Thursday, April 15, 2021



World Bank supports Nigeria with $500m to improve electricity

The World Bank has approved $500m to help boost access to electricity in Nigeria and improve the performance of the electricity distribution companies in the country.

Nigerian govt directs reversal of electricity tariff increment

The Minister of Power, Saleh Mamman, has directed the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC, to inform all Electricity Distribution Companies, DISCOs, to revert to tariffs that were applicable in Dec. 2020.

Nigerian govt denies 50% increase in electricity tariff

The management of the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC, says there is no 50 per cent increase in electricity tariff.

Illegal connection, meter bypassing, KEDCO’s major challenges — MD

The Managing Director, Kano Electricity Distribution Company, KEDCO, Jamilu Gwamna, has described illegal connection and meter bypass as the major challenges bedeviling the operation of the company in its franchise areas of Kano, Katsina and Jigawa.

TCN lifts suspension on Port-Harcourt DisCo

The Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN, has lifted the suspension and disconnection order on Port-Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company, PHEDC.

Nigeria has no hope for stable power supply – DisCo

Abuja Electricity Distribution Company, DISCO, weekend warned that it would take longer time for Nigerians to get stable power supply as distribution companies, across the country were still battling with the obsolete equipment.

Eko Disco apologies to consumers over inability to recharge

The management of Eko Electricity Distribution Company, EKEDC, on Tuesday apologised to its consumers over the difficulty they encountered in recharging their prepaid meters...

Kano bizman, Bashir Bashir, sues EFCC, demands N250m for false accusations, illegal detention

By Mustapha Usman A Kano business man and Chief Executive Officer of LEDA Consortium Nig. LTD, Bashir Ishaq Bashir, has dragged the Economic and Financial...

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