The News Agency of Nigeria, NAN reports that the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), said that that the nation’s power generation capacity dropped, slightly, from 3,959 megawatts Jan. 4 to 3,751.90 megawatts Jan. 12, due to dearth of gas.

The Minister of Works, Power and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, has read the riot act to distribution companies, DISCOS, in the country to step up their service delivery or quit.

In what could be surprising turn around, Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola SAN has said though there was growth under former President Goodluck Jonathan, it Was mainly due to high oil prices.

The Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) has discontinued power supply to the national secretariat of the All Progressives Congress (APC) over its failure to offset an accumulated debt of about N1.7 million.

Work was disrupted for the second day running at the Federal Ministry of Power, Works and Housing headquarters in Mabushi, Abuja, as staff of the ministry protest poor working condition, which saw the police whisk away a union leader.

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, on Tuesday debunked the recent statement by the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Egbin Power Plc, Mr. Dallas Peavey Jr, that the country’s power woes may worsen in coming weeks.

The Minister of Power Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola (SAN), has shown his support for President Muhammadu Buhari’s habit of reminiscing on the past and blaming past administrations for the economic turmoil in the country, stating that “yesterday remains relevant in understanding today in order to make choices that make tomorrow different and better”.

The Anti-Robbery Squad of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, Yaba, has arrested a gang of four that had been terrorising residents of the Ikorodu area of Lagos State.

The Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun on Tuesday explained that the Federal Government opted for a conservative borrowing plan to fund the critical sectors of the economy and to ensure that future generation is not saddled with the burden of debt payment.

Despite the current power crisis currently plaguing the nation, no fewer than four states in the South-South region have been thrown into total darkness after the collapse of the National Power Grid.

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