Daily Archives: May 4, 2017

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Govt Completes 22MW Ajaokuta Power Plant

Govt Completes 22MW Ajaokuta Power Plant

Towards the rehabilitation of the Ajaokuta Steel Complex, the Federal Government has completed the first phase of the ACSL thermal power plant. The immediate past Director of Mines at the Ministry of Mines and Steel Development, Mr. Dauda Awojobi, who disclosed this at a training session for journalists in Lokoja, Kogi State on Wednesday, said

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TCN Cautions Nigerians Against Erecting Buildings Near Power Lines

Mr Victor Adewunmi, the General Manager, Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), Benin region has cautioned Nigerians against erecting buildings within 50 meters precinct of high tension lines. Adewunmi said this in Benin on Tuesday while conducting newsmen round the area where a red conductor of the 330KV Benin/Egbin power line got detached. The News Agency


REA Gets New Board, Management

The federal government today in Abuja inaugurated a new board and executive management of the Rural Electrification Agency (REA). Inaugurating the board which is comprised of 6 members, one from each of the geopolitical zones, headed by Engr Umaru Mazamaza, the Hon. Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, SAN, urged them to be


TCN Set to Site $200m Power Transmission Project in Ogun

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) is to construct a $200million power transmission project in Ogun State,  the Managing Director of the company, Mr. Usman Gur Mohammed, has disclosed. Speaking when he paid a courtesy visit on the state Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, in his office in Abeokuta yesterday, Mohammed said the project, when completed,

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Niger Delta Youths Call For Review Of Power Sector

THE South-South Youth Consultative Enlightenment and Mobilisation Council, has urged the Federal Government to review the privatisation of the power sector to boost electricity output in the country. Mr Chris Nnodim, the National Director of Publicity of the council, a Non-Governmental Organisation, made this call in an interview in Port Harcourt on Wednesday. He said


NEMSA Commences Testing Of Smart Meters in Jos

The Nigeria Electricity Management Services Agency (NEMSA), has commenced testing of smart prepaid meters in Jos, one month after the agency ordered Jos Electricity Distribution (JED), Company to halt further distribution of its meters in Plateau, Bauchi, Gombe and Benue States on the grounds that they were yet to pass through the routine test. NEMSA’S

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