Niger, Benin Repulic pay Nigeria $64.6bn for power supply

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The federal government of Nigeria said it has recovered the sum of $64.630, 065 billion from Niger and Benin republic as part payment for electricity supply to the two nieghbouring countries. Minister of Works, Energy and Housing Babatunde Fashola (SAN) made this known at the 21st monthly power stakeholders meeting in Asaba Monday. Addressing heads […]

Customers to react on Fashola’s eligibility declaration in 21 days – NERC

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has given electricity customers 21 days to react on the recent declaration of eligible customers in the power sector by the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola. NERC said it has published a consultation paper on its website on the framework for the implementation of the […]

FG to add 340 megawatts to power grid before December – Fashola

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Mr Babatunde Fashola, the Minister of Power, Works and Housing said on Thursday that 340 megawatts of electricity would be added to the national grid in or before December. Fashola said this during his inspection tour of Afam Power Plant in Oyibo local government area of Rivers as part of Federal Government Power Sector Recovery […]

We’re not pleased with estimated bills – Fashola

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The Minister of Works, Power and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Raji Fashola, says the government is not pleased with the current estimated bills being used for some electricity consumers in the country. Mr Fashola said this at the national secretariat of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) after briefing the party’s National Chairman, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, […]

FG Bans Transformer Purchase by Electricity Consumers

The Federal Government of Nigeria has declared as the common practice of electricity consumers in the country buying transformers for themselves as unacceptable. To this end the Minister Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Raji Fashola has announced that henceforth, electricity consumers are to desist from this practice and leave the purchase to the Distribution Companies (DISCOs). According to […]

Energy policy coming soon, says Fashola

Power Minister Babatunde Fashola has pledged to unveil his energy policy when next he addresses the media. The policy will holistically show the direction of the government in solving the problems of the power sector in the short and long terms. He has also mandated the distribution companies to significantly improve service delivery. Fashola said […]

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