NERC Confirms Removal Of Electricity Subsidy

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission has confirmed the removal of electricity subsidies by the Federal Government. Addressing a news conference in Abuja, the Chairman of...

Incessant grid collapse: Evidence of moribund power sector

game between electricity Generation Companies (GenCos) and other arms of the value chain are a testimony to the wobbling state of the Nigerian electricity...

Blackout in Lagos, seven other states as national grid collapses

The national grid, on Monday, experienced its second collapse in 2022 resulting in blackout across the country. The states affected include Lagos, Enugu, Kaduna, Abia,...

Minister holds emergency meeting over power outage

The Minister of Power Engr. Abubakar Aliyu is holding an emergency meeting with stakeholders in the sector to address the current low power generation...

AEDC Says Worsening Power Supply Situation Stems From Low Generation, Craves Customers’ Understanding

The Abuja Electricity Distribution Company Plc. (AEDC) has I formed its customers in Kogi State, Niger State, Nasarawa State and Abuja the Federal Capital Territory...

Estimated billing: Residents threaten to sue minister, DISCO, others

Residents of Agbado-Oke-Odo Local Council Development Area of Lagos yesterday threatened to sue Ikeja Electric, the Minister of Power, Abubakar Aliyu, the Nigerian Electricity...

BPE names 5-member interim management team for AEDC

The Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE), has named five persons to serve as members of the interim management team for the Abuja Electricity Distribution...

Stakeholders brainstorm to improve power sector

Stakeholders in the power industry in Abuja exchanged policy ideas to deepen the process of reforming the country’s power sector. The stakeholders, at the 1st...

Buhari sacks AEDC management

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the suspension of the management of Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC). He approved a new interim governing board appointed to...

Nigeria, Chad to partner on power interconnection –Minister

The Minister of Power, Mr. Abubakar Aliyu, has assured the Republic of Chad of Nigeria’s continuous interaction on power interconnection. Mr. Odutayo Oluseyi, Assistant Director,...

Jos Disco to install meters for 200,000 customers

Jos Electricity Distribution Plc has successfully installed electricity meters for over 88,500 customers in their franchise states of Bauchi, Benue, Gombe and Plateau under...

Kashimbila, Zungeru Hydro Power projects for completion in December – Minister

The Minister of Power, Alhaji Abubakar Aliyu has reassured that the Kashimbila 40 Megawatt Power Station in Taraba will be ready in December. Aliyu said...

Osinbajo inaugurates NDPHC 2x60MVA, 132/33KV Awka substation

Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has inaugurated the 2×60 Mega Volt Ampree (MVA) 132/33 Kilo Volt (KV) Awka Substation in Anambra State, built by...

BEDC decries rising cases of vandalism

Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC) PLC has decried rising cases of vandalism across its franchise zone. It said besides being an economic crime, the vandalism...

World Bank, AFDB provide $550m support for off-grid solutions –REA

The Rural Electrification Agency (REA) has announced the provision of $550m in funding by the World Bank (WB) and the African Development Bank (AfDB)...

President Buhari leaving lasting legacy in power sector –Group

The All Progressives Congress (APC) Legacy Awareness and Campaign Group, says the President Muhammadu Buhari-led All Progressives Congress (APC) administration is committed to leaving...

1.09m customers metered by DisCOs – NERC

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) says 1,092,399 customers have been metered by electricity Distribution Companies (DisCos) under the Meter Assets Provider (MAP) scheme...

EKEDC signs MoU with Lagos, NDPHC for power supply upgrade

EKO Electricity Distribution Company Plc (EKEDC) has partnered with the Niger Delta Power Holding Company Limited (NDPHC) to improve electricity supply in Lagos. A Memorandum...

KEDCO restates commitment to metering, warns against ‘meter apathy’

The Kano Electricity Distribution Company (KEDCO) has restated its commitment to metering in line with the Federal Government’s initiative in the country. The Head of...

‘Why there’s unstable power supply in Kano’

Kano Electricity Distribution Company (KEDCO) on Thursday gave reason why the state is experiencing unstable power supply within its franchise areas in recent times. KEDCO...