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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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No Plans to Revoke Power Sector Privatization- Fashola

Posted: September 30, 2017 at 1:10 pm   /   Discos, Gen. Biz, Gencos, Government, Ministry of Power

The new owners of power sector assets can be rest assured as the Federal Government has ruled out the possibility of revoking licences given to them to run the country’s power sector. The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, cleared the air at the Policy Dialogue on the Power Sector, organised by the […]

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Abuja DisCo Calls Debtors in Niger State to Pay up 770m Debt

Posted: September 29, 2017 at 6:10 pm   /   Abuja, Discos

The Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) has cried out that the huge debt of over N770 million owed by the Niger State government, industrial, commercial and other private customers in the state was crippling the operations of the company. The AEDC Director, Risk and Compliance, Mr Collins Chabuka, made the declaration while soliciting the support […]

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3rd National Power Council Meets to Discuss Sector Challenges

Posted: September 18, 2017 at 8:30 pm   /   Discos, Gen. Biz, Government, Ministry of Power, Photo

The 3rd National Council on Power (NACOP) kicked-off in Jos, Plateau State capital, 18th September with the theme “Completing Power Sector Reforms”. The Council whose opening session is being chaired by the Permanent Secretary, Power, Louis Edozien, is to examine the challenges of the moment and take decisions to overcome them to ensure the sector […]

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82 Nigerians Died from Electricity Accidents in 6 Months- NEMSA

Posted: August 29, 2017 at 2:19 pm   /   Discos, Ministry of Power, TCN

The Nigerian Electricity Management Services Agency (NEMSA) has disclosed that 82 persons which includes employees of electricity distribution companies (Discos), Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), as well as power consumers, lost their lives in various electricity-related accidents between January and July this year. According to the NEMSA report on Safety Ranking for Electricity Distribution companies […]

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Abuja DisCo Denies Contradicting Minister on DisCos Capacity

Posted: August 29, 2017 at 1:39 pm   /   Abuja, Discos, Ministry of Power

The management of Abuja Electricity Distribution Company, AEDC, has come forward to clarify that the DisCo or her spokesperson did not join issues with nor contradict the Honorable Minister of Power, Works and Housing on his views that distribution companies were rejecting available power supply in the grid. According to the statement released by the […]

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MD of Power Firm Makes Compelling Case for Increase in Electricity Tariff

Posted: July 18, 2017 at 6:15 am   /   Discos, Gencos, Government, NDPHC

The Managing Director of the major power infrastructure company, Niger Delta Power Holding Company (NDPHC), Joseph Chiedu Ugbo says the call for increased electricity tariff is necessary for generating companies (GenCos) and other service providers to meet their business cost and for the stability of the industry. Ugbo made his call in support of the […]

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Get Disco’s Approval Before Buying Transformers- NERC

Posted: July 13, 2017 at 8:00 pm   /   Discos, Government, NERC, Regulation

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has advised electricity customers against buying and installing transformers or embarking on line network extension without the approval of the power distribution company, Disco, that supervises their immediate community. Speaking at a stakeholders’ forum in Lagos, the Head, Consumer Affairs Division, NERC, Mr Hardley Jack said it was wrong […]

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Court Humbles Enugu Disco, Sends 2 Managers to Jail

Posted: July 13, 2017 at 7:31 pm   /   Discos, Enugu

Staff of electricity distribution companies who have always acted with pride and impunity have a second thought coming as an Anambra State High Court, sitting in Onitsha, on Tuesday jailed the Distribution Manager and Marketing Manager of the Enugu Electricity Distribution Company, Onitsha District for three months for contempt. The two managers taken before the […]

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Abuja DisCo Opens N10m Training Facility to Drive up Performance

Posted: June 28, 2017 at 8:32 am   /   Abuja, Discos

In order to save cost, Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC), has commissioned a training facility valued at N10 million in Abuja to drive up its service efficiency and performance delivery. The MD, Engr. Mupwaya, said during the commissioning of the AEDC Learning Centre, that the facility would help the Distribution Company to reposition the staff […]

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NERC to Disband Boards of Discos over Poor Performance

Posted: June 17, 2017 at 7:22 am   /   Discos, Government, Ministry of Power, NERC, Regulation

There seems to be more troubles for the electricity distribution companies as the power industry regulator, Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), has threatened to the sack of the management boards of the 11 electricity distribution companies (Discos) in the country over poor performance. NERC’s Commissioner for Engineering Performance and Monitoring, Prof. Frank Okafor disclosed this […]

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