Wednesday, December 7, 2022


Nigeria thrown into darkness as national grid collapses again

The system collapse which occurred at 10:51 am on Monday, 26th September,2022, has thrown the country into darkness.

New Benin disco board approves salary increment for staff

Ajagbawa noted that the new salary structure would take effect from September, which would be paid at the last working day of the month.

No planned blackout in Lagos-Ikeja Electric

He explained that the company was embarking on replacement of obsolete panels at the Igando Injection Substation, which is aimed at improving power supply availability to that area. He also pointed out that the exercise will last for 10 days and that only Feeders under Igando, Obadore, Akesan and Egan will be impacted, and not Alimosho or Lagos as erroneously reported

We are working to restore power to Calabar after fire incident at sub-station -TCN

TCN in a statement, said presently, its engineers are replacing the affected equipment so as to ensure the restoration of power to affected areas.

$33m Azura power deal: Reps invite ministers of finance, power, others

Chairman, House of Reps Committee on Finance, James Faleke, which is investigating alleged breach of agreement and perennial power failure in the country invited the heads of all the agencies in Abuja on Tuesday.

Nigeria seeks increased investments in electricity industry

The minister said structures were being put in place to increase the opportunity for investment in Gas-to-Power and other gas related opportunities.

FG meets electricity workers as TCN confirms national grid shut down

According to General Manager, Public Affairs, TCN, Ndidi Mbah, the incident occurred at 15:01Hrs, today after several 330kV transmission lines and 33kV feeder-lines across the power system network had been switched off by the Union members, resulting in generation-load imbalance and multiple voltage escalations at critical stations and substations.

MOJEC, EKEDC resolve to close metering gap with Mobile MAP

Project Manager, MOJEC International Limited, Engineer Lekan Bashiru, indicated that extending the Mobile MAP activation to Ibeju-Lekki was a result of the company's determination to address the country's metering gap, which was quickly becoming a bane of both the DisCos and their customers.

Electricity workers plunge Nigeria into darkness, shut down national grid

This is coming on the heel of threats from Labour unions to shut down power supply over Labour-related issues with the Ministry of Power.

WAPP to create liquidity enhancement fund for member states

Chairman, Executive Board of WAPP, Engr. Dr. Sule Ahmed Abdulaziz, stated this at the weekend, during the 54th meeting of the Executive Board Meeting held in Cotonou, Benin Republic.

Nigeria sets up Africa’s 1st Meter Museum in Lagos 

The minister, while inaugurating the project said that the museum/gallery was designed to showcase the evolution path of electricity meter in the country.

REA, InfraCredit Sign MoU for Off-grid Infrastructure Financing

The MoU aims to strengthen the strategic partnership between the REA through the SPN Programme and InfraCredit to catalyse long-term local currency investments into the Nigeria solar off-grid space.
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The company in a statement said the current restricted outage situation in parts of Abuja, is caused by a truck loaded with gravel that lost control and crashed into TCN’s 132kV transmission tower No 20, supplying bulk electricity to the 100MVA part of the Katampe Substation and 2x60MVA GIS Central Area Substation.

Nigeria, Morocco, five other W/African Countries sign on Gas Pipeline Project

NNPCL in a series of tweets, said Nigeria's @nnpclimited, Morocco's ONHYM and the nations of Ghana, The Gambia, Guinea, Guinea Bissau & Sierra Leone, signed an MoU on the gas pipeline project

NDPHC decries incessant vandalisation of power transmission facilities

“We will be relentless in hunting these vandals down, particularly those who assassinated the young man.”

Vandals destroy six transmission towers, kill vigilante in Rivers

On September 3, 2022, some miscreants attacked and vandalized the 330kV DC Afam – Onne Transmission Line in Gbake community of Ogoniland, River State.