Saturday, 2nd July 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 2021
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 2021
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.


3 hours ago
There was pandemonium in Ondo State as the pastor of a pentecostal church, David Anifowoshe, was arrested by the police for allegedly abducting more than 77 people, including children in a dungeon in his church. Anifowoshe, who is the pastor of Whole Bible Deliverance Church, located in Valentino Area of Ondo West LGA of the…
6 hours ago
Seun Kuti, son of Afrobeat legend Fela Kuti, has cancelled a concert in Morocco to mourn last week's tragedy on the border of Spain's Melilla enclave in which at least 23 African migrants died. Saxophonist and singer Kuti had been set to play on Saturday at the Jazzablanca festival in the Moroccan port city of…
6 hours ago
Demonstrators held rallies in several Spanish cities and in Rabat late Friday to protest over the deaths of 23 African migrants who died in a crush trying to enter the Spanish enclave of Melilla in northern Morocco. Thousands of protesters gathered in Barcelona, Malaga, Vigo and San Sebastian and in Melilla itself to denounce migration…
6 hours ago
One migrant was killed and at least six others, including a teenage girl, were injured Saturday in a shootout between migrant groups in Serbia near the Hungarian border, the state-run RTS television reported. The 16-year-old girl sustained life threatening injuries in the incident that occurred in a forest in the outskirts of Subotica, some 160…
7 hours ago
Are you planning to switch to a healthy diet? A great breakfast snack to include is a chicken wrap. Not only is it packed with healthy goodness, but it is also a delicious meal you can enjoy at any time of the day.  Need to make a healthy chicken wrap? This is the recipe you…