Posts Tagged ‘Minister of Power’

Power Minister Orders NERC To Stop Implementation Of Reviewed Electricity Tariff

By Adejumo Enock The Minister of power, Saleh Mamman has ordered the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, (NERC)to forestall the implementation of the duly performed minor review (which adjusted tariffs between N2 per kWh and N4 per kWh). Recall that the commission approved an increase in electricity tariff across the country on Tuesday. The Minister disclosed […]

Nigeria Power Minister Suspends Rural Electrification Agency MD

The Minister of Power, Mr Sale Mamman has suspended the Managing Director of Rural Electrification Agency, Ms Damilola Ogunbiyi. A statement by Mr Aaron Artimas, the Special Adviser to the minister on Media and Communication made this known on Tuesday in Abuja. Artimas said that following some apparent infractions in the agency, the minister directed […]

Power Generation up to 4,000 Mw – Fashola

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has disclosed that power generation in Nigeria has stepped up to 4,000 megawatts in the last two weeks. Fashola made the disclosure on Saturday in Benin while inspecting ongoing work at the Aduwawa axis of the Benin-Lokoja highway. He said the major challenge facing the power […]
Power and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, Electricity Generation

I Did Not Promise Steady Power Supply in 6 Months – Fashola

Babatunde Fashola (SAN), who is the Minister of Power, Works and Housing has denied saying as the then Governor of Lagos State that if given a chance, he could fix the problem of electricity in Nigeria within six months. Fashola, who was speaking during a programme on the Nigerian Television Authority Network on Tuesday, said those crediting the […]

FLASH | FG To Re-Introduce Road Tolls – Fashola

The federal government is set to reintroduce toll on some roads that will be built or reconstructed. The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola SAN, made the declaration while fielding questions as guest on the popular Channels Sunrise Daily programme. The minister said it would be pretentious to assume that the roads […]

Increase Electricity Tariff And Go To Jail – Lawyer Warns Fashola

A lawyer, Toluwani Yemi Adebiyi Esq, has threatened the Federal Coordinating Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola with contempt charges should he implement an announced tariff increase. The lawyer in his defense tendered a Federal High Court order which restrains the Federal Government and the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission from increasing electricity […]