NERC’s Obsession With Tariff Increase


The obsession of the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC, to increase electricity tariff amounts to putting the cart before the horse. Thankfully, a Federal High Court in Lagos presided over by Justice Mohammed Idris, last week restrained NERC from going ahead with its insensitive and wicked plan.
NERC in collaboration with Electricity Distribution Companies (DISCOS), had planned to review upward the tariff paid by electricity consumers with effect from 1 June this year. If not for the ex-parte application filed by a Lagos-based lawyer, Mr. Toluwani Adebiyi restraining NERC, which the court graciously granted last week, the agency would have gone …Read More

Source:: PM Newspaper