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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 […]

Electricity Tariff Increase: NLC Threatens ‘Industrial Resistance’

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has threatened industrial resistance following the increase in electricity tariffs by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC). The Congress, in a statement released late on Tuesday night, January 5, 2021, and signed by the President, Comrade Ayuba Wabba, said the Federal Government should reverse the increase immediately or face an […]

“Nigerians To Start Paying Increased Electricity Tariffs From April” –

Following an outcry over the decision to increase electricity tariffs in the country, the Nigerian Government says the implementation will commence in April. The Chairman of the Nigeria Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), Professor James Momoh, stated this while addressing a News conference on Monday, January 6, 2020, in Abuja. A series of documents dated December […]

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 […]