Adesina climate

Nigeria: Federal Government to spend $3b in power sector

The Federal Government of Nigeria plans to spend $3 billion on the energy sector in the next 24 months and end the current electricity subsidies by December 2021.
The Gambia

Nigeria: How the electricity supply industry performed in Q2 2020

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission has issued a report, outlining the performance of the electricity supply industry in Q2 2020.

Relief for Nigeria’s DISCOs through $500m World Bank support project

The World Bank project will help boost electricity access by improving the performance of the DISCOs through a large-scale metering programme.
power sector

Nigeria will not reverse privatisation of power sector

Chairman senate committee on power, Gabriel Suswam has advised that government has no intentions of reversing the privatisation of the Nigerian power sector.
Op-ed: Ted Blom on where Eskom tariffs are heading

Nigeria: Electricity tariff increase to take effect on 1 July

NERC warned electricity distribution companies to not mention their name or federal government in any public communications on the tariff increase.
free electricity supply

Nigeria pledges free electricity supply nationwide for two months

The Association of Nigerian Electricity Distributors has aligned with government to provide a two-month period of free electricity supply to all customers.
power sector

Nigeria: Gov and discos will sign a performance improvement plan

Ikeja Electric's chairman has revealed that by June this year the government and discos will sign a performance improvement plan for the supply of energy.

Nigeria settles dispute over construction of Mambilla hydro plant

The Nigerian power minister Sale Mamman said government has settled a legal dispute that was delaying the construction of Mambilla hydro plant project.
Eskom to resume construction of Ariadne-Venus 400kV line

TCN calls for cost-reflective tariffs amid grid expansion efforts in Nigeria

TCN has said that for Nigerians to fully enjoy the benefits of the liberalisation of the power sector, they must pay cost-reflective electricity tariffs.
power sector

Nigerian gov urged to review the privatisation of the power sector

President of the Senate, Senator Ahmad Lawan is calling on the Nigerian government to review the privatisation of the power sector.

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