Posts Tagged ‘Electricity’

Electricity Tariff Hike: Labour Boss Slams NERC’s Action

By Adejumo Enock The President of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Ayuba Wabba has kicked against the recent hike to electricity tariff by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC on Tuesday. Recall that the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has approved the increase in electricity tariff payable by power consumers across the country. reported that […]

ENERGY: Solar Power Now The ‘Cheapest Source Of Electricity In History’ — International Energy Agency Says

According to the International Energy Agency, the world’s best solar power schemes now offer the “cheapest…electricity in history” with the technology cheaper than coal and gas in most major countries. That is contained in the AEI’s World Energy Outlook 2020, published today. The report also outlines the “extraordinarily turbulent” impact of coronavirus and the “highly uncertain” […]

SERAP Condemns Petrol, Electricity Tariff Hike

Non-profit organisation, the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, has condemned “the patently unfair and arbitrary hike in electricity tariff and fuel price by the government of President Muhammadu Buhari. This is unjust to many people living in extreme poverty, and entirely incompatible with the Nigerian Constitution of 1999 [as amended] and the country’s international […]

Just In: “We Will Place Sanctions On 7 Electricity Distribution Companies Across The Country”— NERC

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission has issued an attitude adjustment ultimatum for seven distribution companies across the country, over non-compliance with distribution guidelines. The distribution companies, according to NERC, are Benin, Enugu, Ikeja, Eko, Kano, Kaduna and Port Harcourt. According to the regulatory agency for the Nigerian power sector, the Discos are facing disciplinary enforcement […]

#COVID19: How Woman’s Recorded Lamentation Led To Speaker Gbajabiamila Meeting With Stakeholders To Appeal For 24hrs Electricity Supply

In a video shared by strategy and transformation expert, Ayo Bankole, on twitter, Speaker of the house of representative, Femi Gbajabiamila and stakeholders in the power sector, met to discuss what could be done to improve electricity supply in the country, especially after the Buhari’s #SitAtHome order. BreakingTimes gathered that Gbajabiamila called for the meeting […]

Nigerians told to prepare for electricity tariff hike

The government-owned Transmission Company of Nigeria has said Nigerians should be prepared to pay cost-reflective electricity tariffs in order to enjoy the benefits of the liberalisation of the power sector. The Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, TCN, Mr Usman Mohammed, who said this on Thursday, noted that the government had continued to pump money into the […]