Monthly Archives: July 2017

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Kaduna Electric Urges Religious Bodies to Pay Electric Bills

Kaduna Electric Urges Religious Bodies to Pay Electric Bills

The Management of Kaduna Electric has appealed to religious leaders in its franchise area to ensure that all places of worship settle their bills regularly, warning that the Company shall soon embark on a disconnection exercise of all defaulters, Spark reports. A statement by the Head, Corporate communications of the Company Abdulazeez Abdullahi stated that the call

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Fixing Nigeria’s Power Problem for Development

It’s the magical moment- when grown up adults and children become akin; it comes with the access that comes with electricity. Perhaps, the emotions flow for different reasons; for the child, it’s the thought or prospect of being able to indulge in more activity; which could be the access to technology, while for the adult,

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Low Power Generation, Despite More Rains in Hydro Dams

As power generation in Nigeria falls below a seemingly traditional 4, 000 megawatts, despite the rains that should normally fill up the hydro dams for optimum generation, Chineme Okafor writes on the issues behind the drop For many months now, Nigeria’s power generation profile has failed to take a sustainable upward trajectory, frequently fluctuating at an average

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Edo Communities Decry Poor Power Supply, ‘Outrageous’ Billing

Residents of Evbotubu, Ugbowo and Ikpoba Hill communities in Benin City, the Edo State capital, are complaining over erratic power supply in their areas, Channels TV reports The community members told Channels Television that they are also concerned about outrageous estimated billings constantly thrown their way in spite of the poor supply of electricity. In

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AfDB to Invest $ 12 Billion to Boost Energy in Africa

African Development Bank (AfDB) has hinted of plans to invest the sum of $12billion to tackle the perennial energy crisis In Africa. Giving this hint was the AfDB President, Dr. Akinwunmi Adesina reports The Nation. According to him, the bank is investing $12billion in the energy sector on the continent for the next five years

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Nigerian Senate to Amend 3 Power-Related Bills

The Nigerian Senate is currently working on amending three power-related bills, Sweetcrude Reports has gathered. We gathered that the Senate has been meeting with the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Board, NERC, House of Representatives Committee on Power, including representatives from the distribution companies, DisCos, Generation Companies, GenCos and the Transmission Companies, TCN, over the bills. One

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