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Electricity Consumers kick Against Proposed New Tariffs

Electricity consumer groups on Sunday, kicked against the planned review of electricity tariffs for the 11 power Distribution Companies (DisCos) by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC). They maintained that there was no justification for any upward review of electricity tariffs due to the current economic realities and challenges being faced by Nigerians. The groups, […]Read More

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Electricity Workers Push For Review of DisCos’ Licences, Performance.

Worried by the state of electricity supply in the country, workers in the sector have urged the Federal Government to review the licences and performance of the electricity distribution companies (DisCos). Acting under the aegis of Nigeria Union of Electricity Employees (NUEE), the workers expressed worry that since the core investors took over the privatised […]Read More

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Electricity: NERC Issues Licences For additional 1,839.5MW

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission has issued six new licences, renewed three and extended one licence for investors planning to increase Nigeria’s electricity generation by about 1,839.5 megawatts. The licences were issued in the first quarter of 2018 as NERC noted that when the power plants became operational, their capacities would increase the quantum of […]Read More

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Electricity Thieves to face jail terms, says AEDC.

The Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Abuja Electricity Distribution Company, Ernest Mupwaya, has appealed to power users to avoid tampering with meters or engaging in other related offences. Mupwaya said anyone caught perpetrating such acts could face stiff punishment and jail sentences after prosecution. Commenting on the recent decision of the Chief Judge of the High […]Read More