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    UNIBEN students shut down Benin-Ore highway over power outage

    Students of the University of Benin on Wednesday took to the streets, blocking the ever-busy Benin-Ore Highway to protest weeks of power outage on the campus. The students, who have only two weeks until their first semester examinations, said the situation was severely affecting their preparation. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) gathered the university was thrown into a blackout…

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  • Featured

    TCN suspends planned power outage in Ondo, Ekiti- BEDC

    The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has suspended the planned power outage on Osogbo/Akure and Ado-Ekiti 132KV lines. The outage was earlier scheduled for two months according to the BEDC Electricity Plc (BEDC) Evelyn Gbiwen, Head, Branding and Corporate Communications, BEDC, who said this in a statement on Tuesday in Benin, said that the  suspension is till further notice. “We…

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    Osun: Residents, business owners decry power outage caused by labour strike

    Residents and business owners in Osogbo, Osun, on Tuesday,  decried the power cut nationwide by the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) following the industrial action declared by organised labour. The residents and businesses owners, who spoke to the News Agency of Nigeria’s (NAN) on Tuesday, said that they had to resort to generators and alternative energy to run their businesses.…

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  • economyPower outages cripple business operations in Borno, Yobe, Adamawa

    Power outages cripple business operations in Borno, Yobe, Adamawa

    The lack of steady power supply, further worsened by insurgency, has continued to affect businesses and other activities in Borno, Adamawa, and Yobe states. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the three states, known as BAY states, are the worst affected by the activities of insurgency in the North East, where critical assets, including power transmission lines, have…

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  • EntertainmentIn pursuit of the last Hamas, By Azu Ishiekwene

    Rolling Blackouts, Heatwave and Tales from Dead Bulbs

    I don’t know how it is in your part of town. But it’s been a nightmare in mine, a supposedly middle-class residential area in Abuja, Nigeria’s federal capital. Rolling blackouts do not begin to explain the depth of the misery. It’s been a dreadful time of rolling and erratic blackouts. Like surfing an angry wave, if you understand what I…

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  • PoliticsSenate Committee lauds security agencies over rescue of kidnapped students

    Power outage delays plenary at Senate

    A prolonged power outage at the National Assembly on Tuesday delayed the commencement of plenary at the Senate Chambers as the lawmakers waited for about an hour before power was restored. Commenting, Sen. Sunday Karimi (APC-Kogi) described the situation as uncommon. “Since the commencement of the 10th Assembly, we’ve not had this kind of experience. Often times, when we were…

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  • Energy & Environment

    Residents of Lafia Demand Action Over Power Woes

    Lafia, Nasarawa State, February 19, 2024: Residents of Lafia, the capital of Nasarawa State, are up in arms over the persistently poor power supply and exorbitant electricity bills they have been burdened with. In response to their grievances, the aggrieved residents have announced plans to stage a peaceful protest at the office of the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) along…

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  • News

    Power failure hits American White House, other areas

    A power outage swept the Washington area Tuesday, hitting the White House, the Capitol and the State Department and knocking out electricity for thousands around the US capital. Outages stretched from downtown Washington into neighboring Maryland, knocking power out for more than 2,500 people, according to area power companies. Most outages were brief, but computer systems were downtown offices and…

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