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Finance Minister accuses western powers of blocking Nigeria’s effort to generate power from coal

The Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, has accused western powers of being a stumbling block to Nigeria’s plan to improve power output through the use of coal. Adeosun said this on Wednesday in Washington during a discussion on the importance of addressing infrastructure gaps in developing countries at the World Bank, International Monetary Fund General Meetings.

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TCN announces one-day complete power outage in some parts of Lagos

The Management of Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), Lagos Region, on Sunday announced a one-day power outage in some parts of Lagos on Monday to effect repairs. TCN announced the outage in a statement by its Public Relations Officer, Mr Celestina Osin, in Lagos. The statement said the areas that would be affected include Ikoyi, Victoria Island, Alagbon, Apapa, Ijora, …

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Senate excoriates Fashola over Poor Power Supply, Tariff

The Joint Senate Committee on Power, Employment, Labour and Productivity Tuesday lamented the deplorable state of power supply in the country and told the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, to live up to his responsibility. Lamenting the state of power supply in the country, the Senate committee accused Fashola of defending what it perceived as an unjustifiable …

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Persistent power crisis forces cybercafés, SMEs out of business

Investigations have revealed that many small and medium scale enterprises  in the country are being forced out of business by the persistent power and fuel crisis in the country. Some of the businesses heavily affected include hair dressing salons, tailoring outfits, welding/iron-bending firms, cybercafes etc Checks conducted in Lagos on Friday showed that many cybercafé operators are facing rough times …

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