Monthly Archives: November 2017

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Run Kaduna Power Plant on LNG Senate Tells Power Ministry

Run Kaduna Power Plant on LNG Senate Tells Power Ministry

The Senate Joint Committee on Gas and Power, Steel Development and Metallurgy has kicked against the Ministry of Power, Works and Housing’s plan to run the 215 megawatts Kaduna Power Plant on diesel, instead of Liquified Natural Gas (LNG), which it said is a cheaper alternative. The committee, at a hearing on the “Urgent need


ANED to FG: Bar Major Stakeholders in the Power Ministry From Using Generators

The Federal Government must bar the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, all Managing Directors of the 11 electricity distribution companies (DisCos) in the country as well as major stakeholders in the power ministry from using generators. The trade association for investors in power distribution, Association of Nigerian Electricity Distributors (ANED), which made

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Epileptic Power, Poor Funding, Setting National Identity Management Back – Aziz, NIMC DG

Two years as Director General, National Identity Management Commission, NIMC, Engr. ALIYU ABUBAKAR AZIZ looks back at what has been achieved and lamented that but for poor funding and epileptic power supply, Nigerians would now be enjoying a promising digital national database and proud identity management system. He, however, sees hope if the government can


GenCos Back Fashola on Declaration of Eligible Customers

The electricity Power Generation Companies (GenCos) have given their support to the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, for the declaration of eligible customers in the Nigeria Electricity Supply Industry (NESI). They said it would stimulate and enhance competitiveness for efficient service delivery in the sector. The Association of Power Generating Companies (APGC),


AAU Lecturers Bemoan Power Cut in Varsity Community

The Academic Staff Union of Universities at Ambrose Alli University in Ekpoma, Edo State on Tuesday decried the lingering power outage within the university community after it was allegedly disconnected by the Benin Electricity Distribution Company. The community located in Esan-West Local Government Area of the state was said to have been disconnected from the


We Can’t Survive Under Eligible Customer Regulation – DisCos

The Electricity Distribution Companies, DisCos, have raised an alarm that the eligible customer regulation would affect their ability to recover revenues from power customers. DISCO official disconnecting lines on electric pole They also warned that with the removal of eligible customers from the DISCOs’ network, the huge revenue gap left would be borne by residential


Mojec Signs MOU With Kaduna Electric on DT Meters Supply

An indigenous meter manufacturing company, Mojec International Limited, has signed a memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Kaduna Electric for the supply of Distribution Transformer (DT) meters, Oriental News reports. Under the agreement, Mojec International Limited is expected to supply Distribution Transformer meters to Kaduna Electric. The managing director of the company, Ms. Chantelle Abdul stated this during


FG Attracting N383 Billion to Raise 14,000MW Transmission Capacity – TCN

The Interim Managing Director of the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), Mr. Usman Gur Mohammed, has said the public utility wants to attain 14,000 megawatts (MW) under the Transmission Expansion and Rehabilitation Programme (TERP) being financed with about N383bn ($1.064 million) from international lenders, Daily Trust reports. Mr Mohammed who spoke in Abuja recently on the achievements

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