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SERAP urges FG, NERC to rescind electricity tariff hike, threatens lawsuit

THE Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to reverse the increase in electricity tariff, which took effect in December...

NERC to consumers: It is not your responsibility to replace faulty transformers

THE Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has affirmed that it is not the responsibility of electricity consumers to buy or repair transformers, pole or...

Privatisation council approves fast-tracking concession of Zungeru power plant

THE National Council on Privatisation has approved the fast-tracking of the work plan for the concession of the Zungeru Hydroelectric Power Plant (ZHPP) in...
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We have not approved new electricity tariff – NERC

THE Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has denied reports that it approved tariff increase in the power sector. Chairman of the Commission Sanusi Garba told...

Senate confirms NERC commissioners

THE Senate has confirmed four commissioners for the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC). The confirmation followed a presentation by the Senate Committee on Power during...

Amidst massive complaints from customers, AEDC denies ripping off electricity consumers

THE Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) has reacted to petitions by  customers of arbitrary billings, staff corruption and unrealistic tariff band methodology, whereby consumers...
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DisCos fail to provide meters, charge outrageous estimated bills

EIGHT years after power privatisation in Nigeria, electricity distribution companies (DisCos) have failed as private businesses, leaving  millions of Nigerians without meters. The DisCos have,...

Privatisation responsible for electricity tariff increase- Ajaero

THE General Secretary of the National Union of Electrical Employees Joe Ajaero, has said that the privatisation of electrical distribution companies was responsible for...

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Court dismisses suit seeking to sack Buhari

AN Abuja Federal High Court on Monday, January 30, dismissed a suit by a former presidential aspirant, Ambrose Owuru,...

Two Nigerians shot dead in South Africa amid rising xenophobia

TWO Nigerian nationals were reportedly killed in Johannesburg, South Africa at the weekend amid a resurgence of attacks on...

2023 general election: What you should know about invalid vote

THE increasing number of invalid votes has been a major concern for Nigerians going into the 2023 general elections,...

Naira redesign: Nigerians abroad have nowhere to exchange old banknotes

NIGERIANS in the Diaspora have been excluded from the ongoing cash swap programme launched by the Central Bank of...

Meet the Nigerian who bagged Australia’s Community Citizen of the Year Award

A Nigerian physician Pedus Eweama has been bestowed with the Community Citizen of the Year Award in Australia, in...
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Here are 11 Nigerian firms, contractors blacklisted by World Bank in 2022

The World Bank blacklisted at least, 11 Nigerian firms...

Naira redesign: Nigerians abroad have nowhere to exchange old banknotes

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How Aguiyi-Ironsi was killed – Sani Bello, former ADC

SANI Bello, the aide-de-camp (ADC) to Nigeria's first military...

Ballot or bullet: Inside South-East Nigeria, ahead of 2023 election

DATELINE: Enugu, South-East Nigeria, Monday, January 9, 2023. It...

Death sentence on man who stole N57,000 – What does the law say?

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