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Electricity Tops 2021 Consumer Complaints Chart As Aviation, Telecoms Follow

Aliyu Galadima The Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC) says the electricity sector has again topped its 2021 consumer-related complaints chart just like in 2020. This was made known by the Chief Executive Officer of FCCPC, Mr Babatunde Irukera,

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Power Returns To Maiduguri After 10 Months Blackout

By Hassan Jirgi, Maiduguri Chairman, Borno State Rural and Electrification Board, Abdulsalam Mustapha Kachalla, has confirmed that power supply has been restored to Maiduguri, the capital of Borno state in Northeast region. Mr. Kachalla who disclosed this in a post

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Borno’s 50 Megawatts Plant To Begin Soon – Zulum

By Hassan Jirgi, Maiduguri Borno State Governor Babagana Umar Zulum, has assured the communities of the state, that soon megawatts gas power plant being funded by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), will be on stream to electrify parts of

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Power, Bad Roads Constrain Electric Vehicle Revolution

Cyril Ogar Nigeria may have recorded a milestone with the unveiling of the first locally assembled electric car. The Hyundai Kona was officially unveiled by the Federal Government through the National Automotive Design and Development Council, NADDC, in Abuja. The

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NERC Moves For Another Electricity Tariff Review

Cyril Ogar Nigerians may experience another electricity tariffs increase by next month if the plan by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) to carry out another review comes to fruition. On September 1, NERC approved the take-off of the Service-Reflective

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Committee To Provide Electricity For 25 Million Nigerians Approved By FEC

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved the establishment of an Economic Sustainability Committee (ESC) as part of a plan to provide electricity for 25 million citizens who lacked access to the national grid, a statement from the Ministry of

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Exporting Power Amid $81.48bn Indebtedness, Darkness

By Cyril Ogar When Nigeria became independent in 1960 and inherited the well-run Electricity Corporation of Nigeria (ECN), which was established in 1951 by the then colonial administrators, many probably envisaged that the country’s power sector would end up as

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Why Govt Interference In Power Sector Jeopardizes Growth, Deters Investment

Investors fear delay will affect projected growth Govt may pay N26bn shortfall for suspension Cyril Ogar The Federal Government has agreed to provide a tariff relief of 10 naira 20 kobo per kilowatt of electricity for the next three months

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FG Meets With Electricity Workers To Avert Strike

 The Federal Government has appealed to members of the National Union of Electricity Employees (NUEE) to suspend their planned nationwide strike. Sen. Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment made the appeal after a five-hour closed door reconciliation meeting between

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Group Advocate Appropriate Electricity Pricing

By Cyril Ogar Association of Nigerian Electricity Distributors (ANED), has advocated  for appropriate electricity pricing in order to ensure an effective power-sector driven economy Mr Sunday Oduntan, Executive Director, Research and Advocacy made this known in a chat with news

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