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Herdsmen remanded for alleged armed robbery

An Ilorin Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday remanded two herdsmen, Abubarkar Mohammed, and Mohammed Isha, for allegedly robbing people on the Ilorin-Ogbomosho highway on Aug. 28.

Power grid records 10 collapses this year

The nation’s power grid has suffered its ninth total system collapse this year amid a lack of spinning reserve that is meant to forestall such occurrences.

Power generation drops by 1,087.6mw

The Transmission Company of Nigeria on Sunday said there has been a drop in the electricity generated into the national grid by 1,087.6 megawatts.

Electricity generation to national grid drops by 1,087.6MW

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) says there has been a drop in the electricity generated into the national grid by a total of 1,087.6 Mega Watts of Power.

Ruling APC wins Oyo local council election

Oyo State Independent Electoral Commission, OYSEIC, on Sunday May 13 2018 declared All Progressive Congress, APC, winner of the state’s local government held on Saturday May 12 2018.

University of Lagos alumni launches N738 million project

The University of Lagos (UNILAG) Alumni Association, Lagos State branch, amidst an alumni get-together and award ceremony on Sunday launched its N738,981,000 ‘Support Our University Project’ (SOUP) at the Jelili Omotola Hall C of the varsity.

TCN records national grid transmission capacity of 7,124 MW – official

Transmission Company of Nigeria on Monday announced that it has attained a wheeling capacity of 7,124 Mega Watts transmission capacity of electricity to the Distribution Companies.

Gencos gulped N152.9bn of N701bn power sector fund in seven months

The Nigeria Bulk Electricity Trading Plc (NBET) has disbursed a total of N152.974 billion to 23 power generation companies (Gencos) within the first seven months of 2017, according to a report.

Power generation hits 4,327MW despite gas pipeline fire

Power generation in Nigeria increased by 1,100 megawatts in four days despite last Thursday’s fire incident that affected the Escravos-Lagos Pipeline supplying gas to some power plants.

Eko DisCo apologises to Lagos residents over irregular power supply

The management of the Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) on Sunday apologised to its consumers over the irregular power supply.

Lagos, Ondo, Ogun plunged into darkness as fire guts NNPC pipeline

Some states in the western parts of the country may remain in darkness, as repair work is yet to commence on the damage caused by a fire on the Escravos to Lagos Pipeline (ELP), which supplies gas to six power plants in the west.

Blackout as electricity grid collapses twice in less than 24 hours

Within a space of about 16 hours, the country’s electricity grid collapsed twice, leaving many parts of the country in total blackout.

TCN, GENCOS working to restore operation on national transmission grid – Babatunde Fashola

Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, on Wednesday announced that the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) and the Generation Companies (GENCOS) were working to restore the technical hitches recorded in the national transmission grid.

Nigeria’s electricity grid collapses after fire incident on major pipeline

Nigeria’s power transmission grid collapsed on Tuesday night, a development that led to widespread blackout across the country.

Three burnt to death in Ogun auto crash

Three persons were on Saturday night burnt to death in an auto crash at Olorunsogo, along Kobape-Siun expressway, Obafemi-Owode Local Government Area of Ogun State.

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.

Oyo Assembly proposes bill on family planning

A Bill for a Law to provide for the Regulation of Family Planning, Reproductive Health and Safe Maternity Services on Tuesday scaled the first reading at the Oyo State House of Assembly.

Fed govt open to divestment of 40 percent shares in DISCOs – Fashola

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, Monday stated that the federal government would be open to welcome new and tangible offers that would lead to it divesting its 40 per cent shares in the 11 electricity distribution companies (Disco) in the country.

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