Welcome to Energy Commission of Nigeria

The Energy Commission of Nigeria came to being through the enabling Act No. 62 of 1979, as amended by Act No. 32 of 1988 and Act No. 19 of 1989 (see ECN Act.)

The Commission commenced operation in 1989 after the meeting of the Heads of ECOWAS on 29th May 1982 in Cotonou, where a decision was taken that each member state should establish by law,a body within the machinery of government, to be charged with the responsibility for coordinating and supervising all energy functions and activities within each Member State and may be called ENERGY COMMISSION of each Member State (see for Official Journal of ECOWAS, Protocols, Decisions & Directives, Vol. 4, June 1982, pg 50).


Vision & Mission


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Latest News


ECN Distributes LED Bulbs to 1,000 Households in Zamfara State

The Energy Commission of Nigeria (ECN) has distributed LED bulbs to 1,000 households in Zamfara state as part of its sensitization campaign on the need to conserve energy. A Principal Scientific Officer in the Commission, Mr. Tijjani Ahmad told Caliphate . . .  Read More


The Next Level Peace Ambassadors paid a courtesy visit to the Commission on Thursday, 19th December, 2019. They were received by the Director General/CEO, Professor Eli Jidere Bala in company of some Management staff.

Professor Eli Jidere Bala (DG/CEO) in a group photograph with Next Level Peace Ambassadors and some Management Staff


The Sir Ahmadu Bello Youth Council of Nigeria (ABYCN) on Thursday 19th December 2019 conferred its national honour on the Director General/CEO, Energy Commission of Nigeria, (ECN) Professor Eli Jidere Bala, as an Icon of Humanitarian Service and Societal Development. The event took place in the DG’s Board Room and was witnessed by some management staff of the Commission.

DG/CEO Professor E. J. Bala being conferred with the Award

Professor E. J. Bala in a group photograph with ABYCN and some ECN Management Staff


The Management of the Energy Commission of Nigeria, led by the Director General/CEO, Prof. Eli Jidere Bala, paid a courtesy visit to The Hon. Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, His Excellency, Hon. Timipre Sylva, on Monday 9th December 2019, at the Minister’s Office.

The Honorable Minister, Timipre Sylva and DG, ECN, Prof Eli Jidere Bala


The duo of the Hon. Minister and DG,ECN during deliberations


DG, ECN, Prof Eli Jidere Bala here presents Souvenirs to the Honorable Minister


DG, ECN, Prof Eli Jidere Bala and his Management (ECN) in a group photograph with the Honorable Minister


Group photograph of all present, including staff of the Federal Ministry of Petroleum Resources, with the Honorable Minister

Upcoming Events


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List of Successful Companies Shortlisted for the Award of Contract for 2019 Capital Projects

The underlisted successful companies are required to come to the Procurement Office of the Energy Commission of Nigeria Headquarters, at the ground floor with the original copy of their . . .   Read More


Invitation to Attend the Financial Bid Opening of 2019 Capital Projects - Works

With reference to our Advertisement in the Triumph, the Nation Newspapers as well as in the Federal Tender Journal, of Monday, 26th August, 2019 for technical and Financial Bids of the various projects of . . . .  Read More


Invitation to Attend the Financial Bid Opening of 2019 Consultancy Capital Projects

With reference to our Advertisement in the Triumph, the Nation Newspapers as well as in the Federal Tender Journal, of Monday, 26th August, 2019 for the Expression of Interest (EoI) and Request for Proposals (RFP) of the Consultancy Services for . . . .   Read More



Change Of Date: An Addendum To 2019 Capital Projects: Invitation To Tender/ Expression Of Interest

Further to our earlier advertisement placed on the Federal Tender Journal and The Nation Newspaper of Monday, August 26, 2019, and Triumph Newspaper of Friday, August 30, 2019, inviting interested. . . .   Read More


2019 Capital Projects: Invitation To Tender/ Expression Of Interest

The Energy Commission of Nigeria (ECN) is the Government organ with the statutory mandate for the Strategic planning and co-ordination of National Policies in the field of Energy in all its ramifications, and to ensure adequate, reliable, cost-effective and sustainable energy supply for nation’s economic and socio-political development. In compliance with the Public Procurement Act 2007, the Commission wishes to undertake the procurement of works/services under the 2019 capital projects. . . .   Read More


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Policy Maker

ECN is the apex government organ empowered to carry out overall energy sector planning and policy implementation.

E-Library

ECN is the apex government in charge of all energy journals and papers in Nigeria.

National Energy Databank

ECN by mandate is the main go to area for all energy data and statistics in Nigeria.