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Amadi Defends Position on NERC Retirement Benefits

Amadi Defends Position on NERC Retirement Benefits

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has been accused of unilaterally fixing the salaries and allowances of its Board and staff members without recourse to the National Salaries, Incomes and Wages Commission (NSIWC) as is required by law. This was highlighted during the first day of an investigative public hearing to probe the activities of


Why Nigeria May Not Gain from N2.7trn Investment On Power Sector – Dogara

Nigeria may not get significant benefits from a whopping N2.7 trillion spendings by the Federal Government on the power sector since 1999 to date if a definite measure is not taken to address the challenges facing the sector, Speaker of the House of Representatives Yakubu Dogara has said. Dogara disclosed this while declaring open an


Disquiet in Electricity Market Over New Bill

The House of Representatives’ Committee on Power and Steel will today commence a public hearing on the bill establishing the National Electricity Management Authority (NEMSA). BusinessDay investigations reveal that analyses by various stakeholders across the sector indicate that the functions of NEMSA as proposed in the House of Reps Bill conflict and overlap with the


Bill to Establish Nigerian Electricity Management Services Authority Passes Second Reading

(Source: Business Day) A bill seeking to establish the Nigerian Electricity Management Services Authority(NEMSA), on Tuesday passed through its second reading in the House of Representatives. The proposed bill seeks to carry out the functions of enforcement of technical standards and regulations, as well as technical inspection in the Nigerian electrical supply industry. It also

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