About Us

Who we are

The Commission

The Electric Power Sector Reform Act 2005 provides for the tenured appointment of seven Commissioners, with one of them designated as Chairman/Chief Executive Officer, and another as Vice Chairman.

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Our History

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) is an independent regulatory agency which was inuagurated on 31st October 2005 as provided in the Electric Power Sector Reform Act 2005.

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Our Role

Promote and ensure an investor-friendly industry and efficient market structure to meet the needs of Nigeria for safe, adequate, reliable and affordable electricity.

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NERC Structure

The Commission is made up of seven Divisions, each with its strategic role in ensuring the smooth running of day to day activities of NERC.
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Corporate Headquarters


Adamawa Plaza,
 Plot 1099,
First Avenue, 
Off Shehu Shagari Way
Central Business District

Abuja F.C.T, Nigeria
Tel: +234 09 4621400, 09 4621410
info@nerc.gov.ng

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