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30 Aug 2022
Organisers of this year’s power sector awards have stated that the challenges facing the sector are hindering it from delivering on the benefits of privatisation in terms of reliable electricity supply.
26 Jun 2022
He made this known during a courtesy visit by the Vice Chancellor, Borno State University, Prof. Umar Kyari Sandabe who led his management team to the minister’s Office in Abuja.
2 Jun 2022
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.
2 Feb 2022
Nigeria has earned at least N1 trillion as proceeds of privatisation and commercialisation of government-owned enterprises by the defunct Technical Committee on Privatisation and Commercialisation...
2 Feb 2022
The Federal Government has said activities in the Nigeria Electricity Supply Industry (NESI) will be evaluated, managed and monitored with the aim of improving electricity access.
23 Jan 2022
The power sector was privatised by the Federal Government on November 1, 2013, with the expectation that supply to homes and industries would by now exceed 40, 000 Megawatts (MW).
7 Dec 2021
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Nasarawa, Kogi, parts of Edo, Niger and Kaduna states have been thrown into darkness the following industrial action embarked upon by electricity workers.
17 Nov 2021
Stakeholders have linked the lack of reliable data in the Nigerian electricity industry to the failure in the interventions and policies being designed by the Federal Government, Central Bank of Nigeria, Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Authority (NERC) and others.
29 Aug 2021
The planned electricity tariffs hike expected to come into effect next Wednesday, yesterday, turned dramatic following a retraction by the Eko Distribution Company.
6 Jun 2021
Unless the Distribution Companies and other stakeholders in the Nigerian Electricity Supply Industry (NESI) address bottlenecks hindering adequate revenue collection, financial discipline introduced...
4 Nov 2020
Despite a regulation capping the limit to which distribution companies (DisCos) can charge electricity consumers who are not metered, overbilling in the form of estimated billing has continued.
30 Oct 2020
Despite the Federal Government’s directive on nationwide mass-metering for electricity consumers, over six million users in Nigeria are still on estimated billing. The huge metering gap remains a key challenge in the industry, the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), said in its’ first quarter (Q1) 2020 Operational Report on the country’s power sector. The NERC…


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As Nigerians grapple with the multidimensional hardship in daily lives occasioned by the persistent Naira scarcity, financial experts have encouraged them to brace up for more difficult times as the crises might not abate soon.
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There seems to be no respite yet for the poultry industry, as farmers across the country have continued to count their losses due to the impact of the naira redesign policy.
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Recently, when the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) ward executives at Igyorov ward in Gboko Local Government Area of Benue State suspended the party’s national chairman, Dr. Iyorchia Ayu, it followed a predictable pattern: impunity has always defined the party’s leadership methodology.
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Education plays a crucial role in a child’s development, shaping their abilities, attitudes, and behaviors that contribute to society’s overall well being.
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Statutorily, Nigeria is seven years behind in the conduct of its Population and Housing census. Ideally, a census should be conducted every 10 years, but since the last exercise held in 2006, multiple factors have prevented Nigeria from conducting the exercise as at when due.