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Former minister of communication kicks as she gets N29k estimated bill during lockdown

Omobola Johnson, a former minister of communication, says her office has been disconnected over N29,000 electricity bill while it was shut during the COVID-19 lockdown. In a Twitter post on Thursday, the former minister said not even one light bulb was used for a whole month for which the bill was issued by the Eko […]

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I estimated the financial worth of my victims from their looks -Billionaire kidnapper Evans makes shocking revelation

Chukwudimeme Onwuamadike, suspected kidnap kingpin better known as Evans, says from a short distance, he estimated the financial worth of his victims. Evans spoke in a video played at his trial in an Ikeja high court on Friday. Evans is standing trial alongside Uche Amadi, Ogechi Uchechukwu, Chilaka Ifeanyi, Okwuchukwu Nwachukwu and Victor Aduba over […]

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American families spent estimated $75 billion on pets in 2019

Two-thirds of American households own pets and spent an estimated $75 billion on them in 2019, according to the American Pet Products Association. ALSO READ: Bosnia offers to release Nigerian students mistaken for illegal migrants Pet food tops the list, followed by veterinary care, but there are other costs to consider: toys, treats, walkers/sitters, pet deposits, […]

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Estimated Billing: Group seeks speedy passage of bill criminalising act

A group, ‘Electricity Consumer Protection Forum’ has called for the speedy passage of the bill seeking to criminalise estimated billings by Electricity Distribution Companies (Discos) in the country. Its National Coordinator, Mr Adeola Samuel-Ilori, made the call in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos on Monday. Samuel-Ilori was reacting to […]

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Estimated Billing: Mojec partners 8 banks on meter acquisition financing

Mojec Meter Assets Management Company, a subsidiary of Mojec International Limited has partnered with eight banks to provide retail financing for electricity customers. Continue reading Estimated Billing: Mojec partners 8 banks on meter acquisition financing at Vanguard News.

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Lagos residents protest estimated billing, demand prepaid meters

“We residents in the community have all come to an agreement that no one-room apartment resident would pay anything more than N600…” Henry Okonkwo Recently, residents of Orile-Iganmu community in Coker-Aguda Local Council Development Area (LCDA) of Lagos State trooped out in large numbers to protest the epileptic power supply in the area as well […]

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5.9m females estimated to be rhesus negative in Nigeria  – Experts

“If a woman is rhesus negative and the husband positive, the woman should be indexed, and take rhesus injection, that way the baby’s life is saved” Doris Obinna Experts have urged government to critically assess the nation’s rhesus disease awareness and management situation, with the view to aligning with the global elimination efforts as well […]

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There’ll be mass disconnection if National Assembly criminalises estimated billing – Discos

The Executive Director, Research and Advocacy, Association of Nigerian Electricity Distributors, Sunday Oduntan, tells OKECHUKWU NNODIM how the power sector will be adversely affected if the National Assembly passes the bill to criminalise estimated billing What are your views about the bill seeking to criminalise estimated billing which is currently before the House of Representatives? […]

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The challenge of estimated billing

Yemi Oke The best way to ensure the balance between the energy supplied and what an electricity customer consumes is to install a meter. And such a metering device can be either pre-paid or post-paid. Estimated billing occurs when a customer does not have a meter. Generally, no electricity distribution company (DisCo) makes estimated billing […]

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Need to criminalise estimated billing

With the forthcoming public hearing of a bill to criminalise estimated billing by Electricity Distribution Companies in Nigeria, one can say things are looking up for millions of electricity consumers denied pre-paid meters and therefore, serially raped by these companies, otherwise known as DisCos. It is not like by this development their impunity against consumers […]

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DisCos To End Estimated Billing

The Association of Nigeria Electricity Distributors (ANED) has assured the non-Maximum Demand (MD) customers or residential customers that it is intensifying plans to provide meters to eradicate the challenge of estimated billing.

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