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|By Okafor Joseph|Lensng.com|April 5, 2017| 7:20 AM Despite the recent improvement in power generation some months, supply dropped to an average of 3,800 megawatts Before the fall of power supply on Monday April 3, 2017 the average daily...

By Joseph Okafor on Apr 5th, 2017

March 30,2017 Electricity distribution companies in the country on Wednesday said they needed a minimum of N53bn to be able to meter the 2.9 million unmetered consumers nationwide. The Executive Director, Research and Advocacy, Association...

By Joseph Okafor on Mar 31st, 2017

March 30,2017 A top official of Abuja electricity Distribution Company (DisCo) has disclosed that despite the recession, the firm rolled out 116,000 meters in 2016 and sustained 45 per cent payment for its monthly energy bill. Engr. Emmanuel...

By Joseph Okafor on Mar 31st, 2017

March 30,2017 The Association of Nigerian Electricity Distributors (ANED), Director of Research and Advocacy, Bar. Sunday Oduntan on Wednesday, called on the Federal Government to save the DisCos from the hands of black marketers...

By The nation on Mar 31st, 2017

March 30,2017 The Commissioner, Engineering Standards and Safety of the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, Prof. Frank Okafor, says poor sector coordination is the major impediment to the growth of electricity supply in the...

By punch on Mar 31st, 2017

Mon Mar 13, 2017 12:28pm GMT HARARE (Reuters) – Zimbabwe is negotiationg a new deal to continue importing power from South African utility Eskom to make up for shortfalls in generating capacity at its Kariba hydropower...

By Joseph Okafor on Mar 13th, 2017

APART from South Africa, Egypt, Morocco and, perhaps, neighbouring Ghana, most   African countries are far from meeting their power needs. A new World Bank survey on the subject has confirmed that Nigeria is second only to India on...

By Joseph Okafor on Mar 1st, 2017

Vandalism is one of the major hindrances of IBEDC in supplying regular electricity to customers asides the inadequate energy generation in the country. Over 250 transformer substations have been vandalized across the franchise in the...

By Joseph Okafor on Feb 27th, 2017

On February 13, the Federal Government had directed power distribution companies to make all submissions of debts owed them by its Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDA), before the end of this month in order to settle the bills....

By Joseph Okafor on Feb 27th, 2017

The 252 megawatt-capacity GbarainUbie power plant being built by the Niger Delta Power Holding Company (NDPHC) under the National Integrated Power Project (NIPP) would be ready for commissioning by the end of first quarter 2017, the Managing Director of NDPHC, Mr. Chiedu Ugbo has said. Ugbo said recently during the inauguration of the presidential...