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Scores Injured as Gas Explosion Hits Rivers Community
Scores Injured as Gas Explosion Hits Riv...

Scores Injured as Gas Explosion Hits Rivers Community

Many people sustained varying degrees of injury while some residents fled as a gas plant exploded in Rumuodomaya community, Obio/Akpo Local Government Area of Rivers State on Saturday night, African News Today has gathered. The incident took place at about 8;45 pm with a loud sound which caused... read more »

Minister of Power Directs NERC to Suspend Reviewed Electricity Tariff
Minister of Power Directs NERC to Suspen...

Minister of Power Directs NERC to Suspend Reviewed Electricity Tariff

The minister of power, Saleh Mamman, has asked the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC, to suspend the implementation of the reviewed electricity tariff. The directive followed the approval by NERC on Tuesday for an increase in electricity tariff across the federation. The minister in... read more »

NERC Ratifies Fresh Increase in Electricity Tariff
NERC Ratifies Fresh Increase in Electric...

NERC Ratifies Fresh Increase in Electricity Tariff

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC, has ratified an increase in electricity tariff across the country, effective from January 1, 2021. This was contained in a directive issued on December 31, 2020, signed by NERCC chairman, Sanusi Garba. The regulatory commission disclosed that... read more »

Electricity Consumers to Get Refund for Meter Payment – NERC
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Electricity Consumers to Get Refund for Meter Payment – NERC

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission has said that electricity consumers who already paid for meters under the Meter Asset Provider scheme will be refunded. This was contained in an emailed response to Punch, through the commission’s Head of Public Affairs, Mr Michael Faloseyi. The... read more »

Gov Ugwuanyi Rates Improved Power Supply as his Administrations Highpoint
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Gov Ugwuanyi Rates Improved Power Supply as his Administrations Highpoint

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has said that the stepping down of 30MVA in Nsukka from the 132KV Makurdi Feeder, which his administration facilitated, to improve the quality of electricity supply in the area, is one of the state government’s greatest achievements. The 30MVA Injection... read more »

25m Poor Nigerians to Pay N4,000 Monthly for Solar System

25m Poor Nigerians to Pay N4,000 Monthly for Solar System

About 25 million Nigerians expected to profit from the proposed off-grip solar home systems across rural areas in Nigeria are expected to pay N4,000 monthly. This comes as the Federal... read more »

Blackout in Kaduna, Sokoto, Others as Power Grip Collapses

Blackout in Kaduna, Sokoto, Others as Power Grid Collapses

The power grid in the country collapsed once again on Sunday, leading to total blackouts for several hours in parts of the nation, African News Today has gathered. This was announced by two... read more »

Sanow-Olu Unveils Nigeria’s First Electric Car

Sanow-Olu Unveils Nigeria’s First Electric Car

Governor Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State on Friday unveiled Nigeria’s first electric car dubbed Hyundai Kona. The car which is a product of Stallion Group was unveiled at the VON automoviles... read more »

Nigerians to Pay only for Electricity Consumed- Buhari

Nigerians to Pay Only for Electricity Consumed – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has reechoed his administration’s commitment to putting an end to estimated billing in every form in the country. Riam Buhari who disclosed this in a series of... read more »

Implementation of New Electricity Tariff to Resume next Week

Implementation of New Electricity Tariff to Resume Next Week

Special adviser to the president on infrastrure, Ahmed Zakari has said that electricity distribution companies (DiscCos) will resume implementation of the new electricity tariff next week. A news... read more »