• Arsenal’s Iwobi aims dig at Power Holding Company of Nigeria

    Arsenal’s Iwobi aims dig at Power Holding Company of Nigeria

    The forward appeared to take a swipe at the nation’s power authority owing to incessant power outage in the Super Eagles camp.

    Nigeria international Alex Iwobi has taunted the Power Holding Company of Nigeria following power outage in the Super Eagles’ Bolton White and Apartments’ camp in Abuja.

    The 20-year old forward jokingly expressed his feelings with an open mouth and a cold sweat smiley when the country’s power supplier did what they know how to best – an unusual scenario for […]

  • No prepaid meter, no payment of electricity bills, consumers threaten EKEDC

    No prepaid meter, no payment of electricity bills, consumers threaten EKEDC

    Electricity consumers in Ijeshatedo in SuruLere Local Government Area, Lagos State, have threatened not to pay their monthly electricity bills to the Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) until it installed prepaid meters in their houses.

    They told newsmen in Lagos in separate interviews that they were tired of paying estimated bills, while the neighbouring communities enjoyed minimal charges on their prepaid meters. Mr Eniola Taiwo, a resident of Ogunlana Street, told pressmen that electricity consumers in the area were usually served […]

  • I’m not PHCN to fix your Electricity problem – Desmond Elliot responds to people asking fulfilment of campaign promises

    I’m not PHCN to fix your Electricity problem – Desmond Elliot responds to people asking fulfilment of campaign promises

    Desmond Eliot, Lawmaker representing Surulere 1 constituency in the Lagos State House of Assembly,  has told the people of his constituency that he is not Power Holding Company to fix and provide electricity for them.

    He said this while replying to some of the constituents demanding the fulfillment of his campaign promises by helping with the electricity situation in the area.

    Desmond used his twitter handle, @deselliot to remind the people that he is a career person in politics. He wrote, “ […]

  • Court declares FG’s 45% electricity price hike illegal

    Court declares FG’s 45% electricity price hike illegal

    The Federal High Court Ikoyi has declared the 45 per cent tariff increase by the Nigeria Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) as illegal and has directed its immediate reversal.

    The court said on Wednesday that the implementation of the huge increase constitutes a violation of its interim order.

     

    The court awarded N50, 000 cost against NERC.
    The Nigeria Labour Congress which has opposed the price hike described the ruling as “courageous and deserving of commendation”.

    “We also consider it victory for the ordinary Nigerian who […]