Punch Newspaper page27 reports that, Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission has shown that the total billing of electricity consumers by the 11 Distribution Companies is N816bn. According to data contained in NERC’S Annual Report shows that loss was recorded in 2020.
Details of the story captioned:“DisCos suffer N543bn revenue loss in 12 months”.
Punch Newspaper page 27 reports that power generation has dipped by 642.4 megawatts on Sunday, compared to the quantum of peak electricity produced on the grid the proceeding day as a result of a fire incident that occurred on Saturday at its Adiabo 330/132/33KV substation in Cross River State. However, the General Manager Public Affairs, TCN, Ndidi Mbah, stated that engineers from transmission Company are “working assiduously to restore power supply to Calabar.
Details of the stories are as follows:
Punch: “FG confirms substation fire, GenCos shed 642.4MW”.
Vanguard: “TCN working to restore power to Calabar”.
Nation Newspaper page 30and Vanguard page 12 all reported that, Legal Advisers to Vigeo Power-Core Investors in Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC) Plc. has cautioned Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), to refrain from altering composition of BEDC board of Directors.
Details of the stories are as follows:
Nation: “Lawyers caution against illegal BEDC take over”.
Vanguard: “Vigeo Legal Advisers caution NERC against illegal takeover of BEDC”.
Punch Newspaper page 31 reports that, Edo State Government in conjunction with Ossiomo Power Plant has finalized plans to extend the service of the power generating company to other parts of the state in a renewed effort to tackle the challenges of power supply and spur industrialization.
Managing Director, Ossiomo Power, Dr .UwaIgiehon, who disclosed this on Friday, said the project which has ensured stable electricity to government establishment and public infrastructure in the Benin metropolis, would now be extended to ensure steady power supply across all Edo communities.
Details of the story captioned:“Edo govt Ossiomo to extend electricity supply”.
Punch Newspaper page 37 reports that, Ikeja Electric Distribution Company Plc. says some areas in Alimosho Local Government of Lagos State, will be denied electricity for 10 consecutive days starting from Tuesday, 6th to Monday 15th September, 2022.
IkejaDisCo, said the company would be replacing old panels at its Igando injection substation in order to improve the quality and quantity power supply.
Details of the story captioned:“Ikeja electric announces 10-day blackout for Alimosho LGA”.
DailySun Newspaper page 25 reports that, Nigerian Association of Electricity Consumers (NAEC), South East Zone, has disassociated the entire zone, including the five state governments in the area, from the reported refusal of some 14 communities in Obingwa Local Government Area of Abia State to pay electricity bills to Aba power limited on the ground that they donated transformers some years ago to a firm which was supplying power to the area until last February when the Aba ringed fence area was handed over to Geometric power.
Details of the story captioned:“NAEC dissociates South East from 14 electricity non – paying communities in Abia”.
Leadership Newspaper page 26 reports that, Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC), said it has deployed meter on-wheels and mobile MAP initiatives to allow customers purchase meters instantly without waiting for months
Chief Marketing Officer of AEDC, Donald Etim, during a town hall meeting with electricity consumers in Lugbe axis of Abuja on Friday, said that with these initiatives, consumers can now pay for meters and have them installed within 24 hours unlike what was obtainable before now.
Details of the story captioned:“AEDC deploys meter on-wheels, urges customers to safeguard power assets”.
Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), hereby Notify the general public on the legitimate and statutorily recognisedBoard of Directors/Management of BEDC Electricity Plc.
Details of the story on Daily Trust page 37 and Vanguard Newspaper page 26