INSIDE POWER FIXED CHARGE RACKET

How Power Distribution Companies (DISCOs) shortchanged Nigerians for N81bn By February 1, when the controversial fixed charges were stopped, investors in the Distribution Companies (DISCOs) had ripped-off Nigerians to the tune of N81 billion for electricity not supplied. ADEOLA YUSUF reports   Benjamin Dikki, the Director- General of the Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE), who completed the sale of power assets to new investors on Friday, November 1, 2013, was sacked on Monday, February 15. Before his sacking, Dikki had been criticised by many Nigerians, especially those in the Senate…

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