A nation in darkness
The collapse of the electricity sub-sector under the National Electric Power Authority (NEPA), which morphed to Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN) before it was unbundled
PHCN retirees demand payment of pension, seek government intervention
A group, Concerned Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN) Pensioners (CPP) has appealed to the Federal Government to intervene over shortfalls in payments of pension benefits
Power wobbles despite $1.6 billion investments
At a peak of 5,459.50 megawatts, Nigeria’s power sector still wobbles with low transmission capacity seven years after privatisation. This is despite the $1.6 billion invested through the World Bank...
Again, Senate, stakeholders differ on failed power sector share purchase pact
There was drama over Nigeria’s power sector crisis in the Senate yesterday as stakeholders outlined the causes of Federal Government’s $29b annual losses due to failed Share Purchase Agreement (SPA).
Let there be light…
Notwithstanding being in the 21st Century and with the huge amount spent on that sector electricity supply throughout the country remains shamefully poor and inadequate.
Reps seek declaration of emergency on power sector
Incensed by the energy crisis nationwide, the House of Representatives yesterday urged President Muhammadu Buhari to declare a state of emergency on the power sector.
Outrage as EEDC moves to disconnect South East prepaid meter users
Concerns are mounting over moves by Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) to cut electricity supply from thousands of customers using prepaid smart card meters in the South East from January 1, 2020.
What manner of privatisation?
What kind of privatisation of the power sector did we undertake in his country? From NEPA to PHCN. You would have expected that life will be made easier to some degree with their arrival but alas!