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NERC releases guidelines on tariff hike by DisCos

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission has released guidelines which power distributors must stick to when buying additional generation capacity that will lead to higher tariffs payable by power users. According to the regulator, the tariff for such additional generation capacity would be higher than the prevailing wholesale tariff from the general power pool. This is according

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774,000 jobs: Ngige apologizes to NASS over Keyamo’s outburst on

The Minister of Employment Labour and Productivity, Senate Chris Ngige, on Tuesday, apologised to the National Assembly over the recent alteration between the Minister of State for Labour, Festus Keyamo and a joint committee of the National Assembly over-sighting the ministry. Keyamo had disagreed with the joint committee on the processes and modalities for implementing

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FAAN issues fresh guidelines as domestic travel commences July 8

Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria(FAAN) has released new procedural guidelines for air travelers and other airport users ahead of commencement of domestic flight July 8, 2020. Its spokesperson and General Manager Public Affairs; Mrs Henrietta Yakubu who disclosed this said the new guidelines were part of the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) aimed at protecting all

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Nollywood Genevieve Nnaji, Akin Omotoso Invited to Academy Membership

Nollywood actress Genevieve Nnaji and director Akin Omotoso, who was picked to direct Nigerian original series for Netflix, are the latest Nigerian creatives to be invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS). In 2018, the Academy invited members of the Nigerian creative industry like renowned filmmaker Femi Odugbemi to

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FG orders DSTV to suspend implementation of new tariffs

Federal Government of Nigeria has ordered Cable TV service providers, MultiChoice to suspend the implementation of its new hiked tariffs on different bouquets on its Digital Satellite Television, DSTV. The Ripples reported that the order was issued on Tuesday by the Acting Director General of Nigerian Broadcasting Commission, NBC, Mr. Armstrong Idachaba. The order was also

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