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OJO: Residents Lament Poor Living Conditions

INSIDEMAINLAND– Residents of the Igbede village in Lagos State’s Ojo local government area have protested against the Eko Electricity Distribution Company for failing to provide the community with electricity for many years (EKEDC). Igbede Residents Association-led demonstrators marched peacefully through the streets while pleading with Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu to act quickly to save them. The […]

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Finally, Light at the End of the Tunnel For Mainlanders

INSIDEMAINLAND – In a bid to tackle the incessant collapse of the National Grid, the Chairman of the Senate committee, Senator Gabriel Suswam (PDP, Benue), has suggested a bill that would allow state governments to license people who intend to operate mini-grids within the states. He said, “The bill also gives legal backing to renewable […]

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Agbowa Residents Rejoice After 6 Years Of Blackout

INSIDEMAINLAND – Residents of Agbowa community in Ikosi-Ejirin end of Lagos Mainland can finally heave a sigh of relief after power was restored to the community after about six years of blackout. InsideMainland gathered that the transformer that supplies electricity to the community has been faulty for a long time. However, succour was brought to […]

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“We are ending estimated billing in Nigeria” – Buhari

President Buhari has pledged his administration’s determination to end the estimated billing regime in electricity supply. President Buhari made the no estimated billing pledge via his Twitter handle today November 4. The President said the first phase of one million free meters distribution in some parts of the country is already underway. According to him, […]

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Buhari approves end to estimated electricity billing in Nigeria

President Buhari has ended the estimated billing sent over by electricity companies to consumers across the country.  The Nigerian leader who directed a nationwide mass metering which signalled an end to estimated billing, also approved a one-year waiver of Import Levy on electricity meters so Nigerians who do not have meters can be supplied as early […]

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Relief for Mainlander as Electricity Union calls off strike

by Leslie Jacks There is succor for Mainlanders and others as the National Union of Electricity Employees (NUEE) has suspended its strike action embarked upon yesterday, Wednesday, December 11, 2019, to draw Federal Government’s attention to the plight of its members. Following a meeting with officials of the Federal Government, the Union accepted to discontinue […]

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Lagos State distributes 49 transformers to Badagry, Epe, Ikorodu

The Government of Lagos State has distributed over 49 electricity transformers to some communities in Badagry, Epe, Ikorodu and Ibeju-Lekki Local Governments and Local Council Development Areas of the state. The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Local Government and Community Affairs, Mr. Jafar Sanuth after handing over the transformers said that the transformers will be installed […]

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‘We are no longer Paying Electricity Bills’, Vow Akoka-Yaba Residents

The Residents of Akoka Community in Lagos State vowed they will no longer pay electricity bills to the Eko Electricity Distribution Company until the power situation in the community improves. This resolution was reached at a Community Development Association meeting on Saturday, March 21, 2015. Part of the activities of the meeting was also a […]

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