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Cop, Five Others Nabbed For Vandalising Transformer in Nasarawa

Cop, Five Others Nabbed For Vandalising Transformer in Nasarawa

The Special Anti-Robbery Squad in Nasarawa State has arrested one ASP Garba Audu and five others for allegedly vandalising a transformer and stealing its coils in Obi, the headquarters of the Obi Local Government Area of Nasarawa State. It was learnt that Audu, who is attached to the state police command, used a police vehicle


Stop Funding DisCos, Labour Tells FG

ORGANISED Labour has advised the Federal Government to stop any plan to further give monies to privately-owned Electricity Distribution Companies, DisCos, in Nigeria. Ayuba Wabba, NLC President Affiliates of IndustriALL Global Union in Nigeria made the demand yesterday in Abuja, in a manifesto on Industrialisation and Diversification of African Economies for Sustainable Decent Employment for


Revoke Privatisation of Power Sector – Workers Union

The Industrial Global Union and Textile Workers Union have continued to cry for the reversal of the privatisation of the Nigerian power sector. While speaking yesterday in Abuja, the Vice President, Industrial Global Union and General Secretary of Textile Workers Union, Comrade Issa Aremu called on the Federal Government to listen to the plea of

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Entrepreneur Pushes Solar Energy in Northern Nigeria

Nigerian entrepreneur Ariyo Adefolanrin is taking advantage of the nearly all-year sun in the northern city of Yola to offer an alternative to poor power supply and also to train youths on sustainable energy. Ariyo has in the last year put up 16 solar panels and trained over 700 people. Investment potentials in Africa Africa’s


Nigeria: Ikorodu Community Protests Against Power Outage

Residents of Imowokekere community in Ikorodu area of Lagos State have embarked on a peaceful protest to the Ikeja Electric head-office in Ikeja, over the shutting down of their power substation since the first week of October this year. Carrying placards and banners conveying their grievances and demands, representatives of the community complained bitterly against


Residents of Ogbaga Area in Abakaliki Decry 3 Months Power Outage

Residents of Ogbaga Road in Abakaliki have decried over three months power outage in the area, and called on the Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) to ensure restoration of power supply. The residents who spoke separately to newsmen on Wednesday in Abakaliki, described the power outage as “disturbing and unacceptable.” They urged the EEDC to


Future Energy Nigeria Continues in Lagos Today

The Future Energy Nigeria started yesterday with a conference called the Master Class.Issues for deliberation include: what are financiers looking for when funding a renewable energy project; what is the financial and technical experience needed, what growth projections are desired and how do you present a tested and cash flow? All these where discussed.  Ato

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