Category: Energy/Power

The 11 electricity distribution companies (Discos) have cautioned Nigerians and particularly members of Nigeria’s organised labour led by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) against conceding their platform for use to sabotage the country’s economy by people who they said benefit from the country’s epileptic public electricity supply, ThisDay reports. Responding to plans by the labour…

The Eko Distribution Company (EKDC) has concluded a bilateral agreement with Egbin Power Station for supply of 100 mega watts of electricity to boost power supply within its network, Leadership reports. The agreement aims at ensuring effective power supply that would enhance the current cost reflective tariff. Mr Oladele Amoda, Managing Director of Eko Disco who…

Oando boosts skills acquisition with Oleum Academy                   Oando Marketing Plc, has graduated its second stream of 200 mechanics from its Oleum Academy, in continuation of its training programme aimed at harnessing the potentials of auto-mechanics in Nigeria. The granduants, who cut across diverse backgrounds, were awarded…

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Sen. Chris Ngige, will hold a joint meeting with leaders of the Nigeria Labour Congress and top executives of Electricity Distribution Companies next week to avert the planned picketing of the Discos by members of the NLC. The Labour had said that it would begin a nationwide picketing of…

Five military personnel feared killed as Arepo vandals strike again Suspected pipeline vandals struck afresh yesterday at Arepo,Ogun State. No fewer than five military personnel were feared killed in the attack,coming about  four months after seven officers of the Department of State Security (DSS) were ambushed, killed and allegedly buried in shallow graves by vandals…

Global oil giant, Royal Dutch Shell, has announced the postponement of the final investment decision on the $12bn Bonga South-West project in deep-water Nigeria amid the sustained drop in oil prices. The company on Thursday announced that its adjusted profit fell by 56 per cent in the fourth quarter of 2015 compared to a year…