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24 Sep 2020
The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has stated that consumers will not pay for meters in the new guidelines, as it will be added to the electricity tariffs.   The Commissioner, Finance and Management Services, NERC, Nathan Shatti, also explained that customers, who had paid for meters would be compensated by a refund.   However,…
8 Sep 2020
The penchant for government to ignore the feelings of the public each time it does something that people don’t like reminds me of the era of military dictatorship when the khaki boys did whatever they liked, whether or not the people liked it. Dictatorship is government by force. It is the form of government practiced…
8 Sep 2020
The Senior Staff Association of Electricity and Allied Companies (SSAEAC) has warned of imminent collapse of the power sector over Minimum Remittance Orders (MROs) issued to DisCos by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC). The Guardian gathered that the MROs required DisCos to pay 100 percent of Market Operator (MO) Invoice, and a minimum percentage of…
6 Sep 2020
After six years of failing to energise the Adeniyi relief 500KVA transformer, the Afenifere Adeniyi Community Development Association, Agbado, Ifo Local Council, Ogun State, has accused Ikeja Electric of unruly behaviour and flagrant disobedient to Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission’s (NERC) directive.   In a petition to NERC, signed by Apostle Ayodele Olawoye, the community said…
3 Sep 2020
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has threatened to ground the power sector to resist the implementation of the new electricity tariff by the Distribution Companies (DisCos)...
26 Jun 2020
Despite unmet metering gaps to over six million customers/households, some electricity Distribution Companies (DisCos) have begun to inform customers that tariff will rise from July 1
7 Jan 2020
Nigeria's Presidency has said demanding that President Muhammad Buhari should intervene in Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission's (NERC) plan to hike electricity tariff is not within his powers but that of the ministry of power and National electricity regulatory. “The matter is strictly not within the purview of the President but the ministry of power and…
7 Jan 2020
A new regulation to enforce metering for electricity consumers will be ready next month, according to the Chairman of the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), Prof. James Momoh
5 Jan 2020
The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), has approved an increase in electricity tariff by the 11 Electricity Distribution Companies
15 Dec 2019
The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) says six out of eight Power Distribution Companies (DisCos) have complied or substantially complied with the approved minimum remittance
6 Dec 2019
Ikeja Electricity (IE) on Friday said there was no going back on the new E-Billing introduced by the company.
2 Oct 2019
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