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5 Ways We Can Prevent Accidents In Homes

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We often think of our homes as our safe havens, but that’s not always the case. Hundreds of thousands of accidents in and around the home occur each year, with close to half of all injuries and deaths happening right under someone’s roof. This article talks about what we can do to prevent accidents in our homes. There’s no need ...

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Electricity tariff about to increase

Electricity tariff about to increase

The chief executive officer of Benin Distribution Company, BEDC, Mrs. Funke Osibodu has said that electricity tariff increase is inevitable and Nigerians should expect an adjustment which will come at any time. The present tariff structure she argued is not sufficient to support commercial operations of distribution companies, Discos and therefore not sustainable. Speaking exclusively with our correspondent yesterday, she ...

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‘How increment of electricity tariff may backfire’

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A Lagos based lawyer, ToluwaniAdebiyi has urged the government to stop the proposed 61.5 percent increment of electricity tariff. According to him, the increment of the tariff will infuriate and pitch the people against the government. Speaking at the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) House in Yaba, recently, Adebiyi said the economic recession has done enough damage to the image of ...

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Nigeria’s electricity reform law almost perfect – Fashola

Nigeria’s electricity reform law

“The Electric Power Sector Reform Act that was passed in 2005, which serves as Nigeria’s electricity reform law, is one of the best in the world and is almost perfect, the Minister of Power, Works, and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has said.”- Punch He stated this at the 2017 Power Africa Nigeria Conference in Abuja on Thursday, adding that nothing was ...

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A new electricity regulation to boost electricity meters supplies – Fashola

A new electricity regulation to boost electricity meters supplies – Fashola

“A new electricity regulation that would boost meter supply for consumers nationwide would become operational next month, Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has said.”- PM News Fashola disclosed this on Thursday in Lagos at a Policy Dialogue on the Power Sector organised by the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI). The minister said that the regulation, ...

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Construction of 3,050MW Mambilla electricity project at $5.7 billion approved

Construction of 3,050MW Mambilla electricity project at $5.7 billion approved

According to Premium Times, the Federal Executive Council, FEC, presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari, approved $5.792 billion (about N1.140 trillion) for the construction of the 3,050 megawatts Mambilla electricity project at Gembu in Taraba. The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, disclosed this while addressing State House correspondents alongside the ministers of labour and employment as well ...

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Katsina to spend N23 billion on road construction and electricity

Katsina to spend N23 billion on road construction and electricity

According to The Guardian, the Katsina State government has said that it will spend N23 billion on roads construction and electricity projects in some selected local councils in the state. The state’s Commissioner for Works, Housing and Transport, Mr. Tasi’u Musa Dandagoro, stated this at the end of a rescheduled executive council meeting of the state. Dandagoro said the projects ...

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KEDCO Assures Residents of Better Service Delivery

KEDCO Assures Residents of Better Service Delivery

Kano Electricity Distribution Company (KEDCO) has assured customers in Kano, Katsina and Jigawa States, its franchised areas of better service delivery in this year. According to the New Telegraph, the regional Managers of Kano Central and Kano Industrial Region, Abubakar Jimeta and Awwalu Yushau Muhammad respectively gave the assurance in Kano based on the 2017 Business Plan of Kano Electricity ...

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