DisCos’ tariffs hanging fire
I don’t speak for Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo but on this occasion I wish to say with certainty that he, like many of us, cannot be happy with the 100 per cent increase in electricity tariff that...
Senate urges FG to subsidise electricity for Nigerians
The Senate on Tuesday asked the Federal Government to subsidise electricity for Nigerians in a bid to alleviate the proposed hike in electricity tariff which had been deferred to next year.
Buhari and the electricity crisis
The way things are going, there may be nothing to reckon with the Buhari administration except the unbridled increases in electricity tariff without a commensurate power supply improvement.
New electricity tariff takes effect from July 1-AEDC boss
The Management of Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC), says the new electricity tariff will take effect from July 1, as part of measures aimed at improving its performance level in power supply within its jurisdiction.
NERC suspends increase in electricity tariff till July
Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) Tuesday said there will be no increase in electricity tariff for end-use customers until July. NERC had in a December 2019 Minor Review of Multi-Year Tariff Order 2015 and Minimum Remittance Order for the Year 2020 disclosed that it would increase tariff from April 1st 2020. But the increase was…
Labour opposes planned increase in electricity tariff
The Nigeria labour Congress (NLC) has opposed the proposed increase in the electricity tariff across the country.This is even as it has mobilised its members nationwide to resist any form of increase by the Distribution Companies
Another looming hike in electricity tariff?
A reported imminent hike in electricity tariff against widespread resentment by Nigerians smacks of gross insensitivity on the part of government to appreciate the high level...
Why Nigerians may resist proposed hike in electricity tariff
Many Nigerians were taken aback by the recent announcement by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) that electricity consumers would pay more tariff from April this year.