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Nigeria: Technicians learn new skills through metering initiative

MOJEC International partnered with Sahara Foundation, Energy Training Centre and Ikeja Electric to train up to 10,000 metering personnel through an end-user Metering Capacity Building programme in Lagos.
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Nigeria’s National Mass Metering Programme to commence next phase

In a move to reduce estimated billing by Discos, the Federal Government of Nigeria is providing up to four million meters to Nigerians in the second phase of its National Mass Metering Programme (NMMP).
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Reflecting on Nigeria’s metering progress

How is Nigeria's metering market faring after implementing several metering programmes such as the Meter Asset Provider (MAP) Regulation?
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NERC intends to conclude extraordinary tariff review for 11 Discos

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) published a notice of minor and extraordinary review of tariffs for electricity transmission and distribution companies in the country.

Nigeria federal government rejects World Bank power sector report

Nigeria’s federal government has rejected a report by the World Bank on the current state of its power sector.
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Nigeria: Federal Government to spend $3b in power sector

The Federal Government of Nigeria plans to spend $3 billion on the energy sector in the next 24 months and end the current electricity subsidies by December 2021.
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Nigeria: How the electricity supply industry performed in Q2 2020

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission has issued a report, outlining the performance of the electricity supply industry in Q2 2020.

Relief for Nigeria’s DISCOs through $500m World Bank support project

The World Bank project will help boost electricity access by improving the performance of the DISCOs through a large-scale metering programme.
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Nigeria will not reverse privatisation of power sector

Chairman senate committee on power, Gabriel Suswam has advised that government has no intentions of reversing the privatisation of the Nigerian power sector.
Op-ed: Ted Blom on where Eskom tariffs are heading

Nigeria: Electricity tariff increase to take effect on 1 July

NERC warned electricity distribution companies to not mention their name or federal government in any public communications on the tariff increase.