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18 Aug 2019
While the Nigerian power sector has remained a notable failure five years after it was privatised, a new deal between Nigeria and Siemens of Germany has raised fresh concerns and criticisms regarding the government’s readiness to address the numerous challenges bedeviling the sector. KINGSLEY JEREMIAH writes on the apparent fault lines in the Memorandum of Understanding.
7 Jun 2019
About six month into a 2020 target set by the Federal Government to boost power transmission wheeling capacity to 10,000 megawatts (MW), stakeholders in the nation’s electricity sector yesterday insisted the plan is only a mirage. The plan, which is part of a Transmission Master Plan, designed by the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), had…
4 Jan 2018
The tripping of Odukpani-Ikot Ekpene 330KV line has resulted in a major disruption of power generation from the Odukpani Power Station to the national grid.
20 Dec 2017
The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has assured that through the implementation of  its ongoing Transmission Rehabilitation and Expansion Programme...


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Flooding caused by torrential rains in Sudan has killed at least 52 people and damaged or destroyed thousands of homes, state media reported Saturday.
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The All Progressives Congress (APC) says it is almost set for the Tinubu/Shettima presidential campaign for the 2023 general elections.
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Thirty-five persons kidnapped three weeks ago at Keke Millennium City under Cikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State have regained their freedom. The victims returned to Keke B community Saturday evening and were received by hundreds of people. A leader of a Joint Taskforce of the community Uwasu Yunusa confirmed their release. Our correspondent gathered that…
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A group under the aegis of Arewa Paradigm Shift (APS) has explained why PDP Governor, Nyesom Wike of Rivers State, ignored his Sokoto State counterpart, Aminu Tambuwal, inviting one of the  APC founding father, Senator Aliyu Magatakarda Wamako, to inaugurate projects in the state. The group's Director of Mobilization, Alhaji Adamu Musa- Illela, explained that "Wike…
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The prime minister serving in Mali's military junta has been hospitalised after suffering an unspecified illness, one of his advisers and a doctor at the clinic treating him told AFP Saturday.