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Four Power Plants Shut Down In Just Two Days

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As many as four power plants in Nigeria are said to have shut down in just two days, raising serious concern on the nation’s power situation.

It has been revealed that no less than four of the nation’s power plants shut down this week, making the number of idle plants to rise to nine.
According to Punch Metro, the number of power plants that did not generate any megawatts rose from five on Sunday to eight on Monday and one more shut down on Tuesday, the latest data from the Federal Ministry of Power, Works and Housing showed on Wednesday.
The latest four affected power plants are Sapele I, Alaoji NIPP, Omotosho NIPP and Gbarain NIPP.
Sapele’s ST1 unit was said to be out due to barring gear problem; ST2 out on maintenance; ST4 and 5 awaiting major overhaul, and ST6 tripped on gas control valve not following reference point.
Units GT1 and 2 of Alaoji tripped due to low gas pressure; the GT4 out on maintenance; and the GT3 was shut down due to generator air inlet filter trouble.
Omotosho’s GT1 and four units were out due to gas constraints; GT2 tripped on loss of power supply from the MCC; and the GT3 shut down due to oil leakage on the unit.
Gbarain’s GT2 unit was out on frequency management, report by the ministry showed.
Other idle plants on Tuesday were Afam IV & V, Gbarain II, AES, ASCO and Rivers IPP, according to the latest data from the ministry.
Electricity generation from Egbin, the nation’s biggest power station, stood at 449MW on Tuesday, down from 1,085MW on March 15, 2016. The plant has an installed capacity of 1,320MW, consisting of six units of 220MW each.
The total generation stood at 3,837 megawatts as of 6am on Monday, with seven power plants, including Sapele II and Alaoji II not generating any megawatt.
The power grid has suffered 24 collapses; 15 of which are total and nine, partial, this year.
The nation generates most of its electricity from gas-fired power plants, while output from hydro-power plants makes up about 30 per cent of total generation.
Unutilised generation capacity stood at 2,321.2MW due to gas constraint (1,137.2MW), line constraints (1,034MW) and water management (150MW).
Last month, the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Niger Delta Power Holding Company, Mr. Chiedu Ugbo, said the power plants built under the National Integrated Power Project scheme had suffered from load rejection by Discos.
Meanwhile, the Executive Director, Research and Advocacy, Association of Nigerian Electricity Distributors, Mr. Sunday Oduntan, said on Wednesday that the capacity of the distribution network had increased to 6,200MW.

Source: Punch

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Iyabo Ojo Finds Out Her Mum Lied About Her Age (Video)

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While still in a mourning state, actress Iyabo Ojo has revealed that she just found out her mum, Mrs Victoria olubunmi Fetuga lied about being aged 67 years.

Mrs Victoria olubunmi Fetuga was aged 67 and a three generation photo shoot was organized by Iyabo Ojo in her honor, three months ago to celebrate.

Posting an Instagram video of her late mum dancing on her last birthday, Iyabo Ojo moments ago wrote;

“O my sweet mother even in your death you made me laugh so hard this morning. I just found out from her siblings that she was 69 years old and not 67, as she always claimed.

She didn’t want us to know she was older than my late dad who would have been 68! 😀😃😅😅🤣🤣 she could have claimed his age at least but no, she wanted us to believe she was much younger hence the 2 years gap. Gosh! No wonder she never wanted any birthday party🤣

Cant wrap my head around the fact that she is gone 😭😭😭😭😭😭😭 I love you too much mama, Continue to rest on……..”

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Denrele Edun Meets His ‘New Twin’, Says “Time To Start Questioning Our Parents”

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According to the media personality, he was on a visit to Hi-Impact Planet for a TV recording when he stumbled on the young man who looks exactly like him.

Denrele who shared their photos on his social media pages revealed that he dressed the young man in his ensemble, and was able to confuse people with their looks as it was difficult to spot the difference.

In his words,

“NOTHING WEY NEBUCHADNEZZER NO GO SEE INSIDE FIRE! Wahala dey for who no resemble DENRELE WEREY o!

Ran into my *supposed TWIN* at the @hiimpactplanetng when I was hosted a few weeks back for a TV Recording.
Dressed him up in my ensemble, save for the Heels (I no wan hear story; Nothing wey I no go see for another pickin parent hand) and we had a blast confusing people all around the complex!

Time to start Questioning our parents! Since I’m the German-Indian DENRELE, my new Twin will be the Sango-Agbado-ijaiye DENRELE! What do you think of the Resemblance? Flood Me… I am your Comment Section!”

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‘God Bless U’- Davido reacts after artist shared a wonderful painting of him

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David Adedeji Adeleke (born November 21, 1992), better known as Davido has received massive love from a fan who decided to give him his birthday gift with a beautiful painting.

The fan took to social media to share the wonderful photo of the piece he had designed for Davido.

He tagged Davido and wrote:

Happy Birthday King @Davido Please Help Me Retweet And Tag Him So That He Can See This Street Art I Did Of Him #HappyBirthdayDavido Happy Birthday OBO Papa ifeanyi Big 28 King David World OBO Day

Davido reacted to the painting and thanked him.

He wrote:

God bless u

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