30m Nigerians have no access to electricity – FG

The federal government yesterday said about 30 million Nigerians are currently without on-grid electricity supply to their homes. The government noted that this number was...

NIPPs sale to soon complete private sector control of power sector

Following the successful completion of the sales of the unbundled companies of the defunct Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN), the 10 National Integrated...

Firm plans 1,000 agents for electricity bill payment

A revenue collection firm for the Ikeja Electricity Distribution Company, Scratch `N’ Pay, has urged prepaid meter customers to embrace the use of recharge...

TCN to complete 160 transmission projects

The Chairman, Board of the Transmission Company of Nigeria, Mr. Ibrahim Waziri, has said that the firm will boost electricity supply by completing 160...

NERC approves mass disconnection of indebted MDAs

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) Wednesday stated that it had granted approval to the various electricity distribution companies across the country to disconnect...

FG, Ebonyi to construct 2,000mw power plant

The Federal Government said it would partner with the Ebonyi State Government to construct 2,000 megawatts (mw) Independent Power Plant (IPP). Speaking at a technical...

Power: ‘Sokoto ongoing IPP is 80% complete’

A media consultant to the Sokoto state government, Alhaji Ibrahim Jirgi has disclosed that the Independent Power Project (IPP) that is being developed by...

Tanker fire destroys 12 transmission towers in Delta

In what is bound to worsen the power situation in Delta State, the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) announced yesterday that it lost 12...

Reasons why NERC will not increase electricity tariff

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) will not effect the anticipated increase in electricity tariffs until there is a significant step-up of power generation...

Power Ministry, GE confer over 534mw Qua Iboe gas plant

The newly inaugurated minister of State for Power, Mohammed Wakil, at the weekend in Abuja, assured a delegation of General Electric (GE) led by...

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