LEGISLATION & POLICY

John F. Kennedy’s Historic Speech to the Congress of the United...

“Consumers, by definition, include us all. They are the largest economic group in the economy, affecting and affected by almost every public and private...

NERC Forum for Consumer Complaints’ Resolution

In exercise of its powers under the Electric Power Sector Reform (EPSR) Act 2005, the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), set up the...

Know Your Rights and Obligations as a Nigerian Electricity Consumer

The introduction of a set of consumer rights and obligations by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), an agency established by the Electric...

10 Things You Should Know About Power Disconnection

1. A customer can only be disconnected by a DisCo if no amount has been paid by the...

Central Bank of Nigeria Communique No 120 of the Monetary Policy...

Background The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) met on the 24th and 25th of September, 2018 and evaluated developments in the global and domestic economic...

Buhari Signs Competition, Consumer Protection Bill

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has signed the Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Bill into law. Ita Enang, Senior Special Assistant to the President on...

Putting FG’s Eligible Customers’ Policy to Work

Chineme Okafor, reviews the status of the eligible customers’ policy the federal government declared in 2017 Experts in the power sector have often posited that...

Drug Authentication and Cost of Counterfeiting to Economy

James Emejo writes that allocating funds for the enforcement of the Mobile Authentication Scheme for pharmaceuticals and other products will check widespread counterfeiting which...

Rights & Obligations of Electricity Consumers in Nigeria

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) is empowered by the Electric Power Sector Reform (EPSR) Act, 2005 to ensure an efficiently...

FG Moves to Promote Consumer Confidence, Ensure Fair Pricing

THE Federal Government has assented to the Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Bill, thereby making it a Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Act 2019....