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  • Why electricity tariff was increased – Amadi

    Following reports in the media recently on the decadence in the electricity sector  in Nigeria, Sunday Vanguard in this encounter engaged the CEO of the Nigeria Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC, Dr. Sam Amadi on the issue. He ...

    • Posted September 30, 2013
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  • Electricity consumers groan over increase in metre charge

    Electricity consumers in some part of Lagos have expressed worry over increase in fixed metre charge for pre-paid metres users. They accused the Federal Government, through the Power Holding Company of Nigeria, PHCN, of short changing Nigerians,...

    • Posted June 18, 2013
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  • NERC inaugurates offices to handle electricity consumers’ complaints

    The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission on Thursday inaugurated five forum offices to help in addressing complaints of electricity consumers across the country. The Chairman/Chief Executive Officer, NERC, Dr. Sam Amadi, while speaking at the induction of members...

    • Posted February 22, 2013
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  • FG orders PHCN to import prepaid meters

    The Federal Government has directed the Power Holding Company of Nigeria, (PHCN), to import commercial number of new pre-payment meters for distribution to consumers nationwide. The importation of the meters is aimed at ending the exploitation of...

    • Posted February 14, 2013
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  • NERC Says It Failed In Electricity Metering Scheme

    Licensed electricity companies are likely to get an independent director who will be the watchdog of the board while NERC has confessed the failure of the metering system. This development was disclosed by the Nigeria Electricity Regulatory...

    • Posted December 21, 2012
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  • US and NERC to Collaborate on Enhancement of Gas-Powered electricity

      In a bid to ensure that the Gas-powered electricity in the country is attainable,  the United States Government has  indicated it will partner with the National Elecrtric Regulatory Commission (NERC) to boost the potentials of the...

    • Posted December 10, 2012
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  • New Electricity Tariffs Stifling Growth of Small Businesses

    Despite the claims several weeks ago by the National Electricity Regulatory Commission boss Dr Sam Amadi  that the current electricity tariff in Nigeria is the best compared to other Nations in the globe, Small Businesses  in the country do...

    • Posted November 29, 2012
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  • NERC and USAID Partner on Power Roadmap Conference

      As part of its resolve to ensure that Nigeria’s quest to boost its power supply  is fully utilized, the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) says it will host a strategic session for potential investors and stakeholders to...

    • Posted November 27, 2012
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  • NERC Chides PHCN DISCOs on Poor Customer Service Delivery

    The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has blamed distribution companies of the Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN) for the absence of cost effective tariff in the Nations electricity supply, which it referred to as ‘poor consumer...

    • Posted October 9, 2012
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  • Manufacturers spend N72.6 billion yearly on diesel to power ‘gensets’

    MEMBERS of the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) have been spending over N72. 6 billion yearly on Automotive Gas Oil (AGO), otherwise known as diesel, to power their respective generating sets, sequel to the lingering power supply...

    • Posted May 29, 2012
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