Government

TCN to Maintain Major Transformer in Abuja With Minimal Power Interruption

Posted: January 28, 2022 at 8:00 pm   /   Abuja, Government, Ministry of Power, TCN

The management of Transmission Company of. Nigeria, TCN, has announced that her engineers would carry out the usual annual maintenance on the 150MVA 330/132/33kV transformer and associated switch gears at the Gwagwalada Transmission Substation in Abuja. According to the notice published on the company’s twitter handle, the planned maintenance would take place on Saturday, 29th […]

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President Buhari Appoints Aliyu Tahir as NEMSA MD/CEO

Posted: January 27, 2022 at 11:31 am   /   Government, Ministry of Power

President Mohammadu Buhari has appointed Aliyu Tahir as the new Managing Director/CEO of the Nigerian Electricity Management Service Agency (NEMSA). The appointment which took effect from December 31, 2021 is for four years at the first instance and renewable based on performance. Before the appointment, Engr Aliyu Tahir was General Manager Technical Standards & Inspectorate […]

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Ibadan DisCo Falls into AMCON’s Hands

Posted: January 24, 2022 at 6:10 pm   /   Discos, Government, Ibadan, Ministry of Power, NERC

The Assets Management Corporation of Nigeria, (AMCON) has finally taken over the control of Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company, (IBEDC) Limited over her inability to off-set acquisition loan from Polaris Bank (Skye Bank), several months after it got the Notice of Receivership in August 2021. In a public notice, AMCON stated that it had appointed Mr […]

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REA Gives 24,000 Rural Families Cause to Smile with Solar Power

Posted: January 19, 2022 at 2:43 pm   /   Discos, Government, Ministry of Power, REA

The management of the Rural Electrification Agency, REA, has put smiles in the faces of over 24,000 rural families around the nation with the completion of the first phase of the Rural Electrification Fund (REF). The relief of the families is easy to imagine as they are now enjoying better lives with their ability to […]

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TCN Energizes 2nd 330kV Akangba-Ikeja West Line in Lagos

Posted: January 15, 2022 at 4:08 pm   /   Ikeja, Ministry of Power, TCN

Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN, has energized the 2nd 330kV Akangba- Ikeja West Line to backfeed bulk electricity to Ikeja West Substation in Lagos, following the fall of 5 towers on the main power line that were brought down by the vandalized pipeline fire a few days ago in Lagos. According to the MD/CEO, Dr […]

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FG To Complete 2nd Power Line to Evacuate 40MW Kashimbilla Power Plant in 6 Months

Posted: January 12, 2022 at 9:21 am   /   Gen. Biz, Government, Ministry of Power, TCN

The Minister of Power, Engr Abubakar Aliyu has said the federal government will complete the second phase of power transmission line that would evacuate power from the 40 megawatts (MW) Kashimbilla hydropower plant in Taraba State to Makurdi, Benue State in six months. Engr Aliyu said this yesterday in Markudi when he paid a courtesy […]

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Allow Local Meter Manufacturers Sell Directly To Customers – FG Told

Posted: January 12, 2022 at 8:58 am   /   Discos, Government, Ministry of Power, NERC

The chairman, Momas Electricity Meter Manufacturing Company (MEMMCOL), Mr Kola Balogun, has called on the federal government to grant licenses to selected indigenous companies to sell prepaid meters directly to consumers. Balogun who made the call in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) yesterday in Lagos noted that the huge metering gap […]

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President Buhari Finally Appoints Board Members for TCN

Posted: January 23, 2021 at 10:08 am   /   Government, Ministry of Power, NERC, TCN

President Buhari has appointed board members for the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) with Muhammad K. Ahmad as the Chairman. The Board will oversee the selection of a substantive Managing Director of the TCN as well as provide policy directions for the only power utility still owned 100% by the government. Beside Muhammad Ahmad, the […]

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Minister asks Ibadan DisCo & TCN to collaborate to improve power supply to customers

Posted: September 26, 2020 at 4:27 pm   /   Discos, Government, Ibadan, Ministry of Power, Photo, TCN

The Minister of State, Power, Mr Goddy Jeddy-Agba, has urged the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) to collaborate with the Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC), and indeed all DisCos, to improve power supply to customers. He spoke during a tour of upgraded facilities of the IBEDC interchange injection sub-station and TCN Transmission substation in Ayede […]

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President Buhari Re-appoints Chiedu Ugbo, MD & Executive Directors of NDPHC for Another 4 Years

Posted: August 20, 2020 at 8:50 pm   /   Gencos, Government, Ministry of Power, NERC

President Buhari has approved the reappointment of Chiedu Ugbo, Managing Director of Niger Delta Power Holding Company of Nigeria for another four years. MD/CEO, NDPHC, Barr Chiedu Ugbo The news was delivered today in the release signed by Laolu Akande, Special Assistant, Media to the Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo. According to the release, the […]

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