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NEWS Engineering Nigeria Limited

NEWS Engineering Nigeria Limited

NEWS Engineering is the electrical company to beat. It delivers high quality installation and maintenance outcomes for federal, state and local governments, private clients, property developers and major corporate organizations in the commercial and industrial sectors in Nigeria. The company is recognized as one of Nigeria’s leading electrical contractors.  What is the story behind its success?

Founded in 1983 (40years counting), by Sir C.O. Nwaeze, as NEWS (acronym for Nwaeze Electrical Works and Services), the business, from its humble beginnings, primarily engaged in domestic and small office wiring, metamorphosed over the years to what is today known as NEWS Engineering Nigeria Limited. It has grown into a full-fledged engineering company with activities spanning the entire power supply industry in Nigeria, ranging from generation, transmission, and distribution through conventional electricity supply.

In 2002, NEWS Engineering expanded its line when it opened its headquarters and main yard at Dawaki, in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja, where its manufacturing team began producing concrete poles (pre-cast and pre-stressed concrete electric poles) for distribution lines and electric panels, both AC and DC.


Having gained extensive experience in construction of transmission substations and distribution networks, and the capability to finance and handle large scale projects, NEWS Engineering, in line with promoting environmental sustainability and promotion of clean energy, transitioned into the development of renewable energy projects. Today, the company is also a solar energy developer, specialized in design, construction, and management of large-scale solar energy systems, using state-of-the-art technology to harness power from the sun and convert it into clean, renewable energy for underserved and unserved communities within the 6 geo-political zones of Nigeria, that are not hooked to the grid.

It cannot be mistaken, however, that the DNA and backbone of NEWS Engineering has long been established in the heavy industrial, utility and power generation sector. NEWS Engineering has the technical know-how and many years of experience in this complex infrastructure space. Leveraging on the experience and exposure, the company can provide innovative solutions for a broad range of local and international clients. From design, to construction, to commissioning and maintenance support, NEWS Engineering provides tailored electrical, instrumental and communication services to meet operational requirements.

Clients and customers can always count on NEWS Engineering to do the job right. What is more: No job is too small for the company, and it ensures all its jobs are done efficiently and safely.

In the 40 years of its existence, NEWS Engineering has gained an excellent reputation through its dedication and commitment to deliver best quality services and Products. The Company’s main goal however is to devote its resources to achieve customers’ and employees’ satisfaction.

Client/Customer Satisfaction

The company has built its business around understanding clients’ and customers’ needs and expectations of quality electrical solutions delivery. NEWS Engineering’s ‘No compromise approach to work’ shows in its finished product. From commercial and retail fit-outs to residential buildings and industries, each project is treated the same. Experienced project managers, qualified electricians and office based support staff ensure that contracts are completed successfully.

The company’s management is often proud to say it owe its own successes to its clients who have patronized its services with confidence and trust.

NEWS Engineering believes strongly in providing quality service on time and within budget while maintaining safety and cooperating with those involved. An emphasis on Quality Control and Client Service ensures that a large portion of its work comes from a number of clients who come back to use its services time and time again. And most of the company’s new contacts approach it as a result of personal recommendations.

NEWS Engineering is ever so set to establish long-term, mutually rewarding relationships with each of its valued clients by consistently surpassing their expectations and gaining their trust. The exemplary and dedicated performance by every member of its Team, and the fact that its clients appreciate its focus on preventive and proactive maintenance, points to the fact that NEWS Engineering is sure to achieve its dream to become Nigeria’s most professional and respected commercial electrical contractor/electrical service provider.

A Cherished Workforce

NEWS Engineering team brings together its expertise to solve its electrical needs. Their integrated technical knowledge and field experience provide clients with a total electrical service during budgeting, design and construction throughout the life of its operation. That service goal characterizes all aspects of NEWS Engineering, including a commitment to providing superior electrical construction at a reasonable cost.

Health & Safety Policy

NEWS Engineering aims to stay at the fore front of the electrical industry and have adopted and developed policies and management practices that drive the quality control of every task, and the company’s employees are of paramount importance. NEWS Engineering Safety systems and policies are instilled into employees, ensuring that work is completed with zero harm. The company recognizes that the talent and energy of all its employees are its most valuable assets. Their safety and health demands the same degree of attention and emphasis as that placed on its mainstream activity which encompasses quality, proficiency, efficiency and environmental and financial awareness.

NEWS Engineering also recognize its responsibilities for the health and safety of others that may be affected by its activities. It is the company’s aim to achieve a working environment which is free of work-related accidents and ill health. To this end, NEWS Engineering pursues continuous improvements from year to year.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion:

Living an inclusive culture is one of the greatest strengths of any company and it is fundamental to its success. NEWS Engineering no doubt is an inclusive electricity company. It has built a diverse workforce and brought together the best of multiple generations, cultures, skillsets and thinking.

The company believes that employees are most motivated and creative when they feel included, respected and heard. At NEWS Engineering, investment in training employees of diverse cultures allows them apply unique perspectives and the know-how to building innovative solutions to society’s electrical challenges.

Equipment & Tools

NEWS Engineering possess a comprehensive and wide range of reliable tools and equipment to perform its duties.

Stores & Materials Handling Facilities

Secure and orderly stores and store procedures are part of NEWS Engineering’s infrastructure. At NEWS Engineering, procurement procedures are smooth, fluid and well managed.

One NEWS Engineering!

In 2006, Lady Josephine Nwaeze assumed the role of NEWS Engineering’s new MD/CEO after the passing of Sir C.O Nwaeze, the founder of the company.

Prioritizing client needs is NEWS Engineering’s desired outcome. Today, NEWS Engineering is aimed at bringing its entire organization closer together as One NEWS Engineering, in order to leverage strengths across the company for stronger partnership with clients.

The MISSION and part of the long term goals of NEWS Engineering, according to its website, is to continue to provide quality Electrical Construction, Maintenance Service and efficient Energy Solution delivered with passion, expertise, team work and relentless focus on customers’ satisfaction. With its many virtuous attributes, and a proven record of delivering quality results on-time, NEWS Engineering Nigeria Limited stands out as a choice partner for the coming years. The company is a proud recipient of a plethora of awards over the years (see photos). Also see Key Projects in photos:

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