Tags : Electricity Tariff

FG Raises Concern Over Possible Scarcity Of Petrol

The Federal Government has raised concerns about the possibility of scarcity of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), also known as petrol, in the country. The Minister of State for Petroleum, Mr Timipre Sylva, raised the concern on Monday, February 1, 2021, at a late-night meeting between the Government and leaders of the organised labour. Channels TV […]

FG Suspends Hike In Electricity Tariffs Till End Of January

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission has been directed to suspend the planned bi-annual adjustment in electricity tariff until the joint ad-hoc Committee concludes their discussion by the end of January. The directive was contained in a statement by the Minister of Power, Mr Sale Mamman, on Thursday, January 7, 2021, to allow for the outcome […]

“There Has Been No Increase In Electricity Tariffs” -Keyamo

The Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Mr Festus Keyamo, has said there has been no increase in electricity tariffs, following an adjustment by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC). Speaking on Channels TV on Tuesday, January 5, 2021, the Minister explained that what was done was to adjust certain bands and to ensure […]

NLC Insists On Strike Action, Gives FG Deadline

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has insisted that it will carry on with its proposed strike action with regards to the recent increase in electricity tariff and the removal of petrol subsidy. This resolve, according to Channels TV, was taken following a closed-door meeting between the NLC and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, […]

NLC Urges FG To Re-Visit Electricity Privatization Agreement

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has urged the Federal Government to re-visit the electricity privatization agreement and allow States, individuals and corporate organizations to generate and distribute electricity independent of the national grid. The President of the NLC, Mr Ayuba Wabba, made the request in an exclusive interview with Channels Television, where he spoke on […]