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
Reps begin power sector gridlocks investigations
The House of Representatives on Wednesday began investigations into activities of the power sector with a view to repositioning the sector for better service delivery.
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....
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).
Privatisation of power sector and calls for reversal
Should Nigeria allow the private sector to continue the ownership of the nation’s power infrastructure, or return the sector to the days when government was in charge of electricity supply?
Senate investigates N1.8tr FG intervention in power sector
The senate committee on power yesterday said it was probing over N1.8tr Federal Government's interventions in the power sector at various times that have failed to yield the desired impact of improving power supply.
Electricity workers laud TCN over anti- corruption measures in power sector
The National Union of Electricity Union (NUEE) and the Senior Staff Association of Electricity and Allied Companies (SSAEC) have lauded the management of Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) over introduction of measures aimed at curbing corruption in the power sector.