Tag archive for ‘Electricity’
By admin On Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

Mosogar Community Accuses BEDC Of Collecting N12m Without Restoring Electricity Supply

LAGOS OCTOBER 17TH (URHOBOTODAY))-Mosagar Community in Ethiope West Local Government Area of Delta State has accused the Benin Electricity Distribution Company, (BEDC) of collecting the sum of N12,000,000,00 (Twelve More...

By admin On Thursday, April 6th, 2017

Bayelsa: Electricity Distribution Company Blames Consumers Over Low Power Outage

By Amos Okioma LAGOS APRIL 6TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company (PHED) has blamed customers over low power outage in Bayelsa state. The Head, Customers Services, Dr. Godwin Orovwiroro More...

By admin On Sunday, August 21st, 2016
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Research on Alternative Energy Instead of Oil, Onuesoke Advises FG

Chief Sunny Onuesoke LAGOS AUGUST 21ST (URHOBOTODAY)-Peoples Democratic Party( PDP) Chieftain and Delta State PDP Governorship aspirant in 2007 general election, Chief Sunny Onuesoke has advised the Federal Government More...

By admin On Saturday, July 23rd, 2016

It Will Take Ten Years for Nigeria to Achieve Uninterrupted Power Supply -FG

LAGOS JULY 23RD (URHOBOTODAY)-The Minister of State for Power, Works and Housing, Mustapha Baba Shehuri has said it will take at least 10 years for Nigeria to achieve as uninterrupted power supply. The minister, More...

By admin On Thursday, July 14th, 2016

Fashola is a ‘Mere Figure Head’ as Minister of Power – Emir Sanusi

Babatunde Fashola LAGOS JULY 14TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi II, has described the position of Minister of Power held by Mr. Raji Babatunde Fashola as that of a ‘mere figure head’ who More...

By admin On Tuesday, June 14th, 2016

Fashola Raises Alarm, Says Activities of N’Delta Avengers is Crippling Electricity Supply

Babatubde Fashola LAGOS JUNE 14TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Babatunde Fashola, minister of power, work and housing has raised the alarm attributing the activities of Niger Delta Avengers (NDA) as a major threat to the nation’s More...

By admin On Tuesday, March 8th, 2016

Bayelsa Residents Face Hard Time over Electricity Blackouts, Fuel Scarcity

Dickson LAGOS MARCH 8TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Commuters and motorists of Bayelsa State capital Yenagoa showed signs of concern following several days of an electricity blackout and increasing fuel scarcity in most parts More...

By admin On Thursday, October 22nd, 2015

Nigeria to Raise Electricity Rates Up to 40% By Next Month

LAGOS OCTOBER 22ND (URHOBOTODAY)-Nigeria plans to increase electricity rates by as much as 40 percent for some customers next month as a fall in the value of the naira and rising costs hinder efforts to end daily More...

By admin On Thursday, October 8th, 2015

Delta State hoteliers Raise Alarm over Illegal Levies, Incessant Power Outage

LAGOS OCTOBER 8TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Hotel owners in Warri and environ, under the aegis of the Hoteliers Association of Delta State, have expressed worries over the high electricity tariff from the Benin Electricity More...

By admin On Friday, August 21st, 2015

The Need to Protect Electricity Consumer from Extortion

By Nwaorgu Faustinus LAGOS AUGUST 21ST (URHOBOTODAY)-The news about the directive or rather order by the senate on the 11th of this month to the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) to suspend the More...

By admin On Monday, August 10th, 2015
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Three Important Achievements of Buhari in Just 60 Days in Office

President Muhammadu Buhari, ‘Baba Go Slow’ is on track By Oladele Hakeem LAGOS AUGUST 10TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Actions speak louder than words. The actions of President Muhammadu Buhari right from his inauguration More...

By admin On Friday, July 10th, 2015

Mali to Install First Large Scale Solar Energy Power Plant in West Africa

LAGOS JULY 10TH (URHOBOTODAY) — An historic agreement to Build-Own-and Operate West Africa’s first utility-scale solar power plant was signed today by Norwegian company Scatec Solar and its partners, More...

By admin On Sunday, July 5th, 2015

Phone Companies Groan Under Nigeria’s Electricity Problem, Spend $100m Annually on Energy

LAGOS JULY 5TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Nigeria’s biggest telecommunications companies are spending close to $100 million a year on diesel fuel to keep their networks running due to the country’s poor electricity supply. MTN, More...

By admin On Friday, February 13th, 2015

Electricity Worker Electrocuted a Week to His Wedding

The electrocuted man LAGOS FEBRUARY 13TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Tragedy struck on Wednesday night in Asaba, capital of Delta state, when a 35 year-old staff of Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC), identified as More...

By admin On Friday, January 23rd, 2015

Feb Poll: Buhari is no Match to Jonathan-Onuesoke

Chief Sunny Onuesoke LAGOS JANUARY 23RD (URHOBOTODAY)-As the Nigeria Presidential election draws closer, Delta State Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governorship aspirant in 2007 general election, Chief Sunny Onuesoke More...

By admin On Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

WorldStage National Electricity Conference to Tackle Post-Privatization Challenges

LAGOS AUGUST 26TH (URHOBOTODAY)- With about 30 million households in Nigeria still without access to electricity at the dawn of a new era in Nigeria’s liberalized electricity power sector, the 4th WorldStage More...

By admin On Friday, February 21st, 2014

Electricity Failure Stall Fraud Suspect, Fred Ajudua’s Bail Application

Fred Ajudua LAGOS FEBRUARY 21ST (URHOBOTODAY) Several scheduled cases at the State High court in Ikeja today were canceled due failure of electricity supply. The erratic supply of power caused many court rooms to More...

By admin On Sunday, August 4th, 2013

Your Claim on CNN Superbowl on Electricity is a Lie, Nigerians Reply Jonathan on Social Media

LAGOS JULY 4TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Nigerians, disgruntled by President Goodluck Jonathan’s last CNN interview claim of improved electricity, seized on Sunday’s U.S. Super bowl power outage, to issue a fierce rebuttal, More...

By admin On Thursday, June 27th, 2013

Kidnappers, Robbers Threaten PHCN Workers over N384bn Severance

PHCN workera are endandered species LAGOS JUNE 27TH (URHOBOTODAY) The President-General, Senior Staff Association of Electricity and Allied Companies, Mr. Bede Opara, on Wednesday said the announcement of the payment More...