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Nigeria: ‘Why Collapse of Nigeria’s Electricity Grid Persists’

Distribution Companies (DisCos), have said the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), should be held responsible for the persistent collapse of the nation’s electricity grid.

Nigeria: Four DisCos Grow Revenue by N49.6bn as USAID intervenes

Four power distribution companies in the country grew their revenue by $162m (N49.57bn at the official exchange rate of N306 to a dollar) after the intervention of the United States Agency for International Development through the Power Africa Transactions and Reform Project.

NERC Outlines Six Distribution Models for Discos to Satisfy Nigerians

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has alleged that no electricity distribution company (Disco) in the power sector has been able to meet the demands of electricity consumers in the country since the sector was reformed in 2005.

Nigeria Needs $100bn in 20 Yrs to Tackle Power Challenges –...

The Nigeria Electricity Supply Industry, NESI, requires investments of over $100 billion in the next 20 years, if the country, Nigeria must have 24 hours of electricity supply daily, stakeholders in the power sector have said.

European Union Invests N53.9bn in Nigeria’s Power Sector

The European Union on Tuesday announced that it had committed over €156.3m (N53.9bn at N344.88 to one euro) in different financing instruments in Nigeria’s power sector.

Electricity: NERC Intensifies Efforts to Stop Estimated Billing

The Nigeria Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), has assured consumers that pre-paid meters would be made available to all within the next two years.

Nigeria: Power Interrupted, Panic at the DisCos

“Up NEPA”! The joyful yell that formed part of the earliest memories of many a Nigerian child of my generation. But then, NEPA would only provide temporary reprieve and we were soon back to watching candlelight flames flicker until NEPA came through for us again.

Nigeria: Power Generation Drops by 1,507.3MW as Grid Collapse Continues

The total quantum of electricity generated on the Nigeria’s power grid fell by 1,507.3 megawatts, dropping from a peak of 4,845.4MW to 3,338.1MW, the latest data from the Federal Ministry of Power, Works and Housing has revealed.

Nigeria: Power Sector Inefficiency & How Privatisation Worsened Consumers Nightmare

The power sector is in a hurry to be listed among the non-performing privatised assets of the Federal Government.

Nigeria: Playing DiSco with Nigerian Electricity Consumers

Going to discos was very popular in the ’80s. But dancing to a melodic pop music was not the only thing boys knew how to do then. They also played some wooing pranks on girls, starting with such gimmicks as “excuse me dance”.