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Electricity Consumers, Labour Flay Massive Tariff Increase

Electricity Consumers, Labour Flay Massive Tariff Increase

Electricity consumers across the country have unanimously kicked against new tariff increase imposed by electricity distribution companies, (DisCos), describing it as compounding the hardship on the masses, especially in the face of current harsh economic realities. LEADERSHIP Sunday reports that ...

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Marketers Predict Six-Month Fuel Scarcity, Prices Rise

Marketers Predict Six-Month Fuel Scarcity, Prices Rise

The supply hitches associated with the distribution of Premium Motor Spirit, popularly called petrol, may persist till June this year, oil marketers stated on Wednesday. Nigeria’s downstream oil sector has been grappling with cases of incessant petrol scarcity since last ...

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Federal Govt To Establish Limestone Factory In Ebonyi To Boost Electricity

Federal Govt To Establish Limestone Factory In Ebonyi To Boost Electricity

The federal government has approved funds for the establishment of a limestone granules factory in Ebonyi State to boast electricity supply in Ishielu local government area and environs. The factory to be located at Okpoto in Ishielu local government area ...

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Environmentalist Seeks Adoption Of Renewable Energy

Environmentalist Seeks Adoption Of Renewable Energy

An environmental expert, Mr Gafar Odubote, has tasked Nigerians on adaptation and adoption of renewable energy to address climate change effects. Odubote, the Network Coordinator, Let’s Do It World (LDIW) Africa Region, an environmental non-profit organisation, made the call in ...

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Ikeja Electric Engages NSCDC On Equipment Protection

Ikeja Electric Engages NSCDC On Equipment Protection

Ikeja Electric Plc (IE), as part of her efforts to ensure safety of equipments for stable electricity across its network, has collaborated with the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Speaking during a meeting with the Lagos State NSCDC ...

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Power Generation Crashes By 990MW, Gencos Lose N1.8tn

Power Generation Crashes By 990MW, Gencos Lose N1.8tn

The available generation capacity in Nigeria’s power sector dropped again in 2022, as it crashed from the 6,336.52 megawatts recorded in 2021 to 5,346.82MW last year, latest data on electricity generation trend seen in Abuja on Monday, showed. It was ...

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Disco Offers Debtors Discount On Unpaid Bills

Disco Offers Debtors Discount On Unpaid Bills

Electricity consumers yet to pay their bills to the Enugu Electricity Distribution Company are to enjoy 30 per cent discount if they pay before December 31. The bonanza, code-named ‘Arrears One-Time Settlement Scheme’ is to encourage the settlement of the ...

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TCN Seeks Gencos, Discos Support On Grid Collapse

TCN Seeks Gencos, Discos Support On Grid Collapse

The Transmission Company of Nigeria has blamed the power generation and distribution companies for the repeated collapse of the national electricity grid. It, therefore, asked the Gencos and Discos to “up their games” in the delivery of electricity. The Chairman, ...

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Power: Senate To Grill Minister Over N147bn Projects

Power: Senate To Grill Minister Over N147bn Projects

The Senate Committee on Power has summoned Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed, over N147 billion included in the capital project of the Ministry of Power. The Chairman of the Committee, Senator Gabriel Suswam, who invited the Minister during the budget ...

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Jos Disco Gets New MD

Jos Disco Gets New MD

Jos Electricity Distribution PLC covering the states of Plateau, Nasarawa, Benue, and Plateau has appointed Abdu Mohammed as its new Managing Director. Mohammed who assumed duty at the company’s cooperate headquarters in Jos was welcomed by top industry players and ...

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