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Eko Disco secures conviction of 2 vandals

The Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) on Tuesday said it secured the conviction of two vandals in 2017. The EKEDC’s General Manager, Corporate Communications, Mr Godwin Idemudia, said this while briefing newsmen on the ongoing war against energy thieves and...

EEDC begins clearing of network for improved power supply

The Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) said it has commenced the clearing of its network for improved electricity supply to its consumers in the southeast. A statement on Monday in Enugu by the company’s Head of Communications, Mr Emeka Ezeh,...

Al-Makura inaugurates power station to boost supply

Gov. Umaru Al-Makura of Nasarawa State on Monday in Lafia inaugurated 2 by 7.5 MVA power injection substation to boost electricity supply to the state capital and environs. Al-Makura, while inaugurating the project in company of the Minister of Power,...

Eko DisCo apologises for irregular power supply

The management of the Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) on Sunday apologised to its consumers over the irregular power supply. General Manager, Corporate Communications, Mr Godwin Idemudia, said the epileptic supply was due to last week’s system collapse on the...

End erratic power supply in 2018 – Media group

The Muslim Media Watch Group of Nigeria, a non-Governmental Organisation, has appealed to the Federal Government to work towards ending erratic electricity supply in the country in 2018. The group gave the advice in a statement issued in Abuja on...

New EKEDC boss promises tougher measures against saboteurs

The new Managing Director, Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) Plc,  Mr Adeoye Fadeyibi, has promised a more vigorous fight against energy theft and other sharp practices. Fadeyibi said in Lagos on Saturday that it was disturbing that despite efforts to improve...

Amoda bows out, commends EKEDC’s management

The Managing Director, Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDP) Plc, Mr Oladele Amoda, on Friday bowed out of the company after 35 years of service. He commended the management for the support towards the growth of the company. Amoda gave the commendation...

Ugwuanyi donates transformer to prison in Enugu

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State on Thursday donated a 500/11 KVA transformer to the Enugu Maximum Prison. Presenting the transformer to the service, Ugwuanyi said the gesture was to give the inmates and the NPS a sense of belonging...

TCN records new transmission peak of 5,222Mw

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) on Sunday said it recorded new national peak with the transmission of 5,222.3megawatts (Mw) of electricity into the national grid on December 18. TCN General Manager, Public Affairs, Mrs. Ndidi Mbah, said in Abuja that...

Unemployed charged with N5.4m transformer damage

Three unemployed men, who allegedly damaged an electricity transformer worth N5.4 million, on Wednesday appeared before an Igbosere Magistrates’ Court in Lagos. The accused – Salisu Mohammed, 41; Mohammed Abubakar, 58, and Zaki Alber, 27- are facing a three-count charge...

Ethiopia signs $4b deal to build 1,000Mw power plants

Ethiopia has signed an agreement to build two geothermal power plants at a combined cost of four billion dollars to be run by the country’s first privately-owned utility. The Corbetti and Tulu Moye plants will produce a combined 1,000 megawatts...

Egbin Power targets sustained expansion, unveils sustainability report

 Egbin Power Plc, the largest privately owned thermal power generation plant in Sub-Saharan Africa, has restated its commitment to sustained operational growth in the second edition of its annual Sustainability Report. After recording a ‘first’ in the power sector in...

Prepaid metre producer wants FG to approve direct sale of electricity to customers

Sabrud Consortium, an indigenous prepaid meter manufacturing company, has advised the Federal Government to allow producers to sell prepaid meters directly to electricity consumers. Chief Bright Nwangwu, its Chairman, made the suggestion in Awka on Tuesday at the company’s Mandatory...

Association appeals to FG to fix power supply

The Agbado Chapter of Ajowa Tipper Owners and Drivers Association of Nigeria has appealed to the Federal Government to fix the epileptic power supply in the country. Its Chairman, Alhaji Abdulwaheed Tomori, made the appeal in Agbado on Monday. He said...

$550m Ondo power plant: PPA will boost investors’ confidence  

The Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) between Kingline Development (KLD) and Nigeria Bulk Electricity Trading Plc (NBET) for construction of 550megawatts (MW) plant valued at 550million dollars will boost confidence of would-be investors in the project. KLD’s Managing Director, Mr Akinnola...

Magboro residents protest IBEDC’s billing, erratic power supply

Magboro residents are in the news again. The community near the  Ibafo-Mowe axis on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway  hit  the headlines last year   for being without power for close to a decade. After being connected to the grid, residents now said...

Ondo partners UNIDO to generate 27Mw for industrial use

Ondo State Government has partnered with UN Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) to generate 27 megawatts for industrial use, Mr Jossy Thomas, the UNIDO Programme Officer, said on Friday in Akure. Thomas made the disclosure at a one-day workshop on Biomass...

NERC opens forum office in Zamfara

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) on Friday opened a new forum office in Gusau, Zamfara to hear and resolve customers’ electricity complaints in the state. TBI Africa  reports that the forum comprises representatives from Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN),...

Electricity restored in Kwara LG secretariat after 3 years

There was jubilation in  Omu-Aran, Kwara State,  on Thursday as electricity supply to Irepodun Local Government Secretariat  was restored after three years outage. The council’s  electricity supply was disconnected by Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC) in 2014 over indebtedness. The restoration...

Lawmakers hail planned 3,000Mw power project for Lagos

Some lawmakers in the Lagos State House of Assembly on Tuesday said the N1.046 trillion Lagos State Budget proposal Government would facilitate growth and development. The lawmakers, who spoke in Lagos, hailed the state Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode for prioritising capital...

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Obasanjo successfully completes PhD programme at NOUN

Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, is among 14,771 persons expected to receive honours at the 7th convocation of the National Open University of Nigeria...