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Union Bank to provide potable water to 6 geo-political zones in Nigeria

Reading Time: 2 minutes Union Bank of Nigeria (UBN), said on Friday that it would provide potable water to the six geo-political zones in the country as part of its support and Corporate Social Responsibility to Nigerians. Mrs Ogochukwu Ekezie-Ekaidem, Head, Strategic Corporate Communications and Marketing, UBN, made the disclosure at a Virtual Media briefing organised for Financial Correspondents Read More…

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DisCos seek FG’s intervention on gas pricing for power generation

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Akintunde Akinleye/Reuters. Electricity Distribution Companies (DisCos) have appealed to the Federal Government to intervene in gas pricing for power generation to ensure effective service delivery.  Mr Sunday Oduntan, the Executive Director Research and Advocacy, Association of Nigerian Electricity Distributors (ANED),   made the call in a statement in Abuja on Saturday. Oduntan said that the Read More…

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FRSC notifies motorists of imminent diversion on Kara Bridge

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Friday notified motorists of imminent diversion and safety precaution on the  Lagos-Ibadan Expressway as the Federal Ministry of Work begins integrity test on the Kara Bridge. The Corps Marshal of FRSC, Dr Boboye Oyeyemi, gave the notification in a statement by the Corps Public Education Officer, Mr Bisi Read More…

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Lagos to review State Power Sector Reform Law 2018

Reading Time: < 1 minutes The Lagos State Government has called for submission of position papers and comments from various stakeholders to review the State Power Sector Reform Law of 2018. Mr Olalere Odusote, Commissioner for Energy and Mineral Resources, in a statement on Wednesday, said that the law would be reviewed to drive investments into the energy sector in Read More…

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DISCOs seek FG’s intervention on import duty for meters

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Electricity Distribution Companies (DISCOs) have urged the Federal Government to intervene in the heavy import duties they used to pay  for imported meters. They said that such an  intervention would help   to mitigate delays they usually encountered when clearing meters  at  the ports in a statement signed by Mr Sunday Oduntan on Friday in Read More…

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Ikeja Electric increases price of prepaid meters by 19.6%

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Ikeja Electricity Distribution Company (IE) has announced that  the prices of meters sold to customers under the Meter Asset Provider (MAP)scheme has been reviewed upward effective June. 1. The DisCo, in a notice on its Twitter account on Thursday,  said the review was in compliance with the directive of the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC). It said Read More…

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LAWMA reaffirms collaboration with Environment Ministry, stakeholders for cleaner Lagos

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Lagos State Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) has reaffirmed its collaboration with the Ministry of Environment and Water Resources and other stakeholders to achieve a cleaner Lagos. Its Acting Managing Director, Mr Ibrahim Odumboni, made the disclosure at a media parley in Lagos on Thursday. Odumboni said the authority had been having continuous dialogue with Read More…

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Lagos identifies gaps in potable water supply

Reading Time: 3 minutes The Lagos State Water Corporation on Thursday  said that the state government had evolved measures that would ensure equitable potable water distribution in the state. The corporation’s Managing Director, Mr Adekunle Badmus, told journalists that globally there was shortage of potable water supply. The LSWC boss spoke on the sidelines of  the 11th Olu Awoyinfa Read More…

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Easter: Lagos Water Corporation felicitates with customers

Reading Time: < 1 minutes The Lagos State  Water Corporation (LSWC) has felicitated with her Premium Customers, wishing them happy and memorable 2020 Easter celebration amid the Corona virus pandemic.The Managing Director of the corporation, Mr Muminu Badmus, on Sunday in Lagos prayed to Almighty God for continuous guidance, protection for Christians and bless them all with sound health during Read More…