Ministry of Power

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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TCN Announces New Peak Power Generation of 5,420.30MW

Posted: August 20, 2020 at 7:28 pm   /   Gen. Biz, Gencos, Government, Ministry of Power, NERC, TCN

The Transmission Company of Nigeria. TCN. has today announced the attainment of 5,420.20MW power generation, which is a new all time high record in the nation. Minster of Power, Sale Mamman According to the release published on the Tweeter handle of the company and signed by the company’s General Manager Public Affairs, Ndidi Mbah, the […]

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NERC Introduces Monitoring System to Improve Power Supply to Customers Nationwide

Posted: August 17, 2020 at 11:20 am   /   Discos, Government, Ministry of Power, NERC, TCN

Power supply watchers have commended the power industry regulator, NERC, for introducing a new monitoring mechanism that has the potential of improving the delivery of electricity to the customers nationwide. The new system involves daily review of the report of the statuses of all 132/33kV feeders in the country being submitted daily by the System […]

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Imo State to Experience Improved Power Supply – Special Adviser, Power

Posted: August 14, 2020 at 9:23 am   /   Enugu, Government, Ministry of Power, TCN

The Executive Governor of Imo State, Senator Hope Uzodinma has assured the people of Imo State that they would experience huge improvements in their daily power supply. According to the Special Adviser to the Governor on Power and Energy, Mr Sam Chuks Nwaire, the state government has concluded discussions with the Federal Ministry of Power, […]

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Power Minister Visits Taraba State to Accelerate Pre-activities Leading to Mambilla Power Project Construction

Posted: August 9, 2020 at 6:49 pm   /   Gencos, Government, Ministry of Power

Desirous to get the 3050MW Mambilla Power Project underway, the Minister of Power, Mr Sale Mamman has visited the Executive Governor of Taraba State, Arch Darius Ishaku and strategized on ways to overcome challenges militating the commencement of the potentially biggest power station in West Africa. In a series of tweets, the Minister of Power […]

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