Daily Archives: August 1, 2017


Give Ariaria Market Uninterrupted Power Supply – Osinbajo Orders

Give Ariaria Market Uninterrupted Power Supply – Osinbajo Orders

Nigeria’s Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has directed the Ministry of Power, Works and Housing, led by former Lagos state governor, Mr Babatunde Fashola to ensure uninterrupted power supply at the Ariaria International Market in Abia state. The intervention would see the delivery of constant electricity to the market known as one of the largest in


Akwa Ibom Gov. Promises Widespread Electricity Supply

Despite widespread commendations that have trailed the improved electricity supply in a some sections of Uyo, the Akwa Ibom State capital, residents of other parts of Uyo have continued to lament over total blackout or epileptic power supply. Independent reports that the Akwa Ibom State Governor, Mr Udom Emmanuel on July 11, 2017,  commission a 132KV, 2/15MVA

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Transcorp to Enhance Capacity of Its Power Generating Plant

Transnational Corporation of Nigeria (Transcorp) Plc has announced financial results for the half-year ended June 30, 2017, recording N4.2 billion as profit after tax (PAT). This translates to a 134 per cent growth against a loss position of N12.19 billion recorded in the corresponding period in 2016. Commenting on the result, President/Chief Executive Officer, Transcorp,


Lagos Lights Up Dark Spots to Tackle Insecurity

In a renewed effort to improve security, the Lagos State Government has stepped up its Public Street Light Project to illuminate the nook and crannies as well as identified notorious dark spots within the metropolis, reports The Nation  Commissioner for Energy and Mineral Resources, Mr. Olawale Oluwo who spoke at a meeting with stakeholders in


Is Nigeria Ready for the End of Fossil Fuel?

Over 150 years ago, a French engineer Gustav Eiffel set out to do the impossible to build a tower in the centre of Paris and this caused an immediate uproar, the elite and intellectuals went on a tirade, some became abusive while others scorned him. In fact, 300 intellectuals wrote 300 articles about how stupid this


GenCos Present 7-Point Demand to Osinbajo

Electricity Generating Companies, GENCOs, have presented a seven-point demand to the Federal Government asking for an immediate end to electricity rejection by  National Control Centre, NCC, Osogbo, Osun State, in collaboration with the Electricity Distribution Companies, DISCOs. The GENCOs have also demanded a re-denomination of the annual concession fees from dollars to Naira, citing difficulty

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