How Court Jailed Men for Vandalizing, Stealing Ikeja Electric Cables

Omena Sunday, 24 years and Bashir Sheu aged 28 years were arraigned before the Magistrate Court 1 Mushin, sitting at Ogba Magistrate Court on the 11th of January 2023 and Ifo Magistrate Court 2, Ifo Local Government in Ogun State on 27 September, 2022 respectively for vandalism and stealing transformer cables at Five Star Junction Apapa-Oshodi Expressway, Lagos and Otun Olori Akute area of Ogun State. Omena having pleaded guilty of Count 1, 2 and 3 of the four Charge, was sentenced to six months imprisonment for Count 1, one…

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South Africa Disconnects Power Supply To Nigerian Consulate Over N10.465m Debt 

Power authorities in Johannesburg this week cut off the power supply to the  Nigerian Consulate in South Africa The city power visited multiple premises around joburg’s region E, disconnecting electricity to recoup more than R360 million it is owed by individuals and organizations in the region. The city power authority said the Nigerian Consulate owed more than R400 000 ($23 300). READ ALSO: JUST IN: Nigeria’s First Professor Of Medicine, Oladipo Ogunlesi, Dies At 99 Sterling One Foundation Wins CSR Award Of Excellence Just in: Gunmen Abduct Nigerian School Pupils…

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Ikeja Electric Heightens Equipment Vandal’s Fight, Rallies NSCDC

“Communities may experience extended power outage due to the acts of vandals.”   Nigeria’s leading Electricity Distribution Company, Ikeja Electric Plc (IE) as part of her efforts to ensure safety of equipments for stable electricity across its network, has collaborated with the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC). Speaking during a meeting with the Lagos State NSCDC Command, the Head Legal and Regulatory, Ikeja Electric, Babatunde Osadare commended the agency and the Police for their tremendous support in protecting Ikeja Electric’s infrastructure and ensuring that vandals are arrested and…

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Globeleq Transfers GPSN Ownership Interest To Clean Energy Holdings

Globeleq, Africa’s independent power company, announced that after a review of its strategy and portfolio, Globeleq’s ownership interest in Globeleq Power Solutions Nigeria (GPSN) has transferred to Clean Energy Holdings Limited (CEHL). Platforms Africa reports that the transfer relates to a group of assets which serve commercial and industrial customers mostly in the southwest of Nigeria. READ ALSO: BREAKING: DSS Gives NNPC, Oil Marketers 48 Hrs to Clear Fuel Queues NDPHC transmission Asset Vandalism Worsens Power Wheeling Ability Nationwide United Nations Institute Names Adeola Yusuf Panelist For African IDEP Event…

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NDPHC transmission Asset Vandalism Worsens Power Wheeling Ability Nationwide

ED Corporate Services, NDPHC, Nkechi Mba, Decries transmission facilities Vandalism, sympathises with the family of security officer killed in recent attack   The Exevutive Director , Corporate Services, Niger Delta Power Holding Company Limited (NDPHC) Mrs Nkechi Mba has decried the incessant vandalisation of NDPHC transmission facilities thereby worsening power wheeling ability across the country. Platforms Africa reports that Mba who expressed this concern over the activities of vandals on its facilities also sympathised with the family of the security officer who was killed in the recent attack stressing that…

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Cases of Assault on EKEDC Staff Worsen, Utility Firm Cries Out

Eko Electricity Distribution Company(EKEDC) on Thursday cried out against assault on its staff while on duty, calling it barbaric and inhumane. This was made known in a statement signed by Godwin Idemudia, the chief spokesperson for the electricity distribution company following the assault of Sanmi Mathew Akanni, a staff with Ikate zone team under its Orile district on 29th November 2022. Idemudia stated that Sanmi was assaulted by one Ayomide Oyebanjo after an illegal connection was discovered. He said, “While in the process of disconnecting the illegal connection, bottles were…

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How, Why Ikeja Electric Emerged 2022 Best Disco, Most Gender Diverse Firm

Ikeja Electric Plc (IE) has emerged the Best Electricity Distribution Company of the year and Most Gender Diverse Utility Company in 2022 at the maiden edition of Nigeria Power Sector Awards. Platforms Africa reports that fhe Board Chairman of the company and Executive Director of Sahara Group, Kola Adesina also bagged the Power Sector Lifetime Achievement Awards. READ ALSO: Ikeja Electric ‘Mocks’ Man Who Made Advances At CEO, Folake Soetan Tanzania Declares Power Rationing Due To Prolonged Dry Spells BREAKING: Coup Rocks Sao Tome And Principe My mother kneels To…

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Tanzania Declares Power Rationing Due To Prolonged Dry Spells

TANZANIA’S power utility authorities on Wednesday night officially announced power rationing across the country caused by the prolonged drought that has led to decreased water levels in hydropower dams. The Tanzania Electric Supply Company Limited (TANESCO) said in a statement that the power utility company was generating less electricity against the hydropower dams and other power generation sources installed capacities. The statement, signed by TANESCO Managing Director Maharage Chande, said power generation from various sources had dropped by between 300 MW to 350 MW a day, adding that out of…

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Africa’s Annual Power Grid Investments’ Need Hits $40bn – Adesina

Energy demand across Africa projected to surge in the coming years African countries will require an average of $40bn power grid investments annually for about five years to deliver stable electricity to citizens on the continent, Kola Adesina, Group Managing Director, Sahara Power Group, has said. Platforms Africa reports that a statement from the Sahara Power quoted Adesina to have said this while delivering a Keynote Address on “The Future of Power in Africa” at the Lagos Business School. He said projections indicate an increase in energy demand across Africa…

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Nigeria’s Power Generation Surges To 4,728.2MW

Shiroro Hydro, Jebba Hydro, Azura-Edo IPP, Egbin Power, Kainji Hydro, Delta Power and Odukpani National Integrated Power Project, NIPP; List of GenCos that contributed to the 17.53% increase   Nigeria’s power generation rose by 17.53 percent or 705.5 Megawatts, MW to 4,728.2MW on Saturday, from the 4,022.7MW recorded last Sunday, latest data by the National System Operator, NSO, has revealed. The rise in power generation came after about five weeks of stagnation following the collapse of the National Grid on September 26, 2022. Electricity output had hovered around the 4,000MW…

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