Dangote signs MoU with Kano on 100MW solar power plant

The Dangote Group has announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding with the Kano State Government for the proposed 100 megawatts Dangote-Black Rhino...

Nigeria seeks N1.4trn to achieve rural electrification target by 2040

A federal government Rural Electrification Strategy and Implementation Plan has disclosed that to meet its national target of providing electricity to all its citizens...

Falana urges states to ignore FG and generate, distribute their own power

A senior lawyer, Femi Falana, has called on state governments to challenge the laws restricting them from generating electricity in their states, Premium Times...

Poor management, bane of Nigeria’s power sector – Fashola

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola, has insisted that the challenges facing the power sector is not technical but manmade,...

NBET, TCN demand N35.4bn electricity payments from Benin, Niger

The Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trading Plc and the Transmission Company of Nigeria have jointly written to power firms of the Republics of Benin and...

N11trn electricity funds ‘squandered’ under Obasanjo, Yar’Adua, Jonathan – SERAP

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) says N11 trillion in electricity funds was squandered by the administrations of former presidents Olusegun Obasanjo, Umaru...

Activists picket BEDC over poor services

Members of the Edo Civil Society Organisation have protested at the Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC) headquarters in the Edo State capital against the...

IBEDC to commence free distribution of pre-paid meters in Kwara soon

The Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC) says it will soon commence the free distribution of pre-paid meters to electricity consumers in Kwara, Daily Trust...

Omotosho II, Geregu II, Alaoji II plants shut due to inadequate gas supply

Data obtained from National Electric System Operation (SO) showed three power plants, Omotosho II, Geregu II and Alaoji II, have been shut as a...

PHED commences mass metering of residential customers

The Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company (PHED) has commenced massive deployment and installation of smart meters to its residential customers in Akwa Ibom, Bayelsa,...

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