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Power Generation Drops By 1,119.6MW, Sec...

Power Generation Drops By 1,119.6MW, Sector’s Growth Falls By 45%

Nigeria’s power sector decreased in growth by 45 per cent in real term in the third quarter of this year when compared to the preceding quarter, data from the National Bureau of Statistics showed. Also, industry figures obtained in Abuja on Thursday showed that after posting a peak generation of... read more »

Confusion as Buhari Sacks AEDC Managemen...

Confusion as Buhari Sacks AEDC Management Over Workers’ Strike

There was confusion among power sector operators on Tuesday after President Muhammadu Buhari, fired the management of the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company as a result of the strike embarked upon by the AEDC workers the preceding day. Officials of the Federal Ministry of Power said the... read more »

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FG Raises Power Tariff December, Begins ...

FG Raises Power Tariff December, Begins Free Meters Purchase

Power consumers nationwide may start to pay more for electricity, following plans by the Federal Government to carry out a review of power tariff. This came as the Federal Government said on Wednesday it had commenced the procurement of four million meters meant to be distributed free of charge to... read more »

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Libya Overtakes Nigeria As Africa’s Bigg...

Libya Overtakes Nigeria As Africa’s Biggest Oil Producer

Nigeria has lost its Africa’s top oil producer status to Libya as its crude oil production fell further last month amid lingering supply disruptions, according to a new report by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries. Nigeria told OPEC that its oil output fell to about 1.23... read more »

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FG Scraps DPR, PPPRA, PEF, Sacks CEOs, I...

FG Scraps DPR, PPPRA, PEF, Sacks CEOs, Inaugurates New Agencies

The Department of Petroleum Resources, the Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency and the Petroleum Equalisation Fund are all officially scrapped and do not exist anymore, the Federal Government said on Monday. It also said while workers of the three agencies would be protected, their chief... read more »

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PMB: Call Him Master Finisher By Femi Adesina

PMB: Call Him Master Finisher By Femi Adesina

The country has been agog this week with fallout from the signing of the long-awaited Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) into law. That legislation has now become Petroleum Industry Act... read more »

NCL Issues December Deadline For Implementation Of Electricity Tariff Reduction Agreement

NCL Issues December Deadline For Implementation Of Electricity Tariff Reduction Agreement

The Nigeria Labour Congress, NCL, has demanded that the Federal Government should implement the electricity tariffs reduction agreement by December. The congress in its notice to the... read more »

Power Generation Dips Below 4,000MW Amid Gas, Transmission Issues

Power Generation Dips Below 4,000MW Amid Gas, Transmission Issues

As Muslims celebrate Eid-el-Kabir, power generation in Nigeria dipped below the 4,000 megawatts mark on Tuesday. The total generation in the country stood at 3,958.7MW as of 6am on Tuesday,... read more »

Why Fire Razed INEC Office in Udenu LGA, Enugu – Police

Why Fire Razed INEC Office in Udenu LGA, Enugu – Police

The Nigeria Police Force, Enugu State Command has said the fire incident at the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, office in the Udenu local government area of the state was... read more »

Ugandan Opposition Leader and Musician, Bobi Wine, arrested

Ugandan Opposition Leader and Musician, Bobi Wine, arrested

Security operatives in Uganda have arrested the country’s main opposition figure, Robert Ssentamu popularly known as Bobi Wine. Bobi Wine had last week called on Ugandans to “rise up peacefully... read more »