UP Nepa!

The National Electric Power Authority was apparently established in the era of Authorities: cf. Nigerian Television Authority, Nigerian Port Authority; and which other ones? And it has none left! No legacy either. One thing that NEPA is remembered for till tomorrow is the epilepsy, sometimes stroke, of power supply– a feature that has defiled President after President, even the shoeless one. And another has been… Read more

Power projects: NERC to give Nigerians first consideration

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission has said it is working on a national content regulation that will give priority to Nigerian operators and workers in the power sector. According to NERC, the regulation, billed to be released by the third quarter of 2013, will set out guidelines in which Nigerians will be given first consideration in the areas of project execution, employment, training and technology… Read more

Prepare to pay more for electricity – FG

ACTING Director-General, Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE), Mr Benjamin Ezra Dikki, has advised electricity consumers in Nigeria to be prepared for increased electricity tariff. This is just as the Managing Director of CMEC, one of the preferred bidders in the privatisation exercise of unbundled Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN) successor companies, Mrs Heather Onoh, said it would take the company six months to rehabilitate… Read more