NIGERIA: Lagos to sanction telecom operators over masts

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The Lagos State Government, weekend, threatened to impose fresh sanction in form of fine on all telecoms operators, over refusal to submit the accurate list of telecoms masts of each operator to the state.
General Manager, Urban Furniture Regulatory Unit, UFRU, Mr. Joe Igbokwe, who disclosed this to newsmen said: “The state government is worried by the discrepancies in the figures of masts submitted by some of the operators and the refusal of other operators to submit any list.”
UFRU is the Lagos State Agency responsible for the supervision of all installed infrastructure in the state, including telecoms masts.
He said UFRU would henceforth embark on the numbering of all telecoms masts in the state, and warned that any operator whose figure varies from the actual number of masts it operates in Lagos, would attract a penalty of N5 million per mast. He therefore called on operators to be honest in submitting the list of their operated telecoms masts in Lagos, without further delay.
Igbokwe, who also frowned at the recent collapse of a hollow type communications mast belonging to Access Bank, located in its Idimu branch in Agege, Lagos, said UFRU would begin decommissioning of all hollow type masts and towers in the state, after after April 30, this year.
 

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Nigerians rise in support of Okpala, condemn NFF

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Following the denial by the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF scribe, Barrister Musa Amadu that disengaged former Assistant Coach of the Super Eagles, Sylvanus Okpala was merely blackmailing the NFF by dragging the name of  President Goodluck Jonathan into the dispute he has with the federation, Nigerians have risen in support of the ex international.
Reacting online to NFF’s attack on Okpala through a statement by it’s spokesman, Ademola Olajire, some Nigerians have described the NFF as an insensitive organisation which should pay off Okpala if it doesn’t need his services anymore.
Reacting from Abuja, Austin Ekanem said the NFF was only trying to intimidate Okpala, asking rhetorically “can the NFF debunk his assertions?”, adding that they should pay him what is due him.
Another reader, Ofem Willie advised the NFF president, Aminu Maigari to take it easy on the Okpala case because what is good for the goose is also good for the gander while Olajuyin Ekundayo just wrote, “Maigari, pay this man off. Period.”
“I don’t care what you say Barrister  Musa Amadu. I totally believe what Mr. Okpala said. You can lie until you turn blue and evaporate, we all believe him. It actually sounds like something Maigari would say to intimidate someone,” wrote Thenjiwe Obong.
According to Edward Osadebay,  â€œrelieving a man of his means of livelihood is not a small matter. Can these (people) respond to the allegations Okpala made other than showing their in-human frame of mind. We were all here when the NFF headed by Maigari threatened so many times to report Nigeria to FIFA.
What are they now saying? That they did not? When you threaten a country, the President as embodiment of that country is threatened. NFF have no respect for the President or Nigerians. If not for public outcry, Keshi would have been sacked by these (people) parading (themselves) as football administrators.”
 

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Ex-militant canvasses solution for revenue derivation

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ABUJA- AS the National Conference continues discussions on national issues to strengthen unity, an ex-militant has called on delegates to tackle the issue of revenue derivation.
The call was made by the National Secretary, Third Phase Amnesty for Ex-militants, Comrade Tam Odogwu, while speaking with Sweetcrude, on the national conference.
Odogwu said delegates should see the national conference as a rare opportunity in a lifetime that should be used properly to move Nigeria forward by correcting the wrongs and sentiments that had bewitched the nation’s progress since independence in 1960.
Odogwu said: “We the Niger Delta Ex-agitators urge the National Conference Chairman, Justice Idris Kutigi and all 492 delegates to use this rare opportunity to correct and make right every error or mistake that the country is facing right now as a result of egocentric and ethnic sentiments put before national interest.
“We are peace loving people and also want to appeal to the confab committee to look more into the ethnic and minority issues and especially that of revenue derivation formula. This had been a burning issue that had caused restiveness in the Niger Delta and underdevelopment due to unfair treatment meted out by past administrations to the people and their resources.
“This is not only a Niger Delta challenge but national because we believe that where the nation generates revenue for national development should be accorded developmental priority, whether in the Northern or Southern parts of the country. So we urge the delegates to use their vast knowledge and understanding to thoroughly deal with the issue and lay it to rest.”
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According to Odogwu, the United States of America, USA, had a similar conference that made it a better and progressing country in the world today, adding that with the calibre of persons representing various segments of the country, better results will emerge despite the little hitches being experienced currently.
He also commended the wisdom and understanding of President Goodluck Jonathan for coming up with the conference after celebrating 100 years of the nation’s amalgamation, and creating the opportunity for Nigeria and Nigerians to address lingering national issues.
“We commend President Goodluck Jonathan for the great wisdom and understanding to grant this national conference in order to reposition and restructure the Nigeria entity again for another 100 years ahead. And we express satisfaction for the selection of delegates for this epoch making conference. We pray God to increase his wisdom to address more national issues,” Odogwu stated
 

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NIGERIA: Gas shortage frustrates constant power supply —NERC boss

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Inadequate gas supply has been identified as one of the major challenges bedeviling the power sector after its successful privatisation by President Goodluck Jonathan’s administration in 2013.
When properly addressed, it is believed that  Nigeria will generate above 6,000 megawatts of electricity from various power stations including Independent Power Plants across the country.
The Chairman/CEO, Nigeria Electricity Regulatory Commission, Dr. Sam Amadi said there are lots of economic benefits from the power sector post privatisation era.
He however noted that these economic benefits are currently trapped due to inadequate gas supply to fire various power plants.
Amadi, who spoke at the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administration of Nigeria, ICSAN 2014 annual public lecture, said if gas is not supplied to power plants, electricity cannot be generated, transmitted and distributed to end users.
“As a result, distribution companies cannot sell power, if they don’t sell power they cannot equally make profit to pay off their debts,” he said.
Also commenting on tariff policy, NERC boss said the tariff structure is based on balancing stating that “the balance is critical, ultimately what the consumer wants is power.
“And to get that power the consumer should know that the power would be financed. We allow for investors to recover their money, but in allowing for them to recover their money we are telling them what they can recover.
“If they tell us they are going to use aircraft to distribute power we will disagree. Our job is to keep the balance, first we make sure that there’s power and also benchmark the quality of service.
“We are now coming up with a regulation to penalise and compensate in some cases consumers who suffer grevious poor quality service.
“For example some people are coming up with fixed charges. We are saying if somebody does not have light for one month then they shouldn’t pay fixed charges. Some of those regulations are to bring a balance to enable the operator recover his money and reinvest in the industry and the consumer being served well.
Amadi explained that a regulator is not a regulator if he cannot protect quality, adding that, “we should also know that with the level of our standard now, we cannot have uninterrupted power supply for some time.
“We shouldn’t just say because there’s no light in my area so we have failed. First, we still have low generation, but we are improving. Within that scarcity there’s still some minimum of good service that every consumer should have.
“Our job is to make sure that every consumer receives quality service without unduly over bothering them.
If you can’t provide 24 hour power supply, provide quality power, answer calls, and respond to calls from consumers when there are outages, clear them within a reasonable time. If there are complaints respond to them. We would not say because the sector has not grown or have enough capacity therefore and should not do anything at all.
“We are going to bench them to offer quality service when bills are paid. We should expect this change as soon as possible, because we can’t wait for too long. Right now investors are asking for the regulator to protect them, we are also asking them to serve the customers. So we should expect the changes as soon as possible,” he said.
 

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Maximizing natural gas use: Prospects, constraints

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Nigeria is one of the top 10 nations in the world with huge natural gas reserves. Nigeria’s estimated proved plus potential reserves stood at 184 trillion cubic feet (tcf) as at 2007.
This is made up of 95 tcf of associated gas and 89 tcf of non-associated gas. The combined total of proved, probable and possible reserves is estimated at 300 tcf.
Unfortunately, there have been no significant gas exploration activities and the modest developments in gas reserves are largely connected to oil exploration (i.e. associated gas).
As at 2006, estimated daily gas production was 4.6 billion cubic feet per day (bcfd), and nearly 55% (about 2.5 bcfd) was flared. The balance 45% was channeled towards gas reinjection into producing oil wells, domestic usage and as feedstock for the Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) project.
Gas Policy & the Gas Master Plan Gas development in Nigeria has been constrained by the absence of clear fiscal terms; gas pricing mechanism; legal and regulatory framework; and inadequate financing. Consequently, government introduced a natural gas policy and a gas master plan.
The natural gas policies was targeted at promoting a public  private sector partnership for an orderly and speedy commercialization of the nation’s gas reserves, and so contribute to the development and diversification of the domestic economy.
Similarly, the gas master plans was developed as a framework for maximizing the value inherent in the nation’s gas reserves, and thus ensure the multiplier effect of gas usage in the economy and enhance the high value gas export market.
The gas master plan has three main components: the national domestic gas supply; pricing policy and regulations; and the gas infrastructure blueprint. The domestic gas supply obligation is meant to deal with the issue of improvements in domestic gas supply by imposing supply obligations on petroleum upstream operators.
 

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NIGERIA: FG grants Bauchi licence for 35MW plant

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ABUJA: The Federal Government last week granted the Bauchi State owned electricity firm, Yankari Power Company, an embedded electricity generation license, to build 35 megawatts, MW, gas-fired power plant in Gudun Industrial layout of the state.
The Chairman of Nigeria Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC, Dr. Sam Amadi, who presented the license to Governor IsahYuguda, in Abuja, said the company had complied with requirements stipulated in the NERC regulations for the application for license.
The elated Governor, while receiving the license said the state government would commit the sum of N200 billion to expand the power generation plant from 35 megawatts to 120 megawatts within the next nine months.
According to him, “we made sure that we complied with every regulation needed by the regulator before the commencement of the power plant.
Yuguda said the project is projected to gulp about $200 million, and aims at generating about 1000MW in the next two to three years.
He assured that already a good financing arrangement had been worked out to draw from $1.6 billion soft loan obtained from China Exim Bank through the Federal ministry of finance to support the power sector.
He added that the state government is also looking for counterpart funding from the Bank of Industry, BoI, to ensure speedy completion of the project.
“I want to assure you that having obtained this licence, in the next three months, we will deliver the 35MW. I am happy to announce to you that Federal Government has accommodated this project in $1.6 billion from China Exim Bank.”
He noted that many nations had followed the process to solve their electricity generation problems even as he urged other states to adopt the same method in the efforts to providing electricity for the inhabitants of their states.
“On the agreement that was signed with those who are to construct the power plant, we were initially given 18 months for the delivery of up to 150MW, but we believe that the first three months from the date of their clearing of site, we will deliver 35MW by the grace of God.
“With this development, I believe that many other states will come in and follow the new process to boost power supply and jointly within the shortest possible time, we will support the Federal Government in generating sufficient power.
“This is so that all our agencies and household power needs will be met within the shortest possible time. I know many nations have followed this method and in particular I recall what was done in China.
“They did not go for the mega power plants, they went for the smaller power projects and within a short period of time they were able to generate sufficient power for themselves.
Challenging other state governments to cue into the initiative, Yuguda said, “if all states in Nigeria can generate 200MW of power, I want to assure you that within the next two years we will have about 8,000MW and this will help compliment the Federal Government’s effort in providing power.”
In his remarks, Amadi said the licence completely stamps the legality on the project in Bauchi State, and called on other state governments and the private sector to cue into the embedded generation plan initiated by Bauchi.
He said the power generated is to be evacuated into the distribution network owned and operated by Jos Electricity Distribution Company, JEDC.
He said, “the parties have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding, MoU,  which provides the framework for the collaboration between the parties for the connection of the IPP to the distribution network.
“We are happy because embedded generation of electricity is the future of electricity in the country before our grid capacity improves to 40,000MW. This is a project we want other state governments and indeed companies to emulate because it guarantees the improvement of the socio-economic activities of the state.
”Having gone through due process, the commission has gladly issued licenceauthorising the state government power and also serve its citizens. We feel happy about this project because it is the future of the electricity industry until we are able to increase energy in a way that we will have up to 20,000MW.
 
 

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NIGERIA: NIPCO targets upstream ventures

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NIPCO Plc said that it was poised to acquire marginal fields and deepwater acreages in the upstream sector through its subsidiary, NIPCO Upstream Limited.
The Chairman of the company, Dr. Bestman Anekwe, who said this at the Annual General Meeting of the company in Abuja, expressed confidence that this would be realised in the next licensing round slated by the Federal Government this year.
Anekwe told shareholders that a lot of inroads have been made in this regards, adding that the company’s focus in the year is to build a formidable petroleum company, and to deliver greater value to both customers and the shareholders.
He said: “It is pursuant to this goal, that your company is poised to acquire marginal fields and deepwater acreages in the upstream sector through our subsidiary, NIPCO Upstream Limited. A lot of inroads have been made in this regard and we are confident that this will be realized in the next licensing round slated by the Federal Government in the first quarter of this year.
“Our retail division is growing beyond leaps and bounds. We are determined to grow our outlets to 200 by the end of this year.
“Our foray into the Compressed Natural Gas project is yielding desired results and is second to none in the West African sub region. We have expanded this from Benin City to Warri, and Asaba (Delta State), Onitea (Ondo State) and now Ibafo (Ogun State). Ibadan is next on line.
The phenomenal movement is gathering momentum and we will not stop until every car in Nigeria runs on Natural gas.”
On the distribution network in the Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) market, Anekwe said “More cylinders and accessories have been provided to deepen LPG utilisation as domestic cooking gas.
“It is also pertinent to recall that we commenced our diversification into lubricants with the franchise for Lukoil. We have recently introduced Shell lubricant which is one of the premium brands in the international market and is consistent with the brand policy of NIPCO.
“Gradually as our market develops, we are planning to go into blending of quality lubricants in the country which will be of very high standards. We hope to leverage on our growing retail outlets and our partnering stations across the length and breadth of the nation to grow a robust customer network base for both retail and industrial customers.
“It is our firm belief that all great companies were built with the spirit of team-work and constructive partnership. Without your help, support and loyalty over the years, NIPCO would not have become the corporate icon it is today.”
He also informed the stakeholders that the company has been accorded the status of major marketer by the PPMC.
“I equally have the pleasure to inform you that due to our growing investment in retail outlets and other trailblazing activities in the downstream sub sector, your company was accorded the status of major marketer by the PPMC,” he said.
 

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Nigeria ’ll soon have no major market to sell crude —Teme

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As Nigeria continues to export her crude oil to major consumers in the world, President, Nigerian Mining and Geosciences Society, NMGS, Prof. Clifford Teme, in this interview with GABRIEL EWEPU, said soon the country will have no major importer of its crude, he therefore urged the government to diversify the economic base to solid minerals development.
Can you tell Nigerians briefly about your organisation?
My organisation is known as Nigerian Mining and Geosciences Society, NMGS, and was founded on the 15th of January, 1961, but was inaugurated in December 17, 1962 in the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, present day Enugu State.
At the point of inauguration, the President-General of Nigeria, late Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe, became the patron, and since that time every other President or head of state had become patron of the association till date.
President Goodluck Jonathan is currently the patron of the association, and is one of the few societies in the country that has Mr. President as the patron, because no society in the country has such privilege to have the President as the patron.
What necessitated the establishment of this society?
When you are moving around, you see hills and rocks, these things contain a lot of minerals. Minerals are elements that build up all these rocks, and when you get these minerals well extracted, it gives rise to so many things, even gold. That is why the regional people now form the association. Now when they formed it, they formed it with metallurgists.
Metallurgists are those who go and wean these materials and put them in proper shape for commercial quantities. Initially it was called Nigeria Mining Metallurgical and Geological Society, but later on it was shortened to Nigerian Mining and Geosciences Society.
We are here to extract the natural resources of the country from crude oil to solid minerals. Crude oil is an asset and number one consumer, America, has been playing tricks with us for a long time.
When they buy from us, they accumulate and they don’t use and they now have three times what we have. Now they are arranging with China to buy their own. So we don’t have anybody to buy our own, except some minor countries.
You see that it will affect the economy, that is why we are now going towards the solid minerals industry, which is the mainstay of countries, like Australia, South Africa, Ghana, Uganda, and others. They don’t have oil but they are managing.
Are you saying Nigeria should diversify its economy?
Yes, and we want to be in compliance with Mr. President’s transformation agenda.
Can you explain more about the transformation agenda in the minerals and metals sector?
The one that is very obvious that affects everyday life, is the production of power (electricity), and coal is the primary source of electricity apart from solar, wind, and so on. Many countries in this world use coal, like United Kingdom, Canada, South Africa, and others use coal.
Talking about illegal miners, it is a serious menace in the mining sector, what is the NMGS doing to address the trend?
It is just like a cankerworm or cancer, and in one of our council meetings, we took a decision, and said if you pursue them you can’t win them, so we now made them to be recognised. Instead of calling them illegal miners, we call them artisanal miners and we give them certificates that makes them proud. COMEG is fighting and needs more people on the field to monitor, and in the next five years there will be no illegal miners.
As an organisation what are you doing to woo investors into the solid minerals sector?
Now that the news has gone round that crude oil will not be the order of the day, there are investors in this country everyday struggling to get a mining lease. They are trying to share the whole country into a mining lease, and they cannot share the country without knowing what is in the ground.
Do you think Nigeria has the manpower in the mining sector to harness the huge solid mineral resources?
We do have the manpower. We have 35 universities in this country producing geologists. Assuming every school produce 50 geologists, you can imagine the number.
Do you have data on young geologists employed in the mining sector?
The mining sector is just coming up again, so I cannot give the accurate figure because the number is increasing, and any number I give today can change tomorrow.
How are you regulating mining activities not to have negative impact on the people in host communities?
What we are doing now is, before you can mine, you have to study and find where the minerals are by drilling holes and by looking at core materials.
 

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Seven Energy acquires East Horizon Gas Company for $250m

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Seven Energy Limited has completed the acquisition of the entire issued share capital of East Horizon Gas Company Limited (EHGC) for  $250 million.
Seven Energy Limited is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Seven Energy International Limited (SEIL), the integrated oil and gas development, production and gas distribution company with interests in Nigeria,
This acquisition enhances Seven Energy’s position as a leading gas marketing and distribution company in south east Nigeria, expanding the reach of its gas pipeline network in this growing market to over 260 km, diversifying its customer base across key sectors of the Nigerian economy and increasing long-term contracted gas sales volumes to 200 MMcfpd.
EHGC is a gas distribution and marketing company that operates the 128 km East Horizon gas pipeline through Akwa Ibom State and Cross Rivers State in south east Nigeria. EHGC also has a gas sales agreement with an industrial offtaker to supply up to 25 million cubic feet of gas per day (mmcfpd), increasing to 50 mmcfpd upon completion of the planned expansion of the offtaker’s existing plant, under a 20-year gas sales agreement expiring in 2032.
Commenting on the acquisition, Phillip Ihenacho, Chief Executive Officer of Seven Energy said “This acquisition marks a significant milestone for Seven Energy as we continue to deliver on our strategy to become the market leading independent gas distributor in south east Nigeria. The East Horizon pipeline is an important component of the energy infrastructure of the region and we are pleased to add this asset to our portfolio.”
The aggregate consideration of up to US$250 million will be payable by way of an initial payment of US$100 million in cash; the assumption of existing liabilities of EHGC, including approximately US$62 million of bank indebtedness; and deferred payments due on achievement of certain operational and contractual conditions that are expected to enhance the long term profitability of EHGC.
It is expected that these operational and contractual conditions will be satisfied during first half of 2014. The cash component of the consideration is being funded using a new Accugas Limited medium-term loan facility of up to US$170 million and from SEIL’s internal cash flows.
 

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NIGERIA: NALPGAM seeks govt intervention on gas cylinders

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Government intervention is urgently needed to stem the tide of acute shortage of gas cylinders in the country, which is threatening cooking gas consumption, the Nigerian Association of Liquefied Petroleum Gas Marketers, NALPGAM, has said.
The National President of NALPGAM, Mr. Basil Ogbuanu, argued that except the Federal Government intervened and ensured that gas cylinders are available and affordable to Nigerians; the consumption level may continue to drop while kerosene also remains unavailable to the masses.
According to him, “we all know that you can use gallons to buy kerosene, but you need cylinders to buy cooking gas. These cylinders are not enough in the country. We are pleading with the federal government to use just 20 percent of the money spent on kerosene subsidy to make cylinders available.
“The companies producing cylinders locally have all folded up due to unfavourable government policy and inadequate power supply. Now, we import all cylinders that are being used in the country. A standard cylinder of 12.5kg will cost about N8500 in the market which an average Nigerians cannot afford.
“Instead of the Federal Government reducing the import duties payable on imported cylinders, it rather increased it from five per cent to 20 per cent.”
He urged the government to follow the example of Indonesia, which made gas cylinders available to its citizens at affordable prices.
On the issue of pricing, Ogbuanu also appealed to the federal government to intervene and ensure that the Nigerian LNG Ltd., NLNG, supplied cooking gas at domestic rate rather than the current international price at which the company is selling to domestic consumers.
“The issue of domestic pricing is another factor militating against increasing consumption pattern of cooking gas in Nigeria. Although, we recorded an increase in consumption rate last year. This is because Nigerians consumed 170000 metric tonnes of cooking gas as at December, 2013.
“This is an improvement from the previous less than 150,000 metric tonnes consumption figure. This has prompted the NLNG to increase supplies from 150000 to 250000 metric tonnes per annum. Before, the product was inadequately supplied but now the product is available and not affordable,” he noted.
Ogbuanu said: “it is becoming clear that subsidy payment on kerosene is not sustainable. If the Federal Government can use only 20 per cent of what it is using on kerosene to support cooking gas consumption, it will deepen the market.”
Also speaking, the Secretary of NALPGAM,Mr. GbengaFalusi, said there is the need to sensitise stakeholders that government’s sincere commitment to LPG consumption is highly required and not debatable.
“LPG will boost GDP, provide employment and create friendly environment without emissions. We commend NLNG for its timely intervention in LPG supplies, but we want the company to fast track its West African gas price index it is developing,” he said.
 

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