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Babatunde Fashola, Minister of Power, Works and Housing, on Monday accused power generating companies in the country of planning to disrupt energy supply to sabotage government’s efforts to revamp the economy through improved electrification of the country.
Nigeria’s Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, on Monday said he was not afraid of going to the law court over allegations of preferential treatment offered two power generating companies.
The Minister Of Power Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, said the Western gas pipeline that got burnt last week has repaired and restored.
Some states in the western parts of the country may remain in darkness, as repair work is yet to commence on the damage caused by a fire on the Escravos to Lagos Pipeline (ELP), which supplies gas to six power plants in the west.
Mr Sunday Makinde, an expert in the power sector, on Wednesday lauded Federal Government’s effort at improving electricity transmission network across the country.
Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, on Wednesday announced that the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) and the Generation Companies (GENCOS) were working to restore the technical hitches recorded in the national transmission grid.
I join my fellow citizens this morning to welcome and celebrate the New Year 2018. This year promises to be pivotal in our quest for CHANGE.
President Muhammadu Buhari says Nigerians have got to get used to discipline and direction in economic management as the days of business as usual are numbered.
President Muhammadu Buhari has vowed to deal with those responsible for the fuel scarcity that inflicted severe hardship on Nigerians, especially during the yuletide.
Public expectation for adequate and stable power supply may have been raised when President Goodluck Jonathan handed over share certificates to private investors in five generation companies (GENCOs) and ten distribution companies (DISCOs) which were created from the unbundled Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN).
The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola on Friday said some influential people in the country were not paying for power, adding that plans were on to prosecute them and drag them into the energy payment net.
The Senate has urged the Federal Government to appoint a separate minister for the Ministry of Power to ensure optimal performance.
The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) is set to hold a dialogue targeted at proffering solutions to challenges in the nation’s power sector.
The electricity distribution companies have blamed the Federal Government for their rejection of loads allocated to them, a situation that is worsening the poor power supply in the country.
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), FCT command says it is poised to curb drug abuse and trafficking among youths in the territory through “Surprise Raiding Strategy” (SRS).
The African Development Bank (AfDB), said on Friday in Busan, South Korea, that it was assisting the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) to invest in modernisation of its transmission network to improve the energy sector of the country.
The Chinese Embassy in Nigeria on Thursday offered scholarship to 47 students of Nnamdi Azikiwe University, a.k.a. UNIZIK, Awka, Anambra State.
World number one Simona Halep said on Friday that she thinks Serena Williams is still capable of challenging for titles, as the American prepares to make her Grand Slam return at the French Open.
An Idi-Ogungun Customary Court, Agodi, in Ibadan, on Friday dissolved the 18-year marriage between one Fatimo Taiwo, 35, and her husband, Lukman, on ground of abandonment.
The trial of nine current and former executives or contractors from Italy’s Eni and British-Dutch giant Royal Dutch Shell, including ENI Chief Executive Claudio Descalzi, over a 1.3 billion dollars oil deal in Nigeria, will begin in Milan on June 20.
Two of three Ebola patients who escaped quarantine in the Congo river port city of Mbandaka have died, the head of medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres’ (MSF) mission in the city said on Wednesday.
President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday, applauded the appointment of the Director General of the National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), Otunba Olusegun Runsewe, as President of World Craft Council, African Region, saying it is an indication that Nigeria’s arts and craft have come into international limelight.
President Donald Trump has notified Kim Jong-un, the North Korean leader, that he has canceled their much-anticipated meeting, which was set for June 12.
Anambra State governor, Willie Obiano, says it is time for the Igbo people to ask their fellow Nigerians what type of country they want.