Opinion

Why the Post-privatisation Era of the Nigerian Power Sector Is Failing to Deliver, By Yusuf O. Ali

NERC has to adopt the suggested nuanced method (or any other one) of making the consumers and investors simultaneously make the tariff acceptance/prompt payment and QoS improvements (via capacity investments) needed from them respectively. I remember the almost unequivocal celebrations that welcomed the successful privatisation of the 16 successor companies…
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Opinion

Electricity Tariff: Interrogating The Scope Of the Senate’s Oversight Responsibility, By Bolaji Niniowo

The settled position of law is that if the parliament believes that an agency of government is in default of its statutory mandate, the parliament could pass a law to overrule such agency or to narrow the agency’s jurisdiction. Legislative power of appropriation could also be used to restrict the…
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Lawyers and the Protection of Electricity Consumers in Nigeria, By Sam Amadi

In the last couple of weeks, the media has been abuzz with the Senate’s recent effort to protect the consumers of electricity in Nigeria against what it considers exploitation by the distribution companies. The media has made the legislative call on the electricity regulator to intervene a cause cerebrum. The…
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