Thursday, 21st September 2023


14 hours ago
Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has ordered electricity distribution companies (DisCos) to reimburse customers who have paid for acquisition of meters under the Meter Assets Provider (MAP) initiative.
2 days ago
Nigeria electricity has collapsed again, as power generation dropped from a peak of 3,594.60 megawatts (MW) at about 1:00a.m. at midnight to a meagre 42.7MW at the point of writing this report. Only Delta Power plant was active on the grid with 41.00MW as at 12 noon today while Afam had 1.7MW . This comes…
7 Sep
Stakeholders have raised concerns about the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission’s (NERC) decision to increase prices of electricity meters, saying it is unlikely to bridge the over seven million metering gap and ensure a stable power supply.
6 Sep
The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) on Wednesday announced that there has been an increase in the price of pre-paid electricity meters across the country. The NERC confirmed the increment in a circular dated 5 September 2023 and signed by the commission’s Chairman and Commissioner Legal, Licencing and compliance, Sanusi Garba and Dafe Akpeneye, respectively.…
6 Sep
The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has approved an upward price increase for prepaid electricity meters in the country by 40 percent. The commission announced this in an order released with the number, NERC/2023/020, jointly signed by the commission's Chairman, Sanusi Garba, and its Commissioner, Legal, Licencing and Compliance, Dafe Akpeneye. The commission stated that…
30 Aug
Stakeholders have called on customers to be wary of fraudsters who would take advantage of the prepaid meter update claiming to be from electricity distribution companies (DisCos).
23 Aug
The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has urged users of prepaid meter to update their meters before November 2024. NERC made this announcement in a tweet on its X account on Wednesday, stating that the update will be seamless and without any associated cost. The regulatory commission noted that prepaid meter users might face difficulties…
15 Jul
Calls for auditing and legal action taken against defaulting electricity metre manufacturing firms in the country resonated yesterday as stakeholders queried the bid for a $155 million World Bank loan to import metres as the Federal Government continues in its efforts to bridge the over 8.1million metering gap.
14 Jul
Commissioner in charge of Legal, Licensing and Compliance, the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), Dafe Akpeneye, said the commission is ready to partner state governments and other stakeholders in line with the new act....
12 Jul
The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has said that only 53% of the available (electricity) capacity is utilized in the country. The NERC Vice Chairman/Commissioner Market, Competition & Rates, Musiliu O. Oseni disclosed this on Wednesday. Oseni made the disclosure during his address to participants at the NERC's Stakeholder Workshop on the Constitutional Amendment and…
12 Jul
A report by the World Bank, said businesses in Nigeria suffer a yearly loss of $29 billion as a result of unreliable power supply – a development that continues to cripple both private and public investments in the country.
3 Jul
One hot topic that aroused great concern last week and is likely to remain hot going forward is the planned tariff increase by energy distribution companies, otherwise known as DisCos.


12 mins ago
Nollywood Stars Tonto Dikeh and Iyabo Ojo, has Visited Mohbad's Family Amidst Calls for Justice.
35 mins ago
As the world marks the International Day of Peace, the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, (NSCDC), has called for tolerance to push the United Nations drive for tolerance and cease-fire. Commandant General of the Corps, Dr. Ahmed Audi, said Nigeria stands to benefit as a nation when individuals imbibe the culture of peaceful coexistence.…
49 mins ago
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, 21 September 2023 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- Organisations in Southern Africa have received a welcome boost to their digital transformation efforts with the graduation of the latest cohort of candidates from the SAP Young Professionals Program. Tracy Bolton, Chief Operating Officer at SAP Africa, says the additional skills capacity comes at a critical time for the…
49 mins ago
Eagle Intelligent Health and Mobicel partnership connects people in need of healthcare with qualified, skilled doctors JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, 21 September 2023 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- There is less than one medical doctor for every 1 000 South Africans. This is according to the World Factbook, an encyclopaedia on the countries of the world compiled by the US government. Exacerbating…
2 hours ago
Former President Goodluck Jonathan has been awarded the ‘Symbol of Peace’ among recipients of the maiden edition of the ‘100 Most Notable Peace Icons in Africa’ honour.