Ikeja Electric Graduates 140 From Metering Academy, Deepens Commitment

How utility company is fixing power industry’s brain drain in meter installations, Ikeja Electric MD reviews commitment since 2020   Ikeja Electric Plc, IE, has trained 140 employees to boost metering density and meter management across its network. Platforms Africa reports that the Chief Executive Officer, Ikeja Electric, Folake Soetan, who led the presentation of certificates to the graduands, said that Ikeja Electric Metering Academy was launched in 2020 as a result of shortage in human capacity for the installation of meters, resulting in slow pace of metering across its…

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How NNPC, Sahara JV Plots Cooking Gas Penetration Across W’Africa

Joint venture announces FID on sub-regional LPG jetties’ construction WAGL Energy Limited, a joint venture business operated by the Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) Limited and Sahara Group, is set to develop and construct jetties across West African countries to boost the supply and penetration of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) in the sub-region. Emmanuel Ubani, Managing Director, WAGL Energy Limited said discussions were already at advanced stages for the first in the lot. READ ALSO: Why Nigeria Cannot Introduce Subsidy On Diesel – NNPC All Nigeria’s Refineries Producing Zero Litre…

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NBC Ltd Mulls 15m Euro Investments in Solar Plants Across Nigeria

Nigerian Bottling Company Limited, NBC, is set to invest 15 million Euro in Solar Plants across Nigeria in line with its renewable drive initiative. Platforms Africa reports that the Managing Director, NBC, Matthieu Seguin stated this during the Media Tour at NBC Ikeja Plant on Wednesday in Lagos. “NBC is part of the Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company group, CCHBC, which has an uncompromising commitment to minimize our environmental footprint whilst enriching the communities where we operate”, he said. READ ALSO: Meet Benjamin Olowu, First Graduate With 4.97 CGPA in Lagos…

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Nigeria needs gas for prosperity, accelerated industrial development – NGA

President Nigerian Gas Association (NGA), Ed Ubong, has called for urgent strategy to grow Nigeria’s capacity in the gas sub-sector. A statement sent to Platforms Africa quoted Ubong, who doubles as the Managing Director, Shell Nigeria Gas,to have said this at the just-concluded Practical Nigeria Content Forum held in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State. The.move, according to him, would ensure that gas is used to spur industrial development across all parts of the country. READ ALSO: Why Another Lockdown Over COVID-19 Omicron Variant is Unlikely – Expert Hours After Platforms Africa Exclusive,…

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TotalEnergies Launches AFCON 2021 Trophy Tour In Nigeria, Restates commitment to Sport Growth

TotalEnergies Marketing Nigeria Plc has kicked off the TotalEnergies African Cup of Nations(AFCON) Trophy Tour in Nigeria. Platforms  Africa reports that a year after welcoming the best talents in African football during the TotalEnergies CHAN, Cameroon is opening its doors to host the 33rd edition of the TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations, which will hold from January 9 to February 6, 2022. Speaking at the press conference in Lagos, the Managing Director, Samba Seye who was represented by Lesley Baxter Executive Director Secretary General said the company is committed to…

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BREAKING: Shell Unveils First female MD in Nigeria’s Deep-Water History

Meet Elohor Aiboni, first female to lead E&P company in Shell’s over 60 years Nigeria operations   World energy giant, Shell, has named Elohor Aiboni as the Managing Director of its Nigeria deep-water business, Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company Limited (SNEPCo) with effect from 1st August 2021. Platforms  Africa reports that Elohor is the first female to lead a Shell exploration company in the over 60 years of Shell’s operations in Nigeria. She succeeds Bayo Ojulari who retired on 31st July 2021 after five years as SNEPCo’s MD and…

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