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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.

Senate probes failure to reinstate sacked NDPHC manager, despite President Buhari’s directive

The Senate has mandated its Committee on Ethics, Privileges and Public Petitions to probe the failure to reinstate the sacked General Manager (Audit and Compliance) of the Niger Delta Power Holding Company (NDPHC), Mrs. Maryam Danna Mohammed; over a year after President Muhammadu Buhari ordered that she be reinstated.

Senate probes power firm over failure to comply with President Buhari’s reinstatement order

The Senate has mandated its Committee on Ethics, Privileges and Public Petitions to investigate failure by the Niger Delta Power Holding Company to re-instate Mrs. Maryam Danna Mohammed as the General Manager (Audit and Compliance) of the company, in spite of a directive by President Muhammadu Buhari.

Four power plants shut down in two days

The number of power plants that did not generate any megawatts rose from five on Sunday to eight on Monday and one more shut down on Tuesday, the latest data from the Federal Ministry of Power, Works and Housing showed on Wednesday.

President Buhari presents N8.612 trillion budget for 2018

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday presented to a joint session of the National Assembly a budget estimate of N8.612 trillion for the 2018 fiscal year.

Fed govt approves sale of three national power projects

Three electricity generation companies (Gencos) built by the Niger Delta Power Holding Company (NDPHC) under the National Integrated Power Projects (NIPPs) would soon be sold to private investors in continuation of the 2013 NIPP privatisation that was suspended, the Managing Director of NDPHC, Mr. Chiedu Ugbo, has disclosed.

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