Thursday, 18th August 2022
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9 Jun
Mojec Meter Asset Management Company (M3AC) has continued its meter penetration push to reduce Nigeria’s metering gap by partnering with the Eko Electric Distribution Company (EKEDC)
17 Mar
The Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company (PHED) said it recorded over N36 million revenue loss from energy theft by a private company in Port Harcourt, Rivers.
7 Jul 2021
The Association of Nigerian Electricity Distributors (ANED) has explained that the inability of meter manufacturing companies to produce the commodity in large quantities is responsible for the slow pace
11 Dec 2020
The Minister of State for Labour, Festus Keyamo, has assured that the Federal Government would ensure that all issues surrounding the implementation of cost-reflective tariffs
6 Aug 2019
The menace of estimated electricity billing on non-metered buildings by the electricity distribution companies is worse than any form of social injustice anyone can think of. Despite what the regulations say, the effrontery with which the personnel of these companies embarks on their revenue drive at the expense of innocent people makes one wonder whether…
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…
11 Nov 2018
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…
7 May 2018
A Lagos-based lawyer, Toluwani Adebiyi, has urged Nigerians affected with the problem of estimated bills to insist on getting a prepaid meter, as the only means of escape from the estimated billing of power Distribution Companies (DISCOs). Adebiyi stated this at a symposium held in Lagos with the topic ‘How to achieve stable electricity’, organized…
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.


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An Indian gang operated a fake police station from a hotel for eight months where they dressed up as officers and are believed to have extorted money from hundreds of people, an official said Thursday.
56 mins ago
Sri Lanka police fired tear gas and water cannon on a small protest Thursday to break up the first demonstration since the crisis-hit island nation lifted a state of emergency.
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The authorities of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) have distanced the agency from alleged scams in petrol subsidies running into trillions of naira in the country. FIRS Executive Chairman, Mr Mohammed Nami who appeared before the Ibrahim Al-Mustapha Aliyu-led Adhoc Committee probing into the petroleum subsidy regime explained that the role of his outfit…
1 hour ago
The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has said that Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo State did not stop the sit-at-home order in the state. It said Uzodinma could not stop the sit-at-home order because he did not initiate it. Emma Powerful, the spokesperson of IPOB, said the group cancelled the sit-at-home order on the advice…
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Efforts to end open defecation in Nigeria by 2025 received a boost, Wednesday, with the approval of measures to accelerate access to Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) by the Clean Nigeria Steering Committee headed by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo. A meeting of the committee presided over by Prof Osinbajo virtually, approved prayers contained in the…