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New tariff: AEDC plans 330,000 meters, N43 billion network investment

The Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) has assured customers of providing 330,000 meters this year and an investment of N43 billion in networks with the new tariff to boost electricity supply.

NERC orders metering of electricity consumers by April 30

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has directed the Distribution Companies (DisCos) to ensure that electricity consumers are metered by April 30.

NERC stops estimated billing

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), in a major policy shift that aims at reforming the Nigerian electricity billing structure, has announced a directive repealing the estimated billing.

Ikeja Electric targets N170 billion revenue in 2020

Ikeja Electric (IE) Plc says it is targeting total revenue of N170 billion in 2020 with the implementation of the increment in various classes of electricity tariffs.

House of Reps summon NIPOST boss over six-year unaudited accounts

The House of Representatives on Wednesday summoned the immediate past Post Master General of Nigeria, Mr Bisi Adegbuyi, over the backlog of unaudited accounts of the Nigeria Postal Service, NIPOST since 2014 till date
Power returned to much of Argentina and two neighboring countries following a massive blackout that left tens of millions in the dark on Sunday.

Discos, TCN demand another tariff hike

Power distribution companies and the Transmission Company of Nigeria Plc have applied to the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission for a review of their tariffs.
Power returned to much of Argentina and two neighboring countries following a massive blackout that left tens of millions in the dark on Sunday.

Lawyer begs NERC, TCN, EEDC to restore power to Afikpo community

A legal practitioner, Mr Bright Uche, has appealed to the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) and Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) to restore power supply to Afikpo community in Ebonyi.

National Assembly stops TCN from procuring helicopters

The National Assembly has stopped the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) from procuring helicopters for surveillance owing to the firm’s failure to secure approval before advertising to sell the four old and idle ones in the airports.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila (APC-Lagos), has announced the demise of a former member of the house, Rep. Tony Okey. 7

House of Reps speaker calls for suspension of hike in electricity tariff

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has called for the suspension of the proposed hike in electricity tariff, saying the increment should not be allowed until estimated billing is criminalised.
Senate President Ahmed Lawan

Power minister, NERC, DisCos, others to face Senate over electricity tariff increase

Barring any last minute change of mind, the Senate may have resolved to summon stakeholders in the electricity sector over the proposed unilateral increase in electricity tariffs.

NERC: Transition to cost-reflective tariff effective 2021 ending

Admist controversies trailing the purported increase in electricity tariff, the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has stated that the transition to cost-reflective tariff will take effect by the of 2021

NERC: No immediate increase in electricity tariff

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) on Monday denied the upward review in its Multi-Year Tariff (MYTO) dated 31st December 2019, as the Chairman, Prof. James Momoh said that there is no immediate tariff increase for customers.

Discos: We’ll enforce electricity tariff increase from April

Speaking through their umbrella body, Association of Nigerian Electricity Distributors, the Discos explained that the new tariffs ordered by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission would cater for revenue shortfalls in the sector.

Federal government to subsidise electricity cost pending new tariffs in April

The federal government will continue to subsidise the gap in electricity cost to consumers pending the adjustment in tariffs announced by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) on Saturday.
The Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company, IBEDC, has appealed to its customers to go through the proper channel and avoid fraudulent activities in meter collection.

NERC denies increase in electricity tariff

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) says no tariff increase has been approved by the commission yet.
The Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company, IBEDC, has appealed to its customers to go through the proper channel and avoid fraudulent activities in meter collection.

Nigerians to pay more for electricity consumption

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission has revealed that the electricity tariffs being paid by consumers will increase in April this year.

NERC orders DisCos to increase tariff

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has directed the 11 electricity distribution companies (DisCos) to increase their tariff effective from January 1, 2020.

HURIWA: Suspension of NBET boss illegal

The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has declared the Minister of Power, Saleh Mamman, does not have power under the laws to suspend the Managing Director of the Nigeria Bulk Electricity Trading (Plc), Dr. Marilyn Amobi.

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