DisCos Face Bleak Future Over N930bn Debt in Unpaid Invoicesowed NBET cpeel-admin Fri, 06/26/2020 - 17:23

A grim picture of the finances of Nigeria’s electricity distribution companies (DisCos) is emerging after a reconciliation of the invoices and payments between them and the Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trader (NBET) showed that the 11 DisCos owe a combined sum of N622.4 billion plus N308


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