Low metering responsible for electricity estimated billing – NERC
The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), says the recurring complaints by its customers on estimated billing is due to low metering status in the sector. Dr Moses Arigu,the NERC Consumer Affairs Commissioner, made the remarks during the inauguration of Customer Complaints Forum Office on Sunday in Osogbo. Arigu said the present metering gap in Ibadan…
Government offices, companies closed in Kwara, Ondo, Rivers, Katsina
Government offices, including courts and public schools, as well as companies were yesterday shut in many states across the country in compliance with the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) directive on the strike.
Metering, estimated billing, service interruption top customer complaints in Q1, says NERC
In the first quarter of 2018, complaints by customers in the power sector were dominated by issues bordering on metering, estimated billing and service interruption, among others.
Metering can’t solve power challenges, says IBEDC
The Chief Transformation and Strategy Officer of Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC), Iranola Ayodeji, has said that metering does not entirely solve the nation’s power challenges. According to him, there have been complaints from some metered customers on IBEDC network with respect to operations and how the meters run fast. He said most customers are…
IBEDC invests N11.5bn in network upgrade
Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC) said it has expended over N11.5bn worth of investments on metering, network upgrade and rehabilitation of its network operations. The company’s Managing Director, Mr. John Donnachie, who disclosed this during a media facility tour and equipment inspection in Ibadan, Oyo State, said part of the investment was for procurement of…
Court halts dissolution of IBEDC board
IBADAN Electricity Distribution Company Limited (IBEDC) Monday got a temporary reprieve from the 21 days ultimate order given to it by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission...
Assets enumeration exercise will improve service delivery –IBEDC
Mr Olatunji Akeem, the IBEDC Project Officer in Omu-Aran Business District in Kwara, said this during a sensitisation visit to the palace of Olomu of Omu-Aran on Saturday.
Ogun community laments IBEDC’s epileptic power supply, high tariff
Some residents of the Kajola Community of Onihale in the Ifo Local Government Area of Ogun have lamented the epileptic power supply and high tarriff by the Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC). In interviews with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday, they said that the IBEDC was deliberately punishing the community with epileptic…
Manufacturers reject monthly review of electricity tariff
The Kwara Branch of the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) has kicked against the monthly review of electricity tariff by Distributing Companies (Discos) in the country.
Electricity users give IBEDC August ending deadline to provide prepaid meters
A consumer group, Electricity Consumers Mega Forum, has given August ending deadline to Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC) to either provide prepaid meters to electricity consumers or forfeit payment of bills.