Daily Trust Newspaper page 38 and Nation Newspaper page 5 all reported that, the House of Representative committee on finance has queried the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) for spending N207bn on office maintenance alone in its 2021 budget.
The paper further stated that, the House Committee members rejected the agency’s submission, presented by the Director of finance, Allen Dutse on the 2023-2025 medium Term Expenditure Framework and Fiscal Strategy paper.
Details of the stories are as follows:
Daily Trust: “Reps fume as TCN spend 207b on office maintenance”.
Nation: “Reps Committee fault TCN’S N207b on office maintenance”.
Nation Newspaper of page7reports that, Nigeria’s 22 electricity generating plant have produce 4.085.70megawatts (MW).
According the system operator (ISO) of Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) Dandikowa said that the SO, generated 35.80MW with 2 units and seven units Delta (Gas) generated 278MW.
Details of the story captioned: “Nigeria’s 22 plants generate 4.085.70MW”.
Nation Newspaper on page 7 reports that, the informal market under Nigeria energy series is to hold confab on sustainable power supply at the landmark Centre Victoria Island from September 20- 22.
According to the paper, the event is expected to provide blueprint to Nigeria power sector in years ahead in only improve access to electricity but all drive economic growth and create jobs across West Africa.
Details of the story captioned: “Lagos hosts confab on sustainable power supply”.
Nation Newspaper on page 27 reports that, flight operations across the country may be disrupted as a result of threat by the Air Traffic Controllers (NATCA) at the Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport (MAKIA). This is due to the disconnection of power supply to the facilities of the Nigeria Air Space Management Agency (NEMA) and members of staff quarters at the Airport.
According to the paper, this is due to an alleged N500million debt owed by NAMA which the efforts to recover proved abortive over the years.
Details of the story captioned: “Controversy trail power supply cut at Kano Airport”.
Uche Vin-Obi (CIO)
For: Director, Information