Lagos residents demand prepaid meter, protest against estimated billing
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…
Prepaid meters to be available to all Nigeria homes in 2020 - NERC boss
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…
Lagos communities embark on no prepaid meter, no payment campaign
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.
Metering of electricity consumers is not a monopoly for Discos - Fashola
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.
Customers Still Awaiting One Million Meters Promised By Govt
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…