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  1. Samguine

    Metro Total blackout hits Nigeria as power grid collapses - Punch Newspapers

    The nation has been plunged into total darkness as the power grid recorded a total collapse on Saturday morning, our correspondent has learnt. READ MORE HERE
  2. Samguine

    PHCN Staff Gets Electrocuted On Electric Pole In Broad Daylight - Information Nigeria

    A video has shown the moment a PHC staff was taken off an electric pole after he apparently got electrocuted in broad daylight. The video was reportedly captured in Isawo, at the Ikorodu area of Lagos. Local reports show that the man had gone up to correct a … Read more via Information...
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    Politics Court orders forfeiture of N6bn, $222,000, N2bn shares linked to Jonathan’s cousin.

    The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court, on Tuesday, okayed interim forfeiture of N6,584,785, US$222,000, and N2,028,800,000 worth of shares of Aso Savings Ltd, that were allegedly secured fraudulently from proceeds of the sale of Power Holdings Company of Nigeria, PHCN. Liberia: Nigeria...
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    Metro Residents Tie Tortoise in Front of Building To Scare Away PHCN Workers [PHOTO]

    Nigerians are amazing people who always try to find ingenious means to get out of difficult situations. Several times, they have come up with creative, yet hilarious ways of getting out of trouble or even avoiding trouble. Recently, an official from the Ibadan Electric Distribution Company...
  5. Lequte

    Metro PHCN Throws APC in Darkness

    The Power Holding Company of Nigeria, PHCN, has disconnected APC's National Secretariat from the electricity grid, Vanguard reports. The Abuja Electricity Distribution Company, AEDC, a subsidiary of the PHCN, decided to make the ultimate move after the party refused to pay a N1.7m debt. A...
  6. Lequte

    Metro EFCC Uncovers Theft of N27bn Meant for Ex PHCN Workers

    An EFCC source, according to the Nation, said the agency has uncovered a N27bn theft from the account of the defunct Power Holding Company of Nigeria, PHCN. According to the report, the money was the benefits of deceased staff of the defunct power firm. EFCC has also grilled a former...
  7. Samguine

    Quickteller: Here Is To Being Nigerian And Our Awesome Relationship With Cable TV

    We love to admit; being Nigerian is beautiful. It’s funny how Nigerians know that one house we all use to know if there is power. Where else would you receive a phone call like "guy abeg light dey house?" and when the answer is negative, a classic Naija follow up question comes; "When dem take...
  8. RemmyAlex

    Metro Oyo: Former Governor's Wife, Residents Protest Electricity Cuts and Crazy Bills

    The wife of a former Oyo State Governor, Mrs. Aderonke Olunloyo, joined thousands of residents of the Felele area of Ibadan on Wednesday to protest against the non-availability of electricity and “crazy bills” from the Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company. According to PUNCH, the protest...
  9. RemmyAlex

    Business Nigerians Are Paying Outrageous Electricity Bills Since 2013 - NERC

    Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission on Thursday explained that investigations into the various metering claims presented to it by power distribution companies had commenced as it realized that several consumers were receiving outrageous bills. The Acting Head/Chief Executive Officer...
  10. RemmyAlex

    Metro Blackout Looms As Electricity Workers Set To Shut Down Transmission

    Total blackout looms as electricity workers are planning to shut power transmission nationwide over breaches in labour issues and takeover of the defunct PHCN headquarters in Abuja. A key staff member privy to the crisis at the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) told Daily Trust yesterday...
  11. RemmyAlex

    Metro Lagos: 2 PHCN Staff Electrocuted While Working On A Pole - See Photos

    Two PHCN staff were electrocuted, today, at Kogberegbe Street, Isolo area of Lagos. They were electrocuted while he was trying to fix the light, although the second staff tried to rescue his colleague and he was electrocuted in the process as well. See photos: Source: LindaIkeji
  12. RemmyAlex

    Politics Osinbajo Queries BPE Chief On N1.5b Contracts Scandal

    Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has queried the Director-General of the agency, Benjamin Dikki, on the alleged N1.45billion legal and consultancy fees scandal in the Bureau of Public Enterprises(BPE). According to The Nation, the controversial contracts include a curious N950million job for the...
  13. RemmyAlex

    Metro Nigeria to Raise Electricity Rates by 40% in Next Month

    The Chairman of the Electricity Regulatory Commission, Dr. Sam Amadi has said that electricity tariffs will increase by 5%, while some other prices will raise as much as 40%, depending on the electricity distribution companies and class of customer, adding that the changes in rates would take...
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