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...

DisCos, TCN, others trade blames over power rejection

The decision by the power distribution companies (DisCos) to reject a total of 17,657.19 megawatts (Mw) of electricity allocated to them, on the national...

‘Why tariff increase must be matched with improved services’

Electricity tariff review is expected to move the power industry to a cost-reflective one, which will provide investors with the right incentives and increased...

Outrage as PHED effects 7.5% VAT increase on January bills

Shola O’Neil, Port Harcourt Electricity consumers in Port Harcourt, Rivers state and other states covered by the Port Harcourt Electricity have raised the alarm over...

YEDC Organizes Stakeholders Meeting on Proposed New Tariff

The Yola Electricity Distribution Company (YEDC), has organized stakeholder consultation on the extra ordinary review of multi-year traffic order (MYTO), for Adamawa, Taraba and Yobe...

NERC caps estimated billing by DisCos

Emeka Ugwuanyi ELECTRICITY Distribution Companies (DisCos) on Tuesday got an April 30 deadline to meter certain categories of consumers. The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), which...

Consumers reject new electricity tariff

 AbdulGafar Alabelewe, Kaduna ELECTRICITY consumers have expressed anger on the proposed hike in tariff as the National Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) took its public hearing...
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