Board, KEDCO trade blames as residents battles to survive acute water supply in Kano
Battling with the core duty to supply water to residents, Kano Water Board has accused Kano Electricity Distribution Company (KEDCO) of failure to supply the energy required to power its water plants. The board alleged that despite government monthly remittance of N500 million electricity bill, the distribution company has never met the energy need of…
Masari urges KEDCO to improve on electricity services
Gov. Aminu Masari of Katsina State, has urged the Kano State Electricity Distribution Company (KEDCO) to improve its services to the state.
Relief as more electricity consumers in Rivers get prepaid meters
Electricity consumers in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital, who have been yearning for prepaid meters, had their wishes come true as a meter asset provider (MAP), Armese Consulting, recently supplied over 15,000 sets to customers in its coverage area
KEDCO losses N52bn revenue in 2019
The Managing Director, Kano Electricity Distribution Company (KEDCO), Alhaji Jamilu Gwamna, says the company had lost energy supplied to it by regulators worth about N52 billion in 2019.
Six DisCos may evade NERC’s sanction after complying with remittance directive
The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) says six out of eight Power Distribution Companies (DisCos) have complied or substantially complied with the approved minimum remittance
DISCOs adventures, consumers’ agony and Osinbajo’s strategy
There has not been a good performance indicator on the DISCOs operations across the country since they scrambled for the partition of Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN).
Women protest against outage, allege extortion by Kaduna Disco
Hundreds of women stormed the streets in Unguwan Doma Community in Gonin-Gora, Kaduna, to stage a peaceful protest over outage and exorbitant...
Kano power firm debunks suspension by TCN
Kano Electricity Distribution Company (KEDCO) has faulted its alleged suspension by the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) over energy supply.
KEDCO decries 'inappropriate' suspension by TCN
The Kano Electricity Distribution Company (KEDCO) has faulted the action of Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) over energy supply as illegal and unwarranted. TCN in its official twitter handle, on Sunday, announced the suspension of KEDCO for alleged default in observance of Electricity Operator Administered Market Conditions and Market Participation Agreement. According to TCN, the…
‘Power sector holds the key to poverty eradication’
Dr. Jamilu Isyaku Gwamna is the Managing Director of Kano Electricity Distribution Company (KEDCO). In this interview with LEO SOBECHI, he explains how the firm has been grappling with challenges of supplying electricity in troubled northern Nigeria. He also examines KEDCO’s growth in terms of network capacity, staff training, initiating modern programmes and vision of…