Tag: Power

NGO commends Minister of power on improved power generation in Nigeria

Suleiman Idris- November 10, 2020

The Centre for Media Education and Networking (CMEN), a non-governmental organisation, has commended the Minister of Power, Sale Mamman, for focusing on President Muhammadu Buhari’s ... Read More

Getting Power Sector that can Provide Quality Service to Consumers – VP Osinbajo

Tanimu- November 5, 2020

Sale of Afam Power shows private sector confidence in Buhari administration’s reforms, Elumelu tells VP *Plants expected to increase national grid output by 966MW – ... Read More

Minister of Power Says FG Creating Jobs for Youth with 5m Solar Power Projects, Mass Metering

Tanimu- October 26, 2020

The Minister of Power, Engr. Sale Mamman, has said the Federal Government is creating massive job opportunities for Nigerian youths in the power sector through ... Read More

Senate commendation excites Ministry of Power – Official

Suleiman Idris- July 25, 2020

The Ministry of Power has expressed joy at the commendation given by Senate over its efforts to sanitise and expose the power sector for best ... Read More

Appointment of New Managing Director/CEO for the Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trading, PLC (NBET)

Tanimu- June 15, 2020

In furtherance of the reorganization/ realignments in the Power Sector, the Honourable Minister of Power Engr. Sale Mamman announces the appointment of a new Managing ... Read More

EEDC Warns Against Obstruction of Power Line, condoles with family of Nnewi Electrocution Victim

Henry Solomon- May 26, 2020

The Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) has again warned the public to avoid erecting structures or trading under the power line right-of-way. The Head of Corporate ... Read More

#COVID19: Ministry of Power, Engr. Sale Mamman on Tariffs, Palliative Measures for Power Sector

Tanimu- March 31, 2020

As part of the Federal Government efforts to ameliorate the current challenges occasioned by the ravaging COVID – 19 pandemic, The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission ... Read More

Power Minister, Engr. Sale Mamman Visits Emir of Daura

Tanimu- March 1, 2020

The Federal Government is currently constructing a new 330kv/132kv substation in Daura, Katsina State as part of its plan to strengthen and boost power supply ... Read More

OAU 8.05 Megawatt Power Project to be Completed Soon – Minister

Henry Solomon- February 8, 2020

The Minister of State for Power, Prince Goddy Agba, has assured authorities of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, that 8.05 Megawatts power Project embarked on by ... Read More

Governor Fintiri Directs The Re-connection of Michika, Madagali to National Grid

Henry Solomon- February 4, 2020

Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri had directed the state ministry of Infrastructure and Community Development to work with Yola Discos to commence the process of reconnecting ... Read More

Power Ministry Projects with African Development Bank

Tanimu- January 29, 2020

Ongoing & proposed Projects by the Nigerian Government in the Power Sector in Collaboration with the African Development Bank Group. These projects across Nigerian include ... Read More

Nigeria, World Bank Power Projects Under NETAP

Tanimu- January 22, 2020

The @NigeriaGov in Collaboration with the @WorldBank has a number of projects ongoing in the Power Sector under the Nigerian Electricity Transmission Project (NETAP). These ... Read More

President Buhari Approves Inter-Ministerial Steering and Project Delivery Committee for Mambilla Hydro Power Project

Tanimu- January 13, 2020

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the constitution of two committees for the Mambilla Hydroelectric Power Project in Taraba State. They are the Inter-ministerial Steering Committee ... Read More

JUST IN: Minister of Power, Sale Suspends Dr. Marilyn, MD NBET

Tanimu- December 24, 2019

Stepping Down of the Managing Director of the Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trading Company – Dr. Marilyn Amobi. In continuation of the reorganization/sanitation in the Federal ... Read More

Remittance Directive: 6 DisCos May Evade NERC’s Sanction

Henry Solomon- December 15, 2019

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) says six out of eight Power Distribution Companies (DisCos) have complied or substantially complied with the approved minimum remittance ... Read More

Remove power sector from an exclusive list, investor advises

Abdul Jimoh- December 10, 2019

Mr Godwin Izomor, the Managing Director, MG Vowgas Group has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to remove the power sector from the exclusive list to ... Read More

FG Sets Aside $1.61bn for 24 Hour Power Supply – TCN

Henry Solomon- October 20, 2019

The Managing Director, Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), Alhaji Usman Gur says the Federal Government in collaboration with international donor agencies  has set aside over ... Read More

EEDC Warns Against Customers Repairing Transformers

Henry Solomon- June 27, 2019

Mr Emeka Ezeh, Head Communication, Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC), on Thursday said the company would no longer tolerate customers repairing transformers by themselves in ... Read More

GENCOs release 4,114 MW of power

Arowobusoye Samuel- March 12, 2019

Electricity generating companies in Nigeria released an average of 4,114 megawatts of power into the national grid on Monday, a daily energy report has said. ... Read More

Yola Power Distribution Company Set for New Lease of Life

Tanimu- October 9, 2018

The Yola Distribution Company whose operations have been in a hiatus due to the insurgency is set for a new lease of life. 12 companies ... Read More