President Buhari leaving lasting legacy in power sector –Group

The All Progressives Congress (APC) Legacy Awareness and Campaign Group, says the President Muhammadu Buhari-led All Progressives Congress (APC) administration is committed to leaving...

1.09m customers metered by DisCOs – NERC

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) says 1,092,399 customers have been metered by electricity Distribution Companies (DisCos) under the Meter Assets Provider (MAP) scheme...

EKEDC signs MoU with Lagos, NDPHC for power supply upgrade

EKO Electricity Distribution Company Plc (EKEDC) has partnered with the Niger Delta Power Holding Company Limited (NDPHC) to improve electricity supply in Lagos. A Memorandum...

KEDCO restates commitment to metering, warns against ‘meter apathy’

The Kano Electricity Distribution Company (KEDCO) has restated its commitment to metering in line with the Federal Government’s initiative in the country. The Head of...

‘Why there’s unstable power supply in Kano’

Kano Electricity Distribution Company (KEDCO) on Thursday gave reason why the state is experiencing unstable power supply within its franchise areas in recent times. KEDCO...

Electricity tariffs hike on hold

John Ofikhenua, Abuja and Toba Adedeji, Osogbo The Minister of Power, Saleh Mamman, on Thursday said the new electricity tariff will take effect at the...

OPC condemns electricity tariff hike

The Oodua People’s Congress (OPC) has condemned the increase in electricity tariff. It described it as brutish, inhuman, and an attempt to fuel national...

Nigeria, UN move to reduce energy consumption by industries

The Federal Government and the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO), have revealed plans to work together in order to cut down energy consumption...

Minister commissions Jigawa power sub-station

Ahmed Rufa’i, Dutse The Federal Minister of Power, Alhaji Sale Mamman, on Saturday commissioned 2x60MVA, 132/33KV power transmission sub-station at Gagarawa Local Government Area of...

NERC halts electricity tariff hike

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has directed the 11 Electricity Distribution Companies (DISCOs) to suspend the Sept. 1 tariff increase for 14 days. The...

Blackout in Rivers as protesters shutdown power station

Some irate Rivers youths have shutdown the Afam transmission station, causing total blackout in Port Harcourt, the state capital, and its environs. The youths were...

What consumers will pay for electricity

Muyiwa Lucas, John Ofikhenua, Abuja and Simon Utebor, Yenagoa Attempting to get an exact figure or cost that electricity consumers will pay under the new...

Minister directs officials, TCN to restore electricity to Igala land

The Minister of Power, Mr Sale Mamman, has directed officials of the Ministry of Power and the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) to resolve...

Minister pledges to tackle power challenges in Igala land

John Ofikhenua, Abuja The Minister of Power Engr Sale Mamman, has directed both the ministry officials and the Transmission Company of Nigeria to find a...

Rivers community owes us N5.8bn, says DisCo

 Mike Odiegwu, Port Harcourt The Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company (PHEDC) has decried debts owed by its consumers saying the Oyigbo community, whose youths recently...

Senate President tasks power sector C’ttee to look into privatisation deal of 2013

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Monday charged the Senate Committee on Power to look at what has happened to the agreement signed...

Power outage: Expect 11,000 MW of electricity by 2023 —Lai Mohammed

ELECTRICITY supply is expected to rise to 11,000 megawatts by 2023 under an agreement with the German firm Siemens, Information and Culture Minister Lai...

Nationwide blackout looms as electricity workers threaten strike

A nationwide blackout is imminent as electricity workers, under the aegis of National Union of Electricity Employees (NUEE), have vowed to down tool if...

Ikeja Electric: Power supply not free during lockdown

Ikeja Electric Plc, one of the power distribution companies in Lagos State, says electricity is not free during the lockdown occasioned by the coronavirus...

Ikeja Electric: Debtors will not be disconnected throughout lockdown period

Ikeja Electric Plc (IE), an electricity distribution company based in Lagos, says customers who fail to pay their bills will not be disconnected during...
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