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Electricity DISCOs Declare Force Majeure over Tariffs, Insurgency

Nigeria’s Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) has said that some electricity distribution companies (DISCOs) in the country have declared force majeure over tariffs and insecurity.

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UI-LISA Team Presents to CPEEL Students and Faculty

The Department of Statistics, University of Ibadan in collaboration with Laboratory for Interdisciplinary Statistical Analysis (LISA) of the Virginia Tech, United States presented a seminar to CPEEL students and faculty on Thursday, May 14 2015.

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CPEEL Lecturer Wins British Council Grant

A member of CPEEL Faculty, Dr. Temilade Sesan has been awarded a research grant by the British Council under the ‘Researchers’ Link Programme’ of the Council. Dr. Sesan was one of the four successful Nigerian lecturers that were awarded a combined sum of £24,380 as research grants.

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Public Lecture Delivered by IAEE President-Elect, Professor Gurkan Kumbaroglu

The Centre, in association with the Nigerian Association for Energy Economics (NAEE) and International Association for Energy Economics (IAEE) organized a Public Lecture in April 2015 at Trenchard Hall, University of Ibadan.

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CPEEL Students and Faculty Present Papers at NAEE/IAEE Conference

CPEEL Faculty and students presented their papers at the recent Nigerian Association of Energy Economics (NAEE)/International Association of Energy Economics (IAEE) International Conference held recently at the University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria.

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Post-Field Presentations by Ph.D. Candidates of the Centre

The Centre recently hosted two Ph.D. post-field presentations. Lilian Idiaghe (Ph.D. Energy Law Candidate) and Josephine Odure-Asare (Ph.D. Energy Studies Candidate) both presented their post-field findings to faculty and students of the Centre during the last month.

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NAEE/IAEE International Conference Scheduled to Hold in Ibadan

The 8th Nigerian Association for Energy Economics (NAEE)/International Association for Energy Economics (IAEE) Conference is set to provide an avenue for energy professionals in academics, government and industry within and outside Nigeria to interact and exchange ideas on current developments in the energy sector and to contribute to evidence-based discourse on current energy policy issues.

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Understanding the Barriers to the Introduction and Uptake of Clean/Improved Cookstoves in Southern Africa

The Centre for Petroleum, Energy Economics and Law has an existing collaboration with the University of Nottingham and some other institutions, researching into cookstoves uptake in some parts of Africa.

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Nigeria Reduces Electricity Tariff by Fifty Percent

Nigerian government on Tuesday announced a reduction in electricity tariffs by 50 per cent. It explained that the reduction which came barely two months after it cut the pump price of petrol by N10 followed a series of complaints by electricity consumers.

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Orientation Programme Held for New Students of CPEEL

The Orientation Programme for new students which held between 2nd March and 6th March, 2015 was a deliberate effort to make the transition into the University life and studying at the Centre for Petroleum, Energy Economics and Law as smooth as possible for the new intakes.

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