Outstanding exit benefit of ex-PHCN staff
The long wait for the complete settlement of the outstanding exit benefits of ex-PHCN staff five years after the privatisation of the power sector is becoming unbearable and increasingly frustrating. At the point of the initial payment in 2013, the assumption of many Nigerians was that it was wholly and entirely settled. Five years down…
Experts hopeful of power sector growth despite challenges
Though the projected objectives of the privatised Nigeria power sector appear to be elusive, stakeholders in the sector have expressed optimism of overcoming the challenges.
Deaths and electricity generator fumes
Aside from terrorism, threats to our lives are ceaselessly coming left, right and centre, and we still seem uncertain as to when the next will hit us.
Unsettled severance benefits of ex-PHCN staff
The long wait for the complete settlement of the outstanding exit benefits of ex-PHCN staff five years after the privatisation of the power sector is becoming unbearable and increasingly frustrating.
ULC urges Federal Government to pay 16 months arrears of 48,000 ex-PHCN workers
The United Labour Congress (ULC) has called on the Federal Government to pay the severance package of 48,000 workers of the defunct Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN) disengaged four years ago. The union said that the workers are still owed over 16 months’ arrears in agreed payments, while over 2,000 more workers have not…
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.