Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Lagosians Protest Hike In Electricity Tariff

Members of the Democratic Socialist Movement (DSM) and some other groups in communities across Lagos State are protesting the planned hike in electricity tariff by Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) and perennial power outage today.

In a statement by its Organising Secretary, Chinedu Bosah, the groups said they would be a peaceful rally at Federal High Court Ikoyi-Falomo to protest the hike and outage being imposed on them by the energy companies (Distribution and generation companies).

According to them, “Aside protest in several communities, we are also participating in a legal action against the planned electricity tariff hike by the NERC and the power distribution companies, part ofthe statement read.

23 comments:

  1. The rate is 13 naira per unit and that is expensive

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  2. Different tariffs everyday!! Nepa or Eko distribution whatever but light has been constant here sha

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  3. Government is gradually turning all of us to protesters

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  4. Can someone help me with the contacts of ikedc ikorodu.my community has been in darkness since a month now.The phcn in my hood disconnected becos some pple refuse to pay their bills.why throw everyone in darkness becos of some people.pls help me with the contacts if u ve it.

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  5. protest here and there sha.... see me see naija ooo

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  6. MR EDDY said this heat wan kill person


    Not that the electricity supply is regularly available.
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    ^™THAT EDO BOY.COM~

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  7. MR EDDY said this heat wan kill person


    Not that the electricity supply is regularly available.
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    ^™THAT EDO BOY.COM~

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  8. In my area, they are not performing at all

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  9. There has been no light in 4 months and still counting yet they bring crazy bills

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  10. There has been no light in 4 months and still counting yet they bring crazy bills

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  11. At least in my area we have light now. Thank God

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  12. They told us that we would need to purchase our own transformer as the former one just packed up. Is it supposed to be so?

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  13. They should be a consensus between consumers and suppliers of electricity. Like demand supply kind of concept

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  14. I would love to be part of this protest as I have a lot of grievances against them

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  15. Buhari should over power back from private hands they are exploiting Nigerians

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  16. No light everywhere, this people are looking for trouble

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  17. I think power is improving, nay be ny area sharr

    Fibonnachi Omogbai

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  18. Dey should be considerate oo

    Fibonnachi omogbai

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  19. Protest that will never end with any positive news

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