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6 Apr
Activities at the Rumuola​ office of Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company were paralysed, yesterday, as nine communities connected to the Rumuola line staged a protest at the office.
22 Dec
More than 100 women from Port Harcourt City Council of Rivers State, yesterday, stormed the Port Harcourt office of the Electricity Distribution (PHED) to protest continued blackout in their area for more than four months.
11 Apr 2021
The Port Harcourt Electricity Company (PHED) has appealed for customers’ support in the fight against energy theft, vandalism and attacks on personnel on legitimate duty in Cross River State.
20 Sep 2020
Cross River Government has raised the alarm over poor electricity supply in the state, saying this is threatening public water supply, as the state-owned Water Board Limited “spends an average of N5m on diesel to run its water stations.”
25 Apr 2020
Electricity consumers in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital, who have been yearning for prepaid meters, had their wishes come true as a meter asset provider (MAP), Armese Consulting, recently supplied over 15,000 sets to customers in its coverage area
11 Apr 2020
The Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company (PHED) has denied plan to offer two months free electricity to customers as part of palliative to cushion the effect of lockdown occasioned by the Coronavirus pandemic.
16 Aug 2019
Hundreds of women stormed the streets in Unguwan Doma Community in Gonin-Gora, Kaduna, to stage a peaceful protest over outage and exorbitant...
16 Sep 2018
Residents of Calabar, Cross River State are enduring total blackout for over five days, a development that has crippled business activities.
14 Sep 2018
The Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company (PHED) on Friday appealed to it consumers in Calabar to bear with it over power outage since Sept. 11.
27 Mar 2018
The Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution company (PHED) has said it has lost nine 500KV transformers worth millions of naira to serial vandals at Aleto, Ebubu, Alesa and Alele in Eleme Local Government Areas of Rivers State. The Manager, Corporate Communications of the firm said this in a meeting with the Caretaker Committee Chairman of the…
21 Oct 2016
The Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company (PHED) said on Friday that it lost N27.6 billion annually to unpaid bills by customers.
28 Jul 2016
The Chief Executive Officer, Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company, (PHED), Jay McCoskey, has decried the spate of transformer vandalism in recent times by unknown persons in the South South region.


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