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
Electricity metering gulps N11 billion in four states as MAP scheme drags
No less than N11 billion has been invested in metering electricity consumers in Kogi, Abuja, Nasarawa and Niger States as part of efforts to bridge the shortfall in metering gap and reduce estimated billing of consumers in the country.
‘$81m cash, $123m loan invested in Abuja DisCo’s acquisition’
CEC Africa yesterday, in Abuja, said the company paid $81 million cash and raised $123 million loan security before acquiring Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC).
DisCos seek energy mix to address power challenges
Addressing Nigeria’s electricity gap may remain elusive unless the country focuses on energy mix, particularly through evolving technologies...
US offers $1.06m grant to address electricity challenges in underserved communities
About $1.06m has been provided by the United States Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) to extend power supply to undeserved communities in Nigeria.
‘Assent to power reform amendment act will stop arbitrary estimated billings’
Electricity power generation in Nigeria has become an albatross for the nation’s authorities. Successive governments, in spite of all efforts such as the unbundling...
Abuja DisCo dashes hope of regular electricity
Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) has enjoined Nigerians not to expect a regular supply of electricity any time soon.