PHCN


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PHCN

Abbreviation for:
Public Health Commissioning Network
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According to the memo, the contract was signed between 2003 and 2005, but the PHCN did not fulfil its own obligation, which forced the suppliers to head to the court for redress.
One of the major achievements for the PHCN Council will be the development of an NZNO PHC professional development programme, which includes an education and career framework for PHC nurses.
In fact, PHCN has not been able to generate up to 5,000 megawatts of electricity, even though experts say Nigeria needs more than 10 times that figure to catch up with advanced nations.
One problem is that when there is no power from PHCN or the university, staff cannot use the cybercafe connection from their offices, while the cybercafe is using its own generator.
According to him, this fact came to his knowledge only during the course of evaluating the consortia that were bidding for PHCN successor companies.
However, the output of both the PHCN and IPPs is less than 6,000MW because of a shortage of gas supplies.
As major customers across the nation did not have functional meters, the staff of the former PHCN billed most of their customers on estimation and efforts were not made to read the few functional meters to ascertain customers actual monthly consumption.
Aturu's report further confirmed the shenanigans of some unscrupulous PHCN workers who take advantage of the grossly insufficient number of meters in the country to charge customers by estimation, creating an avenue for overbilling.
Petroleum Minister Alison-Madueke then said each increase in the local price of gas was to trigger a set number of power plants to be built by both PHCN and private companies.
Obviously impressed with these reforms, foreign investors are moving in to exploit the opportunity that the privatisation of PHCN has thrown up.
He said PHCN needed at least 800 MCF/day of additional supply to be able to deliver a 4,915 MW target by December 2009.
Gas suppliers are scared that they might not be paid if they make further investments in the sector and urged the government to intervene on the problem of debts the defunct PHCN owes gas producers.