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January, 2020

  • 14 January

    Reps Order NERC To Suspend Electricity Tariff Increment

    The house of representatives committee on power has asked the National Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) to suspend the planned increase in electricity tariff. NERC had directed the electricity distribution companies (DisCos) to enforce an upward review of the tariff starting from April 1. But at its meeting in Abuja on …

  • 11 January

    Estimated Bill Must End Before Electricity Tariff Increment – Gbajabiamila

    Femi Gbajabiamila, speaker of the house of representatives, has said estimated bill must end before for the increment of electricity tariff, and there must be stable power supply. The Speaker disclosed this via series of tweets on Friday, saying such an increase must be cost-reflective, and not another means to exploit …

  • 6 January

    Increase In Electricity Tariff, Toxic New Year’s Gift To Nigerians – PDP


    The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described the proposed increase in electricity tariff by the federal government as a ‘toxic new year gift’  that will worsen the suffering of Nigerians. Kola Ologbondiyan, PDP spokesperson, made this known in a statement on Sunday. The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) announced a …

  • 6 January

    Electricity Tariff Increment Will Kick Off In April – Discos

    Power distribution companies under the aegis of Association of Nigerian Electricity Distributors (ANED), on Monday declared that the new electricity tariffs will be enforced starting from April 1. The Discos explained that the new tariffs ordered by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission would cater for revenue shortfalls in the sector. …

  • 5 January

    NERC Denies Increase In Electricity Tariff As Consumer Groups Kick

    The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) says no tariff increase has been approved by the commission yet.Usman Arabi, General Manager, Public Affairs (NERC) made the clarification in a statement issued on the agency’s website, obtained by NAN in Lagos on Sunday. Read Also: How Senior Church Workers Stole Billions Of Naira …

August, 2019

  • 24 August

    No Electricity Tariff Increase Has Been Approved Yet – NERC

    The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), says no tariff increase has been approved by the commission yet. Usman Arabi, NERC’s General Manager, Public Affairs, however, in a statement on Friday in Abuja said it was still consulting with stakeholders. He said that the commission wished to notify the public that …

February, 2017

  • 17 February

    Why Aso Villa Is Owing N520M Electricity Tariff  – Presidency

    The reason Nigeria’s presidential palace, Aso Villa, is owing over N300 million electricity tariff has been explained by Jalal A. Arabi, State House permanent secretary. Arabi, during his defence of the state house expenditures for 2017 before Senate Committee on Federal Character and Inter-Governmental Affairs, said a paltry N45.3 million …

December, 2015

October, 2015

  • 7 October

    Reps Warn NERC Against Increasing Electricity Tariff

    The House of Representatives on Tuesday warned the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission(NERC) and distribution companies in the country against any plan to further increase electricity tariff. The Reps demanded an explanation for reasons the tariff should be increased at a time consumers were complaining of poor power supply. They also instructed them …

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