New power MoU with Siemens stirs concerns, uncertainty
While the Nigerian power sector has remained a notable failure five years after it was privatised, a new deal between Nigeria and Siemens of Germany has raised fresh concerns and criticisms regarding the government’s readiness to address the numerous challenges bedeviling the sector. KINGSLEY JEREMIAH writes on the apparent fault lines in the Memorandum of Understanding.
Revolution is needed in Nigeria
Egocentric politicians, swindlers, political profiteers, and elites who fight over each other for power, are likely to disagree with the content of this article. Having painstakingly discussed with numbers of pragmatic elites, young stakeholders, comrades, youthocrats and other conscious Nigerians, I reached a consensus that what present-day Nigeria needs is a revolution, but the big question is what can bring about the forces of revolution and what strategies are to be adopted to make revolution in Nigeria a reality?
Power sector reforms making steady progress—Osinbajo
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says the Federal Government’s power sector reforms are already yielding results as steady progress is being recorded in power generation, transmission and distribution capacities on the national grid.
Russian opposition plans major Moscow protest after crackdown
Russian opposition supporters plan a major protest in Moscow on Saturday after police detained thousands at recent demonstrations that have been among the largest since President Vladimir Putin's return to the Kremlin in 2012.
CCN condemns rising insecurity, urges FG to end killings
The Christian Council of Nigeria (CCN), South-West Zone, has condemned the rising rate of insecurity in the country, saying the case is no longer whether the government is on top of the situation but now one of the global acknowledgements of near-zero security for Nigerians.
God of wonders
God is unchanging. He is the same yesterday, today and forever. But our understanding of Him is not always right. The way we see God changes due to the circumstances surrounding us, which has created distance between God and some people. They would rather do things that interest them than things that please God. But God has not changed; He is a God of wonders.
The new power deal with Siemens
President Muhammadu Buhari’s new power deal with the German energy giant, Siemens, should ordinarily present a new ray of hope for the wobbling power sector but for that same expectation that has long been deferred. Can the government, faithfully, execute this agreement and give Nigerians a new lease of life? This is where the answer always blows in the wind.
Huge power outage that plunged Manhattan into darkness ends
A power outage that gripped New York's Manhattan ended on Saturday after it plunged Broadway theaters into darkness, brought subways to a halt and flicked off billboards in Times Square.
‘How power transmission, distribution hamper gas sector development’
Indications have emerged that inability of the country’s power generation companies (GenCos) and distribution companies (DisCos) to keep the circular flow of energy to the end users hamper gas sector development. General Manager, Downstream Gas, Chevron Nigeria/Mid Africa, James Okereke, said that an enabling commercial framework, globally competitive fiscals, strong vital infrastructure and reliable operations,…
Watch: Official Trailer For Power Season 6 Released
After making an appearance at Essence festival, the cast of power via Starz dropped the trailer for the sixth and final season of Power which has been tagged "The Final Betrayal". The series has enjoyed an interesting run and comes Courtney of A. Kemp and 50 Cent, who makes his directorial debut this season. In…