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Minister Fashola accuses GenCos of plotting to sabotage power supply

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.

Minister Babatunde Fashola accuses GENCOs of blackmail, politicking

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.

Power supply to improve as burnt pipeline repaired – Babatunde Fashola

The Minister Of Power Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, said the Western gas pipeline that got burnt last week has repaired and restored.

Lagos, Ondo, Ogun plunged into darkness as fire guts NNPC pipeline

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.

Expert lauds federal govt on electricity transmission network

Mr Sunday Makinde, an expert in the power sector, on Wednesday lauded Federal Government’s effort at improving electricity transmission network across the country.

TCN, GENCOS working to restore operation on national transmission grid – Babatunde Fashola

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.

Days of business as usual are over – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has again warned that the days of business as usual are over and advised that Nigerians have got to get used to discipline and direction in economic management.

Full Text: President Buhari’s New Year message to Nigerians

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.

2018 pivotal to change agenda – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has stressed the importance of the year 2018 in the realization of his administration’s change agenda, laying out efforts to improve what he said was the huge infrastructure deficit in the country.

Rice importation to stop this year – President Buhari

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 Buhari vows to deal with fuel hoarders who blackmail Nigerians

President Muhammadu Buhari has vowed to deal with those responsible for the fuel scarcity that inflicted severe hardship on Nigerians, especially during the yuletide.

Negative income from PHCN sale?

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).

Energy thieves will be prosecuted – Babatunde Fashola

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.

Senate calls on fed govt to appoint separate minister for power sector

The Senate has urged the Federal Government to appoint a separate minister for the Ministry of Power to ensure optimal performance.

Experts to engage Fashola at LCCI power sector dialogue

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.

DISCOs blame fed govt for rejection of allocated electricity

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.

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