October 2015

It’s impossible to give all consumers meters now –Amadi

Posted: October 31, 2015 at 5:57 pm   /   Discos, Government, NERC, Regulation

The Chairman/CEO. Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC, Dr. Sam Amadi, recently granted an elaborate interview to Punch Newspapers, where in he spoke on several issues that really bother electricity consumers in Nigeria. We are honoured to present it to you. Enjoy; Recently, electricity bills (estimated ones) have been more than doubled. Is the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory […]

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Labour to Resist Electricity Tariff Increase

Posted: October 20, 2015 at 9:29 pm   /   Government, Ministry of Power, NERC, Regulation

The NERC plan to increase electricity tariffs by end of October has got the official labour red flag with the Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) vowing to resist reported plans by electricity distribution companies in the country with the support of the industry regulator to increase tariff. TUC in a statement described the reported […]

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Olorunsogo 1 Power Plant from 18MW to 266MW Power Generation

Posted: October 17, 2015 at 11:30 pm   /   Gen. Biz, Gencos, Omotosho, Uncategorized

The managements of both Ughelli and Egbin Power Generating stations have made public how they have improved their power generation into the national grid from 150MW to 630MW and 680MW to over 1000MW respectively, the current news in circulation is the generation increase coming from Olorunsogo 1 and Omotosho 1 Power Stations. The management of […]

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Increase in Electricity Tariff Coming

Posted: October 17, 2015 at 10:07 pm   /   Discos, Government, Ministry of Power, NERC, Regulation

The cost of doing business and general living in Nigeria is likely to increase following the plans of the Federal Government as hinted by the Governor of the Nigerian Central Bank, Mr Godwin Emefiele and the pronouncements coming from the Chairman of the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, Dr Sam Amadi. The Governor of the Central […]

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Igali andUhomoibhi Awarded Fellows of Historical Society of Nigeria

Posted: October 12, 2015 at 4:57 pm   /   Government, Ministry of Power, Photo

As part of activities to mark the 60th Annual Conference of the Historical Society of Nigeria (HSN), the body of eminent historians has awarded Ambassador (Dr.) Godknow Igali, its highest honour of Fellowship. Also honoured alongside the Permanent Secretary, Power, is Amb. Dr. Martin Uhomoibhi, the immediate past Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The […]

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IKEJA DISCO to pay N131.4m fine for Defying Metering Order

Posted: October 5, 2015 at 4:48 pm   /   Discos, Government, Ikeja, NERC, Regulation

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC, has continued to wield the big stick on defaulting electricity market participants. The recent hammer fell on Ikeja Disco. The management of Ikeja Electricity Distribution Company (IKEDC) has been fined N131, 400, 000.00 only by the Electricity Industry Regulator. This followed the company’s “flagrant breaches” of the Credited Advance […]

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NIGERIA @ 55, Congratulations and Happy Independence Day!!!

Posted: October 2, 2015 at 12:48 am   /   Photo

To Nigeria and all Nigerians: Congratulations and Happy 55th Independence Day!!!

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