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System collapse: Discos deny dropping load allocation

Electricity Distribution Companies (DisCos) Monday denied the allegation of the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) that the system collapse that was experienced on Sunday was “due to high voltage following massive drop of load by the electricity distribution companies.”

TCN records another system collapse

Business and other activities were scuttled nationwide, yesterday, following the system collapse recorded by Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN.

Ikeja Disco moves to avoid TCN’s suspension from electricity market

The management of Ikeja Electricity Distribution PLC (IKEDC) on Friday said it has begun moves to get the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) to rescind its order to suspend it from participation in the electricity market and disconnect some of its facilities from the national grid.

Federal government moves to cut off Enugu Disco, two others from national grid

The federal government has ordered the disconnection of three electricity distribution companies from the national grid over “non-compliance with the conditions of market rules”.

EKEDC promises uninterrupted power supply during Eid-el-Fitr

Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) has promised uninterrupted power supply within its operational territory during the Eid-el-Fitr holidays.
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FTSE-100 chiefs to meet Donald Trump during UK state visit

The bosses of Barclays, GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and National Grid are among a handful of British company executives ‎invited for talks with the US President Donald Trump during his state visit to the UK next week.
The Kaduna Electricity Distribution Company on Monday appealed to residents of Ibrahim Taiwo Road in Kaduna to bear with it over the power outage being experienced by the residents.

TCN: Why national grid collapsed

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) said the collapse of the National Grid on May 8, at 2:32 p.m. was caused by a multiple tripping on its substation in Onitsha, Anambra.
The Kaduna Electricity Distribution Company on Monday appealed to residents of Ibrahim Taiwo Road in Kaduna to bear with it over the power outage being experienced by the residents.

Lekki hit by blackout as power system collapses

The Lekki district is under the Eko Zone of Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC), which covers Lagos Island, Ajah, Ibeju Lekki and Ikoyi.

Power generation drops as gas shortage forces closure of four GenCos

Four power generation companies (Gencos) have been unable to generate electricity to the national grid for several days, due to gas supply challenges, the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) disclosed yesterday.
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NNPC pledges support for agro-allied industries

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), has said that it would support ongoing initiative by the Federal Government to diversify the nation’s economy through agriculture by providing the much needed fulcrum for the attainment of a mutually beneficial relationship between agriculture and industries.

Minister: Execution of multiple power projects approved

The Federal Government has approved the execution of several power projects aimed at achieving more improvement in electricity distribution in the country.

TCN accuses Abuja DisCo of rejecting electricity

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has accused Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) of putting its customers in darkness by rejecting about 40 per cent of electricity wheeled to the company.

TCN: National grid generates, transmits new 5,375mw peak

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has said that the National Grid successfully transmitted a new generation peak of 5,375MW on February 7.

TCN records 1,811.3 MW increase, transmits 127,157.7 MW in January

The Federal Government recorded an increase of 1,811.3 megawatts (MW) in power generation in January 2019, as the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) transmitted 127,157.7 mw as against 125,346.4mw in December 2018.
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Presidency prays for ex-President Obasanjo to ‘get well soon’

The Presidency has described the 16-page letter the former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, wrote to President Muhammadu Buhari, as “last push by desperate politicians who can’t handle the President politically and have resorted to subterfuge’’.
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Oby Ezekwesili: Lagos, Kano, others to get stable electricity if I emerge president

The presidential candidate of Allied Congress Party of Nigeria, Dr. Obiageli Ezekwesili, has assured Nigerians of development in the power sector if she wins the 2019 election.

Emir Sanusi : $1 billion to be invested in Qua Iboe power plant

Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II, the Emir of Kano and Chairman, Qua Iboe Power Plant Limited (QIPPL), says one billion dollars is to be invested in the Power plant in a partnership involving Mobil Producing Nigeria.

2019: I will use 25% of my basic salary for education – YDP aspirant

Oladeji Ebisemiju, a State House of Assembly aspirant under the platform of the Young Democratic Party, has promised to use 25 per cent yearly of his annual basic salary to provide educational support to primary and secondary school pupils in the area, if elected.

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