Nigerians Brace For Electricity Tariff Hike


The Nigeria Electricity Regulatory Commission in conjunction with the Power Holding Company of Nigeria has announced a hike in electricity tariffs in the country.


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The Federal Government has failed on its promise to achieve the target of 6,000 Mega Watts (MW) of electricity generation last December

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