Posts Tagged ‘Power Supply’

‘Nigerians must pay to have stable power supply’

For Nigeria to have stable electricity supply, the power sector must be run like a business, where consumers are ready pay, the Managing Director, Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), Mr. Usman Gur Mohammed, has said. Speaking at a policy dialogue on power sector, an event put together by Arewa Research and Development Project (ARDP) over […]

Nigeria Runs on Generators and Nine Hours of Power a Day

Kabir Sabo’s sewing machine hums busily as he hems a “babariga,” a popular dress in northern Nigeria, in his small corner shop on the outskirts of Abuja. It can hardly be heard over the sound of Nigeria’s worst problem. Sabo’s noisy electricity generator costs him an average of 3,000 naira ($8.30) a day in fuel, […]

Dino Melaye in Darkness as Police cut off power supply

The Nigerian Police, Saturday allegedly disconnected Dino Melaye’s power supply at his residence in Abuja. According to SaharaReporters, Dino’s light was cut off in other to rendering the home inhabitable for him. The Nigeria Police Force on Friday  explained  reasons why its men are currently laying siege at the Abuja residence of Senator Dino Melaye. […]

Egbin Power Plant owed N40 Billion, Facing Persistent Gas Supply Shortage

Nigeria’s largest power plant said that it’s owed more than 40 billion naira ($202 million) and is facing persistent gas supply shortages despite boosting capacity, highlighting continuing challenges in ending daily blackouts since private companies took over the state utilities two years ago. Egbin Power Plc’s Chief Executive Officer Dallas Peavey Jr. said the generating […]