Pensioners of the defunct National Electric Power Authority (NEPA) and Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN) have called on President Muhammadu Buhari to offset
Over time, the electricity generating companies have warned Nigerians of imminent national blackout across the country owing to mounting debts among others.
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.
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.
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.