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Nigeria electricity sector lost an estimated N1.9 billion on Wednesday due to insufficient gas supply, distribution and transmission infrastructure.
A group, the All Electricity Consumers Protection Forum, said on Tuesday that it would oppose the proposed hike in electricity tariffs because it would further impoverish Nigerians.
The Enugu Electricity Distribution Company has said that the 4,000 megawatts generated in Nigeria daily cannot meet the electricity needs of Nigerians.
Chairman Nigeria Union of Mines Workers, Ajaokuta Branch, Mr Salami Jamiu, has debunked the belief that installed equipment in Ajaokuta Steel Company are in bad condition.
The amount of electricity generated by the nation’s power plants fell below 3,000 megawatts on Friday, dropping by over 600MW in 24 hours.
Electricity Generation Companies (GenCos), comprising gas-fired and hydro stations, said they released an average of 3,238 MegaWatts/Hour of electricity into the national grid on Sunday.
Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has said that 9,000 megawatts is the amount of energy required to transform Lagos State economy.
Mr Chidi Izuwah, the Director-General, Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC), says power generation in the country will soon witness a massive boost.
The Federal Government of Nigeria, on the 26th of July, signed an agreement with the German company, Siemens, to help the nation’s power sector.
Electricity Generating Companies (GenCos) comprising gas-fired and hydro stations released an average of 3, 919 MegaWatts (MW) of power into the national grid on Monday, a daily energy report has said.
A candidate for House of Representatives seat in Sokoto State, Dr. Balarabe Kakale, has said most laws being used to drive the country’s developmental plans were obsolete and needed to be retooled.
The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) rolled out 116,659.8 megawatts in November due to increase in electricity generation.
Stakeholders in the power sector have decried lack of much-needed investment in the power sector and said it is responsible power sector’s poor performance.
The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, yesterday disclosed that the eligible customer policy has started yielding fruits as Mainstream Energy Limited, an electricity distribution company (GenCo) has signed on five industrial customers.
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The All Progressives Congress (APC) has called on the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) to call the management of the State Radio and Television to order, over alleged provocative broadcasts against its members.
A corporal of the Nigerian Army attached to Operation Lafiya Dole has opened fire on his colleagues, killing four personnel and injuring two others.
Tottenham midfielder Dele Alli has been charged by the Football Association after posting a video on social media mocking the coronavirus outbreak.
Celestine Babayaro has shared his thoughts on the appointment of Joseph Yobo as Nigeria’s senior national team assistant coach.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, will lead a delegation of Senators to the funeral service of Late Senator Longjan Ignatius Dantong slated for March 2, 2020, in Plateau State.
Invitations to WhatsApp group chats are being indexed by Google, making the invite links —including links to private group chats — discoverable and available to anyone who wants to join, Motherboard reports.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Monday, re-arraigned the former Plateau State governor, Senator, Jonah David Jang, and a former cashier in the Office Secretary to the State Government (OSSG), Yusuf Pam, before Justice C. L. Dabup of Plateau State High Court, Jos, on amended 17-count charge.
President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with top banker and stalwart of the All Progressives Congress, Sir Marc Wabara, as he turns 69 on Feb. 26.
Governors are worried about the depletion of the Excess Crude Account (ECA) and the resurgence of insecurity especially the upsurge of Boko Haram attacks, it was learnt at the weekend.
Three teenagers; Onyekaba Chinedu, 19; Akpa Ifeanyichukwu, 18; and Chidera Okelekwe, 18, were on Tuesday remanded in prison for their alleged involvement in armed robbery and rape.