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22 Sep 2020
The United Kingdom has appointed Damilola Ogunbiyi as co-chair of the United Nations Climate Change Conference’s (COP26) Energy Transition Council, as the country kicks off Climate Week 2020.
15 Jan 2020
About two weeks ago, the Minister of Power, Sale Mamman ordered the suspension of the Managing Director of the Rural Electrification Agency (REA), Damilola Ogunbiyi and asked for the immediate stepping down of the Managing Director of the Nigerian...
11 Jan 2020
Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered reversal of the dismissal of the managing director of the Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trading Company Limited (NBET) Marilyn Amobi by power minister Sale Mamman. Mamman in December 2019 asked Amobi to step down with immediate effect to “restore sanity” to the management of the agency. The minister also directed…
8 Jan 2020
Nigerians yesterday criticised President Muhammadu Buhari’s reversal of the suspension of Managing Director of the Rural Electrification Agency (REA), Damilola Ogunbiyi.
8 Jan 2020
Minister of Power, Sale Mamman has said the performance of the ministry and the agencies under it has remained below par due to lack of proper integration and coordination.
3 Jan 2020
Stakeholders in the power sector are divided over the appointment of a one-time mid-level civil servant, Ahmad Salihijo, as the Managing Director of the Rural Electrification Agency (REA) by President Muhammadu Buhari.
2 Jan 2020
After making her mark in the present administration of President Buhari where she served for four and half years, former Managing Director/CEO of Rural Electrification Agency
7 Dec 2019
The Federal Government, through its Implementing Agency–Rural Electrification Agency (REA), has facilitated the commissioning of a solar hybrid...
30 Oct 2019
United Nations (UN) Secretary-General António Guterres yesterday announced the appointment of Ms. Damilola Ogunbiyi as his Special Representative for Sustainable Energy for All (SEforALL) and Co-Chair of United Nations Energy.
5 Sep 2019
Federal Government’s efforts at providing the nation’s ivory towers with uninterrupted electricity came to life yesterday with the unveiling of the solar hybrid power plant at Bayero University, Kano (BUK).
21 Aug 2019
The Federal Government yesterday inaugurated the over N200 million solar hybrid power plant in Ukake Community, Ajaokuta Council Area of Kogi State to boost socio-economic activities of the people.
10 Aug 2019
As part of efforts to provide uninterrupted electricity to Nigerian students through off-grid captive power plants, the Federal Government last week...


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The Nigerian government has reassured the Republic of South Africa that it will continue to strengthen bilateral ties between both countries for the mutual benefit of both country’s citizens and economies.
26 mins ago
The family of 9-year-old Ezra Blount, Astroworld's tragedy victim, has refused Travis Scotts' offer to cover his funeral expenses. Responding to Scott's letter expressing remorse over Ezra's death and an offer to cover the boy's funeral expenses, the Blount family lawyer Bob Hilliard wrote: "Your client's offer is declined. I have no doubt Mr Scott…
30 mins ago
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said it was analysing outbound and inbound travellers from countries with confirmed cases of the Omicron variant of COVID-19.
52 mins ago
Ari Lennox | E R&B singer Ari Lennox was arrested at Amsterdam Schiphol airport on Monday following a "racial profiling" incident.  The singer shared on social media that she has a run-in with authorities in the Netherlands.  "I'm being arrested in Amsterdam for reacting to a woman racially profiling me," Lennox wrote on Twitter on…
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Nigeria and other African countries sealed trade-related investment deals worth $42.1 billion at the recently concluded second Intra-African Trade Fair (IATF 2021) held in Durban, South Africa.