Electricity Distribution Companies
29 Dec 2021
Electricity Distribution Companies (DisCos) under the umbrella body of the Association of Nigerian Electricity Distributors (ANED) have raised concerns over attacks on their workers
2 Feb 2021
Electricity Distribution Companies (DisCos) are averse to any discussion around breaking their monopoly in the power sector despite poor electricity supply in different parts of the country.
27 Jan 2021
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
23 Dec 2020
A human rights group, Africa Anti-Slavery Coalition (AASLAC), has kicked against continuous exploitation by electricity distribution companies (DisCos) compelling consumers to purchase transformers before the power supply is restored to residents. In a statement, Convener, AASLAC, Tony Masha, urged Nigerians to resist the practice where they are being compelled to buy transformers for DisCos,…
7 Jan 2020
A new regulation to enforce metering for electricity consumers will be ready next month, according to the Chairman of the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), Prof. James Momoh
13 Feb 2019
Beyond availability and willingness to deploy new meters to consumers by electricity distribution companies (Discos), many households are refusing to embrace smart meters over fear they may be trapped in overpriced energy deals arising from calibration and tampering by manufacturers that may be colluding with Discos. Head, Energy and Solid Minerals desk, FEMI ADEKOYA writes…
23 Dec 2018
Minister of Works, Power and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola’s outburst blaming the private sector operators the other day over the intractable poor power supply may have put paid to any glimmer of hope of a turnaround in the sector. What a great disappointment from a government that has been raising hope of people, in this…
9 Apr 2018
The Minster of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola on Monday called on Electricity Distribution Companies (DisCos) to improve their distribution networks to supply more electricity to Nigerians. Fashola made the call at the 26th Power sector meeting hosted by Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) in Umuahia, Abia State. He also urged the DisCos…
9 May 2017
The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, has accused Electricity Distribution Companies (DisCos) of forming themselves into an association.
28 Feb 2017
Electricity Distribution Companies (Discos) have failed to meet the February 28, 2017 deadline set by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) for the provision of pre-paid meters to customers nationwide.
14 Jun 2016
Mr. Babatunde Fashola, yesterday urged Electricity Distribution Companies (DISCOs) to patronise local meter manufacturing companies in the country.