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The Nigeria Labour Congress on Monday, shut the gates of the Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company in Ilorin, Kwara State seeking the reversal of the electricity tariff earlier imposed. The Labor Unions who were at the IBEDC offices in Challenge and Baboko market areas in Ilorin as early as 7 am locked the gates leading to […]

Nigerians on Monday did not accept the reduction of the tariff that Band A customers have to pay for electricity, which was lowered from N225/kWh to N206.8/kWh by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission. The Nigeria Labour Congress, Trade Union Congress, Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture, electricity consumers, and civil society organizations all requested a reversal of this decision in interviews with The PUNCH.

The Deputy National Organising Secretary of All Progressives Congress, Chidi Duru, urged the Federal Government to reconsider the agreement with electricity providers in the country due to what he called their 'enormous failure.' Duru mentioned that the fact that Nigerians still purchase their transformers, cables, poles, and other electrical materials from the service […]