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).

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Members of House Committee on Science, Technology & Innovation on Oversight Visit to Energy Commission of Nigeria

Members of House Committee on Science, Technology & Innovation were in the Headquarters of the Energy Commission of Nigeria, on oversight visit on 4th November 2021. The team, led by the Chairperson, Hon. Beni Lar, took time to interact with the Management of the Commission, led by the Director General/CEO, Prof. Eli Jidere Bala. This visit, according to . . . Read More

Members of House Committee on Science, Technology & Innovation, in a group photograph with members of ECN Management. Fourth from the right is the Chairperson, Hon. Beni Lar and on her left is the DG/CEO, ECN, Prof. Eli Jidere Bala.

ECN Carries Out Office Productivity Improvement Training for Its Staff, Using Microsoft Office Suite

The Energy Commission of Nigeria has embarked on staff office productivity improvement in computer application, by carrying out training for some staff on Microsoft Office Suite. The first part took place for over one hundred staff, from 24th August to 30th September 2021. The ECN utilised . . . Read More

A cross section of Trainees in a photograph session with the Director General/CEO on the commencement date, after the DG declared the Training open

A cross section of a Batch of the Trainees in a photograph session on the last day of the Training



This is to notify the general public that Energy Commission of Nigeria is not recruiting personnel at the moment and has not appointed Agent(s) to recruit staff on her behalf. As a Government Agency, qualified Nigerians are recruited to fill available vacancies, where they exist, in the Commission in line with government laid down procedure and does not charge any fee for employment.Any member of the public who deals with any Agent(s) in the name of the Commission does so at his/her own peril.
ECN Contacts: phone: +2348051128884 and email: officialmail@energy.gov.ng

The Civil Service Transformation Plan (2021 - 2025)

The Office of the Head of Service of the Federation has announced the plan to release soon, a reviewed version of the Public Service Rules. Staff are requested to study the document when released and forward contributions and suggestions to:

Upcoming Events

Invitation to a Public Hearing by House of Reps. Committee on Science and Technology

The House Committee on Science and Technology hereby invites stakeholders and the general public to a one-day Public Hearing on the following Bills:

  1. A Bill for an Act to amend Energy Commission of Nigeria Act (CAP E10, Laws of the Federation of Nigeria, 2004) to strengthen and to make it the National Focal Point for New and Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency and Conservation and establish the Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency and Conservation Fund (REECF) for related matters (HB. 446).
  2. A Bill for an Act to amend the Energy Commission of Nigeria Act CAP E10 LFN, 2004 to make it compulsory for the Federal Government through the Commission to harness, explore and utilize other sources of Energy Other than the Hydro and Gas Energy Sources in Nigeria and for Related Matters. (HB 243).
  3. A Bill for An Act to establish the National Renewable Energy Development Agency (Establishment) Bill, 2020 (HB. 1241)
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Successful Companies Shortlisted for the Award of Contract of 2021 Capital Projects

The underlisted successful companies are required to come to the Procurement Office at the ground floor with the original copy of their CAC Certificate for sighting to enable them collect the letter of contract award, from Monday October 25, 2021.

Successful contractors are also advised to submit their Acceptance Letters and complete their Agreement Forms immediately to enable them move to site in earnest.

Please remember to collect the Location Contact Number before you move to site and ensure that you update your account with FIRS to Pro-Max platform for ease of payment.

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Policy Maker

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


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.