Tag: Power supply

FG approves N1.4bn to boost electricity supply across country

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved N1.4 billion for the supply of more equipment for the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) to boost electricity supply across the country. The Minister of Power, Mr Abubakar Aliyu, made this known when he briefed State House Correspondents on the outcome of the[Read More…]

Power supply: TCN explains reason for load shedding

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN says it is not responsible for the current load shedding being experienced in the country. It attributed it to the low power being presently generated. Mrs Ndidi Mbah, TCN General Manager, Public Affairs in a statement in Abuja on Tuesday said that TCN does[Read More…]

TCN: Power restored in some areas affected by Lagos 330KV Line collapse

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), says it has completed 330KV line Patrol and energised second 330kV Akangba- Ikeja West Line on full load. This is contained in a statement signed by the General Manager, Public Affairs of the company, Mrs Ndidi Mbah on Friday night in Lagos. The statement[Read More…]

Power Supply Has Risen to 4,200 Megawatts – TCN

Following the intervention of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) in addressing the issue of gas availability to thermal power plants, the power supply has risen above 4,200 megawatts. The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) Thursday announced an improvement in power generation following the supply of gas to thermal power[Read More…]

Power supply drops to 753MW from 4,008MW across Nigeria

Power supply has dropped from 4,008 megawatts (MW) to 753MW, indicating a loss of 3,255MW, as the Transition Company of Nigeria, TCN, struggles to ‘synchronise’ the system after the nationwide blackout, occasioned by the strike of the National Union of Electricity Employees, NUEE. In a report from the office of[Read More…]

Rotimi Amaechi Says Nigerians Will Enjoy 24 Hours of Power Supply If President Buhari Is Re-elected

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi said on Wednesday that the Muhammadu Buhari administration has done so much in all aspects of the economy, beyond the transportation sector. Amaechi said this in Abuja during an interactive session with the media on the ministry’s achievement. He said the Buhari-led administration has[Read More…]

Unlike Me To Make Promises, I Never Promised Better Power Supply – Fashola

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has denied making promises of improved power supply. The former governor of Lagos state this while speaking in an interview with Channels Television. Fashola said that his plans did not consider vandalization of pipelines because he was always focused on power[Read More…]

“It’s Not The President’s Fault” There’s No Electricity – Power Minister, Fashola Blames Electricity Workers

“Can an employee who caused the employer such financial losses in all good conscience expect improved welfare package or industrial peace? Or have the employees taken over from the employers?” The above statement was made by the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, as he appealed to the[Read More…]

First Time In History, Nigeria’s Power Generation Crumbles To 0MW

Punch Newspaper is reporting that Nigeria’s power generation has collapsed completely on Thursday at exactly 12.58pm to zero megawatt and this persisted for about three hours. Data from the country’s System Operator showed that around 1pm on Thursday, no power generation company in Nigeria produced a single megawatt of electricity. Industry operators[Read More…]

Buhari Had Promised To Provide Nigerians 20,000mw of Electricity, Today He Reduced It To 10,000Mw

Contrary to campaign promise by his party, All Progressives Congress (APC), to generate 20, 000 megawatts of electricity in the next three years, Buhari said they would generate only 10,000 megawatts. President Muhammadu Buhari has again renege on his party promises which is exactly not strange for the APC led[Read More…]