Nigeria records highest power transmission of 5,615.40MW
The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) says the power sector has recorded an all-time national peak of 5,615.40MW.
Group demands state of emergency in power sector
A group, under the aegis of the Nigeria Consumer Protection Network has urged President Muhammdu Buhari to declare a state of emergency in the power sector, saying Nigerians are paying for darkness.
Buhari withdraws interventions to power sector
President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, said the Central Bank of Nigeria Power Assistance Fund (CBN PAF) meant to address electricity tariff shortfalls would no longer be sustained, saying it was time the sector became financially stable. According to him, such interventions must be phased out to promote financial independence. Represented by the Minister of Power, Saleh…
Power sector reform: $6.15bn grant will improve electricity supply, says minister
The Minister of Power, Mr Sale Mamman says the 6.15 billion dollars (about N2.373 trillion) recently secured by the Federal Government for the power sector will improve electricity supply in the country.
‘It is difficult investing in an unpredictable power sector environment’
The problem in Nigeria’s power sector is not rocket science, and if it's rocket science, you have rocket scientists that are able to deal with it. There's no reason why we shouldn't get it right.
Nigeria: Exporting electricity amid stark darkness
When Nigeria became independent in 1960 and inherited the well-run Electricity Corporation of Nigeria (ECN), which was established in 1951 by the then colonial administrators, many probably, did envisaged that the country’s power sector would end up as an albatross.
Government moves to sell 216 electricity assets
There is a move to sell over 216 non- core electricity assets of the Federal Government to address some of the challenges in the power sector.The plan became public knowledge yesterday as the Senate insisted that reversal of the sector’s privatisation would worsen the challenges
No plan to reverse privatisation of power sector says Senate
Sen. Gabriel Suswan, the Chairman Senate Committee on Power says the senate has no plans to reverse the privatisation of the power sector.
Power sector reform and tariff hike
It is a common knowledge that The Minister of Power, Sale Mamman, at the Investigative Public Hearing on Power Sector Recovery Plan and the impact on COVID-19 Pandemic, organised recently by the Senate Committee on Power insisted that the new increment on electricity tariff....
How we plan to solve power sector challenges, by Mamman
Minister of Power Sale Mamman, yesterday, told The Guardian that the challenges in the power sector were surmountable, stressing that a holistic approach is being deployed to tackle the bottlenecks.