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BREAKING: NERC orders suspension of electricity tariff hike for 14 days

BREAKING: NERC orders suspension of electricity tariff hike for 14 days

9/30/2020 1:39:00 AM

BREAKING: NERC orders suspension of electricity tariff hike for 14 days

Okechukwu Nnodim, AbujaThe Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission on Tuesday night issued an order suspending the September 1, 2020 hike in electricity tariffs for 14 days.Labour unions...

Okechukwu Nnodim, AbujaThe Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission on Tuesday night issued an order suspending the September 1, 2020 hike in electricity tariffs for 14 days.Labour unions and the Federal Government had reached a truce on Sunday night to suspend the hike in electricity tariffs for 14 days, a development that prompted the halt of a nationwide strike by labour.

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Power distributors had on Monday and earlier on Tuesday toldThe PUNCHthat no order concerning the matter had been received from the regulator.Sources at the commission had confirmed earlier in the day that an order might come from the regulator on Tuesday night.

The regulator issued Order No. NERC/209/2020 around 10.30 pm on Tuesday, with the title, “NERC Order on suspension of the Multi Year Tariff Order 2020 for the electricity distribution licensees.”The NERC Chairman, James Momoh, and the Commissioner, Legal, Licensing and Compliance, Dafe Akpeneye, signed the order.

The commission said, “This order shall take effect from 28th September 2020 and shall cease to have effect on the 11th October 2020.”The commission had approved a new tariff for power distributors that took effect from September 1, 2020, but this was resisted by labour unions and many power users.

However, in its latest order, the NERC said the September 1, 2020 increase in tariff had to be suspended for 14 days based on the agreement between Federal Government and labour unions.It directed the 11 power distribution companies across the country to abide by the order.

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So, what happens after 14days? fkeyamo After suspension of Electricity tariff from the fedral government, OfficialPHED still disobeyed NGRPresident orders still went ahead to disconnect light in Port Harcourt. fkeyamo Most Discos including IkejaElectric & EKEDP haven't reverted to the old tarrif.. What are you doing about it after the 5th day the instruction was given

Film trick. Good news. The hike of over 133percent is outrageous To what end and what purpose? Some day I know our public service would work to our advantage by the mercy of the living God in Jesus Mighty Name Amen and Amen The same electricity that I still bought at the same exorbitant rate this morning? It isn't their fault, it's the fault of the union leaders who in their character betrayed Nigerians 'Judas Iscariotically'

We are living in slavery in this one Nigeria... Modern slavery by Fela... Means that all the ranting by NLC and TUC etc are alllll video games 😂😂😂 It was all a plot!!! How fish go dey inside water soap go dey enter hin eye biko? Now that they have suspended the electricity tariff.... Question(1)can we stop our prepaid meters from running for 14 days?

Meaning that this doesnt concern those that get monthly Bills? One day Nigerians will wake up Lemme Kukuma recharge my meter for 600yrs coz this government dey ment Need an instant follower? Follow me and be followed back in a seconds 💯 % sure I promise to follow back If u don't want to follow please don't like

They are just making a statement without consideration What's the essence of the 14 days when we have been paying the tarrif already, so, after the 14 days what happened? These leaders of ours has turned us to something else So after 14 days what else 🤔 NERCNG It will interest us if you reinstate your order to the DISCOs to meter all houses at no cost to the users.

You can pass the IELTS exam in flying colours and get a permanent residency to Canada. DM for details on the link to the high score formula for passing the IELTS exam Mad 14 days, Rubbish I only blame lily-livered NLC for succumbing cheaply to your FG's bargaining chip if not the situation would have been so tense for them.

Suspension for days? Is this not robish? So after 14 days we continue and we've already paying the hike tarrif, Nigeria who is fooling who? Sir don't retweet publication disco has not implement the suspension, meanwhile is this an achievement that increase in tarrif is suspended for 14days which three days is almost gone without implementation this country is a disaster

all na waayoo! prepared meters have migrated to the new tariff plan by generated tokens how would they saved them from the charges already in effect They will all suffer for 14000 years with hard labor mad people everywhere Until what happens next? 'suspend for 14days' I got lost... Lord I need a miracle, we need a miracle

just because of 14days delay the labour union cancelled the strike..... Hahahaha, naija unah Weldon... Those who called my beloved country an online country, continue enjoying ur offline country, we dey watch.... Hen After 14 days nationwide protest NERCNG . As a government regulatory Commission. Do you at all monitor your directive for strict compliance or you just write. As at yesterday, consumers were still paying the hike tariff. Let us live to our statutory responsibility and save the citizenry from hardship, please.

What happens after the 14th day?🤔🤔🤔 So what happens after the 14th day Fuellooooooo reduce fuel oooo So, should Nigerians dance naked on the street bcos of that? We all know it’s a perennial decoy employed by all succeeding government in Nigeria to wallow the brains of its citizens and we are fools no more. All the shenanigans are already known but time of reckoning drawing nigh

This the result of being ruled by set of papas, old men association of a country And after 14 days, d short-term palliatives stops! NLC leaders have sold workers After the 14 days nko? Adaptation to suffering continues You're all mad! What happens after 14days? Huh. And after 14 days what are we expecting from you?

Lies. TUC and NLC have failed the masses. What a shame and after 14 days Electricity tariff goes back to the hike price What difference does it make 💖💖💖 Let's anticipate the best after the 14days ✔️ 4 my next life I no wan use ear hear NiG agn ,God abg o Independence Day celebration suspension. For just 14days. How do we really work out our issue in Nigeria. We sweep them under the carpet and settle for adaptation. Quite sad!

All of you are mad .the present government the past and still the future . make Una die with hard labour So what happens after 14 days? 14 days for Nigerians to adjust. Now I can purchase my unit peacefully Will they reverse to old rate. Continue playing us 😄😄 rubbish Lol😂😂😂😂 just 14 days .?... labour oooo

Toothless bulldog! And after 14 days suffering continue........ I hail ooooo Nlc and Tuc leaders. Best negotiation so far Nice one👍 Mumu people To be a Biafra Nigerian is to be a Biafran without Memory and a Nigerian without Previlages. foolat60 ReverseDSSRecruitment RevolutionNow compassofatale Another scam is here again, we are tired of you people

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BREAKING: Labour suspends planned strike as FG reverses electricity tariff hikeEniola Akinkuotu and Kayode OyeroThe Organised Labour has called off its planned strike after reaching an agreement with the Federal Government.The Minister of State for Labour and Employme... Dem for hear word Something wey we don know. I saw it coming awon eleribu

BREAKING: Labour suspends strike as FG orders DisCos to halt electricity hike for 2 weeksThe organised labour has suspended its planned strike action and protests billed to hold today (Monday), September 28, following agreements reached with the Fed Okay... ayomide_sosanya See this slies ooo Una suspend strike for last minute 😩😩 Are we a joke to NLC.....I'm suing them for emotional distress! MKKyari Child's play