FG Increases Price Of Electricity Prepaid Meters

Abuja – Federal Government of Nigeria has increased the cost of single-phase and three-phase electricity meters effect from November 15, this year.

Punch reported that this was disclosed in a circular dated November 11, 2021, by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC).

The statement was addressed to managing directors, all electricity distribution companies and all meter asset providers.

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The circular, with reference number NERC/REG/MAP/GEN/751/2, was titled ‘Review of the unit price of end-use meters under the Meter Asset Provider and National Mass Metering Regulations’.

The price of a single-phase meter has increased from the current cost of N44,896.17 to a rate of of N58,661.69.

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The corporation also increased the price of a three-phase meter from N82,855.19 to a rate of N109,684.36.

N-Power: FG Announces the Commencement Of N-Knowledge Programme

In earlier report, the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Mrs. Sadiya Umar Farouq, has announced the commencement of the N-Knowledge programme which is under N-Power programme in the six geo-political zones of Nigeria.This was made in a statement through the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry, Bashir Nura Alkali, in Abuja.

Alkali stated that the programme is a component of N-Power which focused on equipping young talents with skills and certification.

”The N-Knowledge is a component of the N-Power Programme focused on equipping young Nigerians with relevant skills and certification to become competent workers, innovators and entrepreneurs prepared for both the domestic and global digital job market.”

” N-Power (N-Knowledge) programme will upskill 20,000 young Nigerians on the global radar as exporters of world- class services and content in the creative and information technology sectors”,he said.

Abdullahi Abubakar

Abdullahi Abubakar is a graduate of the University of Maiduguri.He is a teacher and passionate about Journalism and writing in general. He works with Today Post as a senior Editor and is currently living in Gombe.

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