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Benin DisCo restores power to Ekiti, Ondo states communities at Christmas

December 25, 2018 will be remembered by the ‘Eka Meta” communities of Ekiti state as BEDC Electricity Plc. restored supply to Erinijiyan, Ipoleloro, Ikogosi.

Kebbi to sustain uninterrupted electricity supply

Governor Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi has promised to sustain and improve on the uninterrupted electricity supply currently enjoyed in the state.
Louis Edozien

Group asks permanent secretary to resign over alleged non-participation in NYSC

The Incorporated Trustees of Center for Pursuit of Legal and Constitutional Rights‎ has threatened to commence legal action against the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Power Works and Housing, Mr. Louis Edozien, if he refused to resign his appointment over his alleged non- participation in the one year compulsory National Youth Service Scheme (NYSC) after graduation.

Federal government to add 4200MW to national grid in 18 months

The federal government is set to add 4200 megawatts of electricity to the national grid in 12 to 18 months.
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Federal government unveils plans to add 4200MW to national grid

Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Dr. Okechukwu Enelamah, yesterday unveiled plans by the Federal Government to deploy under-utilised power assets to deliver incremental power to industrial centres and needy communities in the country.

House of Representatives probe alleged misuse of $30 billion by NDPHC

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, has said that the House will not relent until all allegations of misuse of N10.08 trillion (about $30 billion) by the Niger Delta Power Holding Company (NDPHC) is unravelled.

Chief Justice Onnoghen tasks judges on stringent punishment for electricity, pipeline vandals

The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) and chairman, Board of Governors, National Judicial Institute (NJI), Abuja, Justice Walter Onnoghen, on Monday, said the judiciary would be stringent in applying punishment for electricity and pipeline vandals.

EFCC begins probe of $16 billion allegedly spent on power

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has begun investigating the alleged $16 billion spent on power during the administration of former president Olusegun Obasanjo.

NDPHC to distribute 20,000 solar units to communities

The Niger Delta Power Holding Company (NDPHC) has said that it would distribute 20,000 units of home solar system to various communities yet to be connected to the national grid across Nigeria.

Senate asks NDPHC to reinstate dismissed manager

The Senate on Thursday urged the Niger Delta Power Holding Company (NDPHC) to reinstate Maryam Mohammed and pay her entitlements since June 2016, when she was ‘wrongfully’ sacked.

Federal government commissions Apo capacitor bank to power 7,000 households

Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Raji Fashola, has commissioned a 60MVAR capacitor bank at the Apo 132/33KV transmission substation in Abuja aimed to improve electricity supply to about 7,000 households.

Why NIPP privatisation was not concluded on schedule – Ex-NDPHC chief

He also described as false repeated claims by some experts that the NIPP generation plants were mostly conceived and built with little or no thoughts for stable gas supply to them, hence their challenges with accessing gas to run.

Federal govt intervention funds saved power sector from total collapse – Chiedu Ugbo

For the N701 billion intervention funds granted the Power Generation Companies, GENCOs, by the Federal Government early last year, the power sector would have experienced total collapse, Managing Director of Niger-Delta Power Holding Company, NDPHC, Mr. Chiedo Ugbo, has said.

Nigeria’s Infrastructure ‘unfit for purpose’ – Engineers

The Nigerian Society of Engineers has said, at the current state, the country’s infrastructure is “unfit for purpose”.

Federal govt gives DisCos investment work plan for unutilised power

The Federal Government said it will present to electricity Distribution Companies (DisCos) with investments work plan to build 33/11/0.415kV lines and distribution substations to utilise the 2,000 megawatts (MW) generated but currently unutilised.

Governor Al-Makura inaugurates power station to boost supply

Gov. Umaru Al-Makura of Nasarawa State on Monday in Lafia inaugurated 2 by 7.5 MVA power injection substation to boost electricity supply to the state capital and environs.

Power plants to generate additional 1,129 mega watts in 2018 – Babatunde Fashola

The Federal Government on Monday announced that when some power generation projects were completed by 2018,they could generate additional 1,129 Mega Watts to the current 7,000 Mega Watts in the country.

Federal govt to sell National Arts Theatre, others to finance budgets

The Director General of the Budget Office, Ben Akabueze, yesterday, said the Federal Government has concluded plans to sell key national assets in a bid to generate sufficient revenue to finance Nigeria’s annual budgets between 2018 and 2020.

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