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NDPHC: Bridging the electricity gap

By Johnbosco Agbakwuru Many Nigerians have come to the conclusion that inadequate electricity supply in the country is one of the factors inhibiting national growth. Moreso is the fact that electricity is vital to most, if not all, modern development sectors and routes. Successive governments have made efforts to bridge the power gap, especially given
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Nigeria’s electricity losses from lack of distribution infrastructure drop by 34% — Investigation

By Udeme Akpan Despite the spread of coronavirus pandemic and its negative impact on Nigeria’s economy, electricity losses due to lack of distribution infrastructure have dropped by 34 percent. A compilation of data obtained by Vanguard from the Advisory Power Team, office of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, indicated that the nation recorded 51,398.4 Megawatts, MW,
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Defunct PHCN pensioners protest over unpaid benefits

Defunct PHCN pensioners protest over unpaid benefits

Accuse NELMCO, PTAD of inflicting pains on 15,000 senior citizens By Ozioruva Aliu After several letters, complaints and even appeals failed to convince those concerned to pay their benefits, pensioners of the defunct National Electricity Power Authority/Power Holding Company of Nigeria, NEPA/PHCN,  are resorting to street protests to draw the government and general public to
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Bring back our NEPA: The DISCOS are scavenging the public – Dr. Ugoji Egbujo

Look away NERC, till the DISCOs have had us to their fill.  National Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), you can pretend to be asleep.  After all they were all sleeping while  fugitive Maina  went around town in pomp and ceremony. If they wake you, tell them you  have not received any complaints. You don’t have to admit  you  know. You don’t have to confess  that  the  Electricity Distribution Companies (DISCOs) have been reaping what they, and their ancestor, didn’t not sow.  The ordinary people have no stamina, no courage.

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The Eko distribution company,a true son of NEPA

Nigerians say: “Like father, like son.” Igbos will say, whatever a snake births must be long. When NEPA was unbundled and privatized, the government promised an end to darkness. These new electricity companies haven’t just continued in NEPA’s dark ways. They have taken to the superciliousness and poor work ethics of public institutions that characterised NEPA. They can’t pretend not to be private companies. NEPA could give no power and yet conjure bills. Eko Distribution can’t do that, it’s fraud. NEPA didn’t need meters. It preferred what it called estimated billing. Eko Distribution can’t live that lifestyle, Nigeria is their Animal Farm.

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The Eko distribution company,a true son of NEPA

Nigerians say: “Like father, like son.” Igbos will say, whatever a snake births must be long. When NEPA was unbundled and privatized, the government promised an end to darkness. These new electricity companies haven’t just continued in NEPA’s dark ways. They have taken to the superciliousness and poor work ethics of public institutions that characterised NEPA.

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Nigeria will soon be liberated from darkness – Nebo

Since he replaced Professor Barth Nnaji as Minister of Power, Professor Chinedu Nebo has struggled to reassure Nigerians that the steady march to stable electricity in the country will not be truncated. As a high performing university administrator, having risen to the top of the ladder in the academia, Professor Nebo affirms he is equal to the task. In this interview, he paints an inspiring picture of a seamless transfer of the power business to the private sector within the next one month. Here are the excerpts of the very exciting interview:

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