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    Politics Minister appeals for improvement in electricity supply in FCT – TODAY.NG

    Malam Muhammad Musa Bello, the Minister, Federal Capital Territory (FCT), has appealed for improvement in the supply of electricity in the territory..... Read more via TODAY.NG – https://ift.tt/2Swtw0Z Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Business Shell finalises 624mw electricity for national grid – BusinessDay Newspaper

    Barring any regulator’s restrictions, Afam VI power plant is ready to deliver its net dependable capacity of 624mw into the Nigerian national grid, coming at a time power generation has suffered a deep plunge following reported outage of some thermal power stations. Osagie Okunbor, … Read...
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    Politics Federal Government Okays N37b For Prepaid Meters – P.M.EXPRESS

    The Federal Government has taken advantage of the new Meter Asset Provider (MAP) regulations to give a grant of N37 billion to a private sector operator to supply meters to interested Distribution Companies (DisCos). Power, Works and Housing Minister Babatunde Fashola, who spoke at the 28th...
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    Metro Electricity: Residents lock out EKEDC staff – The Nation Nigeria

    Residents of Satellite Town Lagos, on Monday, protested over irregular power supply in their area. The residents (30) locked out the workers of Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) from entering their office for three hours, and also threatened to stop the officials of the firm from...
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    Business How Nigeria’s key electricity infrastructure was controversially awarded to Dangote,...

    Key electricity transmission infrastructure belonging to the Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN, were allegedly awarded to Alheri Engineering Company, and Phase 3, despite inherent conflict of interest, a correspondence has shown. While Alheri is owned by Dangote Group, Phase 3 is owned by a...
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    Metro Young Man Stabbed To Death By Neighbour Over Electricity Connection

    Chikezie Amaranna (pictured left), was allegedly stabbed to death by his neighbor (right) on the 9th of July following a disagreement over electricity connection in their compound. A close friend of the deceased, Ifeanyi Osondu, who spoke to Daily Sun on the tragic incident, described the...
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    Business Dangote to Power Nigeria with 12,000 Mega Watts in 2018

    Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote’s company is set to power most populous country by 2018 by generating about 12,000 megawatts of electricity. Dangote said this at a conference in Lagos on Monday. He said: “There has been an increased despondence in the country due epileptic power supply to...
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    Metro Abuja Transformer Explodes, Kills Pregnant Woman, 5 Others

    Tension at the Tundunwada area of Lugbe, a satellite town in the Federal Capital Territory when a transformer exploded and electrocuted six persons, including a pregnant woman. About four persons were also said to have been injured during the incident, including a six-year-old boy, Destiny...
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    Business NERC Gives 11 DISCO Companies 4 Months To Provide Meters For Consumers

    The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has given the 11 electricity distribution companies (Discos) in Nigeria a four-month deadline to provide meters to all the maximum demand (MD) consumers under their networks or face sanctions. The commission said it was acting in line with...
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    Business Darkness Looms Nationwide as Grid Dips To 1600mw

    The national electricity grid has continued its drop to 1,600 megawatts (mw) since Saturday with many electricity consumers decrying the situation, Daily Trust reports. The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, had said on Thursday that repair works on a vandalised...
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    Metro National Grid Collapses, 4 Nigerian States In Total Darkness

    The Head of Corporate Communications of the Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company, Jonah Iboma revealed that PHED is now receiving zero power from the national grid as a result of the collapse which occurred on Sunday, 19 June. According to Iboma, the implication of the collapse of the...
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    Politics I Want To See Sustainable, Reliable Electricity Fulfilled Before I Die – Fashola

    Babatunde Fashola, minister of power says he wants to witness the fulfillment of the Nigerian promise before he dies, and this thought keeps him awake. Fashola lamented that Nigeria is currently bedeviled by a number of challenges, but he vowed to do his best in tackling them. “I’m a thinking...
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    Politics [Video] Fashola: Nigeria In Darkness Because We Have Amateurs Managing The Economy

    During the 7th Bola Ahmed Tinubu Colloquium, Babatunde Fashola, the then Governor of Lagos state described those handling the Nigeria's power sectors as incomptent people. Fashola said: "We have darkness because our Economy is managed by ‪incompetent‬ and amateur people”. Today, Babatunde...
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    Politics APC Senator 'Blasts' Fashola, “Discos Now Distributing Darkness to Nigerians”

    All Progressives Congress (APC) Senator and the Chairman, Senate Committee on Domestic Debt and Loans, Shehu Sani has expressed deep concern over the darkness being experienced across the country. He stressed that no excuse by power stakeholders was cogent enough to substantive hardships that...
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    Business Blackout Looms As 19 Plants Shutdown Over Militant Attacks on Gas Supply

    Nineteen thermal plants in Nigeria have been shut down after militants knocked out the Forcados export pipeline last February, and the Escravos- Lagos link early May, leaving the country to depend on only four gas-powered generators. This, according to Bloomberg yesterday, signalled a looming...
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    Business Fashola's Exact Words About Reversing Electricity Tariff Increase in Nigeria

    According to Nigeria's Minister of Power, Housing and Works, Babatunde Fashola, a reversal of the recent 45% hike in electricity tariff would cost Nigeria over N575billion. As a result, the increase can't be reversed, he said. The minister said this when he appeared before the senate on...
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    Business Ogun Set To Generate Electricity From Sawdust

    The Ogun State Government is set to generate electricity from sawdust as part of its contribution towards increasing power supply in the country. The Commissioner for Forestry, Chief Kolawole Lawal, stated this during a visit to sawmills in Ijebu-Igbo, Ijebu-East Local Government Area of the...
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    Business Nigeria: Power Generation Crumbles To 0MW For Hours [PUNCH]

    Nigeria’s power generation collapsed completely on Thursday at exactly 12.58pm to zero megawatt and this persisted for about three hours, PUNCH reports. Data from the country’s System Operator showed that around 1pm on Thursday, no power generation company in Nigeria produced a single megawatt...
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    Business Nigeria: Power Generation Rises to 4387MW

    The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) yesterday said that nationwide power generation had again began to rise and was at 4387 megawatts (MW) at the time of filling this report. NERC said that this came about following the successful completion of repair works on the recently...
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    Metro Nigeria: Blackout Looms As Union Groups Threaten To Shut Down All Power Plants

    The National Union of Electricity Employees, (NUEE), Senior Staff Association of Electricity and Allied Companies (SSAEAC), and Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) have threatened to shut down Egbin Power Station in Lagos and other electricity facilities across the...
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