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Power investors suspend prepaid meter scheme

Consumers have continued to groan about poor power supply after the takeover of the assets of the defunct Power Holding Company of Nigeria by private investors. The situation has been exacerbated with the suspension of the Credited Advance Payment for [...]

November 22, 2013 Business, Power
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World Bank to spend $1.4bn on power transmission

BY EVEREST AMAEFULE   The World Bank will, in the next three years, spend about $1.4bn on the nation’s power industry, especially on transmission infrastructure. The World Bank Country Director for Nigeria, Marie-Francoise Marie-Nelly, stated this in an interview with [...]

November 14, 2013 Power
Bids for 10 NIPP plants close today

Bids for 10 NIPP plants close today

Bids for the 10 National Integrated Power Project plants owned by the Niger Delta Power Holding Company Limited will close today (Friday) in Abuja, the Managing Director of the company, Mr. James Olotu, has said. Olotu said on the sidelines [...]

November 8, 2013 Power
Nigeria, Japan Collaborate To Improve Electricity Transmission

Nigeria, Japan Collaborate To Improve Electricity Transmission

The Federal Government on Tuesday announced its collaboration with Japan to tackle electricity transmission challenges in the country. Both governments agreed to deal with the setbacks in Nigeria’s transmission infrastructure when a delegation from Japan led by the country’s Ambassador [...]

November 6, 2013 Power
Investors eye captive power to improve supply after PHCN takeover

Investors eye captive power to improve supply after PHCN takeover

By: FEMI ASU Eagerly awaiting the physical handover of the privatised Power Holding Company of Nigeria’s (PHCN) successor companies by the Federal Government, buyers of the distribution companies (Discos) are considering tapping into off-grid electricity after takeover to provide better services [...]

October 31, 2013 Power
FG Begins Full Payment To 38,000 PHCN Workers.

FG Begins Full Payment To 38,000 PHCN Workers.

The full payment of entitlements to 38,000 workers of Power Holding Company of Nigeria, PHCN, has commenced. Director General, Bureau of Public Enterprise, BPE, Mr. Benjamin Ezra Dikki disclosed this during the visit of House of Representatives Committee on Privatisation [...]

October 12, 2013 Power
Lagos to get five power plants by 2014

Lagos to get five power plants by 2014

BY SULAIMON SALAU THE Lagos State Government has unveiled plans to raise the number of Independent Power Plants (IPPs) in the state to five, with a combined capacity of 47.35 Mega Watts (MW) by 2014. Already, the state government has [...]

September 24, 2013 Power
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Top PHCN Official In ICPC Net: Demanded N100,000 To Install Official Transformers

An Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) sting operation has netted a top official of the Power Holding Companies of Nigeria (PHCN), Engineer Omololu Olusesi Gabriel, who allegedly demanded a bribe of N100,000 from a PHCN customer [...]

July 25, 2013 Power
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Finance Ministry Clarifies Payment of N80.97bn for Power

By Obinna Chima The Federal Ministry  of Finance Wednesday said it had so far paid about N80.97 billion to the Federal Ministry of Power this year. The amount, according to the Coordinating Minister for the Economy and Minister of Finance, [...]

July 12, 2013 Power
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Our Children Will Not Remember Generator Again — Jonathan.

With the short and medium-term programmes mapped out for the power sector in the country, President Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday said Nigerian children soon would no longer depend on generators for electricity supply. [viralpullquote ]With the short and medium-term programmes [...]

May 30, 2013 Power
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Weekend’s Nationwide Power Outage Explained

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) apologised for the nationwide power outage which occurred on Friday, 24th May, 2013, as a result of the collapse of the transmission grid. [viralpullquote font_size=”24″ ]The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) apologised for the [...]

May 27, 2013 Power
The Federal Government has ordered the retrenchment of no fewer than 20000

FG Orders Sack Of 20,000 PHCN Workers

FG Orders Sack Of 20,000 PHCN Workers – The Federal Government has ordered the retrenchment of no fewer than 20,000 workers of the Power Holding Company of Nigeria, PHCN, ahead of takeover by successful bidders of its assets. The Bureau for [...]

April 29, 2013 Power