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Fuel queues disappearing, electricity supply improving following Buhari’s summon of Ministers, others

Reading Time: < 1 minutes It would seem that the summons by President Muhammadu Buhari of top-level officials in charge of power and petroleum have begun to yield fruit. Disturbed by the epileptic electricity supply and persistent fuel queues across the country, President Muhammadu Buhari, in the week under review, summoned Minister of Power, Abubakar Aliyu, to a meeting at Read More…

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FG to install 5million Solar Home System

Reading Time: < 1 minutes The Federal Government says it plans to install a five million Solar Home System (SHS) and Mini-Grid across the country to provide electricity to unserved and underserved citizens. Mr Nebeolisa Anako, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Power, made this known in a statement by Mr Mathew Dan’asabe, Senior Information Officer, in the ministry in Abuja on Read More…

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Power keeps ramping up, new peak now 5,520.40MW

Reading Time: < 1 minutes The power sector has recorded yet another national peak generation of 5,520.40MW on Oct. 30 at 9.15pm, Mrs Ndidi Mbah, General Manager. Public Affairs, Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) made this known in a statement in Abuja on Saturday. She said that the new generation surpassed the previous 5.459 Mega Watts (MW) recorded on Oct. Read More…

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Power sector records all-time peak of 5,4590 MW

Reading Time: < 1 minutes The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) says the nation’s power industry has attained another all-time national peak of 5,459.50 Mega Watts (MW). This was announced by Mrs Ndidi Mbah, TCN’s General Manager (Public Affairs), in Abuja on Thursday. Mbah said the national peak was efficiently transmitted through the nation’s transmission grid at a frequency of Read More…

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Electricity consumer group threatens to sue NERC over tariff increment

Reading Time: 2 minutes A group, the All Electricity Protection Forum, says it will sue the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), if the recent increment in electricity tariffs is not reversed. Its Public Relations Officer, Mr Gideon Balogun, on Wednesday in Lagos decried the tariffs increment as announced by the electricity Distribution Companies on Sept. 1. Balogun said the increment Read More…

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DisCos advocate CBN-funded massive roll-out of meters to address power challenge

Reading Time: 2 minutes Power Distribution Companies (DisCos) have advocated a Central Bank-funded massive meters roll-out project, to ensure that electricity customers were adequately metered. The DisCos said on Thursday in Abuja that the massive roll-out of meters would assist in the full take off of the proposed Service Reflective Tariff (SRT). Mr Sunday Oduntan, Executive Director, Research and Read More…

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

Reading Time: 2 minutes 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 cost of gas remained 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…