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There are indications that the Federal Government may, in the coming weeks, take punitive measure over the operating licences of some power distribution (DisCos) and generation (GenCos) companies.
The nation’s tertiary institutions are reeling under heavy yoke of high electricity bills. In fact, some schools, mostly government-owned, are either disconnected or have been disconnected at one point or the other...
The Federal Government has supported the supply of electricity in the country with about N1.3 trillion as the Distribution Companies remitted N26.8 billion in June this year.
Nigeria is home to over 200 million people, yet 85 million of its inhabitants live without access to grid electricity. To put this into perspective, the country has installed electricity capacity at the same level as Edinburgh...
The All Electricity Consumers Protection Forum (AECPF) says it will monitor the bills of customers for the month of October to ensure that there is no increment by electricity Distribution Companies (DisCos).
ActionAid Nigeria, a non-governmental organisation seeking to eradicate poverty, has urged the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) to renege on its plan to increase electricity tariff.
ActionAid Nigeria, a non-governmental organisation, has decried the alleged resolution by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) directing the 11 Electricity Distribution Companies ...
Electricity Distribution Companies (DisCos), yesterday, denied influencing the suspension of eligible customer policy, which allows direct connection of electricity consumers from generation plants without the utility companies.
Apart from being the nation’s commercial nerve center, Lagos is also the most populous state in the country. The State alone harbours about 60 per cent of the Federation’s total industrial investments and foreign trade....
Unfair business practices by electricity companies, especially the Distribution Companies (DisCos) yesterday, raised concerns in Abuja as stakeholders, including small and medium scale enterprises...
The failure of Federal and state governments, as well as their ministries and agencies to pay over N100 billion outstanding electricity bills, is currently worsening the liquidity crisis