Tag: NERC

Electricity consumer groups oppose slight tariff adjustment

Abdul Jimoh- January 6, 2021

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 ... Read More

Anambra residents decry electricity tariff, NERC insists no hike

Abdul Jimoh- January 6, 2021

Some Resident’s in Anambra capital city, Awka, have criticised the recent electricity tariff payable by power consumers across the country in the first month of ... Read More

FG extends suspension of new electricity tariff by 1 week

Abdul Jimoh- October 12, 2020

The Federal Government has extended the suspension of the new electricity tariff by one week. Prof. James Momoh, Chairman, Nigeria Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) said ... Read More

New electricity tariff exploitative, consumers tell NERC

Abdul Jimoh- September 10, 2020

Some electricity consumers across the country, on Thursday, claimed that the electricity Distribution Companies (DisCos) were not adhering to the terms of the new tariff ... Read More

Prepaid meters: expert lauds President Buhari for granting waiver on import levy

Abdul Jimoh- August 31, 2020

An Electricity expert, Mr Mohammed Idris on Monday commended President Muhammadu Buhari for granting a one-year waiver on import levy on prepaid electricity meters. Idris ... Read More

AEDC to deploy 222,728 pre-paid meters to customers

inno.korie- August 6, 2018

The Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC), is to begin the deployment of 222,728 meters valued at about N10 billion for customers in its franchise areas ... Read More

Buhari appoints secretary, directors for NHRC, NDDC, NERC

admin- April 27, 2018

President Buhari: makes new appointments for NHRC, NDDC and NERC President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of five new executives for National Human Rights ... Read More

DisCos ready to end estimated billing of non-MD customers -ANED

inno.korie- June 19, 2017

The Association of Nigeria Electricity Distributors (ANED) has assured the non-Maximum Demand (MD) customers or residential customers that it is intensifying plans to provide meters ... Read More

DisCos To End Estimated Billing As Metering Plan Intensifies – Association

Abdul Jimoh- June 18, 2017

DisCos to end estimated billing as metering plan intensifies – Association The Association of Nigeria Electricity Distributors (ANED) has assured the non-Maximum Demand (MD) customers ... Read More

To All MD Customers, No Prepaid Meter Don’t Pay Estimated Bills – NERC

Tanimu- June 11, 2017

The Regulation on Connection and Disconnection Procedures for Electricity Services, 2007 provides for the connection of customers to electricity distribution networks by distribution companies. In ... Read More

President Buhari Nominates Prof. James Momoh As Chairman NERC

Abdul Jimoh- April 21, 2017

PMB Nominates Prof. James Momoh, For NERC Chairman President Muhammadu Buhari has nominated Prof. James Momoh for the position of Chairman of the Nigerian Electricity ... Read More

FG Commits N702B To Solve Debilitating Power Sector Liquidity

Henry Solomon- March 5, 2017

As a first step towards solving the debilitating liquidity problem in the Power Sector, the Federal Government is committing up to N702 Billion to the ... Read More

Metering deadline: NERC Verifies electricity DISCOs’ Data

inno.korie- March 3, 2017

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC on Thursday, said it had commenced the compilation and verification of data from electricity distribution companies following the expiration ... Read More

Dogara Queries N2.7 Trillion Spent On Power Without Commiserate Results

Abdul Jimoh- February 7, 2017

Speaker Dogara Queries Money Spent On Power Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon Yakubu Dogara, has queried the utilisation of N2.74 trillion spent ... Read More

Fashola Warns DISCOS, ‘Stop Blackmailing The Federal Government’

Henry Solomon- November 22, 2016

Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola warned DISCOS to stop blackmailing the Federal Government The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. ... Read More

News Summary; All you need to know today, 28th October 2016

Arowobusoye Samuel- October 28, 2016

NTA News Summary President Buhari Unveils Petroleum Industry Road Map The Minister of Petroleum Resources has been tasked to do whatever it takes towards maximizing ... Read More

NNPC Commissions Four Gas Power Projects to Boost Electricity Supply Across Nigeria

Arowobusoye Samuel- June 14, 2016

HOPE RISES ON INCREMENTAL POWER SUPPLY AS NNPC ANNOUNCES FORECASTED COMPLETION, COMMISSIONING OF FOUR GAS PROJECTS ·HAKEEM BELLO (Abuja): As Transmission Company of Nigeria completes 20 ... Read More

Reversal Of Electricity Tariff Will Cost N575bn – FG

Henry Solomon- June 1, 2016

The Federal Government says that it will not go back on the 45 per cent increase in electricity tariff, adding that a reversal will cost ... Read More

NERC To Hold DISCOS Responsible On Estimated Bills, Ask Consumers To Report Over Billing

Henry Solomon- April 7, 2016

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) on Wednesday asked consumers whose Distribution Companies (DISCOS) over-billed them through estimated bills to complain with valid documents to ... Read More

High Court to Hear NERC’s Stay Of Proceedings Feb.19 On Electricity Tariff

Henry Solomon- February 16, 2016

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Monday fixed Feb.19 for the hearing of the stay of proceedings application brought by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory ... Read More