Federal Government of Nigeria awards UNIDO for its contribution to sustainable industrialization

ABUJA, 20 November 2013 - The United Nations Industrial Development Organization has been awarded for its efforts in supporting the Nigerian Government to reduce poverty through productive activities and contributing to sustainable industrialization. The award was presented to the organization through the Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment, as part of the activities to mark Africa Industrialization Day. This year, the theme is "Job creation and entrepreneurship development: a means to accelerate industrial development". UNIDO's recent activities in the country included support for the "Job...

Nigeria Government inaugurates “Light Up Nigeria” project

The federal government yesterday inaugurated a special power initiative tagged "Light Up Nigeria" project aimed at providing renewable electricity to all parts of Nigeria. The Minister of Power, Prof. Chinedu Nebo, who inaugurated the project at Durumi near Mpape, Abuja, said the project was part of the transformation agenda for the power sector. "We are here today to inaugurate a special initiative of the Federal Ministry of Power called "Operation light up rural Nigeria." "This is part of President Goodluck Jonathan's transformation agenda for the...

COMMUNIQUE NIGERIA ALTERNATIVE ENERGY EXPO 2013

The Nigeria Alternative Energy Exhibition (NAEE 2013) ended at ShehuYar' Adua Convention Centre in Abuja after a successful third edition of one of Africa's biggest energy forum. The Conference was declared open by the Hon. Minister of Power, Professor Chinedu Nebo who was represented by his senior Personal Assistant, Dr. Albert Okorogu along with a large delegation from the ministry's parastatals. Similarly the technical adviser on the Presidential Task Force on Power, Dr. Stephen Ogaji also presented good will message.  The Hon. Minister of Environment...