Ikeja Electric deepens CSR investment with DashMe Foundation charity deals

Powwe utility firm, Ikeja Electric (IE), has partnered with DashMe Foundation, in a philanthropic alliance that seeks to mobilize its workforce and resources towards donating to support charity. Platforms Africa reports that DashMe Foundation is a non-profit charity organisation, which aims to change lives, one gift at a time, by creatively raising funds and awareness for grassroot charities in Africa, Speaking on the partnership, Head of Corporate Communications, Ikeja Electric, Felix Ofulue said the partnership with DashMe Foundation is in alignment with the company’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) goals. According…

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Meet Abubakar D. Aliyu, new Minister of Power, 3rd in Buhari’s 6-Year Govt

Mr Abubakar Aliyu, a civil engineer and two-term former deputy governor of Yobe state state, has been announced as the new minister of power, third in that capacity during the President Buhari’s six years in office. Here is Platforms Africa close up on the University of Maiduguri-trained engineer, on all you may need to know about the man, his memoir and mantle. READ ALSO: Nigeria President Buhari Fires Power Minister, Mamman, over ‘inefficiency’ BREAKING: Blackout as Nigeria’s Power grid suffers 2nd collapse in 26 days Nigeria suffers N10trn losses to…

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Nigeria President Buhari Fires Power Minister, Mamman, over ‘inefficiency’

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has sacked the ministers of power, Saleh Mamman, and his Agric ministry’s counterpart, Sabo Nanono, Platforms Africa can report. This leading online newspaper learnt that the sack of the two ministers, who were considered inefficient by the president, is with immediate effect. READ ALSO: Outrage as Sex Video of BBNaija Married Woman Housemate, Tega with Boma goes viral Nigerians To Pay More for Electricity As Tariff Hike Begins Wednesday BREAKING: Blackout as Nigeria’s Power grid suffers 2nd collapse in 26 days The minister of environment has…

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IBEDC Records N24bn Deficit, 15,032 Vandalism Cases in Six Months

Utility firm mulls N91 billion investments for network expansion, metering in the next five years Biggest power utility firm in Nigeria, Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC), has recorded a revenue deficit of N24 billion and 15,032 cases of vandalism on its assets between January and July 2021. Platforms Africa reports that the Chief Operating Officer, Engineer John Ayodeji, who declared this at the IBEDC 2021 half year press conference in Ibadan, Southwest Nigeria, stated that the company was running at a loss and experiencing a deficit of N4 billion monthly.…

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CSR: Emulate Egbin, Nigeria ex-Internationals, Agali, Ekpo, Task Investors

Egbin Power Plc’s Football team, Strike Force, wins Grid Controllers of NCC Osogbo 4-1 in a friendly encounter   Two of Nigeria’s ex-International Football Stars, Friday Ekpo and Victor Agali, have tasked Investors in Nigeria to emulate the Egbin Power Plc., in terms of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and dedication to Sports. Platforms Africa reports that Egbin, the bggest power generation company in Sub-Saharan Africa, has surged the ratings and hope for investments and Sports development in Nigeria with company’s Football Club, the Strike Force, beating a team of…

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BREAKING: Blackout as Nigeria’s Power grid suffers 2nd collapse in 26 days

The Electricity Transmission System in Nigeria also known as the national power grid has suffered its second collapse in the last 26 days. Platforms Africa reports that this collapse worsened the blackout rocking businesses and households in Lagos and other major parts of Nigeria. The collapse, which occurred around 1:00pm on Monday, was confirmed by two of the electricity distribution companies in the country. READ ALSO: National grid suffers 3rd Collapse in 5 months, Darkness Rocks Nigeria FCT EXCLUSIVE: How Nigeria’s Grid collapse, Blackout lasted for 6hrs 53mins BREAKING! Blackout…

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Minister, Sanwo-Olu, EKEDC CEO underscore power relevance to Nigeria’s prosperity

EKEDC CEO, Adeoye Fadebiyi, highlights improvements in power sector at NSE Annual Business Luncheon   The Nigeria’s Minister of interior, Engineer Rauf Aregbesola, Governor of Lagos, Nigeria’s commercial capital, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, and the Chief Executive Officer, Eko Electricity Distribution Company, Enginewr Adeoye Fadebiyi, have underscored the relevance of power sector to Nigeria’s economic prosperity. Platforms  Africa reports that the trio spoke at the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) Ikeja Branch 2021 Engineering week, Annual Business Luncheon. Hon. Bola Ilori, who spoke on behalf of the Minister of Interior, Engr. Rauf…

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NNPC, CMEC, GE ink multi-million dollars power deal

The deal is to provide an emergency power to Maiduguri, Northeast Nigeria, after series of bombing by Boko Haram insurgents disconnected the city from the national grid.   A significant step towards redeeming the pledge by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to intervene in the perennial electric power supply challenge in Maiduguri, Borno State, was taken Tuesday with the execution of the Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC) and Equipment Procurement contracts for an Emergency Power Project in Maiduguri. Platforms Africa reports that the deal is to provide an emergency…

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Okunbo extremely pivotal to IBEDC establishment, firm mourns pioneer Director

The Board, Management and Staff of Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC) Plc with a heavy heart announce the untimely passing of our esteemed investor and pioneer Director, Captain Dr. Idahosa Wells Okunbo which sad event occurred on the 8th of August 2021 in the United Kingdom at the age of 63. A statement signed by the Chairman of the Board of Directors of IBEDC, Dr. Olatunde Ayeni noted that, late Captain Okunbo with his sagacious business acumen was extremely pivotal to the establishment of IBEDC and was very involved in…

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Ikeja Electric deepens billing transparency, launches App for payments history

Nigeria’s power utility investor, Ikeja Elctric, publishes contact details of all business managers, gives reasons for action     One of the major electricity utility firms that connect Lagos, Nigeria’s commercial capital, to the national grid, Ikeja Electric (IE), has deepened the billing transparency for its customers as it officially launched a Mobile Application (App) to expose their tariff classes and payments history, among others. Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Ikeja Electric, Mrs. Folake Soetan, who led the team of IE managers at the launching of the App at the headquarters…

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