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Infrastructure Sector in Nigeria; Projections for 2024

Infrastructure Wrap-Up Report and Outlook 2024

2023 heralded significant developments in the Nigerian infrastructure landscape. Notably, there were laudable initiatives aimed at facilitating investment in infrastructure projects to tackle Nigeria’s huge infrastructure deficit. These include the proposed establishment...
Power Sector Outlook for 2024 in Nigeria by Olaniwun Ajayi LP.

Power Wrap-Up and Outlook 2024

The year 2023 marked a decade, post-privatization of the power sector and witnessed significant legislative milestones which began with the enactment of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (Fifth Alteration)...

Impact of the COP28 Agreement on African Oil Producers

The 28th Conference of Parties (COP28) which was held in the United Arab Emirates and concluded on 12 December 2023, delivered the UAE Consensus that culminated in the first Global Stocktake. With...
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NERC Market Competition Report 2022: Insights and Expectations

Over time, the Nigerian Electric Supply Industry (NESI) is expected to progress through four stages, which are to be determined by the extent of competition in the market. By the provisions of...

NERC Meter Price Review 2023: Implications for MAPs and Consumers in Nigeria

Due to the metering gap experienced in the Nigerian Electricity Supply Industry (NESI), electricity distribution companies (DisCos) in Nigeria were by the Meter Asset Provider and National Mass Metering Regulations 2021 (MAP...

An Overview of the Extant Gas Flare Regulations in the Nigerian Petroleum Industry

For the Nigerian energy industry, one issue stands out as an opportunity and a challenge - gas flaring. The billowing flames and plumes of smoke from our gas flares have long reflected...

Constitutional Amendment Relating to the Railway Transport Sector: A Panacea for Resuscitating the Railway...

As one of the astounding farewell accomplishments of the erstwhile President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, His Excellency Muhammadu Buhari (the Erstwhile President), the Erstwhile President signed 16 (sixteen) constitution alteration...

REVIEW OF NERCS ORDER ON MIGRATION OF CUSTOMERS AND COMPENSATION FOR SERVICE FAILURE UNDER...

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) introduced the service-based tariff (SBT) regime in the Multi-Year Tariff Order 2020 (MYTO 2020), a form of incentive-based regulation, permitting distribution companies (DisCos) to receive higher...

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission issues Consumer Protection Regulations 2023

On March 29, 2023, the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) issued the Consumer Protection Regulations 2023 (the Consumer Protection Regulations) to safeguard consumers from the activities of electricity distribution companies (DisCos) in...

Decentralisation of the Nigerian Electricity Sector: Opportunities, Challenges and Next Steps

On March 17, 2023, the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria signed nineteen (19) bills into law. Significant among the newly enacted legislation are the Fifth Alteration Acts 2023, which made...