UP Nepa!

The National Electric Power Authority was apparently established in the era of Authorities: cf. Nigerian Television Authority, Nigerian Port Authority; and which other ones? And it has none left! No legacy either. One thing that NEPA is remembered for till tomorrow is the epilepsy, sometimes stroke, of power supply– a feature that has defiled President after President, even the shoeless one. And another has been… Read more

Prepare to pay more for electricity – FG

ACTING Director-General, Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE), Mr Benjamin Ezra Dikki, has advised electricity consumers in Nigeria to be prepared for increased electricity tariff. This is just as the Managing Director of CMEC, one of the preferred bidders in the privatisation exercise of unbundled Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN) successor companies, Mrs Heather Onoh, said it would take the company six months to rehabilitate… Read more

FG pays N384billion entitlements of PHCN staff

The Federal Government has announced the payment of N384billion for all outstanding entitlements of staff of the Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN). The Minister of Labour, Emeka Wogu who briefed alongside the minster of Power, Chinedu Nebo and the Special Adviser of the President on Media and Publicity Dr. Rueben Abati, told journalist at a briefing after the Federal Executive Council Meeting at the… Read more