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The Implications of Legal Reform in the Nigeria Power Sector (2016)

The Implications of Legal Reform in the Nigeria Power Sector (2016)

This paper tries to analyse the implications of the reforms propounded by law and policy, the extent to which the said reforms have improved or otherwise aided the power sector in supplying of electricity, the challenges with generation, distribution and transmission, the capacity which the sector can produce to serve the entire Nigerians etc. This

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A Credible Tariff Framework for the Nigerian Electricity Supply Industry (2016)

NIAF was the principal technical partner of the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) in developing a new tariff framework that conforms with the new policy directives and regulatory path of the current political administration. The Multi-Year Tariff Order (MYTO) Framework needed to be updated, based on newly developed guidelines. This process required significant interactions with


Issues and challenges in the Privatized Power Sector in Nigeria (2014)

This paper examines the efforts at revamping the sector before privatization/unbundling, with special focus on the issue and challenges that confront the sector after privatization: inadequacy of gas for firing turbines, community issues over bidding and ownership, cost recovery challenge due to over -priced power plants, transmission issues, the Multi-Year Tariffs Orders, end user tariffs, labour


An Economic Assessment of the Reform of Nigerian Electricity Market

This paper makes a critical assessment of the proposed reform of the electricity market in Nigeria. It highlights some of the challenges such as severe electricity crisis due to the appalling state of power infrastructures, double digit transmission losses and low tariffs. Empirical investigation was conducted using a Linear Programming optimization model via General Algebraic


Nigeria in Pole Position as 10,000MW Power Africa Berths

Chineme Okafor writes that of the six countries slated to start off the United States broad-based partnership to increase access to electricity in sub-Saharan Africa through Power Africa, Nigeria with on-going reforms in her power sector stands a good chance to exploit the advantages offered in the new initiative Structural reforms as was recently stated

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Bresson AS Energy Boss Calls for More Investment in Nigeria’s Power Sector

Chairman of Bresson AS Energy, Mr. Gbenga Olawepo has called for more investment, especially by the private sector, in Nigeria’s power sector. Speaking at the groundbreaking ceremony of the 90MW Magboro power plant being built by his firm, the industry captain highlighted the importance of adequate power supply in the evolution and sustenance of any


Power Sector Reform Progressing —Minister •As Nigeria, American Investors Sign MoU

The power sector reform is progressing with the administration addressing teething problems facing the sector, Minister of State Power, Honourable Mohammed Wakil, has disclosed. Speaking after signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with a group of American investors in Abuja, the minister explained that the reform in the sector was a major transformation from public


World Bank, AfDB Commend Nigeria’s Power Sector Privatisation

World Bank on Sunday lauded the Federal Government on the successful completion of the power sector privatisation, urging other African countries to borrow a leaf from the exercise. The African Development Bank also commended the present administration for investing proceeds from partial removal of fuel subsidy on infrastructure development among other sectors. The commendations came

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