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The process to bridge the huge metering gap in the Nigerian electricity sector industry may have begun with the scheduled distribution of about 900,000 prepaid meters by the Abuja Electric Distribution Company (AEDC) to customers in its franchise area.
The Minister of Power Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has said Nigerians will experience some difficulties on power and road projects during the rainy season.
The Electricity Generation Companies (GenCos) at the weekend said the country loses $29.3billion yearly to low supply resulting from load shedding and inadequate facilities.
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.
The Mainstream Energy Solution Limited (MESL), operator of Kainji and Jeba Hydro Power Plants says 150 Mega Watts (MW) are stranded in its two plants without being utilised by Distribution Companies (DISCOs).
The Director-General of the Bureau of Public Enterprise (BPE), Alex Okoh, has been asked to disqualify himself from the management board of BEDC electricity plc.
A group, the Debate Power Nigeria (DPN), has slammed the Nigeria Election Debate Group (NEDG) and Broadcasting Organisation of Nigeria (BON) organisers of the Vice-Presidential candidates debate, over perceived failure to ask critical questions about the energy sector during the recent Vice-Presidential candidate debate.
Sen. Olamilekan Adeola (Lagos West) on Saturday urged Nigerians to reject the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in 2019, saying the party has nothing to offer the country.
The Senate is working toward harmonising all the regulations on electricity theft and tampering, which are scattered in several other regulations, into a single bill.
The Federal Government says it will increase power generation by 2,000 megawatts from the current 7,000mw to 9,000 megawatts by the end of 2018.
The Association of Nigerian Electricity Distributors (ANED) yesterday reacted on the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) opposition to its activities, saying the association has no legal backing to protect the interests of the distribution companies (DisCos) just like other associations in the power sector.
The Vice-President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, has called for increased financing in the power sector to improve the number of prepaid meters that the Distribution Companies (Discos) need to deploy in Nigeria’s households as well as the economy.
Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN, said, yesterday, that localised trippings in networks of electricity Distribution Companies, DISCOs, was not its responsibility.
Power generation companies (Gencos) in Nigeria have listed six conditions that must be met by the federal government or they shut down their operations.
Nigeria’s minister for power, works and housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola, on Friday said electricity distribution companies are responsible for poor power supply in the country.
Joy Ogaji, executive secretary of the Association of Power Generation Companies (APGC), says the power firms might shut down plants over the inability of the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) to transmit available volume of electricity generated into the national grid.
Some soccer fans in the country have given League Management Company (LMC) a pat on the back for dishing out punishments following the show of Shame involving Premier league side Kano pillars and team Captain Rabiu Ali.
Uber on Wednesday will unveil its newest Volvo self-driving car in Washington as it works to eventually deploy vehicles without drivers under some limited conditions.
A Lagos High Court in Igbosere on Tuesday heard that some of the biological material found on the night wears of a murdered Nigerian woman and her child, matched that of a Dane, Peter Nielsen.
Super Falcons head coach Thomas Dennerby hailed his side for their resilient performance in the 2-0 win against Korea Republic – a Group A match of the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup at the Stade des Alpes, Grenoble on Wednesday.
Khloe Kardashian has dismissed claims she was Tristan Thompson’s mistress when they first started dating.
Sergio Romero admits that securing major silverware has to be a top target for Manchester United in 2019-20 after enduring two trophyless campaigns.
South Africa women's team head coach Desiree Ellis has shifted her focus to the second Group B tie with China in Paris on Tuesday.
The 8th Senate, which was inaugurated on June 9, 2015, adjourned its legislative activities indefinitely after four years on Thursday and will no longer hold legislative activities.
The Imo State Sector Commander of the Federal Road Safety Commission, Mr Francis Udoma, has said children below the age of 12 should not sit in front of moving vehicles.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday listed eight priorities he will give more attention to give his anti-corruption agenda a big bite in the next four years.