Monday, 29th May 2023
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14 May
Alleged high-level corruption, weak regulation, and the inability of the National Assembly to criminalise arbitrary billing of electricity consumers may continue to widen the metering gap in the country, as distribution companies fail to metre 8.1 million electricity customers eight years after privatisation.
23 Apr
In other to boost electricity metre usage and encouraged local content driven, the Momas Electricity Meters Manufacturing Company Ltd. (MEMMCOL), has called on the Federal Government to increase its support and encouragement to indigenous meter manufacturers to bridge the nation’s metering gap.
21 Sep 2022
The number of electricity consumers on estimated billing rose marginally in the second quarter of this year despite the increased deployment of prepaid meters by distribution companies.
10 Aug 2022
The total revenue collected by the electricity distribution companies (DisCos) in 2021 stood at N761.17 billion, an increase of 44.50 percent over the N526.77 billion they collected in 2020.
27 Jul 2022
Mojec International Limited and Protogy Global Services Limited, yesterday, said the accusation of diversion of funds meant for the metering scheme are baseless.
17 Mar 2022
Federal University of Petroleum Resources (FUPRE), Effurun, Delta State, has said the smart multi-outlet electricity metering system it invented could address metering shortfalls in power distribution in the country and urged electricity distribution...
1 Dec 2021
Delay in the take-off of the second phase of the National Mass Metering Programme (NMMP) may continue to push the burden of electricity meters on consumers.
26 Nov 2021
A price increase of about 30 per cent announced lately on electricity meters countrywide is not the best thing that can happen to the power sector which is already characterised by inefficiency
4 Jul 2021
Challenges dogging metering of electricity consumers in the country, yesterday, were highlighted, as stakeholders in the sector insisted on results from the Central Bank of Nigeria’s (CBN) intervention...
31 Mar 2021
Ikeja Electric (IE) Plc said on Friday that it had metered only some 24,000 customers under the National Mass Metering Programme (NNMP) of the Federal Government flagged off in October 2020.
28 Feb 2021
Ikeja Electric (IE) Plc says all unmetered customers under its business unit, have now been scheduled for metering under the National Mass Metering Programme (NMMP).
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


30 mins ago
Ondo State Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has urged President Bola Ahmed Tinubu to avoid paying attention to frivolities as he prepares for the work ahead. Akeredolu, in a statement on Monday, said attending to frivolities could distract Tinubu's administration and added that all new leaders must reject all tendencies that hindered the previous administration. “The task…
39 mins ago
President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has appointed Kunle Adeleke as the President's State Chief of Protocol (SCOP) following his inauguration in Eagle Square on Monday Tinubu also appointed Dele Alake, a former commissioner of information and strategy in Lagos State, as his official spokesperson. The president also appointed Olusegun Dada as Special Assistant to the President…
2 hours ago
Founder of DAAR Communications and African Independent Television (AIT) Raymond Dokpesi is dead. Dokpesi died on Monday, May 29 2023, his son Raymond Dokpesi jnr said in a statement. "High Chief Dokpesi was a beloved husband, father, grandfather, and friend to many. He will be deeply missed by all who knew him," Dokpesi said. "High…
3 hours ago
Nigeria’s new President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has said the era of subsidy payment on fuel has ended. Tinubu said this in his inaugural speech at the Eagle Square on Monday after he was sworn in as Nigeria’s 16th President. According to him the 2023 Budget made no provision for fuel subsidy and more so, subsidy…
3 hours ago
Peter Mbah has been sworn in as the Governor of Enugu State. The Chief Judge of the State, Raymond Ozoemena, administered the oath of office to Mbah on Monday at Enugu's Michael Okpara Square. Mbah's deputy governor, Barr. Ifeanyi Ossai also took the oath of office. The former governor of the state, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, was…