18 Mar 2020
From April 1, consumers in Nigeria should brace up to cough out more money to electricity Distribution Companies (DisCos) who have wangled another tariff hike, no thanks to an industry watchdog habitually pandering...
9 Jan 2020
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
2 Oct 2019
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!
18 Aug 2019
Karen King-Aribisala is a writer and professor in the 26Department of English at the University of Lagos. The Guyana-born academic recently spoke with SUNDAY AIKULOLA at the launch of her award-winning book, Our wife and other stories.
13 Aug 2019
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...
12 Aug 2019
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.
27 Jun 2019
In 2006, on the occasion of his 80th birthday, the great journalist, our boss, Alhaji Alade Odunewu, a.k.a. Allah-De was asked if he was hopeful the then NEPA was up to pulling some magic to improve significantly, even if it was not yet capable....
5 Jun 2019
“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...
17 Apr 2019
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.…
14 Apr 2019
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.…
10 Feb 2019
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…
9 Jan 2019
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.