Railway Distance(km)
Abuja-Lagos 545km
Abuja-Calabar 465km
Abuja-Kano 341km
Abuja-Maiduguri 688km
Abuja-Sokoto 508km
Abuja-Benin 371km

Total: 2918km / Estimated Cost: $12.5 billion

Power Generation Report – August 25th, 2013
Peak Generation 3,491.10 MW
Peak Demand Forecast 12,800.00 MW
Energy Generation 3,339.67 MWH/H
Energy Sent Out 3,260.07 MWH/H
Highest Peak Generated 4,517.6 MW

Source: power.gov.ng

Power Ministry: 120m Nigerians lack access to electricity – June 2013 – Thisday article excerpts of Nigeria’s 160 million population, only 40 million have access to electricity through the public power supply system, according to the Ministry of Power. With the remaining 120 million getting their power supply from others sources, the ministry believes that the nation’s power sector is attractive for investors to put money into a market that would guarantee adequate return on investment.

Adequate gas supply to power generation is central to achieving the Commissions objective of electricity availability, accessibility and affordability.

Availibility, accessibility and affordability. Gas a feed stock for thermal generation.

Gas constitutes about 50% of total cost producing power in Nigeria.

Nigeria has a total road network of about 194,200 km, with 28,980 km as paved and 164,220 km unpaved (2004 figures).

There are daily flights covering major cities & towns across the country and several international flights to major destinations.

Train services (passengers, freight, goods & services) operating in Kano, Kaduna, Kwara, Rivers & Lagos etc.. are available. These trains currently transport goods and services across the country, covering afore mentioned states.

Source: nrc-nga.org

The NIPP power stations will add about 4,774MW of electricity to the national grid network. Many of the value chain projects are being delivered since January 2011 with a major harvest subject to availability of gas in 2012 and full delivery of balance o about 20% of the project by late 2013.

According to the Minister of Transport Senator Idris Umar; “With the movement of goods by rail, vehicular hazards are significantly reduced as many vehicles will be taken off the roads, without necessarily affecting the revenue earnings of the road transports”.

Public Safety Encompasses

  • Crime Prevention
  • Protection of critical State assets, citizens and property
  • Response to natural disasters an terrorist threats