..Rules out increase in tariff
Against the backdrop of incessant complaints of poor performance against electricity distribution companies in the country, the minister of Power, Works and Housing Mr. Babatunde Raji Fashola, has threatened to withdraw the operating licence of any ailing Disco.
Buhari signs 2018 budget
SUNDAY ODE, Abuja
President Muhammadu Buhari has signed into Act, a bill passed by the National Assembly to promote medical tourism in the country.Titled “Medical Residency Training Act 2018,” the Act is to ensure quality and competence of medical practice and practitioners with a view to encouraging medical tourism from other countries to Nigeria.
President Muhammadu Buhari has nominated James Momoh, a professor, for the position of Chairman of the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), a statement by the presidency has said.
UGO AMADI, Assistant Business Editor
With the hope of reviving the fortunes of Nigeria’s privatised electricity market which is currently under immense operational stress, Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), new commissioners have outlined six areas the regulatory agency would focus on going forward.
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The Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) has began the sensitisation of its customers in the South-East on the allegation that the currently being deployed smart pole prepaid meters were configured to rip off her customers.
Ugo Amadi with agency report
The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC, says it will sanction DISCOs which failed to meter electricity customers in their networks before Feb. 28, 2017.
The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC, on Monday urged electricity users to use energy saving bulbs and standard appliances to complement its energy efficiency programmes.
Acting Chief Executive Officer of The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, Dr. Tony Akah, has said that the recent court order directing reversal of electricity tariff poses serious threat to power reforms in the country.
The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission has insisted it would retain its planned 45 per cent increase in electricity tariff as it said it would file an appeal against the court ruling that mandated it to reverse the 45 per cent increase in electricity tariff across the country. This was made available to newsmen at a press briefing issued Friday, at its headquarters in Abuja.
…Govt won’t embark on new power projects in 2016, says Fashola
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The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) said it has set up an investigative task force to keenly look into claims by the 11 electricity distribution companies (Discos) in Nigeria’s power sector that they have installed sizeable amount of electricity meters to their customers since they took over operations in November 2013.