Browsing: Electricity

In a surprising and proactive move, President Bola Tinubu has taken steps to prevent an imminent increase in electricity tariffs, advocating for the continued subsidization of nationwide power consumption. These developments came to light during a press briefing held in Abuja, where Minister of Power, Adebayo Adelabu, addressed the nation.

Once again, Nigeria’s national electricity grid has almost completely stopped working as the collapse severely affected major parts of the country, with the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, included.

Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company, IBEDC and the Oyo State Government are in serious disagreement over what the former referred to as a four hundred and fifty million naira debt (N450m) yet to be paid by the state government to the distribution company.

Access to a steady power supply has been denied to many citizens of various African nations to the point that the only option out of this quagmire, according to the African Development Bank, AfDB, is injecting $100 billion into the sector annually.

He was right. Inside my room I heard a loud sound from the transformer near my window. I took to my heels thinking it was Boko Haram, leaving my 3 years chief who in his own way, froze like a turtle, out of fear.