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Government saves $3bn annually via privatization -BPE

Government saves $3bn annually via privatization -BPE

Uche Usim, Abuja The Director General of the Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE), Mr. Alex Okoh has said that the Federal Government saves $3 billion annually since it began privatizing key government assets. He said the privatization programme was not designed to share the country’s national assets to a few rich people as erroneously believed. […]
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BEDC blames TCN for 200,000 customers’ power outage

BEDC blames TCN for 200,000 customers’ power outage

Tony Osauzo, Benin The Benin Electricity Development Company (BEDC) yesterday  blamed its inability to provide services to about  200,000 customers on the failure of Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN’s) to fix some of its faulty transformers. Its Managing Director, Mrs. Funke Osibodu, who disclosed this while interacting with newsmen in Benin City, listed the faulty TCN transformers […]
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58th Independence Anniversary: Nigerians bemoan FG’s flop in oil, power sectors

58th Independence Anniversary: Nigerians bemoan FG’s flop in oil, power sectors

Adewale Sanyaolu As Nigeria celebrates its 58th independence anniversary today, two sectors where successive administrations have failed to register impressionable achievements happen to be the oil and power sectors. With a population of over 170 million people, the country was through these years battled with less than 7,000 megawatts of electricity, leading to massive power […]
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Soyinka inspires leaders at Sterling Bank’s seminar

Soyinka inspires leaders at Sterling Bank’s seminar

The maiden edition of the Sterling Leadership Series, an initiative of Sterling Bank Plc, was recently launched at the bank’s head office in Lagos. The leadership series themed, “Corporate-Culture Intersection”, according to management of the bank, is an affirmation of its commitment to promoting arts and cultural productions. The bank said it is driven by […]
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BPE pays N1.05bn to ex-PHCN staff

THE 408 active staff and retirees/ Next-of Kins (NOKs) of the defunct Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN) who have been computed and audited by the Office of the Accountant General of the Federation (OAGF) […]
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Eko Disco condemns regular attacks on staff

Eko Disco condemns regular attacks on staff

Eko Electricity Distribution Company on Thursday decried the spate of harassment and violent attacks on its staff while on official duties in some communities. Mr Adeoye Fadeyibi, Managing Director of EKEDC, during a town hall meeting in Mushin area of Lagos, appealed to electricity consumers to desist from such act or face the full wrath […] …

AG delays payment of benefits to disengaged defunct PHCN staff

National Union of Electricity Employees, NUEE, has decried the lingering issue of unpaid benefits to over 2000 workers of the defunct Power Holding Company of Nigeria, PHCN, five years after the privatization of the assets of PHCN.
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Lagos electricity consumers urge NASS to pass bill on estimated billing

Lagos electricity consumers urge NASS to pass bill on estimated billing

Some electricity consumers in Lagos have urged the National Assembly to pass the bill criminalising estimated billing by Distribution Companies. They told the News Agency of Nigeria in separate interviews in Lagos on Wednesday that the issuance of estimated bills to unmetered customers was criminal. According to them, DISCOs are feeding fat on unmetered customers […] …

SHAME: Officers at police headquarters grope in the dark – ‘to save diesel for night duty’ (photos)

When Folarin Falana, better known as Falz, said in his song – ‘This is Nigeria’ – that police stations across the country close by 6pm due to “security reasons”, many
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We reported cases of meter bypass –VGC residents

We reported cases of meter bypass –VGC residents

Ozioma Ubabukoh  The Victoria Garden City Property Owners and Residents Association on Thursday said that it was the association that brought the meter tampering issue in the estate, which was the subject of the recent media briefing by the Eko Electricity Distribution Company, to the attention of the company. The Chairman of VGCPORA, Olusegun Ladega, […] …

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