review of development obligations. SPDC’s Media Relations Manager, Bamidele Odugbesan said the company was engaging representatives of its EA oilfields on the issues raised. “We are engaging the leadership of the communities for a peaceful resolution …read more →

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China Completes Construction of $3.17bn UHV Electricity Line

Construction of a US $3.17bn clean energy ultra-high voltage (UHV) electricity line in China is complete. It’s the first UHV line in the world built to transmit only carbon-free electricity, its developer, State Grid Corp. of China has said. It will allow more renewables to be developed in Qinghai and Gansu provinces and deliver the electricity …read more →

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COVID-19: NLNG Assures Host Communities, Rivers State

The Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) has highlighted its palliatives and interventions in Bonny communities since the outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19). The Managing Director, Mr Tony Attah, said as a company, NLNG triggered critical preventive measures in its operations very early and promptly initiated engagements with relevant Rivers State and Bonny Local Government authorities. Speaking …read more →

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Developing Gas Pipeline Infrastructure In Nigeria Is the Responsibility of Government – Nwaozuzu

Gas pipelines Environmental concerns have made the use of natural gas very attractive. Surging electricity demand is also one of the major drivers of increased consumption of natural gas. Globally, energy use for electric power generation is expected to increase more than 25% faster than fuel use of all types over the next 10 years. …read more →

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Lagos State and Lagosians are culpable for the pipe-line explosion disaster in Abule Ado – Tony Alabi

As FG moves to reclaim Abule Ado from house owners An architect and expert in built environment, Dr Tony Alabi has declared that Lagos State and Lagosians are culpable for the pipe-line explosion disaster in Abule Ado having been involved in the approval processes that were not suitable for such locations. Also the problems of …read more →

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Makinde Appoints Adepoju Adviser on Infrastructure

Governor Seyi Makinde, has appointed Mr Simiyu Adekola James Adepoju, an engineer as his Special Adviser on Infrastructure, Moses Alao, the governor’s special assistant on Print Media said. The appointment, which took effect from 9 March, was conveyed through a letter signed by the Secretary to the State Government, Mrs Olubamiwo Adeosun. “Prior to his …read more →

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Developers, Property Investors Decry Out Of Plan Distortions In Lekki/Lagos Master Plan

Developers of high-end properties in Government Reserved Areas (GRAs) have decried what they identified as the spate of inconsistencies and distortions that characterise the housing infrastructural development sector in Lagos  They claimed that conflicting operating rules hamper the seamless operation of the sector and thus serving as a disincentive in an otherwise profitable sector.  According …read more →

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Lagos raises N100bn infrastructure bond for key infrastructure projects

The Lagos state government says it has raised a N100 billion series III bond under its N500 billion bond issuance programme. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the state governor, said the proceeds from the bond will be used to execute key infrastructure projects. Sanwo-Olu said that the signing was Lagos State’s third bond programme; as the state had …read more →

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Lagos begins enforcement of environmental law in Ikoyi/VI

Lagos State Special Committee on the clean-up of Ikoyi and Victoria Island has commenced enforcement of environmental and traffic laws in Ikoyi and Victoria Island. The committee chairman, Tunji Bello, in a press statement said the government is collaborating with Ikoyi and Victoria Island Residents Association (VIIRA), and other agencies to vacate hoodlums and eradicate …read more →