The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, says his directive to Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) is to rectify issues impeding electricity supply in the....
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The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has issued a deadline of August 1, 2018 to the 11 electricity distribution companies (Discos) to engage the services of Meter Asset Providers (MAP), stressing that the move is aimed at achieving the 3-year metering target prescribed by the...
The Nigerian Senate has rejected the nomination of American-based professor, Akintunde Akinwande, as the head of the National Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC.
Mr. Akinwande who was nominated by President Muhammadu Buhari was rejected for his failure to attend confirmation hearing.
The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has warned that Nigeria will experience total electricity blackout if its 45% tariff increase is reversed.
A court recently ordered the NERC to reverse the tariff increment following the suit of an activist lawyer, Toluwani Adebiyi. NERC is...
President Muhammadu Buhari has nominated Akintunde Ibitayo Akinwande, a professor in the electrical engineering and computer science department of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), as the executive chairman of the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC).
A Federal High Court in Lagos has nullified the increment in electricity tariff announced by NERC on December 21, 2015.
According to Justice Mohammed Idris who presided, NERC broke quite a few laws in the process of hiking electricity tariff. The court also ordered that the agency revert to...
The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) and some electricity distribution companies yesterday denied any planned increase in the electricity tariff.
A statement by NERC spokesman, Michael Faloseyi, said the Nigerian Electricity Supply Industry (NESI) was not contemplating any...
The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has given the 11 electricity distribution companies (Discos) in Nigeria a four-month deadline to provide meters to all the maximum demand (MD) consumers under their networks or face sanctions.
The commission said it was acting in line with...
The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission,NERC, has placed a ban on the mass disconnection of electricity consumers by power distribution companies in the country, Punch reports.
“Please note that the commission has developed procedures for disconnection of defaulting customers as...
Babatinde Fashola, the Minister of Power, Works and Housing and the Acting Chairman, CEO of Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, Dr. Anthony Akah have told the Senate yesterday that there was no going back on the implementation of the 45 per cent increase in electricity tariff already in...
Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission on Thursday explained that investigations into the various metering claims presented to it by power distribution companies had commenced as it realized that several consumers were receiving outrageous bills.
The Acting Head/Chief Executive Officer...
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The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) yesterday said that nationwide power generation had again began to rise and was at 4387 megawatts (MW) at the time of filling this report.
NERC said that this came about following the successful completion of repair works on the recently...
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Despite the recent increment in electricity tariff hike, consumers are seriously groaning under pangs of outages, with power generation sliding to 3,697 Mega Watts (MW) from the 5,074 its recorded earlier February.
The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) had earlier assured that...
Consumer Rights Advancement Organisation (CRADO) has lamented over the recent hike in electricity tariff, saying that Nigerians pay the highest tariff per kilowatt in Africa.
According to the President, Mr. Adeolu Ogunbanjo observed that before the latest hike in electricity tariff, Nigerians...
Nigeria’s senate president, Bukola Saraki has revealed that the senate has directed the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) to suspend increase of electricity tariff.
Saraki, on his twitter timeline said the move became necessary because an increase in cost without improvement in...
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The Trade Union Congress has lambasted Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola for insisting that increase in electricity tariff is the only way to enhance stable power supply in Nigeria.
The union disagreed with the National Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC, which...
Ikeja Electric company has announced the implementation of its new cost reflective tariff, effective 1st February, 2016.
This is in line with the Multi Year Tariff Order (MYTO 2.1) as approved by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), in line with NERC’s mandate of fair...