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Telecoms operators decry erratic power supply, equipment theft

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Some stakeholders in the telecommunications industry on Thursday said that inconsistent power supply and theft of equipment were making the telecommunications business less profitable. They made this known during a panel discussion at the Nigeria Com Conference 2019 held in Lekki, Lagos. The event had as its theme “Overcoming Power, Accessibility and Infrastructure Challenges’’. According to the operators, security lax, ...

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Easter Holiday: Ikeja Electric assures customers of efficient service delivery

Ikeja Electric

Demonstrating its readiness to deliver efficient services to customers, a leading electric power distribution company, Ikeja Electric Plc (IE), has assured customers across the network of its commitment to ensuring hitch-free services during the Easter holiday. While wishing all its customers a safe and merry Easter season on behalf of the company, Felix Ofulue, the company’s Head of Corporate Communications, ...

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NDPHC Initiates 60% electricity distribution networks to boost power supply

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The Niger-Delta Power Holding Company (NDPHC), says 60 per cent of electricity distribution networks in the country was conceived and constructed by the company to help improve electricity supply. NDPHC’s Executive Director, Engineering and Technical Services, Mr. Ifeoluwa Oyedele said this in an interview in Lafia. Oyedele, who spoke after inspection of ongoing construction of a 330/132/33kV transmission substation in ...

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FG approves execution of multiple power projects – Fashola

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The Federal Government has approved the execution of several power projects aimed at achieving more improvement in electricity distribution in the country. The Minster of Power, Works, and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, said this in a statement issued on Friday in Abuja by Mr. Hakeem Bello, his Special Adviser on Communications. Fashola said principal among the approvals, received from the ...

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Discos inform consumers metering is no longer their responsibility

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Power distributors have declared that they are no longer responsible for the provision of meters to electricity consumers across the country. It was also gathered from the Discos that the monetary shortfall in Nigeria’s power had risen to over N1.4tn despite the marginal improvement in revenue collection by the electricity distributors on behalf of the industry. Data obtained in Abuja ...

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3 bags jail term over power equipment theft

Power

The Chief Magistrate in Yabo, Sokoto state, Alhaji Bashar Ibrahim, has sentenced two vandals, Faruk Hussaini and Ila Yellow, and their accomplice, Kabiru Bala, to prison for tampering with and stealing power supply equipment belonging to Kaduna Electricity Distribution Company. The first and second accused were sentenced to six months imprisonment for each of the four offences preferred against them ...

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Power Supply drags at 3,761MW, Sector Loses N381bn

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Nigeria’s power sector has struggled to sustain an average daily power supply of 3,761 megawatts (MW) within the first nine months of 2018, according to a performance trend data obtained from the office of the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo. The power sector also lost N381 billion during the period under review as a result of high frequency resulting from ...

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NDPHC flags off construction of Lafia power transmission substation

NDPHC

The Niger Delta Power Holding Company (NDPHC) has flagged off construction of a 330 kilovolt (KV) transmission substation worth N5.49 billion in Lafia, the Nasarawa state capital. The Managing Director of NDPHC, Chiedu Ugbo at the site yesterday said the project which will be completed this year will add about 300 megawatts (MW) of electricity capacity to the state. He ...

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Katsina State Commissioner for housing approves N15.6bn for road projects

Katsina State Commissioner for housing approves N15.6bn for road project

Alhaji Tasi’u Dandagoro, the state Commissioner for Housing, Works and Transport, made the disclosure in Katsina at a news briefing on the outcome of the State Executive Council meeting held on Thursday that the State Government has approved road contracts worth N15.6bn to transform Socio-economic activities across the State. He said that the projects covered the construction, completion, rehabilitation, asphalting, ...

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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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