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AEDC: 900,000 meters to be distributed in three years

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.

Tunde Fashola: Road, power projects may suffer setbacks during rainy season

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.

Nigeria loses $29.3 billion yearly to erratic power supply

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.

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.
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).

Mainstream Energy: 150MW ”stranded” in Kainji, Jebba hydro power plants

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).
Benin Electricity Distribution Plc. (BEDC)

Edo civil activists want BPE chief removed from BEDC board

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.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and former Governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi, yesterday disagreed on some policies of the Federal Government, including subsidy, anti-corruption war and the economy.

Group slams NEDG, BON over vice-presidential candidates debate

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.

Solomon Adeola: How PDP wasted 16 years of governance

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.

BPE denies alleged expiration of Discos licences

The Bureau of Public Enterprise (BPE) has described a untrue, rumours that the operating licences of 11 electricity distribution companies in Nigeria have expired and needed to be renewed by the federal government.
Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe

Enyinnaya Abaribe: Senate harmonising regulations on electricity theft, tampering

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.
Managing Director, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), Mr Bayo Onanuga (L) welcoming the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed to NAN Headquarters during a visit in Abuja on Tuesday (6-11-18). 6-11-2018-Albert Otu-BJO-NAN

Lai Mohammed: Federal government’ll raise power generation capacity to 9,000mw by end of 2018

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.

Official: TCN rolls out 94,762 MW in September

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), on Wednesday said it wheeled out 94,762.9 megawatts (MW) in Sept., due to increase in generation in the last two weeks of the month.

DisCos responds to NERC’s threat

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.
Yemi Osinbajo

Federal government advocates improved financing for prepaid metering

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.

Localised trippings not our responsibility – TCN tells DISCOs

Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN, said, yesterday, that localised trippings in networks of electricity Distribution Companies, DISCOs, was not its responsibility.

GenCos give six conditions to avoid operational shutdown

Power generation companies (Gencos) in Nigeria have listed six conditions that must be met by the federal government or they shut down their operations.

Minister Fashola blames DISCOS for poor power supply

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.

GenCos threaten to shut down power plants

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.

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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.

Fans hail LMC over Rabiu Ali, Kano Pillars’ hammer

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.

Uber rolls out next-generation self-driving Volvo

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.
Peter Nielsen

Danish husband’s DNA ‘found on murdered wife, daughter’s clothes’

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.
The Super Falcons on Wednesday boosted Nigeria’s chances of qualifying for the next round in the ongoing FIFA Women World Cup in France with a 2-0 victory over South Korea. 42

Thomas Dennerby hails Super Falcons for impressive showing against Korea Republic

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.

Khloe Kardashian dismisses claims she was Tristan Thompson’s mistress

Khloe Kardashian has dismissed claims she was Tristan Thompson’s mistress when they first started dating.