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Nigerian power sector in a very poor state — Transcorp CEO

THE President/Chief Executive Officer Transcorp Hotels Plc, Mr Valentine Ozigbo, yesterday, stated that the Nigerian power sector is in a very poor state, stressing that 84.8 million Nigerians do not have access to electric power, a far cry from other Africa oil producing states’ scores.
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TCN deplores rising vandalism of power facilities in Delta

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) yesterday in Abuja deplored the rising cases of attacks on power infrastructure in Delta State. The organisation said over six power transmission towers along the Delta-Benin and Delta – Sapele -Benin 330kV transmission line routes had been vandalised. The company’s General Manager, Public Affairs, Ndidi Mbah, said natural disaster, […]
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Kaduna Electric appeals to residents over power outage

The Kaduna Electricity Distribution Company on Monday appealed to residents of Ibrahim Taiwo Road in Kaduna to bear with it over the power outage being experienced by the residents. Abdulazez Abdullahi, the company’s Head of Corporate Communications, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Kaduna that the outage was due to ongoing maintenance work […]
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Power sector loses N113bn as experts list challenges

THE nation’s power supply chain has continued to face severe pressures with accumulated debts along with unavailability of Generation, Distribution and Transmission equipment, leading to a loss of N113 billion so far this year.
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IBEDC cuts power to Ijeshaland over attack on staff: Protesting youths attack journalists in Ilesa

Osogbo—Economic and social activities were, yesterday, paralysed in Ilesa, Osun State, following a violent protest by the youths of the community over the disconnection of six local government areas in the community from the national grid by Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company, IBEDC, over alleged attack by the youths of the area on the staff of the company.
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Still on remedying the power sector

IN reaction to my article on “Remedying the power sector for service delivery”, an interesting and well thought-out piece by Carl Umegboro, published in several national dailies exposed the realisation of a comical truth: that “Up NEPA” is among the first few words mastered by infants in Nigeria. A phrase unanimously chorused even by adults, whenever there is flash of power, especially after long hours of no supply.
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Polls: Your vote is your power – Prof. Nnanyelugo Okoro

The Dean, Faculty of Arts, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, UNN, Professor Nnanyelugo Okoro, has urged the Nigerian eligible electorates not to be deterred by the postponement of the presidential and parliamentary elections but should come out en masse to perform their civic responsibilities next week because, according to him, their votes are their only power to ensuring good governance in the country.
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‘We’ll recover $16bn wasted on power’ — again Buhari hints at probing Obasanjo

‘We’ll recover $16bn wasted on power’ — again Buhari hints at probing Obasanjo

President Muhammadu Buhari has vowed to recover the $16 billion dollars allegedly wasted on the power sector when the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) was in power. Speaking at the All
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Obasanjo is Nigeria’s greatest election rigger – Tinubu

The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has taken a swipe at the former President, Olusegun Obasanjo, accusing him of being “the greatest election rigger in this country.”
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