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The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has called for an improved welfare package for teachers in Nigerian as they join their colleagues globally to mark this year’s World Teachers’ Day. 9

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Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, last night regretted the current poor power supply in the country, declaring that making life more miserable for Nigerians who were on lockdown over the coronavirus pandemic was unacceptable.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila (APC-Lagos), has announced the demise of a former member of the house, Rep. Tony Okey. 7

Speaker Gbajabiamila meets ministers, CBN chief, NERC over poor power supply

The Speaker of Nigeria’s House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila, on Wednesday met with the Minister of Power, Mr. Sale Mamman and the management of the National Electricity Regulatory Commission over a viral video by Nollywood actress, Ada Ameh.
The Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company, IBEDC, has appealed to its customers to go through the proper channel and avoid fraudulent activities in meter collection.

Abuja DisCo’s metered customers to pay more

Metered customers of the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) are to pay additional charges for the prepaid meter they earlier purchased from the power company.

KAEDCO: Zamfara electricity consumers owe N50 billion

The Kaduna Electricity Distribution Company says it is being owed over N50bn by consumers in Zamfara.

NCC, IHS, NERC push for PPP to grow broadband

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), National Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) and IHS Nigeria, on Tuesday made a strong case for private-public partnership (PPP) to drive innovative solutions that will enable the country to meet its growing demand for broadband connectivity.
The Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company, IBEDC, has appealed to its customers to go through the proper channel and avoid fraudulent activities in meter collection.

Benin Disco chief blames high cost of prepaid metres on Customs

The Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of the Benin Electricity Development Company, BEDC, Mrs. Funke Osibodu, has blamed the cost of prepaid metres on Customs import duty Customs, saying the company has put machinery in place with a list of innovations geared towards customers’ satisfaction, and arresting underperformance, high cost of new prepaid meters.

Electricity bill raises tension in Zaria

Thousands of Zaria residents at the weekend, protested against what they called `fraud, intimidation and over billing of consumers by Kaduna Electricity Distribution Company (KEDC) and threatened legal action against the company.
Benin Electricity Distribution Plc. (BEDC)

Ekiti sues BEDC over alleged illegal disconnections, arbitrary billings

Electricity consumers in Ekiti State have sued the Benin Electricity Distribution company (BEDC) to court over alleged over billings and illegal disconnection of electricity in the state.

DisCos: Federal government lied on generation of 7,000mw of electricity

The Electricity Distribution Companies in Nigeria has described as a lie the claim by the Federal Government that it has generated 7,000 Mega Watts of electricity for a while now.
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.

Balarabe Kakale: Nigeria’s laws obsolete, need overhaul

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.

Federal government faults FAAN, NTDC, others over non-remittance of operating surplus

The Fiscal Responsibility Commission (FRC) has faulted several government agencies’ reluctance to remit their operating surplus into the Consolidated Revenue Fund (CRF).
Otakikpo Marginal field

Operator: $12 million LPG plant ready 2019

Barring the unforeseen, the $12 million Liquefied Petroleum Gas plant (LPG) currently under construction in Ikuru in Rivers State, by Green Energy International Limited (GEIL), operator of Otakikpo Marginal field in OML 11, will become operational by the second quarter of 2019.
Benin Electricity Distribution Plc. (BEDC)

BEDC: Why there is ‘sustained protest’ against us

The Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC), has said that the sustained protest against its operations by some of its customers are because of its stoppage of power theft by some people.

Ikeja Electric customers fret over prepaid meters, billings

For some consumers under the Ikeja Electricity Distribution Company, IKEDC, this may not be the best of times for them as days without lights, crazy bills and endless antics on supply of prepaid meters have become new normal.

SGF wants foreign investors to address housing, energy challenge

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, has called on foreign investors willing to do business in Nigeria to help address the 17 million housing deficit and energy distribution in the country.

Ambode seeks NERC’s approval for 3,000MW power project

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, on Friday sought a no objection letter from the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) for the State Government’s Embedded Power Programme.

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Nigeria declares telecoms facilities critical national Infrastructure

In response to the yearnings of industry stakeholders to declare telecom facilities Critical National Infrastructure, President Muhammadu Buhari, has finally approved and also directed that necessary physical protective measures be put in place to safeguard telecommunications infrastructure deployed across the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari has again, addressed Nigerians on the efforts of its government to contain the coronavirus pandemic (covid-19) that is ravaging the country 4

ASCAB: President Buhari’s speech underestimate Sani Abacha’s $5 billion loot

Alliance for Surviv­ing COVID-19 and Beyond, (ASCAB), a group led by prominent Nigerian human rights lawyer, Femi Falana has said that President Mu­hammadu Buhari’s claim that late dictator, Sani Abacha, stole $1 billion con­tradicts the figures earlier released by his own officials.