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280,000 prepaid meters for Niger electricity consumers

Two hundred and eighty thousand meters have been brought for electricity Consumers in Niger state through the Meter Access Provider (MAP).

AEDC: 900,000 meters to be distributed in three years

The process to bridge the huge metering gap in the Nigerian electricity sector industry may have begun with the scheduled distribution of about 900,000 prepaid meters by the Abuja Electric Distribution Company (AEDC) to customers in its franchise area.

AEDC moves to phase out estimated billing with vendor centers

In its renewed efforts to phase out estimated billing, improved quality service to its customers, Abuja Electricity Distribution Center (AEDC) has flagged off Meters Asset Providers (MAP) for public use in the purchase of credit.

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.

Abuja DisCo raises alarm on energy thieves

The Abuja electricity distribution company (Discos) has raised the alarm over alleged sophisticated methods of stealing electricity from its network by consumers under its network coverage areas.

Abuja DisCo begins installation of 222,728, meters in FCT, Kogi, Nasararwa, Niger

The Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC), on Wednesday began installation of 222,728 meters in its coverage areas of FCT, Kogi, Nasarawa, Niger and Kogi.

Consumer Council warns DisCos against arbitrary charges

The Consumer Protection Council on Thursday warned electricity distribution companies against imposing arbitrary charges on consumers.

Discos deploy meter bypass trackers

Power consumers who bypass their meters may start facing sanctions by paying penalties as soon as electricity distribution companies have commenced the deployment of meter bypass tracking equipment in their various networks.

NGO tells Abuja DisCO to provide prepaid meters to FCT satellite communities

The Downtrodden People’s Empowerment Foundation, a non-governmental organisation, has appealed to the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) to accelerate metering of its customers in satellite communities of the FCT.

Why we’re yet to meter all electricity consumers – Abuja DisCo

The Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC), at the weekend, said electricity tariff has not been cost reflective, hence the delay witnessed in metering installations.

Abuja DisCo loses N500 million to vandalism in 10 months – Police

The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, said Abuja Electricity Distribution Company, AEDC, lost over N500 million to activities of vandals in Abuja, Nasarawa, Kogi and Niger from January to date.

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Group calls for scrapping of new emirates in Kano

A group under the aegis of the Renaissance Coalition in collaboration with Civil society organisations (CSOs), and other stakeholders in Kano have called for the scrapping of the newly created emirates in the state.
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Downpour causes traffic gridlock in Lagos

The rain storm in Lagos on Monday resulted in many residents and motorists counting their losses as it caused traffic gridlock and wreaked havoc in many areas, damaging communication masts, electric poles and other infrastructure.
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Federal government declares May 29, June 12 public holidays

The Federal Government has declared May 29 and June 12 as public holidays to mark the transition to a new government and Democracy Day respectively.

Sanitation: Taraba government bans use of polythene bags

Gov. Darius Ishaku of Taraba on Monday banned the use of polythene and plastic bags in the state to boost clean environment.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Governor Obaseki: We’ll ensure investors in plantations in Edo preserve forest belt

Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has said that the state will ensure its forest belt is preserved as more investors in oil palm, cocoa, rubber plantations set up shop in the state, noting that state will collaborate with relevant stakeholders in the sector on a reforestation programme.