Five Key Things To Know About Lagos Electricity Bill

The bill by Lagos, a state that hosts two major power distribution companies (EKEDC and Ikeja Electric), to own its electricity market has reached its crescendo. Here, according to the lawmakers, are the implications of this to residents and businesses in the state     Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Mudashiru Obasa, on Wednesday said the Electricity Bill currently before the House is the confirmation of the state government’s zeal to ensure regular and uninterrupted power supply to residents. Platforms Africa reports that this came…

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Excitement As EKEDC Approves 20% Cost Of Living Allowance For Staff

. “Why we did it, made July 2024 effective date,” board speaks on unprecedented welfare package   Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) has announced the approval of a 20% Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA) for all its staff, effective July 2024, fostering a supportive and rewarding work environment. Platforms Africa reports that Babatunde Lasaki, EKEDC’s General Manager, Corporate Communications, made this known in a statement. According to the statement, the EKEDC’s Board of Directors approved adjustment, reflects the company’s commitment to the well-being and financial stability of its workforce amid…

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Accelerate Pre-paid Meter Installation, EKEDC Orders Vendors

. Utility firm demands priority for its customers In fresh order to meter vendors   Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) has announced plans to expedite the installation of prepaid meters for customers who have already made payments under the Meter Asset Provider (MAP) scheme but are yet to receive their meters. The DisCo has also disclosed a plan to launch a comprehensive metering initiative aimed at reducing the number of unmetered customers, following the deregulation of electricity meter prices under the MAP scheme by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC).…

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Metering: EKEDC Issues 2,000 Minimum Stock Mandate Order To MAP Vendors

. ‘Reopening Metering portal, 4G-enabled meters for all.’ Full details of templates the utility firm released to customers on how prepaid meter backlog will be cleared   Ahead of the plan to re-launch its prepaid meter portal within the Meter Assets Providers (MAP) scheme, Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) has implemented a new prerequisite stipulating that MAP vendors must have a minimum stock of 2,000 smart prepaid meters on hand before being authorized to sell and install meters for new customers. Mrs Rekhiat Momoh, Acting Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of…

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EKEDC Champions Health, Sports Integration, Headlines Ikoyi Club’38 Tennis Week

The Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) has reaffirmed its dedication to backing health and wellness as well as sports development programs, showcased during the Tennis Tournament hosted at lkoyi Club 1938. Mrs Rekhiat Momoh, Acting Chief Executive Officer of EKEDC, made this remark at the closing ceremony of the EKEDC Tennis Tournament recently held at Ikoyi Club 1938. It was gathered that the leading utility firm organised the week-long EKEDC Tennis Tournament at lIkoyi Club 1938, as part of its corporate social responsibility initiatives. The week-long tournament, according to the…

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EKEDC Board Issues Disclaimer On Egeregor’s Publication

The Chairman of Eko Electricity Distribution Company (Eko DisCo), Mr. Dere Otubu has issued a disclaimer on a publication made by a board member, Babor Egeregor. He expressed this in a press statement on Thursday. He said:“The attention of the Board of Directors has been drawn to the recent statements online and print media from Mr. Babor Egeregor, supposedly acting on behalf of the Board. “This is to state that the Board of Eko Electricity Distribution Plc (“EKEDP”) did not and has not authorized Mr. Babor Egeregor to issue any…

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EKEDC Begins Mass Metering of Customers, Promises Refund On MAP

Why we deployed cutting-edge technology to safely, sustainably and reliably supply electricity – Sanda opens up at the Customer Engagement Forum in Agbara, a suburb of Lagos.   The Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) says all electricity consumers who paid for meters under the Meter Asset Provider (MAP) scheme will be refunded through a credit “token” within six months. Platforms Africa reports that the Chief Executive Officer, EKEDC, Dr Tinuade Sanda, gave the assurance during a Customer Engagement Forum on Thursday in Agbara, a suburb of Lagos. READ ALSO: Louis…

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We’ve Surged Investment On Equipment Upgrades – EKEDC

Customers commend EKEDC for prompt response to faults as allocation to company reduces from 513 MW to 350 MW in last two weeks.   Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) says it has spent significant amount of money on upgrading of equipment within its network. Platforms Africa reports that the Chief Executive Officer of the utility firm, Dr. Tinuade Sanda, who disclosed this during its Ijora District customers engagement forum in Lagos on Thursday, maintained that the investment was made to improve service delivery. Customers at the forum were drawn from…

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EKEDC Partners Elektron Energy On 30MW Embedded IPP In Lagos

The management of Eko Electricity Distribution Company, EKEDC, and Elektron Energy has unveiled 30 megawatts embedded independent power plant to boost electricity supply within Victoria Island in Lagos. This came as the Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, commended the companies for the bold step to provide uninterrupted power supply in the state. Speaking at the inaugural ceremony for the power plant in Victoria Island, the Chairman, EKEDC, Mr. Oritsedere Otubu, said the project would enable more power supply to Lagos at cost reflective tariff. According to him, “Currently, the…

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Nigeria In Darkness As National Grid Collapses 3rd Time in 24 Days

The last two collapses occured on March 14 and 15 2022   The Nigerian electricity transmission system also known as the national grid has collapsed again, plunging the Africa’s biggest economy into darkness. Platforms Africa reports that the latest collpase, which rocked the country on Friday evening, is the third time within the space of one month, and the fourth collapse in 2022. READ ALSO: JUST IN: National Grid Collapses Again 2nd Time in 24 hours, 3rd in 2022 I Am Angry With State of Nigeria’s Power Sector – Buhari…

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