Abuja Disco Pays N8 billion Penalty

ABUJA Electricity Distribution Company, AEDC, has paid total penalties of N8 billion to the market operator, MO, for imbalance electricity take from the national grid from November 2013 when the government handed over electricity assets to private investors. AEDC in a statement by Ahmed …

Mixed Legacies of Jonathan Ministers

As long as their tenure lasted they were the backbone of the President Goodluck Jonathan administration; their successes and their failures are what Nigerians are left with as they the new administration of General Muhammadu Buhari, president-elect takes over on May 29, to improve on

A Nation in Darkness

Nigerians are suffering so much hardship because of the epileptic power supply in the country which worsened after the privatisation of the sector by the outgoing administration of President Goodluck Jonathan …

Pipeline Vandalism Undermines Electricity Generation

THE federal government has said that Nigeria is the only country in the world with the highest number of breaks and vandalism of key petroleum products pipelines. Chinedu Nebo, minister of power, said, currently, no country in the world records the number of petroleum pipeline breaks like …

NIPPs Contribute 2500 Megawatts to National Grid

THE federal government has said some of the power plants constructed under the National Integrated Power Projects, NIPPs, are contributing 2500 megawatts, MW, of electricity to the national grid. Chinedu Nebo, minister of power, stated this during the inauguration of the 750 megawatts Olorunsogo …

Indigenous Consortium to Build Power Plants

In its bid to increase power generation in the country, the federal government is partnering with indigenous power firms with foreign technical partners to build more power plants in the country and train Nigerians who will run the plants …

Power Firms Sabotage Power Supply

The federal government is blaming power distribution firms for power outages in the country as they reject electricity allocated to them to supply consumers …

FG to Buy Prepaid Meters

The federal government is to buy one million metres which will be given to power consumers to reduce the complaints over crazy estimated billing …

Power Supply Worsens

Power supply situation in the country is worsening in Lagos, despite the promises by the federal government to improve the situation …

Power Outages Ruin Nigerian Businesses

Nigerians are suffering as their businesses collapse due to worsening power outages in the country as electricity generation drops to about 3000 megawatts while tariff has been increased to an all-time high …

Power Generation Drops

– The Transmission Company of Nigeria has admitted that power generation in the country  dropped from 3,463 megawatts  in March […]

Pay Your Bill Or…

– The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission mandates power sector distribution companies to disconnect government agencies that default in settling their […]

2020 Power Plan

– MORE than 75 percent of the population and households in Nigeria will be connected to the national grid for […]