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Prof James Momoh, Chairman Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has called on tertiary institutions in Nigeria to carry out researches and innovations to improve power supply in the country .
The Kano Electricity Distribution Company (KEDCO) is to engage five vendors on metering service delivery with a view to bridging consumers’ electricity metering gap within its business jurisdiction.
Electricity Distribution Companies (DisCos) in Nigeria have called for the creation of an enabling environment to ensure cost recovery and further drive investments in the nation’s power sector.
Former chairman of the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), Professor Sam Amadi, has said that the nation’s power sector was ab initio designed to fail, “because the government had failed to corporatise and commercialise the sector before privatising.”
The Federal government via the Nigerian power sector regulator - Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) - has granted Green Energy International Limited (GEIL), the Operator of the Otakikpo Marginal field an embedded licence for 40 megawatts of electricity (40 MW) power plant.
The Managing Director, Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), Dr. Usman Gur Mohammed, on Monday said that shareholders of the electricity distribution companies (DisCos) that consist of the Federal Government and the private investors in the firms, are to jointly raise $4.7 billion to recapitalize the firms to upgrade power distribution equipment in the country.
The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has issued permits to Kaduna Electricity Distribution Company (KDEDC) and Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC), Meter Asset Providers (MAPs), in accordance with section 4(3) of the MAP regulations NERC- R-112 of 2018.
The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission has slammed a fine on a power firm, PIPP LVI DisCo Limited, for supplying electricity to customers of Eko Electricity Distribution Company without approval.
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.
Nigeria is still in darkness because of infrastructural deficit and the huge debt owed power generation companies (GenCos) by power distribution companies (DisCos), Century Power Generation Company Limited Chief Executive Officer, Dr Chukwueloka Umeh, said at the weekend.
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.
Electricity consumers in Ekiti State have sued the Benin Electricity Distribution company (BEDC) to court over alleged over billings and illegal disconnection of electricity in the state.
The rise in the bill collection efficiency of electricity distribution companies to N438bn without a commensurate improvement in supply and metering has been criticised by consumers.
Mr Godwin Idemudia, the General Manager, Corporate Communications of Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC), on Thursday expressed the company’s readiness to commence Meter Assess Providers (MAPs) scheme to customers within its network.
National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), on Monday accused members of the Shiite group, Islamic Movement of Nigeria, of burning down two ambulances at the Agency’s Emergency Response and Ambulance Bays (ERABs) in Abuja.
Activities on the nation’s bourse opened for the week on Monday on downward posture, with crucial market indices shedding 0.40 per cent.
The Federal Government has revealed that the new minimum wage of N30,000 is yet to be implemented in full across the board in the Federal Civil Service because of unrealistic demands of the labour unions.
Abba Kabir-Yusuf, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in the March 23 Governorship election in Kano State, on Monday, tendered 241 exhibits before the state Governorship Election Petition Tribunal.
The Federal Government on Monday in Abuja affirmed its readiness to deploy biogas for electricity generation in the country.
Wife of the Niger State Governor, Dr Amina Abubakar, has urged women to use their unique nature to add value to the society.
Tottenham Hotspur star has offered himself to Barcelona after the decision of manager Mauricio Pochettino.
Zimbabwe hiked fuel prices on Monday for the second time in a week but most pumps remained dry, with no end in sight to shortages that are helping drive inflation rapidly higher.
Tipper drivers in Anambra state on Friday blocked the ever-busy Enugu-Onitsha expressway in Awka in protest of alleged extortion by agents of state government.
The Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, on Friday, rested their case after calling their 62nd witness at the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal in Abuja.