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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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LASG BEGINS CLAMPDOWN ON ILLEGAL MINERS

Lagos State Government, through the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, has embarked on the arrest of illegal miners towards curbing the nefarious activities of unscrupulous elements in the mining sector. The Commissioner for Energy and Mineral Resources, Mr. Olawale Oluwo, while speaking on the heels of the commencement of taskforce operations at illegal mining sites in Epe, said henceforth, …

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LAGOS READY TO TACKLE OIL SPILLAGE – COMMISSIONER

Lagos State Government has taken a decisive step towards tackling any oil spillage occurrence from its exploration site to prevent environmental degradation and disruption of means of livelihood of host communities. The State Commissioner for Energy and Mineral Resources, Hon. Olawale Oluwo, who disclosed this today during an interview on a Radio Programme in Lagos, explained that the State Government …

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LAGOS TO PARTNER STAKEHOLDERS ON SOLID MINERAL DEVELOPMENT

The Lagos State Government has reaffirmed its readiness to partner with the Federal Government and other relevant stakeholders in the development of the solid mineral subsector. The Commissioner for Energy and Mineral Resources, Mr. Olawale Oluwo stated this at a Town Hall meeting organized by the Federal Ministry of Mines and Steel for stakeholders in the mine and steel sector …

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