Court stops implementation of new electricity tariff 

A Federal High Court in Kano has issued an order restraining the National Electricity Regulatory Commission and the Kano Electricity Distribution Company from implementing...

Nigeria records 227 national grid collapses in 14 years amid epileptic power supply

Nigeria recorded 227 total and partial national grid collapses from 2010 to April 2024 amid epileptic power supply. Ndidi Mbah, the General Manager of Public...

Drama as power ceased during power minister’s speech at N’Assembly

Drama played out on Monday when power supply was seized as the Minister of Power, Adebayo Adelabu, was speaking at the National Assembly. Adelabu was...

Customers not enjoying 20 hours of electricity won’t pay new tariff – Nigerian Govt

The Nigerian Government on Monday said that customers not enjoying 20 hours of electricity would not pay the new tariff. Minister of Power, Adebayo Adelabu,...

Gombe residents lament 48 hours blackout

Residents of Gombe State on Wednesday bemoaned over 48 hours of power outage caused by four 330kV towers that were vandalised by the wind. The...

Poor financing responsible for poor power supply- Minister

The Minister of Power, Adebayo Adelabu, has blamed inadequate financing and insufficient gas supply as some of the factors responsible for the energy deficit...

Blackout hits Gombe as rainstorm destroys transmission line

Gombe State experienced a blackout following the collapse of the Transmission Company of Nigeria’s 330 kV transmission line. It was gathered that the outage, which...

KEDCO allocates N1.2bn for Kano market power expansion

The Kano Electricity Distribution Company has concluded plans to invest N1.2bn in network expansion and improvement in power supply to the famous Dawanau International...

Electricity tariff hike: Scrap Bands A, B, C nonsense – Economist, Ayalowo tells Tinubu,...

Ayo Ayalowo, a development economist, says President Bola Tinubu’s administration and the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission must jettison the bands A, B, and C...

Vandalism worsens grid collapse as gas shortage slashes power supply

Nigeria witnessed its sixth power grid collapse of 2024 on Monday, as electricity generation on the system collapsed from 2,583.77 megawatts at 2 am...

Collapsed grid successfully restored- TCN

The Transmission Company of Nigeria said it has fully restored the national electricity grid which collapsed in the early hours of Monday. This was announced...

Total blackout as National grid collapses again

The Enugu Electricity Distribution Company Plc, EEDC, on Monday alerted its customers of a total system collapse, causing blackout in the entire Southeast. EEDC in...

Tariff hike: FG begs workers as electricity union insists on strike

The Federal Government has appealed to members of the National Union of Electricity Employees not to down tools over the recent electricity tariff hike. This...

33 additional EKEDC feeders migrated to Band A 

The Eko Electricity Distribution Company says the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission has approved the migration of 33 additional feeders to Band A under its...

Electricity tariff hike: I’m sorry – Power Minister, Adelabu apologises to Nigerians over AC,...

The Minister of Power, Adebayo Adelabu, has apologised to Nigerians over his comments about people leaving their freezer and air conditioners on. Addressing journalists at...

Testing begins on 700MW Zungeru hydroelectric power plant – FG

The Federal Government, on Sunday, announced that testing has commenced on the 700 megawatts Zungeru Hydroelectric Power Plant ahead of the evaluation of electricity...

NEF expresses worry over electricity tariff hike

The Northern Elders Forum, NEF, has expressed disappointment over the recent decision by President Bola Tinubu’s government to increase the electricity tariff. In a statement...

Electricity Tariff Hike: NERC fines AEDC N200m for violation

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC, has fined Abuja Electricity Distribution Plc, AEDC, N200 million over tariff violation. This was contained in a statement on...

IBEDC restores power to UCH after 16-day blackout

Sixteen days after the Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company disconnected University College Hospital in Ibadan, Oyo State, for owing N495m, power has been restored to...

12 states plan power projects, anger spreads over tariff hike

Lagos, Kano, and 10 other states have concluded plans to start generating power in their respective states in conformity with the Electricity Act 2023. It...