Merry Christmas and the very Best for 2021!

It has been an unexpectedly trying year. But in all, let us give thanks for the gift of life, friendship, love and, hopefully,  good health. We lost some great people this year…so being alive is one gift that we should always cherish. We pray the souls of the departed rest in peace as we also …

Factors Hindering the Implementation of a Cost Reflective Tariff- NERC Perspective (Part 2)

There has been much ado about implementing a cost reflective tariff especially in recent times by key sector participants: Generating Companies (GenCos), Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) and the Distribution Companies (DisCos). On March 31, 2020, the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) issued an order titled NERC Order No: NERC/198/2020 – Order on the Transition …

Overview of Cost Reflective Tariff as Basis for Improved Electricity Services in the NESI- Part 1

Nigeria today is grappling to find its way out of the darkness that seemingly never goes away. Irregular electricity supply continues to be a mammoth issue that stakeholders and citizens bemoan every day. The 11 Distribution Companies (DisCos) who took over the distribution assets from the now defunct Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN) and …

Combating Counterfeit Drugs In Nigeria: A LEGAL RECOURSE

    INTRODUCTION Counterfeit drugs are drugs deliberately and fraudulently mislabeled with the intent to deceive and profit. They are rarely efficacious and are often dangerous and detrimental to public health. The Nigerian Fake Drugs and Unwholesome Processed Foods (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (CAP C34, 2004)[1]  defined fake drugs to mean: ”any drug or drug product …