Sunday, 22nd May 2022
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6 May
Pensioners of the defunct National Electric Power Authority (NEPA) and Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN) have called on President Muhammadu Buhari to offset
23 Mar
Over time, the electricity generating companies have warned Nigerians of imminent national blackout across the country owing to mounting debts among others.
6 Feb
Nigeria has serious energy crisis that has seemingly defied all solutions till date. When energy especially electricity was solely provided by government in the defunct National Electric Power Authority (NEPA), Nigerians experienced a gradual worsening of power supply.
16 Dec
Commercial activities at a section of Ladipo International Auto-Spare parts Market, along Oshodi Expressway, were temporarily brought to a halt, yesterday, when pensioners under the aegis of Concerned PHCN Pensioners protested non-payment of 33 per cent increment in their pension.
27 Nov
Earlier this month, precisely on November 1, Nigeria’s electricity privatisation clocked eight years. In 2013 when the power sector was privatised, expectations were that the existing eight million consumers connected to the grid...
27 Apr 2021
The level of frustration of Nigerians over worsening power supply problems lately is better imagined than experienced, following in particular, the collapse of several power plants in the country, coupled with constraints of procuring gas to run some others.
13 Apr 2021
The collapse of the electricity sub-sector under the National Electric Power Authority (NEPA), which morphed to Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN) before it was unbundled
16 Aug 2020
The National Advisory Council of Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA) has given reasons for its intervention in the association’s crisis.
20 Jul 2020
Head of Agro-Economy, FEMI IBIROGBA, takes a look at the history of the Bank of Agriculture, its mandate and the realities of inefficiency, failures and unmet expectations as Nigeria needs
7 Jun 2020
The plain assessment is that we have not achieved the strategic objective of the privatisation. I think it is better to talk about the over 16 years of the power sector reform.
22 Apr 2020
You have shown interest in the comfort of your people when you watched the virile video of complaints made by an actor over the non supply of electricity to help the stay-at-home directives. I must commend your effort at summoning that all important meeting after watching the video.
26 Mar 2020
The market surge was expectedly intense yesterday. It was like preparing for Armageddon as Lagos residents trooped out en-masse, besieging every food commodity marts and stores in a last-minute effort to stock up as the figures of COVID-19 confirmed cases keep climbing.


1 day ago
The Police Command in Lagos State says it will arrest both motorcyclists and passengers as part of measures to enforce the ban on commercial motorcycle operations in the state.
1 day ago
Five people, including four members of the same family, were killed in a tourist plane crash in the French Alps on Saturday, rescue services said.
1 day ago
Former President Goodluck Jonathan has faulted the hearing of arbitrations for the contracts entered by the Federal Government with International Organizations in the United Kingdom.
1 day ago
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Saturday confirmed the rescue of one person, and the recovery of one dead person in a two-storey building that collapsed at Freeman Road, Lagos Island...
1 day ago
Five soldiers and 30 "terrorists" were killed in fighting in northern Burkina Faso after the suspected jihadists attacked a military base in large numbers on Saturday, the army said.