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June, 2020

  • 26 June

    We Lose N30bn In Monthly Revenue – DisCos

    The Electricity Distribution Companies (DisCos) say they are losing over N30 billion in monthly revenue due to cases of energy theft, meter bypass, vandalism and unpaid electricity bills by consumers. Read Also: Kidnapper, Wadume Had Soldiers As Escort, Says Kinsman The DisCos disclosed this in a statement by Sunday Oduntan,  Executive …

  • 24 June

    World Bank Approves $750m For Nigeria’s Power Sector Operation

    The World Bank has approved a 750 million dollars International Development Association (IDA) credit for Nigeria’s Power Sector Recovery Operation (PSRO) to improve electricity supply. Read Also: Why You Should Drink Water Always The Bank, in a statement in Abuja on Wednesday, said that the target was to also achieve …

May, 2020

April, 2020

  • 15 April

    COVID-19: FG Releases N200bn To Power Sector To Improve Supply – Kyari

    Mele Kyari, Group Managing Director of  the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), says the Federal Government has made payment of over N200 billion to the power sector towards improving electricity supply. Read Also: COVID-19: NCDC Releases Guidelines On Use Of Face Masks Kyari disclosed this while speaking with newsmen in Abuja …

  • 9 April

    Two Months Free Power Yet To Be Approved, IBEDC Warns Customers

    The Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company Plc (IBEDC) has warned its customers that the two months free electricity proposed by the House of Representatives has not been approved, warning them to pay their bills when due. Read Also: Woman Stabs Husband To Death For Eating Meat From Pot In a statement issued …

March, 2020

  • 16 March

    Ikeja Electric Commissions New 33KV Feeders To Boost Supply 

    Persistent in the drive to optimize its services in the sector, Nigeria’s leading electricity distribution company, Ikeja Electric, has commissioned two new Feeders, Igando 33KV and Ijegun 33KV, to further boost supply to customers in the network. Read Also: Federal Govt Suspends Plan To Borrow $22.7bn With the completion of these …

  • 11 March

    Senator Wants Generators Banned, Sellers Jailed

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    A bill seeking to ban the use of generators and its sellers jailed for at least 10 years has passed first reading at the Senate. Read Also: I Have No Hand In Sanusi’s Dethronement, Says Buhari The bill, sponsored by Bima Enagi, representing Niger South, wants the importation of generating sets …

February, 2020

  • 13 February

    Reps Ask Buhari To Declare State Of Emergency On Power

    Reps Urge Buhari To Reverse Order Revoking Licensed Guns

    The House of Representatives has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to declare a State of Emergency on the power sector. Read Also: Opposition Politicians Organised ‘Boo Boys’ Against Buhari – Presidency The decision followed a motion of Urgent Public Importance moved by Rep. Nnolim Nnaji (PDP-Enugu) during plenary presided over by the …

  • 4 February

    Discos Don’t Have Capacity To Meet Country’s Electricity Demands – TCN

    Usman Mohammed, the managing director, Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) on Monday said Power Distribution Companies (DisCos) lack the capacity to meet the nation’s electricity needs. Mohammed, in a recent interview, said the privatisation process produced weak Discos, adding that it made it easy for companies without capacity to buy …

January, 2020

  • 22 January

    SERAP To EFCC, ICPC: Fast-track Prosecution Of Power Sector Corruption Cases

    Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami SAN; the Acting Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu; and Chairman Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), Professor Bolaji Owasanoye to: “revisit and fast-track …

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