Vandalism and a nation’s quest for improved power supply

Before the November 2013 handover of the defunct Power Holding Company of Nigeria, PHCN to 10 successor companies, who emerged after a bidding process,...

NERC directs Discos to implement metering scheme

Distribution companies have been directed to resume the implementation of the Credited Advance Payment for Metering Implementation ( CAPMI), an Order of the Nigerian...

FG suspends planned review of Electric Sector Reform Act

There is an indication that the federal government has put on hold the planned review of some of the provisions in Nigeria’s eight-year-old Electric...

Pipeline vandalism caused recent power outages –FG

The Minister of Power, Prof. Chinedu Nebo has blamed vandalism of gas infrastructure for about 22 percent drop in power supply experienced recently nationwide. Nebo...

Electricity liability firm’s debts rise to N713b

The Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of the Nigeria Electricity Liability Management Company (NELMCO) Limited, Dr. Samuel John Agbogun, has put the firm’s outstanding liabilities at...

Rural electricity: Reps’ committee queries minister over N5b unspent fund

The House of Representatives has expressed doubt over the ability of the Rural Electrification Agency (REA) to supply power to rural parts of the...

Power investors blame staffing problems for poor performance

The new owners of the recently privatised power plants are still complaining. This time, the investors declared that the unresolved staffing issues in the industry...

Power: Asaba sub-station will be ready in April – Site engineer

The Asaba power sub-station being constructed by AK-Ay Elektrick would be ready for inauguration in the first quarter of 2014, the Site Engineer, Mr...

FG urges power firms to install quality facilities

Minister of Power, Prof. Chinedu Nebo, yesterday urged the new power firms to ensure quality installation and maintenance of electricity components across the country. Nebo...

PHCN privatisation, greatest achievement of govt – Nebo

The Minister of Power, Prof. Chinedu Nebo, at a media chat in Abuja, on Thursday, described the privatisation of the power sector as one...

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