• Court rules against FG, Discos, declares new electricity tariff illegal

    Court rules against FG, Discos, declares new electricity tariff illegal

    A Federal High Court in Lagos on Wednesday ruled against the National Electricity Regulation Commission and electricity distribution companies in a suit opposing the Federal Government’s bid to increase electricity tariff brought last year.

    The suit was filed by a Lagos-based lawyer, Toluwani Adebiyi, following announcement of proposed electricity tariff hike by the then Chairman of NERC, Dr. Sam Amadi.

    Adebiyi had urged the court to stop any hike in electricity tariff until there had been a meaningful and significant improvement in […]