The Federal Ministry of Power, Works and Housing, the Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN, and Nigerian Electricity System Operator, NESO, have contradicted one another over how much power Nigeria currently generates and transmits.

It is not the first time government outfits would state conflicting figures on activities; in the process, increasing worries and notions that publicly-owned companies lack capacity to give accurate accounts of their operations.

NESO is a semi-autonomous body under TCN, responsible for operating the transmission system, while TCN was recently transferred back to the government after exit of its erstwhile owners, Manitoba Hydro International. Continue here: