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Nigerians are expected to enjoy improved power supply in the coming weeks owing to the return of the rainy season and the resultant decline in water constraints suffered by hydro power plants, a report by the Financial Derivatives Company (FDC) has predicted.
Out of the N59.2 billion earmarked for the National Mass Metering Project (NMMP) by the Federal Government, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has so far released N33.2 billion to electricity Distribution Companies (DisCos) in the country, Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) said Thursday.
The Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company (PHED) says it is not selling to customers, meters provided free to electricity users by the Federal Government.
The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), yesterday, said that Electricity Distribution Companies (DisCos) might replace faulty and obsolete metres for their customers.
Ikeja Electric (IE) Plc says all unmetered customers under its business unit, have now been scheduled for metering under the National Mass Metering Programme (NMMP).
The Nigeria Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC, says a total of 611,231 meters were deployed across the country as of January 31 under the Meter Assets Provider (MAP) initiative of the federal government.
The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) on Friday said 62.63 per cent of electricity consumers in the country were on estimated billing as at September 2020.
The Enugu Electricity Distribution PLC (EEDC) has cautioned residents of South-East against activities of scammers and unscrupulous individuals who are already taking advantage of the just commenced National Mass Metering Program (NMMP) to swindle unsuspecting customers of their money.
In accordance with the National Mass Metering Programme, NMMP, an initiative of the Federal Government of Nigeria designed to ensure speedy deployment of meters to electricity customers, as a conscious way of closing the identified metering gap in the sector, Enugu Electricity Distribution Company, EEDC, has commenced mass meter roll-out to its customers.
The Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Plc, PHEDC, has begun the distribution of 77,000 Prepaid Metres to its Customers within its area of operation.
No fewer than 77,000 prepayment meters are currently being distributed to customers in four states, the Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company (PHED) has said .
The pact between the federal government and the power Distribution Companies (Discos) to supply and install one million meters between last October and December did not come close to hitting target, as only 16,308 of the projected installations, representing 1.6 per cent, was done at the end of November.
The Management of the Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC), yesterday, announced that it has finalised plans to roll out 90,870 meters to customers in its franchise states of Edo, Delta, Ondo and Ekiti in the first quarter of this year.
Following the recent introduction of the revised service reflective electricity tariff, the Federal Government in conjunction with the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC), yesterday, engaged the stakeholders on the right way to fully implement the tariff.
Indigenous electricity meter manufacturing company, MOMAS, has offered free training on prepaid meter installation for 300 unemployed youths to complement Federal Government’s mass metering programme.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has released its framework for the National Mass Metering Programme (NMMP).
In a move that gives credence and endorsement of the commitment of the Udom Emmanuel led administration in ensuring openness, transparency and accountability in budgeting and governance, the Akwa Ibom State Government has been ranked one of the best performing states in the 2020 sub-National Budget Transparency Survey.
Lagos State Government has inaugurated a six-member Governing Board for Alternative High School for Girls In Aboju area of the state.
Iran began enriching uranium to 60% purity in order to show its technical capacity after a sabotage attack at a nuclear plant, and the move is quickly reversible if the United States lifts sanctions, the Iranian government said on Tuesday.
The Director General of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), Imaan Sulaiman Ibrahim, has called for effective counter - Trafficking policies and ideas to tackle the manace of human trafficking.
A former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Prof. Kingsley Moghalu, has asked young people in Nigeria to actively participate in politics and help reshape the future of the country.
The Police Command in Delta has apprehended five suspected cultists at Eyara Community in Otu-Jeremi, Ughelli South Local Government Area of the state.
The Governor of Borno State, Babagana Zulum, on Sunday received his first shot of the Oxford Astrazeneca vaccine.
Ijaw youths from the nine states of the Niger Delta region have asked the federal government to retun all property seized from ex-militant leader High Chief Government Ekpemukpolo, commonly known as “Tompolo”.
The South African government’s downpayments to Johnson & Johnson (J&J) and Pfizer for COVID-19 vaccines are not refundable under any circumstances, its health minister said on Wednesday, describing the condition as onerous.
Felix Owolabi, a former Green Eagles player, on Thursday said Ahmed Musa’s decision to play for Kano Pillars has further endeared the Super Eagles Captain to him.