Stop NERC From Increasing Electricity Tarrif — Rep Tells FG

The House of Representatives has called on the Federal Government to stop the proposed increase of electricity tariff for June. This formed part of the resolutions by the lawmakers during Thursday’s plenary in the lower chamber of the National Assembly in Abuja, the nation’s capital. They stressed that it was important to direct the Nigerian […]

59.6 Percent Of Nigerians Are On Estimated Bill, NERC Says

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) on Tuesday said 59.6 percent of electricity consumers in the country were still on estimated billing as at March 2020. NERC made this known in its First Quarter 2020 Report which was obtained from its website by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos. The regulatory agency said […]

Government Extends Suspension Of New Electricity Tariff

The Federal Government has extended the suspension of the new electricity tariff by one week. The Chairman, Nigeria Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), Prof. James Momoh, said this when the ad hoc Technical Committee on Electricity Tariff submitted its interim report at a reconvene bilateral meeting between Federal Government and Organised Labour on Monday in Abuja. […]

New Electricity Tariff Will Not Affect Poor Customer, KEDCO

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. KEDCO’s franchise include Kano, Katsina and Jigawa States. Mr Ibrahim Shawai, Head of Corporate Communications of the company, gave the clarification in a statement issued on Wednesday […]

Increase In Electricity Tariff To Commence September 1st

Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission has approved an increase in electricity tariff with effect from September 1, 2020 (today). This comes three months after the tariff execution scheduled for July 1 was stopped by the National Assembly, which persuaded the distribution companies to hold on till the first quarter of 2021 because of the current financial […]