• Erosion throws residents of Shagari estate, Lagos, into darkness

    Erosion throws residents of Shagari estate, Lagos, into darkness

    Residents of Shagari Estate, Mosan-Okunola Local Council Development Area, Lagos, have been thrown into darkness as the base of some electric poles in the area have been eroded.Investigation by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reveals that the Ikeja Electric Distribution Company (IKEDC) had switched off electric supply to the area to avert impending danger.

    This is because the basement of one of the poles carrying 33KVA electric lines has been greatly eroded.

    Mr Olufemi Ojo, the Community Development Association (CDA) Chairman […]

  • Eko DISCO throws Mushin community into darkness for 24 days

    Eko DISCO throws Mushin community into darkness for 24 days

    The Community Development Association (CDA) in Akodu, Abibu and the LUTH access Road in Mushin, Lagos State, on Sunday decried 24 days of alleged disconnection of their community from public electricity supply by officials of the Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC).

    Mr Moruff Balogun, Chairman of the CDA told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos that social and commercial activities in the area had become paralysed as a result of the lingering disconnection.

    Balogun said that electricity consumers in the […]

  • Shocking!!! National Theatre in darkness over unpaid N9m Electricity debt

    Shocking!!! National Theatre in darkness over unpaid N9m Electricity debt

    The Eko Electricity Distribution Company Plc (EKEDC) yesterday said electricity supply to the National Arts Theatre in Lagos was disconnected because its management was owing over N9 million debt.

    Mr Idemudia Godwin, general manager, Media Communications of EKEDC, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos that the complex was disconnected after appeals and demand notices went unheeded.

    According to him, the debt is an accumulation of unpaid bills over time. “We don’t disconnect without serving notice.

    “Besides, we recently ran a […]

  • Why Nigeria is in darkness – Fashola, Minister Power, Works & Housing

    Why Nigeria is in darkness – Fashola, Minister Power, Works & Housing

    The Power, Works and Housing Minister, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, SAN, has again assured the nation that incremental, steady and eventual uninterrupted power supply is achievable in the country appealing, however, that it could only happen if the citizenry cooperate with the government by taking ownership of and protecting the various power supply facilities across the country.

    Fashola, who spoke to newsmen in Lagos after delivering a keynote address at the Nigeria Urban Design Forum 2016 at the LCCI Conference Centre in […]