Issues

Issues in the Power sector

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Metering

There were initially two ways through which customers are billed for electricity–postpaid meter billing and estimated billing–in Nigeria. Following complaints by citizens, the prepaid meter billing system was introduced to the system to aid revenue collection, while also putting an end to the post-paid meter reading billing system and to end estimated billing, which is believed to have many irregularities. The journey since 2006 has been one with challenges for both the customer and the operator.