Friday, 29th September 2023


2 Aug
Stakeholders in Abuja, yesterday, expressed concern over the state of the power sector in Nigeria, lamenting that about 10 years after privatisation of the electricity industry, supply to end users has remained below 4,000 megawatts.
4 Jul
Ogun State governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, yesterday, disclosed that the E-Mobility and Gas Mobility Programme of the state will take off in the first week of August.
23 Jun
The Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) President, Joe Ajaero, is of the opinion that the Federal Government (FG) has no business subsidizing electricity because the industry has been privatized.
10 May
Despite a near zero improvement in power supply efficiency under President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration and contrary to the boast by the Minister of Power, Abubakar Aliyu, that Nigeria enjoys the cheapest electricity, findings show that over 100 countries offer cheaper electricity compared to Nigeria.
5 May
Electricity consumers face blackouts across the country as Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) insists it will disconnect electricity distribution companies (DisCos) that have failed in complying with payment schedules unless they pay up.
3 May
The Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) says the current loss of electricity supply in Imo is as a result of an ongoing industrial action by organised labour.
26 Apr
Adequate, reliable and sustainable electricity supply is basic for socioeconomic development and nation-building. But the reverse has been the case in Nigeria.
19 Mar
Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Transcorp Power Ltd, Christopher Ezeafulukwe, has asked Nigeria to upgrade to 20,000 megawatts to avoid epileptic power supply in the country.
8 Feb
Economists support the idea of borrowing for the sake of investment instead of consumption. If we must borrow, we must borrow to invest in our renewable energy development for production of premium electricity from clean energy sources.
3 Feb
The Federal Government, currently targeting to generate about 30 per cent of electricity needs from renewable energy, yesterday, said clean energy remained the fastest way to tackle energy poverty in the country.
30 Jan
Residents of Calabar, the Cross River capital, are lamenting the epileptic power supply and the unavailability of petroleum products in the state in the last few weeks.
23 Nov 2022
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has urged the House of Representatives to allow state governments have input into the Electricity Bill 2022 by allowing them to generate electricity and develop at their pace.


The Lagos State Government (LASG) on Friday said that it will continue the clearance exercise on major roads after alleviating the gridlock along the Apapa-Tincan corridor. This is according to a statement issued on the official X (formerly Twitter) account of the Lagos State Government following its meeting with the Lagos State Ministry of Transportation…
The Lagos State government has announced a total ban of street trading, hawking, building illegal structure on drainage systems, and displaying of wares on walkways across the state. Honourable Commissioner, Ministry of Environment and Water Resources in Lagos State, Tokunbo Wahab disclosed this on his X handle. According to Wahab, the move is part of…
18 mins ago
French billionaire Bernard Arnault and Russian oligarch Nikolai Sarkisov are under investigation for alleged money laundering at a luxury Alpine resort, according to Paris prosecutors. The probe concerns their activities in Courchevel, a ski resort in the French Alps known for being a playground for the ultra-rich, they said late Thursday. The French economy ministry's…
34 mins ago
Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, a former Minister of Interior and also former Governor of Osun State, says there is need for academics to have greater interest in improving the literary industry. Aregbesola spoke during a book presentation on Odia Ofeimun, titled: “In Search of Common Morality” in Lagos. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that…
59 mins ago
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) Bauchi State Chapter, says it is gearing up and mobilising members for a nationwide strike called by labour unions from Tuesday. Mr Dauda Shu’aibu, the State NLC Chairman, stated this at a news conference on Thursday in Bauchi, saying the decision was in compliance with the directives of the national…