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2 Oct 2019
The Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC) has launched the Edo State Meter Asset Provider (MAP) scheme with a target of providing 10,000 meters monthly.
29 Sep 2019
An indigenous oil firm, PE Energy, has begun work on a $30 million plant for domesticated valve assembly and metering integration in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
19 Jul 2019
The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has said that it will begin mass meter deployment, installation and customer registration/network cleanup for the 4.7 million electricity customers that are unmetered in the country beginning from August 1, 2019.
17 Apr 2019
With about 4.7 million unmetered consumers projected to double in a couple of years, stakeholders in the energy sector have aligned with the federal government’s Meter Asset Provider (MAP) regulations to close the metering gap and its attendant challenges in the Nigerian Electricity Supply Industry.     The Managing Director, Mojec International Limited, Chantelle Abdul, explained…
8 Apr 2019
The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) is beginning mass metering of electricity consumers nationwide May 1. Its General Manager, Public Affairs, Dr. Usman Arabi, in a statement, said the exercise would be executed under the Meter Asset Providers (MAP) programme of the Federal Government. “The commission issued permits to MAPs on April 5 in accordance…
28 Jan 2019
Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has disclosed that Distribution Companies (DisCos) must answer their failure to meter Nigerians based on existing contracts. This, he, said was despite government’s new Meter Asset Provider (MAP) policy. He stated this at the inauguration of a chemical and engineering laboratory at Ijora-Olopa, Lagos, which was upgraded…
22 Aug 2018
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…
21 Jul 2018
Nigeria Electricity Regulation commission (NERC) has unveiled its plans to address issues bordering on metering in the sector. The Assistant General Manager, Networks and Engineering Standards, Engr. Tasiu Gidari-Wudil, made this known at a workshop organized by the Nigeria Society of Engineers (NSE), Apapa branch, on Thursday. With the theme ‘Effective Metering in Nigeria: A…
12 Jul 2018
The Civil Society Group for Good Governance (CSGGG) has called on the Federal Government to address the “crazy electricity billing’’ of Nigerians and intensify efforts on metering. According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), the group’s convener, Dominic Ogakwu, made the appeal yesterday in a statement in Abuja after a one-day power forum with…
5 May 2018
The Federal House of Representatives has said it was determined to strengthen the operations of indigenous meter manufactures and curb cases of estimated billing in the country. Mr Isreal Famuyiwa, Chairman of the House of Representatives’ ad-hoc Committee on Power to curb excessive charges by Electricity Distribution Companies (Discos) made the assertion on Friday in…
15 Jan 2017
Checks at NERC indicated that the country does not have any reliable enumeration of the nation’s electricity consumers, showing, where they are, what they consume and how many have been metered.


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From Lagos to Enugu and Kano to Port Harcourt, there seems to be a breather, at last, for cash-strapped Nigerians, as part of the hitherto withheld banknotes made their way to Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) and banking halls for those who need cash for transactions.
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With the rise of many startups in the technology and creative industries in Nigeria and the continent, Africans have been urged to work more on providing solutions to problems, rather than rely solely on remittances and grants from the diaspora.
45 mins ago
Industry operatives are apprehensive that the new interest rate introduced by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) would impact property prices, cost of investment and the entire construction value chain.
46 mins ago
Cellulant, with physical operations in 18 African countries, has emerged as a Pan-African fintech and a major driver of the emerging ecosystem.
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After a surprise victory over the Super Eagles on Friday, Guinea Bissau are confident of another shocker in the second-leg encounter, which holds today.