Abuja Electricity records 101 fatalities in five years, plans global power safety summit
To attain the vision of zero fatality incidents in the power sector, the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) has disclosed plans to host a global power safety summit in the Federal Capital Territory...
Reps order probe into alleged N2b, $3.8m fraud by banks
The House of Representatives yesterday resolved to probe the alleged loss of over N2 billion and $3.8 million as a result of the non-payment of interest by banks from sale proceeds...
Federal Ministry of Power: Scrap the national grid!
One of the challenges which we as a nation have not overcome is power generation and distribution. It is a shame that in the 21st century when different options for energy generation are available, we have been conditioned into thinking that power failure is part of our national way of life.
Electricity consumers decry high billing, poor power supply in Nasarawa
Electricity consumers who are displeased with the poor power supply in Nasarawa State have appealed to generation and distribution companies to make energy more accessible and people-oriented.
NELMCO’s inherited liabilities hit N527.261 billion
Total inherited liabilities by the Nigeria Electricity Liability Management Company (NELMCO) from the privatisation of the Nigeria electricity industry stood at N527.261 billion as February 2017.
Resolving the power sector conundrum
Electricity supply is considered the most critical impediment to the achievement of the Vision 20:2020 target of double digit growth and reduction of poverty to the barest minimum. The wide gap in electricity supply vis-a vis demand is one of the leading issues in the on-going effort to move the economy towards the desired state…
Will darkness continue forever?
The power sector in Nigeria is no doubt one of the most inefficient in meeting the needs of its consumers anywhere in the world. The Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN) which before now was a wholly government-owned venture before it was sold to private entities was the organisation governing the use of electricity in Nigeria.
Senate, power sector reforms and the rest of us
The recently concluded two-day Stakeholders Interactive Dialogue on the reform of the Nigerian Power sector organised by the National Assembly...
Arewa leaders agree to mediate between herdsmen and warring communities
Worried about the constant Fulani herdsmen attacks and killings in the north, Arewa leaders have expressed plans to mediate between the inhabitants of warring communities and the gunmen...