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Power and Infrastructure Q1 Report

Welcome to the Power and Infrastructure Practice Q1 2021 Report. It should come as no surprise that the two greatest impediments to economic development in Nigeria is the current...
Privatization

FGN Concludes Plans to Privatise Key Assets

In recent years, the Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN) has demonstrated its preference for the adoption of privatization as a way of managing its economic responsibilities to its citizens. With dwindling crude...

OALP advises Chapel Hill Denham on the US$4.7million financing of Havenhill’s solar mini-grid projects.

Olaniwun Ajayi has advised the Chapel Hill Denham Nigeria Infrastructure Debt Fund — the first listed infrastructure debt fund in Africa — on its NGN1.8 billion (c. US$4.7 million) debt financing of Havenhill...
Asaba International Airport

Concession of Asaba International Airport

We are pleased to have advised the First Investment Development Company Limited on the concession of the Asaba International Airport in Delta State, Nigeria. This is the first full brown-field airport concession...
Solar Power Naija

Solar Power Naija Program: The CBN Solar Connection Facility

The Solar Connection Facility (known as the Solar Power Naija Program) (the Program) is one of several key initiatives forming part of the Nigeria Economic Sustainability Plan (NESP), developed by the Economic...
NERC'S Guidelines

NERC’S Guidelines on the Application for Competition Transition Charges

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC or the Commission), on 30 July 2020, issued the “Guidelines on filing Applications for Competition Transition Charge by Electricity Distribution and Trading Licensees” dated 27 July 2020 (the Guidelines)...
IBEDC

Federal High Court Declares NERC Enforcement Regulation Null and Void

On the 10th of July 2020, the Federal High Court delivered a landmark judgement in the case of Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company Plc (IBEDC) & 7 Ors. v Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC)...
NERC Guidelines

NERC’S Guidelines on Distribution Franchising

On 02 July 2020, the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC or the Commission) issued the Guidelines on Distribution Franchising in the Nigerian Electricity Supply Industry dated 24 June 2020 (the Franchising Guidelines), to primarily establish...
NERC Order

COVID-19: NERC Order on Continuity of Service in the Electricity Supply Industry

President Muhammadu Buhari on 30 March 2020, pursuant to his powers under the Quarantine Act,1 issued a regulation directing the cessation of all movements in Lagos, Abuja and Ogun State for an...
Electricity Tariffs

COVID-19: NERC Suspends the Planned Increase in End User Electricity Tariffs

Sequel to its issuance of the minor review of the Multi-Year Tariff Order 2015 and the Minimum Remittance Order for the year 2020 in December 2019 (the Minor Review Orders), the Nigerian...