Daily Archives: December 1, 2017


How to Achieve Stable Power Supply in Nigeria – Engr. Uwaifo

How to Achieve Stable Power Supply in Nigeria – Engr. Uwaifo

Mr. Omorodion Solomon Uwaifo can be described as an elder statesman in engineering and a walking encyclopedia on electricity issues. In fact, a contact with him shows that he radiates electricity!It is painful to him as an engineer that Nigeria doesn’t have a stable electricity supply. He believes the country has the manpower to generate


NBET, Firm Sign Pact on 40MW Dadin Kowa Plant

Mabon Power Limited and Nigeria Bulk Electricity Trading Plc (NBET) have initiated a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) to add 40MW to the electricity grid from its Dadin Kowa plant in Gombe State. NBET’s Managing Director, Marilyn Amobi, at the pact signing last weekend in Abuja, assured the private firm of government’s support while urging other

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The Consumers , the GenCos & the DisCos

The efficiency of electricity generation and distribution across Nigeria, since the post-privatization era, is open to different interpretation by corporate and individual consumers across the country. We dare say, however, that consumer experience is one of disappointment, and so we have tried to focus on the critical issues of frontal impact on the consumer for


Buhari, Fashola Hailed over Improvements in Power Supply, Infrastructure

President Muhammadu Buhari and Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, SAN, have both been hailed over the improvement in the power generation and electricity supply, and provision of infrastructure around the country; as signs of positive development under the current administration. The improved power scenario, premised on the electricity supply system in


Power Outage Disrupts Obaseki’s Budget Presentation

The much-hyped budget presentation of Edo state’s Governor Godwin Obaseki to the State House of Assembly was Wednesday disrupted by power outage. No sooner the Speaker of the House, Kabiru Adjoto, opened plenary at about 12 noon, than the three-hourly ration of power supply to the Ring Road axis expired, resulting in a power cut

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DisCos, EFCC, Others Collaborate to Fight Corruption

The Association of Nigerian Electricity Distributors (ANED), the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), the police and other security agencies, are collaborating to rid the power sector of corrupt officials. ANED’s Executive Director, Research, and Development, Mr. Sunday Oduntan, said the issue had reached an advanced stage, as many workers have been investigated for bribery,


Lagos Community Petitions Government Over Disco Failure to Energise Transformer

Progressive Estate Community Development Association (PECDAS), Iwowokekere in Ijede area of Lagos, has raised an alarm over the failure of Ikeja Electric to energize the 33kv, 500kva transformer donated by the community since 2014. The community also expressed concern over the high estimated bills being imposed on consumers by the electricity company.In a letter written

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