“We Commit To Do More and To Make Your Lives Better” – Fashola

Hakeem Bello, Abuja: Even as the nation begins to experience a gradual turnaround in its economic fortunes, Minister of Power Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola SAN, has assured Nigerians of yet greater things to come saying the Federal Government was committed to making their lives better. Fashola, who was represented in Lagos on Sunday…

Expert advises FG on full implementation of power recovery programme

Mr Idris Mohammed, President, Daramol Power Consulting Company, has called on the Federal Government and other stakeholders to embark on full implementation of the new power sector recovery programme . Mohammed made the call in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Tuesday. The Federal Executive Council (FEC) had approved……

EKO DISCO warns electricity customers against bribing its workers

Eko Electricity Distribution Company has warned its customers to desist from offering bribe or any form of gratification to its workers. Mr Godwin Idemudia, General Manager, Communications of the company, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos on Monday that bribing officials in any form was against the company’s ethics. Idemudia said that……

FG assures power companies of support

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola says the Federal Government will support power companies in Nigeria to resolve its generation problem. Fashola, who gave the assurance in Abeokuta during a tour of Olorunsogo Power Plant in Ogun, called for a comprehensive report of challenges facing the companies. He acknowledged that problems……

Ikeja Electric explains outage in Lagos communities

The Ikeja Electric (IE) has attributed the current power outage in some communities under its network to the March 20 night heavy rainfall which destroyed its equipment. A statement in Lagos on Tuesday by Mr Felix Ofulue, its Head of Corporate Communications, said the heavy rainfall destroyed Abule-Tailor 33kv line, Ipaja 11kv and Amikanle 11kv……

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…

Work to start on Kashimbilla hydro power plant this year – Fashola

The Minister of Works, Power and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, on Sunday said that work would begin this year on the 40 megawatts Kashimbila Hydro Power Plant in Taraba. Fashola said this while speaking with newsmen in Maiduguri after a tour of projects in the North East. He said government was equally making efforts to……

EKEDEC apologises for prolonged power outage in Lagos communities

The management of the Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) on Sunday apologised to consumers in Ajah, Lagos and environs over the protracted power outage in the communities. Mr Godwin Idemudia, General Manager, Corporate Communications of the company, said in Lagos that the outage being experienced by Ajah, Ogombo, Ajiwe and some neighbouring communities was due……

Edo State Signs MoU with Ossiomo Power Company to Generate 5MW of Electricity

Edo State Governor Signs MoU with Ossiomo Power Company to Generate 5MW Edo State Government on Wednesday signed a power purchase agreement with the Ossiomo Power and Infrastructure Project to generate 5 megawatts of electricity. The state governor, Godwin Obaseki who signed the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Onyeche Tifase, leader of the Ossiomo power…

FG to pay MDA’s electricity debts on first come, first served basis

The Federal Government on Wednesday said it would pay debts incurred by Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) to Distribution Companies (DISCOs) on first come, first served basis. This was disclosed by a communique issued at the end of the 13th monthly meeting of the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Raji Fashola, with operators……

Q&A With VP Osinbajo After Handing Over Power To President Buhari

Laolu Akande, Abuja: Comments made by vice president yemi osinbajo SAN, after handing over power to president muhammadu buhari this morning and was accosted by state house correspondents with questions. Q: Can you confirm if the president is fully ready for work? VP: He is doing very well, he is in his office and we…