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    DisCos are responsible for meters, NERC tackles ANED

DisCos are responsible for meters, NERC tackles ANED

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) says it is the obligation of the distribution companies (DisCos) to ensure that consumers are provided with meters under the Meter Asset Providers (MAPs) regulations.In a statement on Monday, the electricity regulatory body said majority of the DisCos that did not meet up the deadline for engaging the firms licensed by the organisation for [...]

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    Lai claims 7,000MW, Adesina says 4,500MW… what’s the truth about Nigeria’s power generation?

Lai claims 7,000MW, Adesina says 4,500MW… what’s the truth about Nigeria’s power generation?

Within 24 hours, two prominent figures have churned out conflicting figures on Nigeria's current power generation capacity. On Tuesday, Lai Mohammed, minister of information, said the country now generates 7,000 megawatts of electricity. A day after, Akinwumi Adesina, president of the African Development Bank (AfDB), pegged the figure at "around 4,500 megawatts".While speaking at a News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) [...]

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    DISCOs: Electricity tariff MAY go up in 2017

DISCOs: Electricity tariff MAY go up in 2017

The Association of Nigerian Electricity Distributor (ANED) says electricity tariff may go up again in 2017, but this time, "modestly".Speaking at a press conference in Lagos, John Donnachie, managing director and chief executive officer of Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company, said the Discos inherited a backlog of underinvestment, which must be surmounted.“In order to address shortfall, we need to borrow, and [...]

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June 14, 2019USDGBPEUR
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LAGOS362475413
KANO361474413
PH361475412
ABUJA362476413
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