TCN Energizes 2nd 330kV Akangba-Ikeja West Line in Lagos

Posted: January 15, 2022 at 4:08 pm   /   Ikeja, Ministry of Power, TCN

Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN, has energized the 2nd 330kV Akangba- Ikeja West Line to backfeed bulk electricity to Ikeja West Substation in Lagos, following the fall of 5 towers on the main power line that were brought down by the vandalized pipeline fire a few days ago in Lagos. According to the MD/CEO, Dr […]

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Ikeja Electric Gets new CEO, Signs Supply Agreement with Estate

Posted: March 30, 2020 at 5:21 pm   /   Discos, Ikeja, Photo

The baton has changed hands at Ikeja Electric Plc, Nigeria’s largest Electricity Distribution Company with the appointment of Mrs. Folake Soetan as its Acting Chief Executive Officer. She took over the saddle on Monday, 2nd March, 2020. She takes over from Dr. Anthony Youdeowei who had led the company as CEO for the last four […]

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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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Ikeja Electric Agent Charged with N735,000 Theft

Posted: January 6, 2018 at 8:30 am   /   Discos, Ikeja

A 35-year-old employee of Ikeja Electricity Distribution Company, Kehinde Olowu, who allegedly stole the company’s N735,000, was on Thursday charged before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court for stealing. The accused, who worked as the company’s agent, absconded with the said amount in January 2017 at Abule-Oki, Iyana-Ipaja, According to the charge sheet: “The accused sold some […]

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3 Unions issue seven-day ultimatum over sacking of 400 Electricity workers in Ikeja Disco

Posted: March 3, 2016 at 9:32 pm   /   Discos, Government, Ikeja, Ministry of Power, NERC, Regulation

Electricity consumers nationwide are in for more hard time if the threat from the National Union of Electricity Employees, (NUEE), Senior Staff Association of Electricity and Allied Companies (SSAEAC), and Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) to shut down Egbin Power Station in Lagos and other electricity facilities across the country is […]

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IKEJA DISCO to pay N131.4m fine for Defying Metering Order

Posted: October 5, 2015 at 4:48 pm   /   Discos, Government, Ikeja, NERC, Regulation

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC, has continued to wield the big stick on defaulting electricity market participants. The recent hammer fell on Ikeja Disco. The management of Ikeja Electricity Distribution Company (IKEDC) has been fined N131, 400, 000.00 only by the Electricity Industry Regulator. This followed the company’s “flagrant breaches” of the Credited Advance […]

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Electricity Consumers Reject Tariff Review

Posted: September 6, 2015 at 7:51 am   /   Discos, Ikeja, NERC, Regulation

Electricity customers in one half of Lagos State being serviced by Ikeja Electric have rejected the any proposal by the franchise to contemplate any increase in tariff in the immediate future. At a forum hosted by Ikeja Electric, consumers under the umbrella of the Joint Action Committee of the Electricity Distribution Company Customers Consultative Forum […]

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300,000 Smart Metres for Ikeja Electric Customers

Posted: May 25, 2015 at 11:20 pm   /   Discos, Ikeja

The Managing Director, Ikeja Electric, Mr Abiodun Ajifowobaje has said recently that the company would soon begin the installation of its newly acquired 300,000 smart meters in the zone which covers the mainland parts of Lagos State. The MD stated that the meters which were acquired at a cost of 106 million dollars (N21.2 billion) […]

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Ikeja Electric Appeals for Cooperation as it Embarks on Network Indexing

Posted: April 9, 2015 at 1:28 am   /   Discos, Ikeja

The management of Ikeja Electric has appealed for customers support and cooperation as it embarks on network equipment and customer indexing to enable it offer excellent services to them. The appeal was made by a director of the company, Mr Kola Adeshina at the contract signing ceremony with the company’s technical partners, Korean Electricity Corporation, […]

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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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