15 Jan 2020
The House of Representatives yesterday ordered the immediate suspension of the planned increase in electricity tariff by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC).
12 Jan 2020
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...
11 Jan 2020
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.
8 Jan 2020
The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), says the minor review order released by the Commission on January 3 has no immediate impact on end-user tariffs.
8 Jan 2020
A Group, the Incorporated Trustees of Human Rights Foundation, has asked the Federal High Court in Lagos to stop the proposed over 40 percent increase in electricity tariff.
6 Jan 2020
A statement signed by PDP National Publicity Secretary, Mr Kola Ologbondiyan in Abuja, described the over 200 per cent increase as draconian and completely against the interest and wellbeing of Nigerians.
9 Oct 2019
Zimbabwe hiked its average electricity tariff by 320 per cent on Wednesday to ramp up power supplies at a time of daily blackouts, but the move will anger consumers already grappling with soaring inflation that is eroding their earnings.
14 Oct 2017
The MYTO is a methodology through which the NERC, which is the Federal Government agency charged with power sector regulations, determines the electricity tariff and effects reviews periodically.
14 Feb 2017
Given the difficulties of these times, nothing can justifiably support a tariff hike in the power sector. Practicable ideas on how to revive the economy for sustainable growth are required.
7 Apr 2016
The Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) has threatened to declare a one-day nationwide strike to protest what it called, ‘the current economic hardship', Nigerians are been subjected to in the present day administration. This hardship reflects on the ongoing fuel scarcity, government’s insistence to go on with the electricity tariff hike, among other things. Speaking at…
5 Apr 2015
While some said it was a political measure taken to ensure victory for President Goodluck Jonathan during the just concluded presidential election, others were indifferent because they felt it will not reflect in their monthly electricity bills, as the power distribution companies continued to be unrelenting with their “crazy bills” The mix feelings among Nigerians remained the same until the Electricity Regulatory Commission came up with clarification, saying the tariff cut would only affect industrial consumers.