16 Nov 2021
An Agbara Magistrate court has sentenced one Segun Abiodun to three years imprisonment for allegedly stealing a prepaid meter in the Ajangbadi area of Eko Electricity Distribution Company
5 Mar 2021
The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) on Friday, said that Electricity Distribution Companies (DisCos) may replace faulty
18 Aug 2019
As a Nigerian, the daily reality of bad governance and poor service delivery means one has to create a defence mechanism to cope with the never-ending stream of shocking realities. If it is not the telecom giants siphoning one’s Internet data with impunity, it would be the banks silently robbing customers through brainless charges that have no basis in reality.
22 Jan 2019
Okeira, Aguda Ogba community residents in Lagos State yesterday staged a peaceful protest against Ikeja Electric, the only electricity distribution company in the area over high estimated billing system the community has been getting. They also claimed that the time given to the company by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC, to give over 3,000…
6 Dec 2018
Nigeria's National Electricity Commission (NERC) on Thursday disclosed that all Nigerian homes will have access to prepaid meters by 2020. NERC chairman James Momoh made the disclosure on Channels Television 'Sunrise Daily' show. "With all the mechanisms we have put in place, I am certain that every Nigerian home that wishes to have prepaid meter…
8 Aug 2018
Residents of Isheri-Oshun in Igando-Ikotun Local Council Development Area (LCDA) in what they termed ‘disconnecting darkness’ have decried the outrageous billings by the Ikeja Electricity Distribution Company (IKEDC) and intensified the clamour for prepaid meters as the only way out of their dilemma.
14 Aug 2017
Fashola said this at the 18th meeting of stakeholders in the nation’s power sector. He said that it was true that the DisCos had the obligation to meter electricity customers.
15 Mar 2015
Electricity consumers may have to wait till the end of 2018 for their homes to be metered as the National Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has said it might not sanction distribution companies for not providing their customers with prepaid meters until the end of the five-year agreement they signed with the government to make the…