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Electricity customers kick as DisCos to start removing old pre-paid meters

Electricity consumer groups on Thursday faulted directive by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC, to power Distribution Companies, DisCos, to replace obsolete meters under their networks.

Nigeria’s electricity generation grew by 1.40% in Q2 2020 – NERC

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC, says a total of 8.734 million Megawatts-hour, MWh, of electricity was generated in the second quarter of 2020.

Nigerian govt directs reversal of electricity tariff increment

The Minister of Power, Saleh Mamman, has directed the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC, to inform all Electricity Distribution Companies, DISCOs, to revert to tariffs that were applicable in Dec. 2020.

Electricity consumers oppose tariff increment

Electricity consumer groups on Wednesday kicked against the minor adjustment in electricity tariffs approved for the 11 electricity distribution companies by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC.

Nigerian govt denies 50% increase in electricity tariff

The management of the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC, says there is no 50 per cent increase in electricity tariff.

BREAKING: Again, Nigeria increases electricity tariffs

Barely two months after hike in electricity tariff, the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC, has approved a new increase of over 50 per cent...

NERC to spend N2bn for office partitioning, furniture – Chairman

The Nigeria Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC, on Wednesday said it would require N2 billion in the 2021 budget to partition and furnish its headquarters in Abuja.

Electricity: 59.6 % of Nigerian consumers on estimated billing — NERC Report

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC, on Tuesday said 59.6 per cent of electricity consumers in the country were still on estimated billing as at March 2020.

AEDC suspends new electricity tariff 

The Abuja Electricity Distribution Company, AEDC, says it has suspended the Service Reflective Tariff in line with the order of the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC.

JUST IN: Kaduna Electric complies with NERC, reverts to old electricity tariff — Official

Kaduna Electric has begun implementing the old electricity tariff as at Aug. 31st, 2020 as ordered by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC.

NERC directs DisCos to suspend new electricity tariff

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC, on Wednesday, directed the 11 electricity Distribution Companies, DISCOs, to suspend the new electricity tariff.

KEDCO says new electricity tariff only affects major consumers

The Kano Electricity Distribution Company, KEDCO, says the new tariff regime approved by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC, will not affect lower electricity consumers in its franchise.

‘Enough is enough’, Nigerians call out Buhari on electricity, petrol price hikes

Thousands of Nigerians have trooped to social media, criticising the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari over the recent increase in the electricity tariff as well as the petrol pump price hike in the country.

Electricity tariff increment ill-timed, ill-advised – Atiku

Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar has condemned the increase in the electricity tariff in the country, saying that such policy implementation was ill-timed and ill-advised.

Why we’re introducing new electricity tariff – Kaduna Electric

Kaduna Electric has begun implementation of the new service-based tariff approved by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC.

Pre-paid meter manufacturer begs Nigerian govt for ‘special’ forex regime

An indigenous electricity prepaid metre manufacturing firm, Sabrud Consortium, has urged the Federal Government to grant special forex regime to the sector.

DisCos received 177,807 complaints in Q4 2019 — NERC

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC, on Monday said that 177,807 complaints from electricity consumers were received by the 11 Electricity Distribution Companies, DisCos in the fourth quarter of 2019.

TCN to acquire helicopters to attend to National Grid collapse

The Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN, has announced plans to acquire helicopters for fault detection across its transmission line network in the country.

We’ll oppose electricity tariff hike, consumers declare

A group, the All Electricity Consumers Protection Forum, said on Tuesday that it would oppose the proposed hike in electricity tariffs because it would further impoverish Nigerians.

NERC clears air on alleged electricity tariff increase

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC, says there will be no increase in electricity tariff without consultations.

Nigerian CSOs rejects electricity tariff increase by NERC

The Coalition in Defence of Nigerian Democracy and Constitution, CDNDC, have rejected the planned electricity tariff hike by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC.

Nigerian electricity consumers oppose N1.2tr bailout request by GenCos, DisCos

The Electricity Consumer Protection Forum on Monday opposed the request by power Generation Companies, Gencos, and Distribution Companies, DisCos, for N1.2 trillion bailout from the Federal Government, FG.

A peep into Nigeria’s power sector, 59 years after independence

Power generation is considered one of the key parameters used in measuring the extent of development of any nation even as research has shown correlation between electricity consumption and Gross Domestic Product.

Consumer demands N5m compensation from BEDC over illegal disconnection

The Benin Electricity and Distribution Company, BEDC, has been petitioned by an electricity consumer, Shaibu Abraham, for illegal disconnection and demanding gratification by an official of the utility company in the Edo capital.

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