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Profile of EKO Electricity Distribution Company

Posted: November 28, 2014 at 12:41 pm   /   Eko

Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) manages electricity in the southern part of Lagos State as well as Agbara in Ogun State. The new investors in the company are West Power and Gas Consortium. EKEDC has 11 Business Units which are Agbara, Ajele,Apapa, Festac,Ibeju,Ijora, Islands, Lekki, Mushin,Ojo and Orile and a growing customer population of 317,750. […]

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President Buhari Appoints Ahmad Salihijo Ahmad as MD, REA

Posted: December 31, 2019 at 8:36 am   /   Government, Ministry of Power, REA, Uncategorized

The Rural Electrification Agency, REA, has a new Managing Director/ Chief Executive Officer in the person of Ahmad Salihijo Ahmad. According to a just released twitter post by the Office of the Minister of Power @PowerMinNigeria, the appointment of Salihijo Ahmad has been approved by President Mohammadu Buhari. The appointment of the new MD was […]

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TCN Energizes New Transformer in Damaturu, Yobe State

Posted: October 8, 2018 at 11:43 am   /   TCN, Uncategorized

In line with the Buhari administration’s policy on incremental power, the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has successfully completed and energized the new 330/132kV transmission substation in Damaturu, Yobe State. The contract for the substation was awarded to a local contractor in 2006 with the normal completion period of 18 months, but due to the […]

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TCN Says No Explosion in Substations Nationwide

Posted: September 26, 2018 at 6:34 pm   /   Uncategorized

The Transmission Company of Nigeria has repudiate the information going round the social media networks that there has been a serious explosion of one of its 150MVA 330/132kV power transformers and hereby state that the information is totally false and malicious without an iota of truth.  In a statement signed by the General Manager (Public […]

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A Wrap up of Trending Power Sector Stories for the Week

Posted: February 9, 2018 at 5:22 pm   /   Uncategorized

Friday, 9th February, 2018 Eko Disco Decries Violent Attacks on Its Workers by Consumers Eko Disco Decries Violent Attacks on Its Workers By Consumers Ambode targets 24-hour power supply in Lagos Ambode targets 24-hour power supply in Lagos  Ex-public servants convicted for breach of rural electrification projects https://www.dailytrust.com.ng/ex-public-servants-convicted-for-breach-of-rural-electrification-projects.html Power stations generate 94,627MWh in 2017 Q4 […]

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A Wrap up of Trending Power Sector Stories for the Week

Posted: February 3, 2018 at 2:35 pm   /   Uncategorized

Friday, 2nd February, 2018 Erratic power supply not reason why economy isn’t growing – Fashola- Punch Erratic power supply not reason why economy isn’t growing – Fashola Fashola seeks actions on supplying 2,000mw stranded electricity- Dailytrust https://www.dailytrust.com.ng/fashola-seeks-actions-on-supplying-2-000mw-stranded-electricity.html Thursday, 1st February, 2018 Blackout looms as two transmission towers destroyed in Nsukka- Dailytrust https://www.dailytrust.com.ng/blackout-looms-as-two-transmission-towers-destroyed-in-nsukka.html IBEDC, US Power […]

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A Wrap up of Trending Power Sector Stories for the Week

Posted: January 26, 2018 at 5:14 pm   /   Uncategorized

Sunday, 21st January, 2018 Fibre Optic Cable: TCN cautions over concerns for National Security Thisday Fibre Optic Cable: TCN Cautious over Concerns for National Security Tambuwal Inaugurated 80kw Solar electricity project Daily Trust https://www.dailytrust.com.ng/amplite/tambuwal-inaugurates-80kw-solar-electricity-project.html Wednesday, 23rd January, 2018 Discos set for showdown as NERC forecloses tarrif increase in 2018 – Business day DisCos set for […]

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NIPP to Boost Transmission Infrastructure by N540b Investments – Ugbo

Posted: September 15, 2017 at 11:40 pm   /   Government, Ministry of Power, TCN, Uncategorized

The Managing Director/CEO of the Niger Delta Power Holding Company Limited (NDPHC), Mr Chiedu Ugbo has declared that the organization has embarked on an investment of over $1.5 billion (N540 billion) in upscaling the national Transmission infrastructure. Mr Ugbo made the declaration during the Guardian Newspaper Power Summit, “Beyond Rhetoric: Turning Nigeria’s Power Sector Value […]

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Civil Society Calls for Transparency in the Electricity Market

Posted: March 1, 2017 at 6:59 pm   /   Uncategorized

It is really interesting to observe that suggestions to resolve the power problems in Nigeria are coming from divergent quarters. The latest is coming from a civil society organisation, Centre for Social Justice (CSJ) managed by the social activist, Mr Eze Onyechere. According to the director of the civil society in a 21-page sectoral review […]

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Fashola Sets up Monthly Power Sector Leadership Forum to Address Sector Problems

Posted: January 17, 2016 at 8:12 am   /   Government, Ministry of Power, Uncategorized

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola, SAN, has assured Nigerians that with the buy-in of all actors, the proposed Power Sector Leadership Monthly Meetings of Operators will identify gaps, discuss and collectively source practical solutions to issues facing the Nigerian Electricity Supply Industry. The Minister who presided over the inaugural session […]

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Olorunsogo 1 Power Plant from 18MW to 266MW Power Generation

Posted: October 17, 2015 at 11:30 pm   /   Gen. Biz, Gencos, Omotosho, Uncategorized

The managements of both Ughelli and Egbin Power Generating stations have made public how they have improved their power generation into the national grid from 150MW to 630MW and 680MW to over 1000MW respectively, the current news in circulation is the generation increase coming from Olorunsogo 1 and Omotosho 1 Power Stations. The management of […]

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