EditorJune 29, 2020

Discos say you can blame the NERC for the increase in your next light bill

Do you remember when it was announced earlier this year that the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) had approved permissions ...

Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 8, 2017

The YNaija Cover this evening – the 8th of December

Follow the links to read the stories and analyses on YNaija: “You’re right, Nigerian youth have been taken for granted” ...

Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 3, 2017

Bypass your metre and pay N450,000 fine | NERC tells electricity consumers

Electricity consumers who bypass their meters will be forced to pay up to N450,000 as fine, the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory ...

Oludolapo AdelanaApril 21, 2017

President Buhari nominates Prof. James Momoh as NERC chairman

by Dolapo Adelana President Muhammadu Buhari has nominated Prof. James Momoh for the position of Chairman of the Nigerian Electricity ...

Op-ed EditorFebruary 15, 2017

Oluwafemi Adebule: Why Nigerians do not have light

by Oluwafemi Adebule   Overview of The Nigerian Power Sector Today, Nigeria generates at best 5,200MW of power. In all honesty, ...

Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 27, 2016

NERC chairman-designate to attend Senate screening – Presidency

Prof. Akintunde Ibitayo Akinwande, who was nominated by President Muhammadu Buhari as the Chairmanship of Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), ...

Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 20, 2016

Buhari submits nominees for NCC, NERC to Senate for confirmation

The Senate President Bukola Saraki on Tuesday read two correspondences from the President, Muhammadu Buhari for the confirmation of the ...

AzeezJuly 15, 2016

NERC appeals court ruling on electricity tariff

Following the court ruling that the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission should reverse the 45 per cent increase in electricity tariff ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 14, 2016

Court stops increase in electricity tariff, orders reversal

In what a large part of the Nigerian populace would consider as cause for jubilation, a Federal High Court in ...

Op-Ed EditorJune 28, 2016

Uzoma Erondu: The fraud (or schadenfreude) called Estimated Billing (Y! Naira&Kobo)

John, a friend of mine moved into an apartment in a sub-urban area of Lagos in the early months of ...

Op-Ed EditorJune 9, 2016

Abang Dove: 12 important achievements of the Nigerian Senate in 12 months

by Abang Dove As the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari marked one-year in office on ...

Adebayo EmuleomoMay 25, 2016

How residents of Araromi/Mende stood up to Ikeja DISCO

When push comes to shove, people show what they are truly made of. This perhaps, best fits the story of ...

Mazi EmekaMarch 11, 2016

Y! Report: No fuel, no water, no electricity… Nigerians suffer severe hardship

As the endless snake-like queue for petrol continues to increase, reality is dawning on Nigerians that their country might just ...

Adebayo EmuleomoMarch 1, 2016

Again, court orders NERC, DISCOs to ‘halt’ electricity tariff hike

A Federal High Court in Lagos has again ordered that the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission be barred from hiking electricity tariff. ...

Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 22, 2016

‘Nobody anywhere can suspend the new electricity tariff’

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC, has said the Nigerian Senate does not possess the constitutional authority to reverse the ...

Adebayo EmuleomoFebruary 16, 2016

Senate orders ‘immediate suspension’ of new electricity tariff

The Nigerian Senate has ordered the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission to put an end to the increase in electricity tariff which ...

Adebayo EmuleomoFebruary 8, 2016

Workers storm electricity companies to protest new tariff (PHOTOS)

The Nigeria Labor Congress and the Trade Union Congress have mobilised workers to protest against the increased electricity tariff in ...

Adebayo EmuleomoDecember 21, 2015

Nigerian’s will pay more for electricity as NERC scraps fixed rates

Nigerians have been given an early Christmas gift by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission has it has removed fixed charges for ...

Emmanuel ChidiogoMarch 24, 2015

Opinion: Dear Pres. Jonathan, forget the apologies, we need electricity

by  Eze Onyekpere What more will the government, NERC and the captains of the electricity industry request of Nigerians? Reforms ...

Kolapo OlapojuMarch 18, 2015

10 things you should know about the 50% reduction of electricity tarrif

by Azubuike Azikiwe The Federal Government has announced reduction of electricity tariff by over 50 per cent in some places in ...

Isime EseneNovember 19, 2014

Electricity consumers in Abuja get 400,000 prepayment meters

by James Sambo Neil Croucher, the Managing Director of the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) on Tuesday said the company has ...

YEditorSeptember 22, 2014

Inadequate investment hurting power sector, say experts

by Godwin Akanfe Taiwo Okeowo, Deputy Managing Director and Head of Investment Banking Division, FBN Capital has said that continuous ...

July 15, 2014

Chinedu Ekeke: This darkness we are shiaring – but isn’t it time to discuss gas?

by Chinedu Ekeke   It is doubtful that an institution as big as the Nigerian government will push for a ...

June 5, 2014

Opinion: What you should know about Nigeria’s new electricity tariff

by Adeola Balogun What we do want is an improvement in the supply of electricity in our homes. For now, ...

June 2, 2014

NERC tariff regime: This is why you’ll need to pay more for less power

by Adeola Balogun What we have here is a chain reaction. If the power situation in the country is to ...

September 11, 2013

Opinion: Electricity tariff – What the NERC must do to inspire investors’ confidence

by Abdul Mahmud   There is some connection between the health of the economy and the smooth functioning of the ...

August 15, 2013

Opinion: The electricity revolution is here

by Emmanuel Onwubiko Even the most hardened opponent of this government will agree that NERC has started a radical revolution ...

October 19, 2012

Seriously? NERC warns electricity consumers against corrupt PHCN workers

by Isi Esene The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has warned electricity consumers to be alert to the antics of ...

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