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Protesting electricity workers urge FG to suspend PHCN liquidation

Protesting electricity workers urge FG to suspend PHCN liquidation

The Nigeria Union of Electricity Employees (NUEE) has urged the Federal Government to suspend the planned liquidation of the unbundled Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN). Mr Joe Ajearo, the General Secretary of the union, made the call during a protest by the workers on Thursday in Abuja. Ajaero said that the planned liquidation must


Bureau of Public Enterprise (BPE) not Responsible for Payment of Ex-PHCN Staff’

The Bureau of Public Enterprise (BPE) has told the National Industrial Court, Ibadan that it was not responsible for the payment of the entitlements of the defunct Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN) workers. Reports say that no fewer than 384 casual workers of PHCN had sued the BPE and the defunct PHCN over the


Nigeria’s Infrastructure Deficits and our Future – Nasir El-Rufai

In the last 12 months, Nigerians were blessed with about 4 million babies. Within the next 20 years, about 3 million of these babies would have survived infant mortality, malaria and other preventable diseases to become adults, willing and able to join the workforce. Most of them will not have jobs unless the current leaderships


WorldStage National Electricity Power Conference 2014 to Address Post-Privatization Challenges

With about 30 million households in Nigeria still without access to electricity at the dawn of a new era in Nigeria’s liberalized electricity power sector, the 4th WorldStage National Electricity Power Conference 2014 is sets to address the challenges of post-privatization. According to the organizers, the conference, which will hold at the Lagoon Restaurant, Ozumba


Lagos Gets 18-hour Uninterrupted power Supply –BPE

The Director-General, Bureau of Public Enterprises, Mr. Benjamin Dikki, has said that electricity consumers in Lagos State now get 18-hour uninterrupted power supply. Dikki, who stated this when members of the Abuja Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture visited the bureau in Abuja, said privatisation of electricity in the country had started yielding results.


Gas Scarcity Hinders Electricity Supply – BPE

The Director-General of Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE), Benjamin Dikki, said on Thursday that scarcity of gas supply was impeding the government’s transformation in the power sector. Dikki told newsmen in Lagos that Nigerians should desist from throwing blame on both the generation and distribution companies on the delay in getting the desired results in


BPE Begins Post-sales Assessment of Privatised Power Facilities

The Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) yesterday started its statutory after-sales assessment of operations of successor generation and distribution companies of defunct Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN), which were privatised in the ongoing power sector reforms programme. This is just as the European Union (EU), in pursuit of its support for Nigeria Energy Support

BPE Implores Electricity Consumers to Pay Bills Promptly

Director General of the Bureau of Public Enterprises, BPE, Mr. Benjamin Ezra Dikki has implored electricity consumers in the country to always  pay their bills promptly to enable the new power companies  remain afloat to provide efficient and  constant power supply. A statement issued by the Head, Public Communications of the BPE, Mr. Chigbo Anichebe said

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