Daily Archives: August 3, 2017


Ikeja Electric Customers Laud New Smart Meters

Ikeja Electric Customers Laud New Smart Meters

SOME customers in the Lasisi Osoja area of Lagos, under the Idimu Business Unit of Ikeja Electric have commended the company for providing them with pre-paid meters, reports Niyibiti A residence at 32, Lasisi Osoja Street, in Idimu, Mr. John Familugba, said: “The amazing thing about the scheme is that we were not made to


Consumers Give IKEDC October Deadline to Provide Prepaid Meters

Electricity Consumers in Lagos have given the Ikeja Electricity Distribution Company (IKEDC) October deadline to provide prepaid meters or face their wrath.The consumers, who spoke under the aegis of Joint Action Congress (JAC), said the meters must be provided before the new tariff takes effect, reports Guardian The JAC Chairman, Amos Olawoye who disclosed this


Resolving Revenue Collection Lacuna in Power Sector

Power supply situation in Nigeria continues to face challenging times as the burden of revenue collection, transmission, gas supply among others continue to affect the distribution companies (DISCOS). The financial shortfall in the sector has exceeded N1tn, as power generation companies are owed over N500bn; distribution firms about N200bn; while the Niger Delta Power Holding


Nigeria’s Power Generation Fails to Keep Pace with Transmission Expansions

Data released by the National Bureau of Statistics indicates that in the three months ending June 2017, Nigeria’s 25 power plants generated a paltry 2,503MW of electricity while the Federal Governments investments in Transmission infrastructure led to grid capacity of nearly 6000MW.  Within the period, the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) commissioned a new 40MVA


We Will Address Power Problem In Akwa Ibom Soon – Gov Emmanuel

Following the epileptic power supply experienced in Akwa Ibom State, the governor, Udom Emmanuel has assured the state of improved adequate power supply. Speaking with journalists at the Akwa Ibom International Airport, Emmanuel admitted that he still has a lot to do in addressing the issues in the state’s power sector. He noted that the


Edo CSOs Set for Showdown with BEDC

A coalition of Civil Society groups on the platform of Edo State Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) appears set for showdown with the Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC) over alleged assault on one Innocent Okpara on the instruction of an expatriate working with the firm, The Sun Reports ‎The group, in a statement in Benin-City, signed


Senate to Amend HYPPADEC Act 2010, Two Others

The Nigerian Senate is currently working on amending three power-related Acts, SweetcrudeReports has gathered. It was gathered that the Senate has been meeting with the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Board, NERC, House of Representatives Committee on Power and representatives from the power distribution companies or Discos, power generation companies or Gencos and the Transmission Company of


We Will Replace Failed Transformers – EKEDC

The Group Corporate Affairs Manager, Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC), Godwin Idemudia, has reacted to Sweetcrude Reports’ news article on a group of protesters who stormed the Company’s headquarters at Marina Lagos yesterday over the lack of electricity. According to Idemudia who responded via an email, the issue had been resolved temporarily, pending when the

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