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Profile of Ikeja Electricity Distribution Company

Posted: November 28, 2014 at 12:30 pm   /   Ikeja

Ikeja Electricity Distribution Company(IKEDC) manages electricity distribution in the mainland segment or northern part of Lagos State. The investors in the company are NEDC/ KEPCO Consortium. IKEDC is divided into 11 Business Units which are Abule Egba, Akonwonjo, Ikeja,Ikotun, Ipaja, Odogunyan, Ogba, Ojodu, Oshodi and Shomolu and a growing customer population of 657,444. The face […]

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TCN restores bulk power supply to areas in Ibadan DisCo after fire incident

Posted: February 7, 2020 at 10:12 am   /   Discos, Government, Ministry of Power, NERC, TCN

The Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN, has reported that it has restored bulk power supply to Ibadan DisCo distribution lines that were out due to fire incident on Wednesday at TCN substation in Ayede, Akinyemi along Ring Road in Ibadan, Oyo State. According to the release published on TCN twitter handle and signed by the […]

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Stop asking customers to pay for network infrastructure – NERC

Posted: February 7, 2020 at 9:42 am   /   Discos, Government, NERC, Regulation

The electricity sector regulator, NERC, has news for the electricity distribution companies; they should stop asking customers to pay for replacement and installation of network infrastructure such as faulty transformers, substation materials or lines, etc. According to a release published on the website of the industry regulator, the only scenario where the customer is to […]

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We are still listening to Stakeholders – El- Rufai

Posted: January 24, 2020 at 7:44 pm   /   Discos, Government, Ministry of Power, NERC

If you were expecting quick fix report from the Federal Government Committee to review the present ownership of power assets in the country, you have to tarry awhile. According to the Chairman of the committee, Mallam El-Rufai, Governor of Kaduna State, they are still listening to stakeholders before they make up their minds as to […]

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More Problems for the DisCos as NERC Issues Intention to Cancel Licences of 8 DisCos

Posted: October 13, 2019 at 7:24 pm   /   Discos, NBET, NERC, Regulation

The times are really not good for the electricity distribution companies, DisCos, in Nigeria. They have been receiving bashing from the Transmission Company of Nigeria for rejecting huge amount of electricity generated by the GenCos and transported to load centers. Only a few months ago, the Electricity Market Operator descended on several DisCos for not […]

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Electricity Market Operator Suspends Defaulting DisCos for Low Security Covers

Posted: July 29, 2019 at 3:52 pm   /   Discos, Government, Ministry of Power, NERC, Photo, TCN

The Nigerian Electricity Market is getting more interesting by the day and the Electricity Distribution Companies, DisCos, are the ones with the burnt end of the stick. The DisCos have severally been accused of causing illiquidity in the Market by their poor monthly returns on their monthly invoices , which hovers between 30 and 35%. […]

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NERC Introduces Payment Plan for Electricity Meters

Posted: July 20, 2019 at 12:07 pm   /   Discos, Government, Ministry of Power, NERC, Photo, Regulation

Relief has come the way of some electricity customers in Nigeria as the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has approved a payment plan for electricity customers who so desire to get prepaid meters and pay later. The cheering news was disclosed by Mr Nathan Shatti, NERC’s commissioner for finance and management services at a press […]

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TCN Restores Normal Bulk Power Transmission after Apo Transformer Fire

Posted: April 29, 2019 at 7:55 am   /   Abuja, Government, TCN

The Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN, has restored normal power transmission through its Apo Transmission substation after a fire outbreak which occurred yesterday involving one of its 45MVA, 132/33kV power transformers feeding AEDC’s 33kV feeders. The fire was put out by the combined efforts of the Federal, FCT and NNPC fire service units. In the […]

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Borno residents protest 24-hour power supply, desire 12hrs supply

Posted: December 20, 2018 at 8:02 am   /   Discos, Government, Ministry of Power

Nigeria is indeed a funny country. While some companies like TCN, Federal Government are working hard to provide 24-hour power supply for the people, some are protesting against it. Can you believe that residents of Maiduguri, Borno State capital, have complained of the 24-hour electricity supply provided by Yola Electricity Distribution Company (YEDC). Speaking to […]

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Abuja DisCo says customers get 18hrs power supply daily

Posted: December 8, 2018 at 2:01 pm   /   Abuja, Discos

The management of Abuja Electricity Distribution Company, AEDC, has said electricity consumers in Abuja and other ares under its franchise enjoy an average of 18 hours power supply daily. The management made the disclosure when the Senate Committee on Privatization paid them an over-sighting visit. The DisCo said it has also invested N19 billion as […]

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Nigeria needs 180,000MW to enjoy stable power supply-DisCo Association

Posted: June 22, 2018 at 5:25 pm   /   Discos, Ibadan, Ikeja

The Executive Director, Association of Nigerian Electricity Distributors, Mr Sunday Oduntan, has said that Nigeria has a long way to go to start enjoying stable power supply. For him Nigeria must generate at least 180,000 megawatts of electricity to have adequate and stable power supply. He said this on Wednesday in Abeokuta at the stakeholders’ […]

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