Court indicts DisCo for illegal disconnection in Lokoja
A Lokoja Chief Magistrate Court has ruled that the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC), Lokoja Area Office, has case to answer in the illegal disconnection suit by a customer.
Government stakes N93b to meter 900K customers in Abuja, others
The Federal Government said it will offer the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) N93 billion to meter almost a million customers in the Federal Capacity Territory (FCT) and other states in the North central zone. The project, which comes under the National Free Mass Programme, is expected to be funded by the Central Bank of…
Federal Government allays fears of dismantling of DisCos
The Federal Government has doused tension on the purported revocation of licences of distribution companies (DisCos), stressing that there is need to make the sector work.
How new investment may reduce technical, commercial losses in DisCo
With over 40 per cent Aggregate Technical and Commercial (AT&C) loses being recorded by distribution companies in Nigeria, a new investment coming into the power sector may offer the industry reprieve from the worsening financial crisis.
Electricity consumers reject proposed tariff increase
A cross-section of electricity consumers in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja on Wednesday rejected the proposed increase in electricity tariff.
AEDC official stabbed to death while disconnecting light, one other injured
AN employee of the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) was yesterday afternoon stabbed to death in Kabusa area of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, while one other colleague of the deceased escaped with serious injuries following an attack by assailants.
More for less: The agony of Nigerian electricity consumers
Since the privatisation of the power assets, it has been series of blame game between operators and lamentation of losses with quest to increase tariff without necessarily improving the quality of service.
Six DisCos may evade NERC’s sanction after complying with remittance directive
The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) says six out of eight Power Distribution Companies (DisCos) have complied or substantially complied with the approved minimum remittance