POWER

JUST IN: National grid collapses again

The national power grid has collapsed again on Wednesday. The Eko Electricity Distribution Company confirmed that the grid collapse occurred at about 11:27 am. “Dear customers, we regret to inform you of a system collapse on the national grid at precisely 11:27 am today, Wednesday, July 20. We are in …

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Reset Nigeria, devolve powers, Fayemi urges

Governor kayode fayemiof Ekiti State, on Tuesday, urged for the reorganisation of Nigeria to correct the challenges facing the country. He also reaffirmed his stance that Nigeria needed “an all-round reset”, necessary for national rebirth, considering its plethora of challenges. Fayemi, who is the Chairman of the Nigerian Governors Forum …

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Pardon: Disband EFCC, ICPC now, Wike tells Buhari

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State, also a presidential aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to disband the two anti-graft agencies in the country, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC and the Independent Corrupt Practices Commission, ICPC. He stated …

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Energy Crisis: Power generation drops 68% to 1,152MW

Power generation to the National Grid continued to struggle yesterday with 10 power plants generating 1,155.70 Mega Watts as at 2.00pm. The power on the grid was a 68.42 percent drop from the 3,658.80MW peak generation recorded on Sunday. Data on the Independent System Operator (ISO) portal, a semi-autonomous unit …

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Consumers fumes over silent increase in electricity tariff amidst fuel scarcity

Electricity consumers on Thursday kicked against the silent increase in the tariff payable by customers to power distribution companies for electricity consumed. They said it was worrisome that the government was allowing Discos to raise electricity tariff amid fuel scarcity across the country. Adulterate fuel imported into country about two …

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INEC declares Anambra Gov poll inconclusive

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the Anambra governorship poll inconclusive. The Returning Officer of the Anambra governorship election, Professor Florence Obi, said a supplementary election will hold in 362 polling units in Ihiala Local Government Area on Tuesday, November 9. She noted that election had to take …

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Jonathan Asks Nnamdi Kanu, Sunday Igboho To Join APC

OSBC21 September, 2021 Reports says that Former Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress in Niger State, Comrade Jonathan Vasta Jonathan, who was the spokesman of the APC in the state, said it is “shocking and embarrassing” that those who were branded “looters” of the country’s treasury are being given …

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