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Liberia's President George Weah speaks during a news conference at Presidential palace in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, April 4, 2018. REUTERS-Thierry Gouegnon

Liberia’s George Weah signs land-reform law

Liberian President George Weah has signed a long-sought land reform law that gives local communities greater rights over "customary land" and lets foreigners and charities own property.

Enugu DisCo distributes 10,000 meters to customers

The Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) said on Thursday that it distributed no fewer than 10, 000 prepaid meters to its customers in July.

NERC approves 15 additional firms for meter finance, installation

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has approved 15 additional firms to participate in the distribution and installation of prepaid meters.

Ikeja Electric unveils aggressive metering plan

Nigeria’s leading electricity distribution company, Ikeja Electric Plc, has commenced the distribution of single and three phase prepaid meters across its network.

Eko Disco decries revenue losses over meter bypass

Mr Adeoye Fadeyibi, the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) on Friday said the company was recording huge revenue losses in Lekki due to meter bypass and energy theft.

NERC approves eight additional firms for prepaid meter distribution

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) says it has approved eight additional firms to participate in the distribution and installation of prepaid meters.

Metering: House of Representatives inspect Sabrud, move to curb estimated billing

The Federal House of Representatives has said it was determined to strengthen the operations of indigenous meter manufactures and curb cases of estimated billing in the country.

NERC permits new operators to supply meters

A new law approved by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) now permits operators other than the distribution companies to supply meters to electricity consumers in the country.

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Election: INEC concludes distribution of sensitive materials in Kogi

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FIRS lifts restrictions on bank accounts of alleged tax defaulters

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France probes sexual assault claim against Vatican envoy

French prosecutors said Friday they were investigating a sexual assault complaint made against the Vatican’s envoy to Paris in more unwelcome news for the Catholic church as it looks to turn the page on years of scandal.
[FILE] Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivers a speech before lighting a stylised-menorah during the start of Hanukkah, the Jewish festival of lights, in Ramat Gan in the suburbs of the Mediterranean coastal city of Tel Aviv on December 2, 2018. – Israeli police on December 2 recommended indicting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara for bribery and other offences, the third such move against the premier in recent months. Netanyahu immediately rejected the accusations, but the three cases against him have led to speculation that they could eventually force the long-serving prime minister to step down. (Photo by Jack GUEZ / AFP)

Israel denies Benjamin Netanyahu’s Holocaust comment in Poland

Israel has denied reports that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu implicated Poles in the Holocaust during World War II, in an incident that threatened to spark another major spat between the two countries.