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Federal government, power firms disagree on stranded 2,000MW

Electricity distribution companies do not believe that there are about 2,000 megawatts of electricity that are stranded in the Nigerian power sector.
Suleiman Hassan Zarma

Federal government commissions 330kv electricity substation in Yobe

The federal government through the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), has commissioned 330/132/33kV power substation in Damaturu to enhance transmission capacity in Yobe state.

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.

Court issues warrant of arrest on TCN chief

The Chief Magistrate Court in Wuse Zone two, Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, has issued warrant of arrest on the the Managing Director of Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), Engineer Muhammed Usman Gur, failure to appear before it to answer allegation of administrative irregularities and high handedness against him.

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.
Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger State

Governor Sani Bello: Inefficient power bane of Nigeria’s development

The Niger State governor, Abubakar Sani Bello, has identified the absence of efficient electricity supply as the major constraint hindering the economic development of the country.

Federal government commissions two power substations in Kano

The federal government through the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has commissioned 1×30/40MVA, 132/33KV power substations in Wudil and Dan Agundi Municipal Local Governments of Kano State.

TCN describes Osun as heart of power transmission in Nigeria

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has described Osun State as the heart of power transmission in the country because of the weight of power facility domiciled in the state.

French agency approves $245 million for power transmission projects in northern Nigeria

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), says the Board of French Development Agency (AFD) has approved 245 million dollars for the implementation of transmission projects in northern corridor.

Power generation rises as TCN transmits 116,659.8 megawatts in November

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) rolled out 116,659.8 megawatts in November due to increase in electricity generation.

TCN tasks DISCOS on customer metering

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has challenged Distribution Companies (DISCOS) to provide electricity consumers with adequate meters in order address power supply challenges in the country.

Mustapha Shehuri: We’ll no longer accept excuses from DisCos

The federal government would no longer accept excuses from Electricity Distribution companies for failure to distribute power to consumers.

TCN attracts $1.57 billion donors funding in two years

Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) says it has received a total of $1.57 billion as pledges from international donors to finance critical projects that will soon result in improved electricity transportation from generation to distribution companies
Benin Electricity Distribution Plc. (BEDC)

Angry customers call for revocation of BEDC licence

Aggrieved customers of Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC) have called on the Federal Government to revoke the operating licence of the firm.
Benin Electricity Distribution Plc. (BEDC)

BEDC: Why there is ‘sustained protest’ against us

The Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC), has said that the sustained protest against its operations by some of its customers are because of its stoppage of power theft by some people.

TCN restores Funtua substation electricity after Kano DisCo fire

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) said it has restored bulk electricity supply to Funtua Transmission Substation, in Katsina State, after fire from a faulty Kano DisCo 33kV line affected the substation’s protection and control panel.

TCN attributes outage in Benin City to maintenance work

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has attributed the outage being experienced by electricity consumers in Benin City to maintenance work being carried out by Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC).
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Godwin Obaseki orders arrest of BEDC officials for removing transformer bought by community

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State, Monday, ordered the arrest of officials of Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC) for allegedly removing a transformer bought and installed by members of Ihovbor Community in Uhunmwode Local Government Area of the State.

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