Poor electricity costs Nigeria N10tn yearly, says World Bank

The unreliable power supply in Nigeria is causing huge economic losses, estimated at N10.1tn, yearly, the World Bank has said.

COVID-19: NERC suspends electricity tariff hike till June 30

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has directed the 11 Distribution Companies (DisCos) to suspend the electricity tariff hike expected to begin...

JUST IN: NERC suspends tariff increase

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has suspended the proposed tariff increase slated for tomorrow. The regulatory agency stated...

DisCos: We’ve offered to return our licences twice — FG refused

Electricity distribution companies in the country say they have offered to return their licences to the federal government on two different occasions.

Power restored after national grid collapses

The national grid has been restored after a system collapse on Thursday, The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has stated.

PHOTOS: World’s largest atmospheric tower built for Dangote Refinery leaves China for Nigeria

China’s leading energy and chemical company, Sinopec, on Monday, said that it had built the world’s largest atmospheric...

Nigerians react as FG partners German gov’t, Siemens to improve electricity

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday signed an agreement that will see Nigeria partner with the German government and Siemens to help improve...

Buhari administration invested N900bn on power since 2015 – Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says the present administration has invested N900 billion in the power sector since its assumption of office in...

TCN announces collapse of national grid, cause of Benin station fire

The Management of Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN, has announced that the National Grid experienced a system collapse Sunday at 9.10am due...

Zimbabwe’s minister of power sacked over 8-hour daily power outage

President Emmerson Mnangagwa of Zimbabwe has fired Joram Gumbo (pictured), his minister of energy and power development, over “poor electricity supply” across...

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