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AFFORDABLE ELECTRICITY: SANWO-OLU ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF LAGOS SMART METER HACKATHON

 (L-R): Mr. Olalere Odusote, Honourable Commissioner, Ministry of Energy & Mineral Resources; Governor Babajiide Sanwo-Olu; Deputy Governor of Lagos State, Dr. Kadri Obafemi Hamzat; Mrs. Solape Hammond, Special Adviser on the Sustainable Development Goals and Investments, second on the right; Mr. Tubosun Alake, Special Adviser on Innovation and Technology, at the Final of the Lagos Smart Meter Hackathon Event The …

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ELECTRICITY ACCESS IN LAGOS: FINALISTS EMERGE FOR LAGOS SMART METER HACKATHON

        … Two Winners to share  N 7 million The Lagos State Government has announced the frontrunners that will participate in the final hackathon design event slated for 16th – 18th September, 2020, when Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu will declare the overall winner from competing entries in hardware and software categories at the Grand Finale scheduled to hold at the Eko …

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LASG RENEWS COMMITMENT TO ENERGY SUSTAINABILITY

The Lagos State Electricity Board (LSEB) has revealed that efforts towards transforming the City’s energy landscape are in top gear as the government desires to expand the energy services across the State. Speaking at a media parley held at the Lagos Energy Academy, Ikeja, the General Manager of the Board, Engr. Mukhtaar Tijani, affirmed that the increasing energydemands in the State, due to expanded civilisation and increased population, have …

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LASG, USAID SIGN LETTER OF COOPERATION TO DEVELOP ELECTRIFICATION PLAN

 L-R: Chief of Party, (USAID) Power Africa-Nigeria Power Sector Program (PA-NPSP), Mr. Tunde Gbajumo and Lagos State Commissioner for Energy and Mineral Resources, Mr. Olelere Odusote during the signing of a letter of Cooperation between Lagos State Government and (USAID) Power Africa-Nigeria Power Sector Program (PA-NPSP) to develop electrification plan for Lagos on Tuesday, July 14, 2020. Lagos State Government and …

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LAGOS SET FOR REVIEW OF POWER SECTOR REFORM LAW 2018

The Lagos State Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources has requested for submission of position papers and comments from various stakeholders in preparation for a public hearing on the review of the State Power Sector Reform Law of 2018. A statement issued today by the Honourable Commissioner for Energy and Mineral Resources, Mr. Olalere Odusote, revealed that the law will be reviewed to drive …

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LASG BEGINS ENERGY AUDIT OF STATE-OWNED FACILITIES

As part of the process of developing the State’s comprehensive energy master plan towards improving energy efficiency and sustainability, the Lagos State Electricity Board (LSEB), an Agency under the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, has commenced an energy audit of State-owned facilities. According to an official statement released on Monday, the General Manager of the Board, Engr. Mukhtaar Tijani described the proposed master plan as a detailed …

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LASG ENGAGES DOWNSTREAM SECTOR STAKEHOLDERS

. . . Seeks Solution to Incessant Tanker Accidents Lagos is set to stop the incessant truck accidents that have taken many lives of innocent citizens. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has said “enough is enough”, as the State government convened a stakeholder-engagement with key representatives of the Downstream Energy Sector to deepen safety awareness of operators, given the spate of fire incidents involving …

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COVID-19: LASG COMMENDS ELECTRON ENERGY FOR DONATIONS

Lagos State Government has commended Alausa Power Ltd, a subsidiary of Electron Energy Plc, for supporting Government in its determined efforts to stop the spread of Coronavirus in the State. While acknowledging the receipt of a consignment of food and drinks donated by Alausa Power Limited, the Honourable Commissioner for Energy and Mineral Resources, Mr. Olalere Odusote described Electron and others who had donated …

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SANWO-OLU HARPS ON YOUTH ENGAGEMENT AS FULCRUM FOR PEACE IN EXTRACTIVE OPERATIONS

Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwu-Olu has promised ensure the inclusion of indigene youths in the employment plan of the Lagos State, just as he implored companies operating within communities to facilitate empowerment programmes for skilled and unskilled youths in communities hosting them. The Governor, who made the assertion at the 2020 Badagry Youth Oil and Gas Conference, said that “In Lagos State, we …

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IBILE OIL AND GAS ENGAGES STAKEHOLDERS ON ENERGY REFORMS IN LAGOS STATE

Lagos State Commissioner for Energy and Mineral Resources Mr. Olawale Oluwo has restated the vision of the Governor to make Lagos State a global, economic and financial hub through the development of sustainable energy strategy and safe exploitation of available mineral resources. Oluwo, who disclosed this in his welcome address at a retreat organized by IBILE Oil and Gas Corporation …

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