Friday, 1st December 2023


21 Sep
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.
19 Sep
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.


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Anambra State government has commenced training for its task force team to monitor hospitals to curb operations of quack doctors in the state.The three-day training was organised by the state Ministry of Health in collaboration..
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Ladies in PR, a group of young female communicators, has congratulated Honourable Rukayat Motunrayo Shittu on her victory at the Court of Appeal. The court upturned the judgement of the tribunal on the election of the 26-year-old candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), representing Owode/Onire in the Kwara State House of Assembly. Her election…
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The Assistant Inspector-General of Police (AIG) in charge of zone 17, comprising Ondo and Ekiti states, Adebowale William, has expressed concern over the acute shortage of officers and men in the two states.
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The University of Ibadan (UI) has partnership with Edurex Academy to proffer necessary solutions to academic rigour through online courses and certifications.
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The Nigeria Police Force (NPF) has taken delivery of printed training manuals, curriculum, office furniture, fittings, and other equipment for its three police colleges and one training school from the Global Security-Sector-Reform Foundation ...
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Twelve years after enactment of the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act, participants at a two-day workshop, which held in Ibadan, Oyo State, recently, have described the Act as a powerful tool of information gathering for journalists ...
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Zenith Bank Plc has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Institute to promote efforts and activities that support formation, training and updating of human capital in finance and investment...
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Abakaliki Rice Mill Owners Industry Association, in collaboration with the Ebonyi government, has begun distribution of genuine bushel for measuring rice, following the ban on the use of scaling machines.
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The Governorship Candidate of the Labour Party in the March 18 governorship election in Rivers State, Beatrice Itubo, said she has directed her legal team to challenge the Appeal Court judgement at the Supreme Court.
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Federal Government’s efforts at eliminating impediments crippling food security in the country received a major boost with the new maize technology released by the Institute for Agricultural Research (IAR), Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Kaduna State.