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NERC fines Abuja Disco N300 million for minor’s electrocution

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has slammed N300 million fine on Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) over the company’s alleged failure to secure its electricity distribution assets from third-party intrusion, which eventually led to the death of a four-year-old child in Niger State.

Banks partner Mojec on prepaid meters

Mojec Meter Assets Management Company, a subsidiary of Mojec International Limited, has announced a partnership with some banks to provide retail financing for the rollout of prepaid meters to its customers within the coverage area of its partner distribution companies (DISCOs) across the country.

Federal government to add 1,150mw to national grid in two years

Nigeria’s total power generation stock is expected to rise by 1,150 megawatts (MW) between 2019 and 2020, the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, has disclosed.

Federal government provides N37 billion grant for meter supply to DisCos

The Federal Government said it has taken advantage of the new Meter Asset Provider (MAP) regulations to give a grant of N37billion to a private sector operator to supply meters to interested Distribution Companies (DisCos).

NBET: Three DisCos ignored N8.68bn bill in February

Data from the Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trading Plc (NBET) have shown that three electricity distribution companies (DisCos) made zero remittance to generation companies (GenCos) from the N8.68 billion invoice of February 2018.

NERC rates Eko Disco overall best in 2017

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission has rated the management of Eko Electricity Distribution Company as the best electricity distribution company in 2017 all performance indices.

Nigeria should not be compared to other countries – Babatunde Fashola

The minister of power, works and housing, Babatunde Fashola, says Nigeria is a great country which should not be compared to other countries.

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The World Health Organisation, on Friday, said Africans were at higher risk of dying of viral hepatitis than dying of AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis.

Taraba university suspends strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, Taraba State University Chapter, on Friday suspended its two months strike following an agreement reached between the union and the state government.
Russia-linked sources are using social media in an attempt to influence elections in the European Union, according to a new report on disinformation released today by the European Commission, just one month after parliamentary elections in the union.

Report: Russia used social media to keep EU voters at home

Russia-linked sources are using social media in an attempt to influence elections in the European Union, according to a new report on disinformation released today by the European Commission, just one month after parliamentary elections in the union.

Court remands fake NNPC GMD

A Kwara Sate High Court, Ilorin, on Friday ordered the remand of one Jamiu Isiaka, 31, for allegedly impersonating the Group Managing Director (GMD) of Nigeria National Petroleum Cooperation ( NNPC ), Dr Maikanti Baru, and others.
Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo says his administration is doing a lot from its end to tackle illegal migration to Europe but needs more support from partners.

Governor Obaseki mulls football tourney for Edo primary schools

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has said the state government is finalising plans to organise a football tournament for pupils in primary schools across the state’s three senatorial districts, as part of government’s drive to develop sports at the grassroots.