Queries as FG plans sale of TCN to complete power sector privatisation
Plans by the Federal Government to complete privatisation of the electricity sector, eight years after initial attempt, has led to stakeholders tasking government on what to do to make a difference.
Agenda for new Nigerian Bar Association
Now that Nigerian lawyers have elected new executives for the Nigerian Bar Association, it is time to set an agenda for the once powerful and relevant professional association.
Election cases have become the oil bloc of legal practice, says Amadi
Many of us commended that initiative because we have had period in our history when we saw very senior and erudite private practitioners brought to the Supreme Court Bench. Teslim Elias ended up from being the Attorney General to the Dean of Law to becoming Chief Justices of Nigeria at a point.
Ihedioha appoints Amadi, others into board, agencies
The Imo State Governor, Emeka Ihedioha, has approved the appointment of Dr. Sam Amadi, as board chairman of Imo State Power and Rural Electricity Agency (I-POREA)
‘Why bill to criminalise estimated billing may not work’
Some stakeholders in the power sector, yesterday, expressed serious worry over a bill at the National Assembly aiming to criminalise estimated billing of electricity consumers by distribution companies...
Long wait for constant power supply amidst recurring grid collapse
Nigeria’s electricity grid, operated from Osogbo in Osun has continued to show the true state of the nation’s privatized electricity industry. Lately, the epileptic performance of the system left untold hardship on homes and businesses with recurring system collapse. The asset, which is managed by Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) clearly revealed that the much-awaited…
Amadi: Power sector privatisation due for review
Immediate past chairman of the National Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), Dr. Sam Amadi, in this interview with KINGSLEY JEREMIAH, noted inherent flaws in the country’s power...
Imo APGA guber hopefuls settle for consensus candidate
The Imo State All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) has urged Nigerians to be patient with the party, as it has resolved to adopt a consensus candidate to fly its flag during next year’s governorship polls.
Nigerians waiting for 2019 to erase memories of haunting nightmare
• Okorocha has one year to change Dr. Sam Amadi, the immediate past chairman of Nigria Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), in this interview examines challenges facing electricity generation and distribution in Nigeria. He says the problems facing the power sector are proving intractable due to politicisation. He spoke to LEO SOBECHi, (Assistant Politics Editor) Is…