Monday, May 29, 2023

Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN)

April 5, 2023

South Africa revokes electricity’s ‘state of disaster’ declaration

The South African government on Wednesday revoked the “national state of disaster” declared in February to manage the electricity crisis.

Electricity power line
November 30, 2022

Fire killed seven in Bauchi: Official 

The Bauchi Fire Service says fire killed at least seven people and destroyed property worth N112.5 million in the state between July and September.

Bauchi State Fire Service
August 18, 2022

Strike: Buhari, electricity workers sabotaging economy, says Momas chairman

“They have to reach a compromise and not take Nigerians for granted. It doesn’t speak well of a country who wants investors to come in.”

Lantern and President Muhammadu Buhari
August 18, 2022

Enugu DisCo says power supply restored in South-East

“Restoration of power supply commenced since 00.34 a.m. (on August 18) in parts of the South-East states of Abia, Anambra, Ebonyi, Enugu and Imo.”

Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) and Lantern used to illustrate the story
June 19, 2022

Expert urges reversal of power sector privatisation

The power sector was privatised in November 2013, with six power generation plants and 11 electricity distribution companies.

Power Grid
June 15, 2022

National grid collapse caused by “external factors”, power supply to improve from July 1: NERC

Mr Garba blamed the recent collapse of the national grid on inadequate gas supply.

Sanusi Garba and Lantern
May 6, 2022

PHCN retirees not entitled to 33% pension increase: PTAD

PTAD says defunct Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN)’s workers are not entitled to the pension increase of 33 per cent.

March 18, 2021

High-level loss will cripple power sector: PwC

PricewaterhouseCoopers noted that the high levels of losses would render the power sector and its supply unviable.

Power Grid