One of the biggest threats to Nigeria being able to take a leading role and benefitting maximally from the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) is the energy poverty crippling manufacturers and providers of goods and services.
The Association of Nigerian Electricity Distributors (ANED) has explained that the inability of meter manufacturing companies to produce the commodity in large quantities is responsible for the slow pace
Nigeria's Minister of Power, Sale Mamman, yesterday, hinted at targeted tariff reforms, an audit of electricity distribution companies (DisCos), the efficiency of the nation’s national grid
There is conflict between the Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC), and industry regulator, the Nigeria Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), over the issuance of an Independent Electricity Distribution Network (IEDN) licence to Asaba Distribution Limited (ADL).
22 Nov 2020
Sir: It is unfortunate to have dishonest people in the power sector and by extension, in the leadership positions in Nigeria. No matter the protest and the demonstration of anger against their evils...
24 Sep 2020
The Management of Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company Plc (IBEDC) has admitted to the poor supply of electricity in Mowe, Ibafo, and Magboro, saying efforts are in place to increase supply. The Chief Operating Officer, John Ayodele, said the dismal power situation is a shared challenge between IBEDC and the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN).…
3 Sep 2020
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has threatened to ground the power sector to resist the implementation of the new electricity tariff by the Distribution Companies (DisCos)...
14 Jul 2020
The Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC), has warned against the practice of conducting commercial activities under power lines and cables, to avert possible fires
24 Jun 2020
Ikeja Electric Plc (IE), said it has metered over 120,000 households between 2018 and June 2020, in line with its commitment to bridging its metering gap. Spokesman for the distribution company (DisCo), Felix Ofulue, said to achieve the mandate of the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory
12 Jun 2020
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.
27 Feb 2020
Federal Government’s continuous subsidy for electricity consumption in Nigeria is unsustainable, Managing Director, Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC)
14 Feb 2020
A power evacuation project designed by the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), may address epileptic power supply in the country, especially in parts of the northern region...