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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…
6 Mar 2019
Data from the Office of Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinabajo, indicated that last month, Nigeria’s privatised power sector lost a total of N44.38 billion revenue due to constraints which included shortage of gas; grid unreliability and distribution limitations. The data obtained by The Guardian from the Advisory Power Team in Osinbajo’s office, showed that for…
19 Feb 2019
It is indeed curious that not many politicians and aspiring leaders have been talking about how Africa’s most populous nation (Nigeria) can lead Africa too as an entrepreneurial nation even in a general election year we just slipped into. Most political aspirants are expected to be talking about value and wealth creation within the context…
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…
11 Dec 2018
Residents of Jakande Estate, Ejigbo, Lagos State on Sunday staged a peaceful protest against Ikeja Electric (IE), in the area over high estimated billing system the community has been getting. They also claimed that the six months period given to the company by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) to give over 3,000 customers prepaid…
8 Dec 2018
THE Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has urged all electricity Distribution Companies (DisCos) across Nigeria to ensure implementation of the Meter Asset Provider (MAP) regulation to bridge metering gaps in the country. NERC Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Prof. James Momoh, speaking during a workshop on the implementation of MAP regulation in Lagos, noted that…
20 Nov 2018
As Nigeria prepares to witness a new era of large-scale rural electrification to satisfy the demand of over 90 million Nigerians, who currently lack access to electricity, a platform called Africa Mini-Grid Developers Association (AMDA) Nigeria, has been launched in Abuja. The Association is a group of organisations and individuals committed to the development of the Nigerian power…
13 Nov 2018
A law firm - Advocaat Law Practice, last week, held its second discourse series with the theme, “Technology Disruption in the Power Sector.” The programmed which held in Lagos, featured seasoned resource persons in the Nigerian power sector, power generation and distribution companies, financiers of power projects as well as investors. One of the highlights…
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…
15 Jun 2018
CWG Plc has been confirmed as one of the companies licensed by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) to participate in the procurement of prepaid meters in the Nigerian Electricity Supply Industry (NESI). CWG announced the receipt of the license in Lagos in a statement by its Group Head, Brand and Marketing Communications, Mrs. Anthonia…
29 Mar 2018
The Meter Asset Provider (MAP) regulation is aimed at closing the metering gap and its attendant challenges in the Nigerian Electricity Supply Industry, the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has said.     In a renewed bid to ensure that electricity customers only pay for what they actually consume, NERC has approved a regulation that…
4 Dec 2016
The calls for reversal of the privatisation of the power sector is, to say the least, political, mischievous, specious, and filled with smoke and mirrors, innuendos and intellectual sleight of hand.

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