Friday, 9th December 2022
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21 Jan
With a fortnight gone from this year 2022, it’s time to ruminate on Nigeria’s expectations from its’ power sector. Insecurity in Nigeria is still very high.
12 Jan
Unpaid allowances, salaries, union deductions and unremitted 20- month pension contributions deducted from workers under the National Union of Electricity Employees (NUEE) have been paid.
9 Jan
About two years after the escrowing of accounts belonging to 11 distribution companies (DisCos) by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), stakeholders, yesterday, weighed options available to the country’s debt-laden power sector.
3 Jan
Nigeria’s 11 Electricity Distribution Companies (DisCos), yesterday, insisted billing of end-users by estimation is normal across the world.
29 Dec 2021
Electricity Distribution Companies (DisCos) under the umbrella body of the Association of Nigerian Electricity Distributors (ANED) have raised concerns over attacks on their workers
28 Dec 2021
Distribution Companies (DisCos) have stated that they take ownership of electricity infrastructure purchased by individuals and communities to ensure subsequent repairs and safety of equipment.
19 Dec 2021
A former Commissioner, National Electricity Regulatory Company (NERC), Mr. Eyo Ekpo, has said that government’s decision to keep electricity tariffs low condemns Nigerians to perpetual dependence on “extremely expensive” backup generators as it starves the power sector of critical investment.
9 Dec 2021
The All Electricity Consumers Protection Forum (AECPF) has called for a forensic audit of Electricity Distribution Companies following the recent strike by members of the Nigerian Union of Electricity Employees (NUEE).
27 Nov 2021
Earlier this month, precisely on November 1, Nigeria’s electricity privatisation clocked eight years. In 2013 when the power sector was privatised, expectations were that the existing eight million consumers connected to the grid...
26 Nov 2021
A price increase of about 30 per cent announced lately on electricity meters countrywide is not the best thing that can happen to the power sector which is already characterised by inefficiency
18 Nov 2021
Residents of Edo State on Wednesday lamented what they termed outrageous billing and high tariff by the DISCOs in the country.
7 Nov 2021
Govt Support For Sector Hits N1.5trillion Stakeholders in the Nigerian power sector are unsettled on the need for the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to continue its support for the sector after aiding the industry and preventing it from imminent collapse eight years after privatisation. Although privatised to run with funding from local and international…


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Argentina will face Croatia in the World Cup semi-finals after beating the Netherlands 4-3 on penalties following a thrilling 2-2 extra-time draw on a night of high World Cup drama.
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Barely 24hrs after the Department of State Services (DSS) issued a 48hrs ultimatum to all stakeholders in the oil industry to resolve the ongoing fuel scarcity across the country, many filling stations in Abuja are set to begin 24hrs operations.
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*Report seeks removal of quota system in engaging missions' staff The paucity of funds, layback attitude and recruitment of unqualified staff, have been identified as some of the factors responsible for the unpalatable state of Nigerian embassies and consulates abroad. This was contained in a report unveiled Friday in Abuja. Tagged, State of Nigerian Embassies…
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The Strategic Communication Committee (SCC) of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP) has applauded the Federal Government for appointing PAP's Interim Administrator, Maj.-Gen. Barry Ndiomu, to head an 11-man special investigative panel on oil theft. Speaking in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Chairman of SCC and ex-agitator, Nature Kieghe Dumale, said the new assignment was an eloquent…
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At 24, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu initiated a disruptive shift in the plumbing sector, which revolutionised the vocation and aided its transition from the trade of unskilled artisans to professional occupation. The young freshly graduated Sanwo-Olu, in the early 1990s, incorporated “Dial The Plumber” - an engineering and business-centric coy that leveraged the limited telephone technology…