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DisCos’ Debts to MO Hit N120.7bn

DisCos’ Debts to MO Hit N120.7bn

The indebtedness of power distribution companies to the electricity market operator, in terms of stipulated remittances to the MO, has risen to N120.7bn, The Punch reports. It was gathered that the shortfall in remittances by the 11 Discos to the MO had been accumulating since the commencement of the Transitional Electricity Market in January 2015. In its

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Kwara LG Secretariat Disconnected for 4 Years Over N4.8m Debt

The Irepodun Local Government Secretariat in Kwara has been without electricity for four years over N4.8 million debt, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. NAN reports that secretariat located in Omu-Aran was disconnected since 2013 by Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC). Mr Waliu Sanni, the IBEDC District Manager in Omu-Aran, told NAN that the

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AEDC Meters Maitama, Others in FCT

The Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) said it is installing meters for Maitama, Mpape and other areas in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) from its 90,000 meter procurement to end estimated billing complaints by customers, Daily Trust reports. Speaking at a Forum organised for customers in Abuja, the Regional Manager, FCT Central, Mr. Mohammed Ihuza, said metering

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Keep Watch Over Electricity Facilities in Your Area- EKEDC

The General Manager of Eko Electricity Distribution Company, Mr. Godwin Idemudia, has appealed to the public, especially those in its district, to keep watch over electricity facilities in their areas. He made the plea after a Yaba Magistrate Court in Lagos, sentenced a 32-year old man, Ismaila Mabodu to 6-month imprisonment for theft. According to him,

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Port Harcourt DisCo Distributes 150,000 Free Prepaid Meters

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. Mr John Onyi, PHED’s Manager, Corporate Communication, in a statement in Port Harcourt on Thursday, warned customers against making payment to unknown persons. He said the company recently

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KEDCO Commissions 15MVA Sub-Station in Kano

Kano Electricity Distribution Company (KEDCO) has commissioned a 15MVA capacity sub-station in Dakata, Nasarawa local government area, Kano state, IWIN reports. Managing Director of the company, Alhaji Jamilu Isyaku Gwamna stated that the company spent over 200 million for the construction of the sub-station to improve energy distribution in the area. He also went on to add

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DisCos Set to Embark on Mass Disconnection to Recover N200bn Debts

Amidst protests and threats, the power distribution companies in Nigeria (DISCOs) have insisted that a nation-wide mass disconnection of high-debt electricity consumers must take effect on or before the end of August 2017, IWIN reports. The measure, according to the companies is aimed at recovering over N200 billion cumulative debts, owed them since 2013 when the former

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EDOCSO Calls for Revocation of BEDC License.

Edo Civil Society Organisations,(EDOCSO), has called on the federal government to revoke the license of Benin Electricity Distribution Company,(BEDC) according to reports reaching the Independent Energy Watch Initiative (IWIN) EDOCSO which had earlier called for the sack of the entire management team of BEDC, also called for the revocation during a protest that grounded activities

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