Ikeja Electric’s Bill Resolution Board of Deceit

By Oji Odu Why does the Ikeja Electricity Distribution Company (IEDC) think that the solution of the problem of its electricity district, and Nigeria’s electricity sector is the formation of an electricity Bill Resolution Board (BRB)? Why does it think that the nations electricity consumers have become so senseless that they will waste their precious times to come and engage in unfruitful arguments so that their crazy bills will be reduced? Why do they think that they are doing Nigerian electricity consumers favour by establishing such board instead of doing…

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Bad Condition

  By Oji Odu Stakeholders in the nations are not happy with the huge amount of money spent by Nigerians to fuel their generators annually. But are Nigerians perturbed by the said amount? Based on the tight economic situation in the country, do Nigerians have such amount of money to spend on fuel for their generators? At a recent workshop on energy in Port Harcourt, Rivers State capital which was organised by TEDX, a global non-profit organization interested in spreading ideas for societal growth and development,  participants raised an alarm…

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Ikeja ‘Notorious’ Electricity Distribution Company

By Oji Odu No month or year passes without Ikeja Electricity Distribution Company (IKEDC) being enmeshed in one form of controversy or another. To electricity consumers under it, the name of the company is now  synonymous with ‘Notorious’, because of its myriads of illegalities employed to rip them off of their hard earned money without commensurate services. Worse still, it seems the electricity company is above the law. Because IKEDC has allegedly been treated with kid gloves by the authorities, the company has continued to ignore and refuse to obey…

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Fashola And DISCOs: Power-ful Liars

  By Oji Odu Both the Power Works and Housing Minister, Babatunde Fashola and the electricity Distribution Companies (DISCOs) should know that the supposedly gullible Nigerians are tired of all the bickering and lies they are always engaged in almost on weekly or monthly basis to explain to why the sector is not working. They should also know that Nigerians are no longer deceived or fooled by their theatrical fisticuffs while the helpless electricity consumers continues to be ripped-off on daily basis with the estimated and crazy monthly electricity bills…

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