Experts Back FG On Electricity Subsidy Removal To Attract Investments

Posted by - July 5, 2021

Some financial analysts have urged the Federal Government to remove electricity subsidy to attract more investments into the sector. They disclosed this in an interview on Monday in Lagos State while reacting to the monthly electricity subsidy of N30 billion by the government. The analysts said removal of electricity subsidy would save the government scarce

Monitor Installation Of Prepaid Meters, NEMSA Urge Nigerians

Posted by - June 30, 2021

 The Nigerian Electricity Management Services Agency (NEMSA) has charged Nigerians to ensure that all the meters being installed in their various home or public places are in line with the approved metering code. The Managing Director and Chief Electrical Inspector of the Federation, Mr Peter Ewesor, gave the charge at a seminar organised by the

Lagos To Deploy 20,000 Prepaid Meters To 5 Communities – Commissioner

Posted by - May 11, 2021
Lagos State Government on Tuesday said it would install 20,000 prepaid energy meters to five low-income communities in the state. The Commissioner for Energy and Mineral Resources, Mr Olalere Odusote made this known in Ikeja during the year 2021 Ministerial Press Briefing to commemorate the second-year anniversary of the present administration in the state. Odusote

Student Electrocuted In Benue

Posted by - April 22, 2021
  A student of Benue State University Technical College simply identified as Emmanuel, has been electrocuted in Makurdi, Benue State capital. He died before help could reach him. The incident happened in Achussa, a suburb of the state capital. Narrating how the incident occurred, an uncle to the deceased, Samuel Olokpo said on the morning

FG Directs Reversal of Electricity Tariff Adjustment

Posted by - January 7, 2021
  The Minister of Power, Mr 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 December 2020. Mr Aaron Artimas, Senior Special Adviser, Media and Communications to the Minister of Power, made this known in a statement in Abuja on

Again, Govt Increases Electricity Tariff by Over 50%

Posted by - January 5, 2021
  The Nigerian government has barely two months after the implementation of a controversial tariff increase, approved an increase in electricity tariff payable by electricity consumers in Nigeria. The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC, approved over 50 percent hike in electricity tariff payable by customers of the 11 Distribution Companies, DisCos. According to reports, a

Itakpe-Ajaokuta-Warri Rail to Convey 1m Passengers, 3.5m Tonnes Yearly

Posted by - January 4, 2021
  The Federal Government says close to one million passengers and 3.5 million tonnes of freight will be conveyed on the Itakpe-Ajaokuta-Warri rail line annually. The 326-kilometre rail line, which had suffered setbacks in the last 30 years, was virtually inaugurated by President Muhammadu Buhari in September 2020. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji

National Mass Metering Project: Firm to Train 300 Youths on Meter Installation

Posted by - November 15, 2020
Indigenous electricity meter manufacturing company, MOMAS, has offered free training on prepaid meter installation for 300 unemployed youths to complement the Federal Government’s mass metering programme. The Chairman of MOMAS Mr Kola Balogun, said in a statement on Sunday in Lagos, that the step was part of the company’s Corporate Social Responsibility in building sustainable

NEMSA Cautions Nigerians Against Accepting Meters Without Seal

Posted by - November 11, 2020
The Nigerian Electricity Management Services Agency (NEMSA) on Wednesday advised Nigerians not to accept any meter without the agency’s seal or label. The Managing Director of NEMSA, Mr Peter Ewesor, gave the advice at the official presentation of QMS ISO 9001:2015 certificate to the agency by Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) in Abuja. Ewesor said

Ikeja Electric Explains September Bills to Customers

Posted by - October 13, 2020
Ikeja Electric (IE) says its September bills were computed in line with the agreement on electricity tariffs reached by the Federal Government and labour unions in the country. The electricity Distribution Company (DisCo) made the clarification in a statement posted on its website on Tuesday following complaints by its customers on the high tariffs issued