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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 …

  • 7 January

    Only NERC, Power Ministry Can Determine Electricity Tariff – Presidency

    The Presidency has declared the decision to increase electricity tariff is within the purview of the Ministry of Power and National Electricity Regulatory Commission. Femi Adesina, the spokesman to the President, noted this on Monday evening while speaking on a monitored live Channels TV programme. Last Saturday, NERC approved an …

  • 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 …

  • 4 January

    NERC Directs DisCos To Increase Electricity Tariff

    The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has directed the 11 electricity distribution companies (DisCos) to increase their tariff from January 1. The directive was given in a memo sent to the DisCos by James Momoh, NERC Chairman, and Dafe Akpeneye, the commission’s secretary. Read Also: Body Parts Litter Road As Gas …

October, 2019

  • 1 October

    Gencos Write Presidency, NERC Over Administrative Charges

    Power generating companies (Gencos), on Monday, wrote the Presidency, the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), as well as other concerned government agencies over a recent administrative charge imposed on them. In a letter dated September 30, 2019, addressed to the chairman of the NERC, the Gencos rejected the 0.75 per …

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 …

  • 23 August

    We Consulted DisCos, Others Before Increasing Electricity Tariff – NERC

    The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) says the decision to increase tariff was taken after consulting Electricity Distribution Companies (DisCos) and stakeholders in the sector. James Momoh, chairman of NERC, said this while addressing reporters when Sale Mamman, minister of power, assumed office on Thursday. In a statement on its …

  • 22 August

    Customers To Pay More As NERC Approves New Electricity Tarriff

    The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has approved new energy tariff for the electricity distribution companies (DisCos) in the country.   The commission made this known on Wednesday in a series of publications tagged ‘2016-2018 minor review of the 2015 multi year tariff order’ (MYTO) for each DisCo. According to the …

August, 2018

  • 26 August

    Power Distribution Companies Owe Service Providers Over N200bn

    Power distribution companies operating in Nigeria are said to be owing electricity service providers a total of N205.51bn. According to an August 2018 report submitted to the Market Operators at a recent power sector stakeholders’ meeting, the bill of the distribution companies, DISCOs, have accumulated over a period of years. …

May, 2018

  • 4 May

    Fashola Inaugurates NERC Chairman

    Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola has inaugurated the Chairman, Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC, urging the commission to focus more on customer service to move the power sector forward. Speaking after the brief ceremony, Fashola, on Thursday in Abuja, said customer service was “a challenging bridge that …

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