Tuesday, 27th September 2022
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8 hours ago
The nation’s electricity grid, operated from Osogbo, has again experienced a system collapse, causing blackouts across the country.
6 Sep
Electricity workers, under the aegis of the National Union of Electricity Employees (NUEE), yesterday, alleged that electricity distribution companies (Discos) were using dubious antics to rob Nigerians.
27 Aug
Take-over of Distribution Companies (DisCos) and their N5 trillion debt to banks and the government are causing anxiety in the industry.
24 Aug
Stakeholders have said the interventions of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) in the takeover of the distribution companies remain crucial to the survival of Deposit Money Banks (DMBs) as well as over N2.9 trillion government interventions in the sector.
21 Aug
The National Council on Privitisation (NCP), chaired by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, has received an update on the takeover of four electricity Distribution Companies (DISCOs). Osibajo’s spokesman, Laolu Akande, in a statement on Sunday in Abuja, said the vice president presided over a virtual meeting of NCP. BPE Director General, Mr Alex Okoh, informed the…
10 Aug
The total revenue collected by the electricity distribution companies (DisCos) in 2021 stood at N761.17 billion, an increase of 44.50 percent over the N526.77 billion they collected in 2020.
1 Aug
Distribution Companies (DisCos), yesterday, flayed the Federal Government over what they described as ‘renationalisation’ of electricity firms.
24 Jul
Nationwide blackout looms as National Union of Electricity Employees (NUEE) warned it would shutdown operations over alleged buyout of Distribution Companies (DisCos) and power facilities by commercial banks.
12 Jul
Nigerians are gradually inching towards the moment of anagnorisis as bank-backed reforms in the nation’s electricity distribution companies (DisCos) are revealing the true state and regulatory...
13 Jun
Nigeria’s electricity grid operated by the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has again collapsed. The development, which has been reoccurring in recent times, occurred around 7:00p.m. yesterday.
2 Jun
Eight years after the privatisation of Nigeria’s electricity sector, system inefficiencies, particularly high Aggregate, Technical and Commercial (ATC&C) losses, ageing infrastructure, poor customer relationship management and a history of lower cost-reflective tariffs continue to mar the sector’s growth.
12 May
Experts in Nigeria’s power sector have called for improvement in the operations of distribution companies as well as the sector’s regulator, Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) despite the harsh business environment in the country.


19 mins ago
North Korea and China have resumed cross-border freight train trade, Seoul said Tuesday, ending a five-month suspension linked to Covid-19.
20 mins ago
Mr Shehu Mohammed, the Zonal Commanding Officer (ZCO) Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in charge of FCT and Niger, has said 80 per cent of Road Traffic Crashes (RTCs) across the thirty-six states including the FCT are caused by human error.
40 mins ago
The Super Eagles head coach, Jose Peseiro, has expressed confidence that the Nigerian national team will emerge victorious against the Desert Foxes of Algeria when both teams clash on Tuesday in an international friendly. The Super Eagles and the Desert Foxes will rekindle their age-old rivalry on Tuesday when they clash at the Miloud Hadefi…
51 mins ago
Every one of us has attempted to lose weight at some point in our lives, and we are all aware that it is not as simple as social media would have us believe. To ensure that our bodies receive the nutrition they require, one must be mindful of the meals that they consume. Fruits are…
58 mins ago
The Director-General, Tinubu/Shettima Presidential Campaign Council and Governor, Plateau State, Mr Simon Lalong have offered an insight as to why there is a shift in the start of the All progressive congress (APC) campaigns.