Electricity bills go haywire, as DisCos deny tariff hike
Despite the appeal by the National Assembly and power sector stakeholders for a two-month electricity bill waiver for vulnerable Nigerians...
Woman in court for allegedly beating up neighbour over unpaid electricity bills
A 20-year-old woman, Folorunsho Emmanuel, who allegedly beat up her neighbour, over unpaid electricity bills on Monday appeared in an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court.
Crazy estimated electricity bills: Scores of protesters storm Lagos court
No Fewer than 300 protesters on Monday besieged the premises of the Federal High Court in Lagos to challenge increase in electricity tariff. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the protesters had stormed the court’s premises about 7.32 a.m.following a suit instituted on their behalf by a Lagos human rights lawyer, Mr Segun…
CPC warns NERC against illegal electricity bills, unlawful disconnections
The Consumer Protection Council [CPC] has warned the management and staff of the Nigeria Electricity Regulatory Commission [NERC] to henceforth, desist from collecting illegal electricity bills and charges from consumers or face severe sanctions and prosecution. CPC equally said that any reported case of unlawful disconnection of customer’s electricity will be treated as a case…
Consumers owe Ikeja Electric Plc N88 billion electricity bills
Accumulated debt profile of customers under the Ikeja Electric Plc network has hit N88 billion, a development that is hindering the planned metering programme, as most its revenue are stuck with consumers who are reluctant to offset their outstanding bills.