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Minister of Power Directs NERC to Suspend Reviewed Electricity Tariff
Minister of Power Directs NERC to Suspen...

Minister of Power Directs NERC to Suspend Reviewed Electricity Tariff

The minister of power, Saleh Mamman, has asked the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC, to suspend the implementation of the reviewed electricity tariff. The directive followed the approval by NERC on Tuesday for an increase in electricity tariff across the federation. The minister in... read more »

NERC Ratifies Fresh Increase in Electricity Tariff
NERC Ratifies Fresh Increase in Electric...

NERC Ratifies Fresh Increase in Electricity Tariff

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC, has ratified an increase in electricity tariff across the country, effective from January 1, 2021. This was contained in a directive issued on December 31, 2020, signed by NERCC chairman, Sanusi Garba. The regulatory commission disclosed that... read more »

Electricity Consumers to Get Refund for Meter Payment – NERC
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Electricity Consumers to Get Refund for Meter Payment – NERC

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission has said that electricity consumers who already paid for meters under the Meter Asset Provider scheme will be refunded. This was contained in an emailed response to Punch, through the commission’s Head of Public Affairs, Mr Michael Faloseyi. The... read more »

Blackout in Kaduna, Sokoto, Others as Power Grip Collapses
Blackout in Kaduna, Sokoto, Others as Po...

Blackout in Kaduna, Sokoto, Others as Power Grid Collapses

The power grid in the country collapsed once again on Sunday, leading to total blackouts for several hours in parts of the nation, African News Today has gathered. This was announced by two of the power distribution companies in the country, Kaduna Electric, and Eko Electricity Distribution... read more »

Nigerians to Pay only for Electricity Consumed- Buhari
Nigerians to Pay Only for Electricity Co...

Nigerians to Pay Only for Electricity Consumed – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has reechoed his administration’s commitment to putting an end to estimated billing in every form in the country. Riam Buhari who disclosed this in a series of tweets on his verified Twitter handle, @MBuhari, on Wednesday said the federal government has appropriated... read more »

Implementation of New Electricity Tariff to Resume next Week

Implementation of New Electricity Tariff to Resume Next Week

Special adviser to the president on infrastrure, Ahmed Zakari has said that electricity distribution companies (DiscCos) will resume implementation of the new electricity tariff next... read more »

FG Approves Extension of New Electricity Tariffs Suspension by One Week  

FG Approves Extension of New Electricity Tariffs Suspension by One Week  

The Federal Government and the organised labour yesterday agreed to extend the suspension of the new electricity tariffs by one week. The decision was reached on Sunday during a meeting... read more »

Nigeria: Exposing Lai Mohammed’s Lies On Electricity Tariff Hike by Reno Omokri

Nigeria: Exposing Lai Mohammed’s Lies On Electricity Tariff Hike by Reno Omokri

My attention has been drawn to comments by General Muhammadu Buhari’s aptly named Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, to the effect that the recent 300% increase in power tariffs is... read more »

Nigerian Police Vow to Vehemently Resist Students Planning Protest Against Fuel, Electricity Tariff Hike

Nigerian Police Vows to Vehemently Resist Students Planning Protest Against Fuel, Electric...

The Nigerian Police force has vowed to “vehemently resist” students planning a massive protest in Ogun State over the recent spike in petrol price and electricity tariffs. This was made... read more »

Most Vulnerable Nigerians Exempted from Tariff Increase, says NERC

Most Vulnerable Nigerians Exempted from Tariff Increase, says NER...

The federal government has exempted poor and vulnerable Nigerians from the increased electricity tariff. This was disclosed by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), in a tweet on its... read more »