Trump announces sweeping changes to key environmental law
US President Donald Trump's administration announced Thursday sweeping changes to an environmental law that critics said guts oversight requirements in the construction of highways
What manner of privatisation?
What kind of privatisation of the power sector did we undertake in his country? From NEPA to PHCN. You would have expected that life will be made easier to some degree with their arrival but alas!
‘Assent to power reform amendment act will stop arbitrary estimated billings’
Electricity power generation in Nigeria has become an albatross for the nation’s authorities. Successive governments, in spite of all efforts such as the unbundling...
Children as kidnappers’ target as kids get missing in Ejigbo, Ajegunle
It was a pathetic situation for the household of Mrs. Victoria Enobabor, a widow, as their four-year-old girl, Victoria, has gone missing since Friday from their residence at NEPA bus-stop, Jakande Estate, Ejigbo, leaving the family in a state of confusion.
Power interrupted: Panic at the DisCos
“Up NEPA”! The joyful yell that formed part of the earliest memories of many a Nigerian child of my generation. But then, NEPA would only provide...
Facebook graduates 15 Nigerian startups in its accelerator programme
Facebook says it has collaborated with Co-Creation Hub to graduate 15 Nigerian startups from its NG_Hub FbStart Accelerator Programme. Kendra Nnachi, Facebook Startups and Developers Programme Manager in Lagos on Tuesday, said that the programme was in fulfillment of its commitment to support and empower local start-ups and upcoming entrepreneurs in realising their business goals.…
One trillion dollar investment for energy infrastructure?
A recent bandying of mere figures by authorities in Abuja to the extent that they needed a whopping $1 trillion dollars worth of investment to modernise energy infrastructure in the country cannot impress anyone, after all. The difficulty in the provision of energy to the Nigerian populace has been a recurring decimal over the years.…
Mailafia: Planned sale of Ajaokuta Steel complex, manifestation of Nation’s tragedy
Development Economist, and former Deputy Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) in charge of Economic Policy, Dr. Obadiah Mailafia, is opposed to the Federal Government’s plan to privatise the Ajaokuta Steel Company Limited located in Kogi State. Mailafia, a career banker and international development specialist with over 25 years told Assistant Business Editor MATHIAS OKWE…
Leveraging NIPP for Nigeria’s power sector development
Over the years, the growth of Nigeria’s power sector has continued to fall short of stakeholders’ expectations, and this is evident in the epileptic supply that has characterised operations.