NNPC To Generate 4, 000 Megawatts Power

Ndu Ughamadu, Abuja: The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC will generate about 4, 000 megawatts of power in the next ten years to boost the supply in the country. This was disclosed by the Corporation’s Chief Operating Officer (COO), Gas and Power, Engr. Saidu Mohammed, at the 2017 retreat of his Autonomous Business Unit, ABU…

2019: Goje Denies Plot To Impose Candidate As APC Inaugurates Gombe Committee

2019: Goje Denies Plot To Impose Candidate As APC Inaugurates Gombe Committee

The national leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has stated reasons why the Gombe State Caretaker Working Committee was reconstituted. The Party’s Deputy National Chairman (North), Sen. Lawal Shuaibu on Monday evening while inaugurating the newly constituted four-member caretaker committee, cited “irreconcilable differences” among members of the previous Caretaker Working Committee. Sen. Shuaibu said: […]

Power generation hits 4959MW, sector loses N534b

Power Distribution Station in Nigeria Nigerian Electricity Supply Industry (NESI, operational report for Jan. 3, said the power sector hit a peak generation of 4,959 megawatts as against 3,321 megawatts recorded on Dec. 2. On Wednesday, Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) wheeled out about 3,959 megawatts of electricity to the 11 distribution companies as the…

Blackout imminent as Gencos shut plants, bemoan $500m debt

Electricity consumers in Nigeria may be in for another bout of darkness as the generating companies (Gencos) announced shutting down of some of their plants as from Sunday. More than nine of the 15 plants will be affected, whereas the Gencos are said to owe more than $500 million, as internal and international debts. Other…

Power Generation Hits 3,810 Megawatts

The Transmission Company of Nigeria has transmitted about 3,810 megawatts of electricity generated on September 8 by the generation companies to the 11 distribution companies. The Nigerian Electricity System Operator announced this on its website on Thursday. According to its operational report for Sept. 8, the Nigerian Electricity Supply Industry indicates that the power sector…