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Ikeja Electric links zero fatality in Q1 to effective safety policy adherence

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… Advises customers on safety measures as rainy season begins Ikeja Electric (IE), Nigeria’s largest electricity distribution company (Disco), on Thursday, attributed the zero fatality record attained by the company in Q1 of 2018 to its highly effective safety policy and programmes. The Disco according to the recent safety report released by the Nigerian Electricity Management Services Agency (NEMSA) recorded ...

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Rising cases of electrocution in Nigeria raises competency crisis amongst Discos—NEMSA

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Between January and March this year, 22 Nigerians have been pronounced dead due to faulty distribution lines managed by electricity Distribution Companies (Discos). Whereas six of the dead were maintenance staff of Discos (names with held), the 16 are citizens killed either by weak distribution lines other forms of defective eclectic cables along the roads and streets. These were contained ...

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Hope rises for power transmission as TCN, NDPHC set to light up 190 schemes

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Great relief for power users in the country is underway as the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has announced that the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) and the Niger Delta Power Holding Company (NDPHC) are set to inaugurate over 190 electricity transmission and distribution projects across the country soon. The minister averred that the Federal Government is ...

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NASS vows to appropriate fund for completion of ongoing TCN projects

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In view of the fact that the key factor frustrating evacuation of generated power from plants and dams had remained near moribund transmission infrastructure, the House of Representatives Committee on privatisation on Monday in Enugu, assured appropriation of adequate budgetary provision to complete all on-going Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) power projects in parts of the country this year. Chairman ...

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TCN records 6 systems collapse leading to damage of nine vital components

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At a time the World Bank has agreed to revive Nigeria’s power transmission systems to halt grid collapse and power failure, indications have emerged that the nation’s epileptic power situation is getting no better as Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), suffered about six systems collapses in January 2018. The most worrisome aspect was the associated damage of nine vital components, ...

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Why STOAN waived N1.5bn on 500 containers carrying power equipment

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More details have emerged on why the leadership of Seaport Terminal Operators Association of Nigeria (STOAN) yesterday, announced duty Waiver valued at about N1.5bn on stranded Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) containers. It would be recalled that the containers had been at the ports for years and the long stay has attracted unprecedented demurrage, but the terminal operators at Nigeria’s ...

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TCN explains foreign donor option, reveals why power contracts fail in the past

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The Interim Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), Usman Mohammed has given a graphic detail on why access to multinational funding is easier in financing power schemes in Nigeria. In an interview, he said because of the core function of wheeling power, stabilising the grid and ensuring qualitative electricity delivered in Nigeria, his team “need ...

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Power to stabilize as TCN clears abandoned 454 parts containers at seaports

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After years of endless controversies, the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has announced clearance and delivery of 454 power equipment containers that were abandoned by contractors at various seaports across the country. Business Hilights gathered that the containers had been abandoned since the era of Goodluck Jonathan administration due to waiver controversies. The containers had been abandoned at the ports ...

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EU’s N7.6bn for Nigeria’s power transmission expansion excites stakeholders

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Stakeholders in the nation’s power industry have hailed the recent announcement by the European Union (EU), pledging to support the expansion of Nigeria’s power transmission infrastructure with a grant of €25m (N7.6bn at the official exchange rate of N305 to one Euro). Details gathered from the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), the grant will support the TCN on solar Independent ...

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Inability to grid generated power worst challenge of electricity—BH Survey

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—No plan insight to remedy situation Two months long investigations by Business Hilights Intelligence Unit (BHIU), have revealed that the biggest problem hobbling power supplies across the country remains grid infrastructure to aid transmission and nothing serious is being made to resolve the issue by the government for now. Checks at several power generating plants and hydro dams show that ...

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