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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N225/kWh To N206.80/kWh: Ikeja DisCo Slashes Tariff For Band A Customers

Ikeja Electric Distribution Company (IE) has announced the reduction of its electricity tariff for customers under Band A from N225/kWh to N206.80/kWh. In a circular signed by the management of the company on Monday, IE said the customers will now pay N206.80/kwh, rather than the stipulated N225/kwh ordered by the Nigeria Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC). According to the statement, IE guaranteed to provide 20 to 24 hours of electricity to users under this Band, adding that the tariff for customers under other categories will remain the same. READ ALSO Viral…

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Power Minister Demands Capital Punishment For Vandals

What DisCos must emulate in Ikeja Electric score card, Word-for-word of what Adelabu said during an official visit to IE   The minister of power, Adebayo Adelabu, has bemoaned the rising cases of vandalism of power assets across the country, demanding capital punishment for vandals. Platforms Africa reports that Adelabu, who said this in Lagos during an official visit to Ikeja Electric, labelled vandals of power assets as killers of people and saboteurs of businesses growth. READ ALSO: Revoke Licenses Of Non-Performing DisCos, Power Minister Orders NERC 4 Reasons Ogun,…

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Ikeja Electric, Sahara Group Foundation Build Travelers’ Lodge for Ipaja Police Divisional HQ

Ikeja Electric Plc (IE) has built and commissioned a brand-new travelers lodge for police officers in transit, at the Ipaja Police Divisional Headquarters, Alagolo, Lagos state. The project, which was executed through Sahara Group Foundation, the corporate social sustainability vehicle for the Sahara Group, is in line with IE’s commitment to impacting the environment where she operates through sustainable interventions that helps to make a positive difference in the society. READ ALSO: What ChatGPT Told Nigerians About Solving Fuel Subsidy Problems Subsidy: Why We May Pull out of Ongoing Dialogue…

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Ikeja Electric Heightens Equipment Vandal’s Fight, Rallies NSCDC

“Communities may experience extended power outage due to the acts of vandals.”   Nigeria’s leading Electricity Distribution Company, Ikeja Electric Plc (IE) as part of her efforts to ensure safety of equipments for stable electricity across its network, has collaborated with the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC). Speaking during a meeting with the Lagos State NSCDC Command, the Head Legal and Regulatory, Ikeja Electric, Babatunde Osadare commended the agency and the Police for their tremendous support in protecting Ikeja Electric’s infrastructure and ensuring that vandals are arrested and…

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Ikeja Electric, Inks 24 Hours Power Supply Deals With Enaro Energy, Ayobo Community

Ikeja Electric Plc said on Wednesday that it has signed a Tripartite Interconnected Mini-Grid Agreement with Enaro Energy Limited and Ayobo community, to provide reliable and uninterrupted electricity supply to Ishokan Phase1 Estate, Mercy Land Estate and Mercy Land Phase1 residents in Ayobo, Lagos State. The initiative, according to a statement sent to Platforms Africa, is in line with the Nigerian Electricity Regulation Commission goal of ensuring there is reliable and steady power supply across communities in the country through partnerships between Distribution Companies and Independent Power generators. READ ALSO:…

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Ikeja Electric Graduates 140 From Metering Academy, Deepens Commitment

How utility company is fixing power industry’s brain drain in meter installations, Ikeja Electric MD reviews commitment since 2020   Ikeja Electric Plc, IE, has trained 140 employees to boost metering density and meter management across its network. Platforms Africa reports that the Chief Executive Officer, Ikeja Electric, Folake Soetan, who led the presentation of certificates to the graduands, said that Ikeja Electric Metering Academy was launched in 2020 as a result of shortage in human capacity for the installation of meters, resulting in slow pace of metering across its…

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BREAKING: Nationwide Power Outage Worsens, TCN Begins Load Shedding

Outage, load shedding are real, bear with us, Ikeja electric begs customers The nationwide power outage rocking Nigeria has degenerated as the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) begins massive load shedding across the 11 Distribution Companies (DisCos) catchment areas in the country. Platforms Africa reports that this resulting from the shutdown of biggest thermal plant in the country, Egbin Power Plc, could further worsen the business woes for small and medium scale firms, as well as, surging the production and running cost for large scale firms in Nigeria. READ ALSO:…

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Customer stabs Ikeja Electric Staff on duty, faces prosecution

  Popoola Olakunle, a staff of Ikeja Electric was stabbed on his head, in the course of duty, at Oladeroun area, New Oko-Oba in Fagba area, Lagos, The culprit, Saheed Olanrewaju aka Usama, a resident of 12, Abiodun Street, Iju-Ishaga in Fagba was subsequently apprehended on Tuesday, 16th March, 2021, with the assistance of the Traditional Ruler’s team and handed over to the Oko-Oko police station for immediate prosecution. So far, plans have been concluded by the Police to arraign the suspect before Ogba Magistrate Court tomorrow Friday, 19th March,…

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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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