Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Tag "power supply"

    Inside Abuja PHCs where babies are born with the aid of kerosene lamp, torchlight

Inside Abuja PHCs where babies are born with the aid of kerosene lamp, torchlight

"We are usually three during the child delivery, I and two other midwives. One person will be holding the torch for us while one will be conducting the delivery with the third person assisting,” said Odeh Agnes, the midwife at Dafa primary healthcare centre (PHC) in Kwali council, federal capital territory (FCT).The thought of childbirth with the aid of torchlight [...]

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    From kerosene lamp to solar power: How Abuja health centre got past its worst nightmare

From kerosene lamp to solar power: How Abuja health centre got past its worst nightmare

Imagine having to use a kerosene lamp for child delivery because there's no electricity. What if something goes wrong and the lamp goes off? What will happen to the woman and the baby making its arrival into the world?That was the nightmare faced by the workers at the primary healthcare center in Dakwa, Abuja municipal council, for a couple of [...]

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    System collapse causes power outage in parts of Lagos

System collapse causes power outage in parts of Lagos

The Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) has attributed the power outage in some parts of the state to system collapse.Godwin Idemudia, general manager, corporate communications unit of EKEDC, made this known on Saturday.He said the national control centre, responsible for all monitoring done by the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), attributed the outage to system collapse.Idemudia said there was a [...]

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    N1bn for clinic, N46m for generators, N24m for ranching… inside Aso Rock’s 2018 budget

N1bn for clinic, N46m for generators, N24m for ranching… inside Aso Rock’s 2018 budget

Aso Rock, Nigeria’s seat of power, will be getting at least N11.5 billion as its allocation in the 2018 budget.Of that amount, N45.68 million was budgeted for power plants and generator fuel. N45.54 million was budgeted for the same item in the 2017 budget, N140,000 lesser than that of this year.Also, a total of N1 billion was budgeted for the Aso [...]

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    Bayelsa to have ‘uninterrupted power supply’ by September

Bayelsa to have ‘uninterrupted power supply’ by September

The Bayelsa government says residents of the state will have 24 hours uninterrupted power supply by September.Olice Kemenanabo, managing director of the Bayelsa Electricity Company, said this on Thursday while showcasing the activities of the state's ministry of power.Kemenanabo said all the local government areas in the state have been connected to the national grid.He blamed recent power outage on [...]

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    FG to boost gas supply to improve power

FG to boost gas supply to improve power

The federal government has concluded arrangements to boost gas supply nationwide by 370 million metric cubic feet per day (mcf/d) to generate 5,000 megawatts within five months, officials said on Saturday.The minister of petroleum resources, Mrs Diezani Alison-Maduke (pictured), announced the plan in Abuja  at a joint press briefing with the ministry of power and the central bank.Alison-Maduke said the [...]

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    New NERC order: No electricity, no payment

New NERC order: No electricity, no payment

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has announced the signing into law of a new operational order permitting consumers of electricity services in the country who have experienced 15 days of cumulative interruption of electricity supply within a month to hold back payment of fixed electricity charges to distribution companies, as contained in their bills.Speaking in Abuja on Friday, Chairman [...]

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