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Gbajabiamila Meets NERC, Ministers, Others Over Poor Power Supply

Gbajabiamila Meets NERC, Ministers, Others Over Poor Power Supply

Following the renewed clamour for improved power supply as a result of the stay-at-home order by the federal government, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, has met with the Minister of Power, Mr. Sale Mamman and officials of the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC). The meeting which held yesterday, sought to […]

EKDC Commences Mass Disconnection In Lagos

EKDC Commences Mass Disconnection In Lagos

The operations of many companies, households, organisations and individuals in Lagos have come to a halt following mass disconnection of electricity by the Eko Electricity Distribution Company, EKDC. Investigations by Vanguard showed that the worst affected was Ebute Metta in the mainland where many companies, churches, mosques, households and several organisations that require constant power […]

Ambode Signs Bills On 24-Hour Power Supply In The State

Ambode Signs Bills On 24-Hour Power Supply In The State

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, has signed the Lagos State Electric Power Reform Bill into law in an attempt to ensuring 24-hour power supply in the state. The law would enable investors to generate electricity for the state and afford the state government to upgrade power infrastructure, as well as tapped into the gas […]

FG Approves Independent Power Contract For Abuja Airport

FG Approves Independent Power Contract For Abuja Airport

The Federal Executive Council on Wednesday approved the contract for the provision of independent power supply (at N61 per kilowatt/hour) to the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, Abuja. The Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika, disclosed this to State House correspondents at the end of the council’s first meeting of the year presided over by […]

Zambian President Tells Glencore Unit To Accept New Power Prices

Zambian President Tells Glencore Unit To Accept New Power Prices

  Zambian President Edgar Lungu has told Glencore’s Mopani Copper Mines (MCM) unit to accept higher electricity prices caused by the removal of state energy subsidies, his spokesman said on Saturday. Copperbelt Energy Corp. (CEC), which buys power from the state-owned electricity company and sells it to mines, slashed the supply to Mopani to 94 […]

FG Provides N40bn Bailout For MDAs Electricity Debts

FG Provides N40bn Bailout For MDAs Electricity Debts

The Federal Government on Tuesday in Abuja said it had provided N40 billion to settle reconciled outstanding electricity bills of its ministries and agencies. Minister of Budget and National Planning, Mr Udoma Udo Udoma, stated this while addressing The Situation Room, a group of civil society organizations, and said that the gesture was part of […]