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Port Harcourt Disco to begins 7.5% VAT February

Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company (PHED) will on Feb. 1 begin the implementation of 7.5 per cent Value Added Tax (VAT) to customers in four states.

Ijaw youths reopen PHEDC office in Yenagoa

The Ijaw Youth Council (IYC), Central Zone, has reopened the premises of the Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company (PHEDC) on the condition that they keep power supply to Bayelsans for at least 12 hours daily.
Akwa Ibom State Governor, Mr Udom Emmanuel has described his victory at the governorship election tribunal as a reaffirmation of the people’s mandate, saying that his administration will focus on the improvement of social services like education, healthcare, infrastructure, empowerment of the youths, women and the downtrodden.

PHED failure: Akwa Ibom opts for own power transmission company

Disappointed by failure on the part of the Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company (PHED) to provide constant power for the people of Akwa Ibom State, Governor Udom Emmanuel, says the state is considering the establishment of its own electricity transmission company.

Akwa Ibom youths protest lack of electricity, barricade power station

Angry youths from Itu Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State have protested lack of public electricity supply to their communities, as they barricaded the Afaha Ube power transmission station, preventing workers access into the premises.

PHED restores electricity to Port Harcourt after seven days blackout

The Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company (PHED) says it has completed repairs of faulty Elelenwo transmission station that led to outages in several parts of Port Harcourt.

Indian energy firm enters Nigeria’s power sector

Feedback Energy Distribution Company (FEDCO), an Indian-based technology firm, says it has launched an indigenous high-tech Information Technology (IT) solutions system in Nigeria.

Port Harcourt DisCo starts new electricity payment system in four states

The Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company (PHED) says it has hired a new electricity collection agent to ensure easy payment of electricity bills by customers in four states.

12-year-old student electrocuted in Calabar

A 12-year-old JSS student of Government Secondary School, State Housing Estate, Calabar, Cross River State has been electrocuted.

PHED appeals to consumers in Calabar over power outage

The Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company (PHED) on Friday appealed to it consumers in Calabar to bear with it over power outage since Sept. 11.

Port Harcourt DisCo urges federal, state governments to pay N10.2 billion electricity debt

The Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company (PHED) has urged both the Federal and State Governments to pay the N10.2 billion electricity bill they owed the company.

Residents want repair of power installations ruined by rainstorm in Port Harcourt

Some residents of Port Harcourt have called for the immediate repair of electricity installations that were recently destroyed by a windstorm.

Fire razes Port Harcourt DisCo substation in Akwa Ibom

Fire outbreak on Thursday afternoon razed a power substation belonging to the Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company (PHEDCO), in Akwa Ibom state.

Protesters shut down power station in Port Harcourt

The Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company has called on concerned authorities to caution protesters following the shutting down of a power station belonging to Transmission Company of Nigeria.

Bayelsa residents groan under 10 days power outage

Residents of the Yenagoa and it’s environs have continued to groan under a continued black out and power outage that has lasted over 10days.

High-tension cable kills two in Calabar

At least two persons have been electrocuted in the Calabar South axis of the Cross River State capital after a high-tension cable fell on the roof of a building, housing about nine families.

Bayelsa electricity consumers threaten to shut down PHED over tariff increase

Angered by the 100 per cent increase in electricity tariff, consumers in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, yesterday protested against the Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company (PHED).

TCN wheeled out 72,261.7 mw of electricity in four weeks – official

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) on Tuesday said it wheeled out 72,261.7 megawatts of electricity in the first four weeks of August.

DISCO disrtributes150,000 pre-paid meters free

The Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company (PHED) said it was currently distributing pre-paid meters free of charge to consumers in Akwa Ibom, Bayelsa, Cross River and Rivers.

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2021: Governor Akeredolu dares APC to drop him and lose Ondo

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