GEPLAW Focus

A.   INDUSTRY FOCUS ANALYSIS  (I)              AN OVERVIEW OF THE NIGERIAN ELECTRICITY REGULATORY COMMISSION (NERC) DOCUMENT NO. NERC/GL/2/2020 – GUIDELINES ON FILING APPLICATIONS FOR COMPETITION TRANSITION CHARGE BY ELECTRICITY DISTRIBUTION AND TRADING LICENSEES   Introduction   On 27 July 2020, the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) published the Guidelines on Filing...

  The Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN), in collaboration with Siemens AG, a German multinational industrial manufacturing company, created the Nigerian Electrification Roadmap (NER) 2019 which sets out a detailed three-phase plan for the Nigerian power sector and capacity expansion of the current power assets and...

As governments, organizations, and individuals all over the globe continue to grapple with the precarious economic climate and other hardships occasioned by the COVID 19 pandemic, businesses and individuals are seeking pragmatic ways to ameliorate the effect of the pandemic on their business and personal...

A. INDUSTRY HIGHLIGHTS AND GLOBAL TRENDS NIGERIA Oil and Gas Oil prices rise as countries ease lockdown Nigeria amending 2020 budget with oil at $20 per barrel – Finance Minister IOCs under-reporting gas flare figures to evade new levies PPPRA delays petrol price update for May amid multiple FX rates Rivers...

Revenue(s) generated from air transportation and related activities is a major contributor to the Nigerian Gross Domestic Product (GDP). However, the current COVID-19 pandemic in Nigeria has greatly affected the activities of the aviation sector. According to Captain Nogie Megisson, the Chairman of Airline Operators of...

It is no news that the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic has disrupted all aspects of human interactions and livelihood. Since the commencement of its erratic spread in January 2020, countries have been forced to take a difficult stance by restricting movement of persons and social gatherings....