Nigerian Court remands Mother, Daughter in Prison over Energy theft on Ikeja Electric Network

  A Nigerian Court has remanded a mother and her daughter in prison pending the perfection of their bail conditions over alleged energy theft on the network of Ikeja Electric, one of the two utility companies that connect Lagos – Nigeria’s commercial capital – to the grid. The two, who, according to a statement made available to Platforms Africa by Ikeja Electric, are residents of Fatokun Street in Abule Taylor, Off Abeokuta Expressway, Lagos, were arraigned before Ogba Magistrate Court. The duo of Latefat Shofidiya, 65 and Ekundayo Taiwo, 40…

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How Nigerian electricity customers will be billed in new tariff regime – Ikeja Electric

  Ikeja Electric, a leading power utility firm in Nigeria, Africa’s biggest economy, has given details of how electricity customers on its network would be billed in new tariff regime which is slated to begin on July 1, 2020. The utility firm declared this in a statement made available to Platforms Africa, maintaining that the new tariffs, which are Service reflective, are end-user rates to be paid for electricity based on the level of service (including availability and reliability) provided to a cluster of customers. This, the statement issued by…

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Ikeja Electric deepens metering target to 520,000 households by 2022

Ikeja Electric Plc (IE), a major utility firm that connects major part of Lagos – Nigeria’s commercial¬† capital – to the grid, on Monday declared plans to hit 520, 000 mark in metering of its customers by 2022. The company, which stated that it had begun implementation of new price hike for prepaid meters on June 1, added that it had already connected over one hundred and twenty thousand households out of the 520,000 on metering system between 2018 and June 2020. This feat, which the company said is in…

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