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TCN Restores Power Supply In Lagos, After Breakdown Of 5 Towers

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) says it has restored power supply to areas affected by early morning explosion, which brought down its five 33KV Towers through the activities of vandals in Isheri area of Lagos. Mr Sule Abdulaziz, the

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TCN Sale: Electricity Union Threatens Shut Down Of Power Sector

Cyril Ogar National Union of Electricity Employees of Nigeria (NUEE) with the backing of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has threatened to shut down the power sector should the Federal Government go ahead with the sales of the Transmission Company

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Jubilation In Maiduguri As TCN Restores Light After Two Months’ Blackout

By Hassan Jirgi, Maiduguri Hundreds of residents  of Maiduguri, the Borno state capital, are currently in wide jubilation over restoration of power supply by the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) after two months’ blackout. The restoration of light followed the

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Electricity Consumers Demand Improved Power Supply

Consumers under the aegis of the Nigerian Consumers Protection Network (NCPN) and the Network for Electricity Consumers Advocacy of Nigeria (NECAN) have urged power sector operators in the country to work harder towards sustainably increasing stable power supply to Nigerians.

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Impact Of NIPP Projects In Transforming Power Sector

Cyril Ogar Nigeria has installed power generation grid capacity of 8,000MW through the construction and operation of eight power plants on the national grid. Data obtained from the Federal Ministry of Power indicates that generation capacity is over 13,000MW, transmission

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Nation’s Electricity Grid Experienced Multiple Trippings – TCN

The Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN, has confirmed that the national grid collapsed at 11:25am, which thrown the entire country into darkness on Sunday. The company’s General Manager, Public Affairs, Mrs. Ndidi Mba, while concerning the development via a statement

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Buhari Fires TCN MD, Appoints Replacement

President Muhammadu Buhari has authorised the removal of Usman Gur Mohammed as the Managing Director of the Transmission Company of Nigeria. Sequel to the development, Sule Ahmed Abdulaziz has been named as the new TCN boss. This was made known

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FG To Sustain Peak Power Generation With New Gas Supply Deal

By Charles Ebi A new gas supply agreement among the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), power Generation Companies (Gencos) and other major stakeholders may see the federal government sustaining the current peak performance by

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No Free Electricity For Now, TCN Tells Nigerians

… As Reps, Executive, stakeholders raise joint implementation committee By Cyril Ogar  The Transmission Company of Nigeria has dismissed the claim that the Federal Government was providing free electricity to Nigerians as government does not own all sections in the

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Gas Shortage Stalls 10,362MW In 3Days

By Cyril Ogar  Gas shortage to thermal power plants stalled the generation of 10,362.5 megawatts of electricity in three days, April 2 to April 4. The generation companies explained that gas shortage greatly hindered the production of electricity in thermal

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