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Zamfara Reps member promises to prioritise security

A member of the House of Representatives, Alhaji Kabiru Mai-palace, says he will tackle problems of insecurity and unemployment in his constituency in Zamfara.
Usman Mohammed - TCN

Federal government, investors to capitalise DisCos with $4.7 billion

The Managing Director, Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), Dr. Usman Gur Mohammed, on Monday said that shareholders of the electricity distribution companies (DisCos) that consist of the Federal Government and the private investors in the firms, are to jointly raise $4.7 billion to recapitalize the firms to upgrade power distribution equipment in the country.
Gboyega Oyetola

Summit: Osun to align growth agenda with private sector needs

Osun State Government will use its economic and investment summit to align its growth agenda with the private sector needs, its Summit Planning Co-Chairman, Prof. Olalekan Yinusa, has said.
Power

TCN: Why Benin, others get stable electricity than Nigeria

Nigeria supplies about 80 per cent of the total quantum of electricity consumed in the Republic of Benin but power is more stable in the neighbouring country than it is in Nigeria, the Transmission Company of Nigeria has said.

TUC insists on picketing TCN

Trade Union Congress on Tuesday said that despite the attack on its members, it would not be deterred in picketing the Transmission Company of Nigeria over a prolonged industrial dispute with the management of the company.

TUC: We’ll continue to picket TCN despite attacks on our members

The Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) has vowed to continue to picket offices of the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) despite attack on its members by people suspected to be thugs hired by the management to halt the picketing.

TUC pickets TCN Enugu office

The Chairman, Trade Union Congress (TUC), Enugu chapter, Mr Chukwuma Igbokwe, said the union has joined its national union to picket Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) office in the state till further notice.

TCN workers shun TUC as picketing flops

Workers at the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) headquarters in Abuja on Monday, continued their work unhindered after the Trade Union Congress (TUC) failed to lock them out.

TCN cautions union against planned picketing of its headquarters

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has raised alarm over the planned picketing of its headquarters by the Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC).
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.

Total blackout in Abuja, others as power grid collapses

There was a total blackout in Abuja and neighbouring states for several hours on Thursday following the collapse of the country’s power grid, which led to a near zero allocation to the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company.

TCN: Boko Haram insurgents strike power transmission sub-station in Maiduguri

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) on Thursday said its 330/132kV transmission substation at Molai in Maiduguri, Borno State was attacked by insurgents on the 7th of May, 2019, at about 5:30pm.
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.

Apo substation fire: TCN restores normal bulk power transmission

Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), says it has restored normal bulk transmission of electricity to its Apo transmission substation after a fire outbreak on one of its 45MVA 132/33kV power transformers on Sunday.

Nigeria loses $29.3 billion yearly to erratic power supply

The Electricity Generation Companies (GenCos) at the weekend said the country loses $29.3billion yearly to low supply resulting from load shedding and inadequate facilities.
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.

Nigeria’s power cut as four plants shut down

Nigeria’s power generation has been significantly reduced due to a gas pipeline leak that forced the shutdown of four power stations, the nation’s grid operator said on Friday.

Governor Bagudu tasks Kaduna DisCo to involve local councils in distribution, payment of bills

Gov. Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi has urged Kaduna Electricity Distribution Company (KEDCO), to involve local government chairmen in the distribution and payment of electricity bills for effective management.

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Zamfara Reps member promises to prioritise security

A member of the House of Representatives, Alhaji Kabiru Mai-palace, says he will tackle problems of insecurity and unemployment in his constituency in Zamfara.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced the appointment of six new Permanent Secretaries in the States Civil Service.

AFCON: Lagos to open viewing centres

In fulfillment of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s commitment to engendering community engagement, Lagos For-All and Unity among Lagosians regardless of ethnic and religion background, Lagos State Government has concluded plans to beam live matches of the 32nd edition of the 2019 Africa cup of Nations (AFCON) at designated viewing centres across the city of Lagos through ‘LAGOS ISSA GOAL’ initiative.
Anthony Joshua is wasting no time when it comes to getting back into the swing of a full training regime, after his recent activation of the rematch clause to meet Andy Ruiz Jr in the ring once again.

Anthony Joshua denies claims he was relieved to lose to Andy Ruiz

Conspiracy theories have been swirling since Ruiz’s stunning victory and Joshua’s own promoter Eddie Hearn suggested his heavyweight felt relief after finally losing his undefeated record.
Nigeria Police

Police: We are on chase of alleged kidnappers of former health minister’s son

The Police Command, Oyo State on Wednesday confirmed the kidnap of Mr Dayo Adewole, the son of former Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole.
Nigeria Police

Two on Anambra police wanted list nabbed with ammunition

Two persons, Chukwudi Igwilo and Chukwuneke Nnaemeka, have been arrested over alleged armed robbery and other heinous crimes in Anambra state.