Sunday, 1st October 2023


12 Sep
Leaders at the G20 Summit have agreed to triple renewable energy capacity and underscore global need for over $4 trillion of yearly investment until 2030. They also aligned with recommendations of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) on how the world could move in line with the Paris Agreement targets. In a declaration adopted at…
5 Sep
International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and African Union Development Agency (AUDA-NEPAD), yesterday, sealed a deal to accelerate access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all. 
4 Sep
To expedite energy transition in Nigeria and across Africa, the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) has said three primary obstacles must be addressed.
23 Aug
As the world transitions towards cleaner energy, there is a rising demand for grid services that can be provided by electric vehicles (EVs). According to a report by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), EVs are cleaner alternatives to conventional vehicles and their role in the energy transition extends beyond cutting direct emissions, underlining their…
16 Aug
The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) said smart electrification could unlock flexibility and enable the integration of renewable energy into the global power grid. 
19 Jul
• China processes 50% of critical materials  The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) has asked players in the renewable energy sector to urgently diversify critical material supply chains to mitigate geographical risks. This was contained in a new report released by the renewable energy body on ‘Geopolitics of the Energy Transition: Critical Materials’. The concerns…
23 Jun
Nigeria and other countries of the world must generate, at least, 1,000 gigawatts (10,000,000 megawatts) of electricity yearly, through 2030, to avert climate crisis.
23 Jun
The OPEC Fund for International Development (the OPEC Fund) has signed an agreement with the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) to join the Energy Transition Accelerator Financing (ETAF) platform, a global initiative that seeks to mobilise..
6 Jun
A fresh report released yesterday by International Energy Agency (IEA), International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD), World Bank and World Health Organisation (WHO) has said the world is not on track to achieve the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 7 for energy by 2030.
24 May
The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) said a new collaboration with Bloomberg Philanthropies would enable the global community to improve access to renewable energy, especially in developing and emerging economies.
17 May
The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) is pushing for low-cost capital to accelerate renewable energies.
29 Mar
The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) has estimated that the world will need around $35 trillion for transition technology by 2030, including improving efficiency, electrification, grid expansion and flexibility.


The meeting between the Federal Government and the labour unions have started at the Presidential Villa, Abuja with the aim of averting the industrial action planned by the unions.
9 mins ago
  As part of 63rd independence celebration, Nigerians in the diaspora have stormed the High Commission in London demanding for just and fair Kano governorship election trial. The placard-carrying Nigerians protest alleged interference of the All Progressive Congress (APC) under Abdullahi Umar Ganduje in the Kano governorship election petition tribunal. The protesters waved different placards…
18 mins ago
The Ohanaeze Ndigbo socio-cultural organization has urged President Bola Tinubu to grant an unconditional pardon to Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), and Yoruba Nation freedom fighter, Sunday Igboho, to the sacrifices of late nationalists like Nnamdi Azikiwe, Obafemi Awolowo, and Ahmadu Bello. In a statement to mark Nigeria’s 63rd anniversary…
22 mins ago
The Netherlands halted extraction from Europe's biggest gas field on Sunday, which was resulting in earthquakes that have shaken local residents for decades and threaten to persist.
1 hour ago
Leicester thrashed Blackburn 4-1 to return to the top of the Championship on Sunday.
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Gov. Chukwuma Soludo of Anambra State, has renamed the state’s International Passenger and Cargo Airport after late Chinua Achebe, a novelist, to immortalise him for making an indelible mark on the history of human civilisation.
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The match officials at fault for a botched VAR call that cost Liverpool a goal in their 2-1 defeat at Tottenham on Saturday have been removed from duty for the rest of the Premier League weekend.
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Four Paris Saint-Germain players on Sunday apologised for offensive chants aimed at rivals Marseille after a Ligue 1 game, saying they "sincerely regretted" their words.
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From a young age, men are exposed to a multitude of expectations that shape the course of their lives. These expectations are woven into the fabric of family traditions, cultural norms, and societal constructs of masculinity. This article delves deep into the intricate web of these expectations, exploring how they mould men's psyches, influence their…
2 hours ago
The United States District Court in Northern Illinois has ruled that Chicago State University (CSU) must release President Bola Tinubu's academic records to Nigerian opposition candidate Atiku Abubakar by noon on Monday. The documents are sought for use in Nigerian courts to support allegations that Mr. Tinubu forged a diploma certificate he claimed to have…