Daily Archives: August 2, 2017


Anxiety Mounts as DisCos Plan 46% Hike in Electricity Tariff

Anxiety Mounts as DisCos Plan 46% Hike in Electricity Tariff

Electricity consumers serviced by the nation’s 11 Distribution Companies (Discos) may soon be on collision course with the power vendors over impending moves to increase energy tariff by about 46 per cent, amidst worsening power supply. The looming stand-off comes as  the 11 Discos across the country have written the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), seeking


Ghana Wants More Nigerian Gas for Electricity

The Minister for Energy, Ghana, Mr. Boakye Agyarko, has said his country will like to have more gas supply from Nigeria for power generation. Agyarko stated this on Tuesday at the Nigerian Annual International Conference and Exhibition organised by the Society of Petroleum Engineers in Lagos, where he was represented by the acting Chief Executive


AEDC Raises Panel on Niger Electrical Accident

The Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) has raised a six-man investigative team to investigate the electrical accident, which happened in Angwan Biri, a neighbourhood of Minna, the Niger State capital. A statement by the Head, Public Relations and Media, Ahmed Shekarau, said a preliminary report showed that the binding wire of an 11kv line got

Protesters in Onitsha against EEDC

Protesters Picket EKEDC’s HQs Over Lack of Electricity

A group of angry protesters picketed the office of the Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) on Mondayover “refusal” of the company to provide them with electricity. SweetcrudeReports was at the scene of the protest at EKEDC’s head office at Marina, Lagos, encountered both men and women, singing the popular protest song “we no go gree oh!” at


Ikeja Electric Introduces Young Engineers’ Programme

Ikeja Electric Plc, Nigeria’s largest electricity distribution company has launched her Young Engineers Program. The program designed to significantly improve the capacity of graduate trainees at the company will include both classroom and practical field practice experience which will be for a twelve (12) months period. IE boasts of a robust workforce of experienced engineers

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