Daily Archives: December 6, 2017


Reps to Probe TCN Over Delay of $300 Million Power Project

Reps to Probe TCN Over Delay of $300 Million Power Project

The House of Representatives says it will investigate the delay in the execution of the $300 million Nigeria Electricity and Gas Improvement Project (NEGIP) by the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), Premium Times reports. In a resolution which followed a motion on matters-of-urgent-public-importance by Yunusa Abubakar (Gombe-APC) at plenary on Tuesday, the House mandated its Committee on

Damilola Ogunbiyi

Nigeria has Annual Mini-Grid Investment Opportunities of $9.2 Billion – REA

The Rural Electrification Agency (REA) on Tuesday disclosed that its study on Nigerian mini grid electricity development potential revealed annual investment opportunities of 9.2 billion dollars, Vanguard reports. Its Managing Director, Mrs. Damilola Ogunbiyi, disclosed this while making a presentation at the mini-grid action learning event in Abuja on Tuesday. Ogunbiyi, who spoke on “Overview of the


Nigeria’s Grid Loses 2,588MW to Load Rejection, Gas Shortages

The Nigerian electricity grid lost 2,588 MegaWatts (MW) to the rejection of energy by some of the 11 Distribution Companies (DisCos), and the shortage of gas across six Generation Companies (GenCos), Daily Trust reports. Daily power statistics from the Federal Ministry of Power, Works and Housing indicate that the loss occurred between last Saturday and Sunday. About


Solar Power to End 150 Years of Darkness in Plateau Community

After about 150 years of reportedly living without any form of electricity supply, Angwan Rina, a remote community in Plateau State, north-central of Nigeria, would finally be connected to electricity but not from the grid. Rather, it would get its first ever electricity supply from the sun that has shined on the roofs and heads

Dr Jamil Gwamna

Kano Power Firm Misses N3.5 Billion Revenue Target

The Managing Director/ Chief Executive Officer,  Kano Electricity Distribution Company (KEDCO), Dr. Jamil Gwamna, has lamented the inability of its employees to meet the N3.5 billion revenue target. The development, he said threatened the firm’s determination to remain afloat for efficient and effective service delivery to its numerous consumers. Addressing workers during the company’s second

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