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Power Sector Stakeholders Chart Pathway to Industry Revival

Key stakeholders in the country’s electricity industry have craved for stronger collaboration that would lead to new investment direction that will help in rejuvenating the ailing power sector. The stakeholders led by the Federal Ministry of Power highlighted collaboration and investment as key factors to tackle Nigeria’s electricity challenges. This is coming as the national grid collapsed on Tuesday five ...

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EnergyMinistry of Power, Stakeholders Discuss Collaboration, Investment as Key to Solving Nigeria’s Electricity Challenges

……..by Ben Ndubuwa.,……Minister of Power, Mr. Adebayo Adelabu, Mr. Ade Yesufu, Exhibition Director, Mrs. Folake Soetan, MD of Ikeja Electric and other VIPs at the opening ceremony of Nigeria Energy and Exhibition Conference in Lagos…yesterday The Federal Ministry of Power and stakeholders in the energy industry have highlighted collaboration and investment as key factors to tackle Nigerian’s electricity challenges. The ...

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EKEDC Gets ISO 27001 Certification in Information Security Management System

……….by Ben Ndubuwa…….Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC), Nigeria’s leading utility company, has attained another milestone with the conferment of internationally recognized certification in Information Security Management System, ISO 27001:2013. The ISO 27001 certification is the global standard for information security management systems that ensures that organizations keep information assets secure by building an information security infrastructure against loss, damage, theft, ...

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keja Electric Replaces Faulty 15MVA Transformer with N250 Million Sets to Boost Power Supply in Ikorodu

….,….by Ben Ndubuwa……… Nigeria’s leading Electricity Distribution Company, Ikeja Electric Plc (IE) in its efforts to strengthen critical infrastructure to ensure improved service to its esteemed customers in the Ikorodu axis of Lagos State recently replaced the faulty 15MVA power transformer at Sabo Injection Substation (ISS) with a new one. According to the Chief Technical Officer, Ikeja Electric, Engr. Olajide ...

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NERC Launches Power Outage Reporting App

………by Ben Ndubuwa…….. The Nigeria Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC, on Monday, September 11, launched an app to monitor Electricity Distribution Companies, DisCos,’s compliance with the tariffs set in a regulation. The Chairman of NERC, Sanusi Garba made this known in Abuja during the launch of the Power Outage Reporting System, PORS, App, using Abuja Electricity Distribution Company as a pilot ...

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Three-Phase Prepaid Meter Increases to N143,836.10, Single N81,975.16, as NERC Gives Reason

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has issued a regulation to increase the unit costs of end-use meters under the Meter Asset Provider and National Mass Metering of single-phase meters (4G, smart) from N58,661.69 to N81,975.16(31.16%) and Three Phase Meter from N109,684.36 to N143,836.10 (39.6%) taking into account effect from Wednesday, September 6, 2023. This was revealed in a statement ...

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Dangote Cement Makes Clarification Over Cement Price Disparity Between Nigeria and Neighbouring Countries

…..says Nigeria’s price is in line with or lower than prices across the West African coast……. …………by Victor Egbo………..Management of Dangote Cement Plc has clarified that the price of a bag of cement from its factories across Nigeria (as at 28th August 2023) is N4,010 in Okpella and N4,640 in Ibese, Objana, and Gboko. Including transportation costs and the location ...

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FG Endorses 2023 Energy Exhibition and Conference Foster Partnership Among Stakeholders

From L-R: Dr. Afrah Pakirsaibo, Conference Director, Nigeria Energy; Professor Magnus Onuoha, President, Governing Council, Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Associations (REEEA- Alliance); Mrs. Evangeline Olumoroti Babalola, Director, Investment and Sector Development, Federal Ministry of Power; Jitender Sachdeva, Group President, SkipperSeil Limited; and Ade Yesufu, Exhibition Director – Energy portfolio – MEA, Informa Markets at the Nigeria Energy Exhibition and ...

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DisCos Asked to Assist Customers Update Meters

………by Victor Egbo…….. The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has advised Electricity Distribution Companies, DisCos, to assist customers update their meters. The NERC warned that failure by electricity customers to update their metering devices would make them face challenges with recharging by next year. In a message on its Twitter/X handle the Commission noted that the process of updating would ...

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