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Ex-VP Sambo: I don’t own shares in Kaduna Disco

Former Vice President, Namadi Sambo, has described as ‘total falsehood and fallacy’ a story linking him to ownership of Kaduna Electric Power Distribution Company of Nigeria (KAEDCO).

NERC gives DISCOs ultimatum to settle debts, address breaches

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) on Wednesday served notices to eight electricity distribution companies (DISCOs) of its intention to revoke their operational licences if they fail within 60 days to remedy alleged ‘breaches of the terms and conditions of their power purchase agreements’.

Abuja Disco automates customers contact centre

Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) has upgraded its customer contact centre with automated interactive multi-channel plaforms for improved service delivery.

Court jails barber for stealing prepaid metres

A Grade I Area Court Karu, Abuja, on Wednesday, sentenced a 21-year old man, Nura Suleiman, to 15 months in prison for stealing five Abuja Electricity Distribution Company prepaid metres from residents.
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System collapse: Discos deny dropping load allocation

Electricity Distribution Companies (DisCos) Monday denied the allegation of the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) that the system collapse that was experienced on Sunday was “due to high voltage following massive drop of load by the electricity distribution companies.”
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AEDC: Why power consumers experience blackout during rainfall

The Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC), says that it cuts-off electricity supply most times when it rains to save lives, properties and to protect its equipment.
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Consumers seek power sector privatisation review

Electricity consumers yesterday urged the Federal Government to review the power sector privatisation that led to the handing over of the power assets to private firms.
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Man jailed for attacking AEDC official with cutlass

A Mararaba Upper Area Court in Nasarawa State, on Thursday sentenced a 24-year-old man, Abubakar Gambo, to 11 months in prison for cutting off the finger of an official of the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) with a cutlass.

Discos: Why electricity metering is low

The pace of metering of electricity consumers is slow because of low liquidity in the sector, it was learnt on Thursday from the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC), General Manager, Corporate Communication, Mr. Oyebode Fadipe.

NERC fines Abuja Disco N300 million for minor’s electrocution

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has slammed N300 million fine on Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) over the company’s alleged failure to secure its electricity distribution assets from third-party intrusion, which eventually led to the death of a four-year-old child in Niger State.

Total blackout in Abuja, others as power grid collapses

There was a total blackout in Abuja and neighbouring states for several hours on Thursday following the collapse of the country’s power grid, which led to a near zero allocation to the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company.
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AEDC down to 20mw electricity, apologises for near-total blackout

The Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) has apologised to their customers within the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and beyond, for the near-total blackout being experienced.
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AEDC: Some FCT communities to experience load shedding

The Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC), says some electricity supply feeders from Kukwaba transmission station supplying power to some communities will experience load shedding, pending replacement of the faulty breaker in the station.
The Kaduna Electricity Distribution Company on Monday appealed to residents of Ibrahim Taiwo Road in Kaduna to bear with it over the power outage being experienced by the residents.

Apo substation fire: TCN restores normal bulk power transmission

Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), says it has restored normal bulk transmission of electricity to its Apo transmission substation after a fire outbreak on one of its 45MVA 132/33kV power transformers on Sunday.

Abuja DisCo chief deny extortion of customers for meter installation

Mr Ernest Mupwaya, Managing Director of the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC), has refuted claims by Abuja residents that the officials of the company are extorting money from them to install prepaid meters.

AEDC: We’re ready to implement prepaid meter policy in Abuja, others

The Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) says it has received the approval of the Nigeria Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) to begin installation of meters, under the Meter Asset Provider (MAP) policy.

NERC to begin mass metering on May 1

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission will begin mass metering for electricity consumers by May 1, to bridge the metering gaps in the country.

NERC permits firms to rollout 1.4 million meters

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) issued permits to Meter Asset Providers (MAPs) to roll out 1,400,000 meters.

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