DisCos supplied 79,850 meters in 2018 — NOT enough for 4.6m households in need

The 11 Nigerian electricity distribution companies (DisCos) supplied 79,850 prepaid meters in 2018, despite a 4.6 million metering gap in the country. This is contained in the recently released 2018 fourth quarter power sector report of the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS). According to the report, the total number of electricity consumers with prepaid meters […]


Aftermath of polls: Mass resignation looms in INEC

THERE are indications that some Resident Electoral Commissioners, RECs, and National Commissioners of Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, will resign their appointments following alleged intimidation, harassment and threat to life by security agencies during the February 23 presidential and National Assembly elections. INEC, APC, INEC boss, Prof Mahmood Yakubu States electoral commissioners and national commissioners […]