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...

Electricity consumers oppose tariff increment by Ikeja Electric

By Solomon Asowata Electricity consumers on Monday opposed the planned tariff increment by Ikeja Electric (IE), demanding that 90 per cent of customers should be...

We’ve Signed Agreement With Siemen For Power Generation, Says Nigerian Power Minister

Minister of Power, Sale Mamman, has said that the Nigerian Government had signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Siemens,  a giant electrification company based...

Don advises FG on ways to improve power supply

By Chidinma Agu Prof. Sylvester Egwu, of  Howard University, has called on the Federal Government to resolve challenges impeding improved electricity supply in the country Egwu,who...

Enugu assembly urges Federal Ministry of Power to review EEDC’s monopoly

By Ifeoma Aka Enugu State House of Assembly has urged the Federal Ministry of Power to review the monopoly being enjoyed by the Enugu Electricity...

Kano govt. signs MOU to improve power supply

By Muhammad Nur Tijani Kano State Government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) on viable transmission projects...

Reps to Buhari: Declare State of Emergency on Power Sector

By Temitope Ponle The House of Representatives has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to declare a State of Emergency on the power sector. The decision followed a...

OAU 8.05 megawatt power project to be completed soon – minister

By Dorcas Elusogbon The Minister of State for Power, Prince Goddy Agba, has assured authorities of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, that 8.05 Megawatts power Project...

GenCos attribute failure to generate 3,205.5 megawatts to gas shortage

By Constance Imasuen This information was made known in a daily energy report by the Advisory Power Team, office of the Vice President, a copy...

Nigerian Lawmakers Ask NERC To Suspend Electricity Tariff Increase

The House of Representatives has directed the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission and Ministry of Power to suspend the proposed tariff increase. Chairman of the House...
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