Our History

Past Commissioners

Commissioners (2005 – 2009)

  1. Dr. Ransome E. Owan Chairman -
    Chief Executive Officer
  2. Mallam Abdulrahman Ado, Vice Chairman -
    Market Competition & Rates
  3. Dr. Alimi Abdul-Razaq, Commissioner -
    Legal & Licensing
  4. Engr. M.B.G. Bunu,  Commissioner -
    Finance & Support Services
  5. Dr. Grace Eyoma, Commissioner -
    Government & Consumer Affairs
  6. Prof. O. C. Iloeje, Commissioner -
    Research & Development
  7. Engr. Abimbola Odubiyi, Commissioner -
    Engineering, Standard & Safety


Commissioners (2010 -2015)

  1. Dr. Sam Amadi, Chairman -
    Chief Executive Officer
  2. Alhaji Lawan Bello, Vice Chairman -
    Renewable Energy, Research &  Development
  3. Steven Andzenge, Commissioner -
    Legal, Licensing & Enforcement
  4. Patrick Umeh, Commissioner -
    Finance & Management Services
  5. Dr. Abba Ibrahim, Commissioner -
    Government & Consumer Affairs
  6. Eyo Ekpo, Commissioner -
    Markets, Competition & Rates
  7. Engr. Mary E. Awolokun, Commissioner -
    Engineering, Standard & Safety

Key Facts

The Commission was created by and performs its operations based on the guidelines as stipulated in the Electric Power Sector Reform Act 2005

Member - Executive Council of African Forum for Utility Regulators

Corporate Headquarters
Adamawa Plaza,
Plot 1099, First Avenue,
Off Shehu Shagari Way, Central Business District
Abuja F.C.T, Nigeria
Tel: +234-09-462-1400, 09-462-1401.
info@nerc.gov.ng

Our History

Outlined below are the key events and actions that have defined the development of NERC and the Nigerian Electricity Supply Industry (NESI) in general.

Year

Milestone

2005

In March, the Electric Power Sector Reform (EPSR) Act was passed into law and the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission was created.

In October, the Pioneer Commission was inaugurated.

2006

In November, the Commission issued the Customer Complaints Handling: Standards & Procedures Regulation

2007

In April, a Public Notice for Consultation on the proposed Multi-Year Tariff Order (MYTO) Methodology was issued to the public.

In December, the Commission issued the Regulation on Customer Service Standards of Performance for Electricity Distribution Companies

2008

On July 1, the Multi-Year Tariff Order (MYTO 1) issued by the Commission came into effect.

In August, the Commission issued the Grid Code, Distribution Code and Metering Code.

2009

In February, an Administrator was appointed to oversee the affairs of the Commission.

2010

In December, the 2nd Commission was inaugurated.

2012

In march, a Public Notice for consultation on proposed changes to the MYTO Methodology & MYTO 1 was issued to the general public

On June 1, MYTO 2 came into effect.

2014

In July, the Commission issued the Health & Safety Code

2015

On January 1, MYTO 2.1 came into effect.

In April, MYTO 2.1 Amended came into effect

In December, the Commission approved Feed-In-Tariffs for Renewable Energy Generation

Also in December, the tenure of 2nd Commission came to an end and an acting Chief Executive Officer (CEO) began overseeing the affairs of the Commission.

2016

In February, MYTO 2015 came into effect

2017           February, the 3rd set of Commissioners were inaugurated

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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