Daily Archives: October 3, 2017


Slovakia Looks to Partner with Nigeria on Energy Sector Development

Slovakia Looks to Partner with Nigeria on Energy Sector Development

Speaking on the sideline of the Slovakia national day celebration, the Slovakian ambassador to Nigeria, Peter Holasek has called for collaboration between the Slovakian government and the Federal Government of‎ Nigeria in its energy sector, Leadership reports. Holasek said his country is ready to collaborate with Nigeria on adequately developing her energy resources. Holesek, who

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REA to Provide Solar Power to Sabon-Gari Market in Kano

Damilola Ogunbiyi, the managing director, Federal Rural Electrification Agency (REA), while speaking during a courtesy visit to Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State on Wednesday, said that the Federal Government is set to provide solar power to Sabon-Gari Market in Kano, Sundiata Post reports. The managing director said the agency would provide regular and reliable


Niger state, Private Consumers Owe N770 Million – Abuja DisCo

The Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) has cried out that the huge debt of over N770 million owed by the Niger State government and other private consumers in the state is capable of crippling the activities of the company, THISDAY reports. The AEDC Director, Risk and Compliance, Mr Collins Chabuka, said the organisation was already


Govt. Efforts to Boost Power Supply Yielding Positive Results, Says BEDC

The Benin Electricity and Distribution Company (BEDC) says Federal Government’s efforts toward boosting power supply is yielding positive results. The company’s Spokesman, Mr Tayo Adekunle, said this in an interview with the Newsmen in Benin on Monday. Adekunle, who commended government efforts to increase power generation in the country, added that electricity allocation to BEDC


Breaking the Meter Supply Monopoly

The perennial complaints by electricity consumers across the country about insufficient supply of pre-paid meters and outrageous tariff based on estimated billing method from electricity distribution companies (Discos), have received the attention of the Federal Government. The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo who voiced the concern of consumers at Onna Local Government Area of Akwa


Egbin Boss Warns of Tariff Increase Due to Eligible Customers Policy

The Chairman, Egbin Power Plc, Mr. Kola Adesina, has warned that electricity tariffs will go up if the number of customers within the networks of the distribution companies reduce on the back of the recent declaration by the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, which stated that eligible power customers were permitted to

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