Tag Archives: DisCos

Two-Month Free Electricity Mere Propaganda, Says TCN

The recent announcement of plan to give Nigerians two months of free electricity as part of palliatives for COVID-19 is nothing more than propaganda that cannot work, the Transmission Company of Nigeria has said. The TCN faulted the announcement by power distribution companies that the Federal Government and the National Assembly would pay for the proposed two-month free electricity for ...

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NERC Suspends Electricity Tariff Increase

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission has suspended the proposed increase in electricity tariffs initially slated for Wednesday (today). NERC had on January 4, in its December 2019 Minor Review of Multi Year Tariff Order 2015 and Minimum Remittance Order for the Year 2020 for the 11 Discos, said that consumers would start to pay more for electricity from April 1. ...

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DisCos And The Tantrums Of An ‘Abiku’

By Felix Oboagwina From April 1, consumers in Nigeria should brace up to cough out more money to electricity Distribution Companies (DisCos) who have wangled another tariff hike, no thanks to an industry watchdog habitually pandering to the tantrums of the corporations like a doting parent panders to the demands of an Abiku. The Yoruba “Abiku” (“Ogbanje” to the Igbo) ...

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We’ll Turn Power Supply Around, Osinbajo Boasts

…says additional 669MW coming this year BEING A SPEECH BY PROF. YEMI OSINBAJO, SAN, GCON, VICE PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA, AT THE COMMISSIONING OF NDPHC PROJECTS IN ABEOKUTA AND ITS ENVIRONS ON THE 15TH OF AUGUST, 2019. PROTOCOLS I am honoured to commission today, the Niger Delta Power Holding Company (NDPHC) reinforcement projects around the Abeokuta environs and ...

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