Bichi power sub-station catalyst for economic recovery – Ganduje

July 12, 2020 Bashir Mohammed 0

Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano state has said the installation of Bichi power sub-station by the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) will trigger post COVID- 19 economic recovery. Ganduje said “the project will facilitate steady power supply to seven local government areas in the vicinity of Bichi local government area, thus reviving economic activities in the area back to Read More

NASS wades in, halts planned hike in electricity tariffs

June 30, 2020 Taiye Odewale 0

The leadership of the National Assembly on Monday waded into the controversy on the planned hike in electricity tariffs from July 1, 2020 and succeeded in convincing the Distribution Companies (DISCOs) to defer the plan till the first quarter of 2021. The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, and Read More

Rumbling at power sector over TCN boss’ sack

May 26, 2020 TOPE SUNDAY 0

In the last one week, Nigeria’s power sector has been swimming in controversies over the removal of the immediate past Managing Director of the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), Mr. Usman Gur Mohammed. TOPE SUNDAY reports. On May 19, 2020, Minister of Power, Engr. Sale Mamman, sacked the Managing Director of Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), Mr. Usman Gur Mohammed. Read More