The South African government on Wednesday revoked the “national state of disaster” declared in February to manage the electricity crisis.
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.
“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.”
“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.”
The power sector was privatised in November 2013, with six power generation plants and 11 electricity distribution companies.
Mr Garba blamed the recent collapse of the national grid on inadequate gas supply.
PTAD says defunct Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN)’s workers are not entitled to the pension increase of 33 per cent.
PricewaterhouseCoopers noted that the high levels of losses would render the power sector and its supply unviable.