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Senate to FG: Discard electricity subsidy removal for now

The Senate has urged the Federal Government to refrain from removing the electricity subsidy amid the ongoing hardships in the country. The Senate’s...

Poor power supply: FG intervenes, issues 13 new power generation, distribution licences

The Federal Government says it has issued 13 new licences for the generation of off-grid and embedded power, independent electricity distribution and the...

Reps give ITF 48 hours to explain missing N3bn

The House of Representatives on Monday issued the Industrial Training Fund (ITF) a 48-hour ultimatum to give an explanation on the “missing” N3...

Halt electricity tariff increase, allow Nigerians breathe, Senate directs NERC, 11 DisCos

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) and the 11 Electricity Distribution Companies (DisCos) have been ordered by the Senate to halt their proposed...

Suspend Electricity Tariff Hike, Reps Orders National Electricity Regulatory Commission

The National Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has been directed to suspend the proposed increase in electricity tariffs by distribution companies across the country....

National grid abolished, states, individuals, companies to generate, distribute power as Pres. Tinubu signs the Electricity Bill 2023

In a bid to salvage Nigeria as one of the most underpowered countries in the world, President Bola Tinubu has assented to the...

Unlawful BEDC takeover: Ajagbawa, other directors evade court bailiff, hop out of premises

Following an unlawful takeover of the management of Benin Electricity Distribution Company Plc (BEDC), the directors allegedly appointed by the Federal Government contrary...

Despite restraining court order, Henry Ajagbawa, K.C. Akuma and others break into BEDC to take over

In spite of a subsisting court order restraining a takeover and occupation of Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC), two men purportedly appointed into...

New Year electricity tariff raise: FG recants, suspends implementation after public outcry

  After denying a raise in electricity tariff, the Federal Goverment has ordered stop on the tariff by the  Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) with...

NERC denies 50 per cent electricity tariff increase

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has denied approving a 50 per cent increase in electricity tariff in the country. “The commission hereby state...

No electricity tariff raise until ….says NERC

  Contrary to some media reports on an increase in electricity tariffs for Nigerians, the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) says DISCOs will only...

Breach of Electric Act: FG set to revoke 8 DISCOs’ licences

Alleging some breaches of their contracts, Federal Government has threatened to revoke the licences of eight power distribution companies ( DISCOs) in the...