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Improve Power Supply, Rescue Nigerians from Generator-Related Deaths – Reps

Improve Power Supply, Rescue Nigerians from Generator-Related Deaths – Reps

The House of Representatives on Tuesday, urged President Muhammadu Buhari to intensify effort towards improving electricity supply in the country to reduce usage of power generators in homes. This was a sequel to a motion by Rep. Emmanuel Akpan (Akwa/Ibom-PDP) on the “need to address recurring cases of deaths caused by generator fumes in Nigeria.’’


Nasarawa Govt Passes Bill for Creation of State Electricity Power Agency

The Nasarawa State House of Assembly on Tuesday passed a bill for the establishment of the State Electricity Power Agency (NAEPA) to provide adequate and constant power supply in the state. The Speaker of the House, Ibrahim Balarabe-Abdullahi, announced the passage of the bill when the Majority Leader, Tanko Tunga (APC-Awe North) moved a motion for the passage during plenary in


Power Tariff Hike: Presidency Mulls Convert Embargo

Barring unforeseen circumstances, there will not be announcement and implementation of hike in power tariff until after the next generation elections, New Telegraph has learnt. The Presidency, this newspaper gathered, is considering the idea of slamming an embargo covertly on the implementation of the new MYTO review, which has just been concluded by Nigerian Electricity


Power Tariff Shortfall its N420 Billion over Two Years

The Federal Government has declared that the total shortfall in the amount of electricity tariff payable by consumers to the power sector between January 2015 and December 2016 is N420bn, The Punch reports. According to the government, the huge tariff shortfall has been a major constraint to the power sector due to insufficient end-user tariffs that should


Buhari’s Policy Direction on Power in Order, Says Rep

The Chairman of House of Representatives Committee on Power, Hon. Daniel Asuquo has stated that the Federal Authorities’ insurance policies on power revolution is on monitor and referred to as for help. Fielding questions from newsmen, in Calabar, Cross River State, on efforts made by the Federal Government to ship uninterrupted energy to the individuals,

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FG Assures Nigerians of 4,500MW Minimum Electricity Supply from 2018

The Federal Government says the implementation of the Power Sector Recovery Programme (PSRP) will ensure a minimum baseline daily power supply of 4,500 Mega Watts (MW) of electricity from 2018, P.M. News reports. A fact sheet document obtained from the coordinators of the PSRP in Abuja disclosed this and also indicated that the PSRP would prioritise operational

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