Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, says Nigerians have more electricity than they can consume. He said this while speaking to journalists in Abuja on Monday.
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The power crisis in the country may worsen as the Power Generation Companies in Nigeria, GENCOs, have dragged the Federal Government before a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, over alleged preferential treatment to two of its competitors with intent to harm their business interests.
The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) yesterday, said that the 11 Distribution Companies (Discos) have metered 3.45 million customers as at end of 2017. The Bureau disclosed this yesterday adding that the number of customers metered represents 46.16 percent of the 7.48 million customers...
Power generation in the country has begun witnessing rise again, hitting a peak of 4, 351.70MW Friday after the recent drop blamed on damage to gas pipelines and cables by the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN). A system performance record posted on Saturday, 27th, January, 2018 for Friday...
The country’s energy situation is so bad that it was only better than Yemen, a war-torn country, in 2017.
Nigeria has been ranked the second worst country in power/electricity supply in 2017. This is as the country was only able to supply a daily average of 3,851 megawatts (MW) to its 180...
Nigeria’s power generation as at September 2017 has increased up to 7001 megawatts with transmission up to 6,700 megawatts and distribution rising to 4,600 megawatts.
The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola speaking at the executive session of the National Council on Power...
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The Association of Nigerian Electricity Distributors (ANED) on Thursday said that it has appealed against the judgment of a Lagos Federal High Court annulling the 45 per cent electricity tariff hike.
The association also noted that it will pursue the case to any length to earn justice.
The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) and some electricity distribution companies yesterday denied any planned increase in the electricity tariff.
A statement by NERC spokesman, Michael Faloseyi, said the Nigerian Electricity Supply Industry (NESI) was not contemplating any...
In the past few days, weeks, months, Nigerians in every part of the country have been experiencing constant power outage. The outage now becoming a normal part of life as many have resorted to alternative means of power generation.
Here are 8 top reasons the experience may persist:
The 11 Electricity Distribution Companies (Discos) have continued to ration power supply to consumers across the geo-political zones of the country as the national grid generation drops to 3,494Mega Watts (MW).
The Guardian investigations yesterday revealed that the nation’s power sector...
The country's electricity supply has dropped by 1,589.69 megawatts since the nation achieved its peak generation of 5,074.70MW earlier February.
According to records from the Federal Ministry of Power on Monday, electricity supply on Sunday, February 14, dropped to 3,485MW from the 3,558.39MW...
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