Tag: Barth Nnaji

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Mallam YeroJuly 11, 2015

Favour Afolabi: Nigeria and the dearth of “Available Intellectualism”

Today marks 100 days (or so) since Muhammadu Buhari won the elections – and while I care about; and have ...

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December 31, 2012

Sidenote: Barth Nnaji and the tragedy of government in Nigeria

*Nnaji is a YNaija Person of the Year 2012 finalist by Stanley Azuakola On August 27, Barth Nnaji hit the ...

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October 27, 2012

Dele Momodu: The lessons we should learn from India and China

by Dele Momodu Fellow Nigerians, there are two countries Nigeria must seek to emulate if we ever plan to move ...

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September 24, 2012

Pres. Jonathan plans cabinet reshuffle, seeks replacement for Barth Nnaji

by Isi Esene There are indications that the federal cabinet might witness some reshuffling as President Goodluck Jonathan prepares to ...

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September 7, 2012

Report: IBB, Abdulsalami, Tinubu bid for unbundled PHCN companies

by Akan Ido Thisday newspaper has an interesting story today which, if true, means that Nigerians are about to see ...

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September 6, 2012

Goodluck means power: President recomposes two power sector committees

by Stanley Azuakola Right from his first few months in office, one thing the body language of President Goodluck Jonathan ...

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September 4, 2012

Iyinoluwa Aboyeji: Barth Nnaji – I hate to say ‘I told you so’ (YNaija FrontPage)

Never got love from a government man Heading downstream till the levee gives in What can I do to get ...

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September 4, 2012

Opinion: Barth Nnaji and our choices as a nation

by Sam Hart Prof. Bart Nnaji made his name outside the shores of this country as an academic and highly ...

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August 31, 2012

Why Barth Nnaji had to go – President Jonathan

by Stanley Azuakola In Anambra State yesterday, President Goodluck Jonathan validated the position of the ex-minister of Power Barth Nnaji ...

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August 30, 2012

Olusegun Adeniyi: Megawatts of controversy

“I understand that Prof. Barth Nnaji is going to man the power sector. He is a man for whom I ...

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August 30, 2012

“Barth Nnaji was the obstacle to power sector reforms” – Trade Union Congress

by Isi Esene The president of the Trade Union Congress, Comrade Peter Esele, yesterday showed its support for the removal ...

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August 29, 2012

“God has answered our prayers” – PHCN workers rejoice over Nnaji’s resignation

by Stanley Azuakola It’s bye-bye for Barth Nnaji. All his vision and plans for the power sector will either die ...

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August 29, 2012

Why I resigned – Barth Nnaji

by Stanley Azuakola Barth Nnaji — Nigeria’s Minister of Power until yesterday — has explained the reason for his surprise move to ...

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August 28, 2012

Lights out: Power minister, Barth Nnaji resigns

by Isi Esene The minister of Power, Professor Barth Nnaji has tendered his resignation. It is not clear why he ...

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August 18, 2012

TICKER: They can’t do it: Power minister says a PHCN workers’ strike would be illegal

The minister of Power, Prof. Barth Nnaji, today (Saturday) said electricity workers in the country cannot go on strike. He ...

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July 24, 2012

“There will be no retrenchments and no reduction in salaries” – Barth Nnaji wants PHCN workers to calm down

by Adeniyi Abdul Minister of Power Professor Barth Nnaji has called on PHCN workers to cooperate with the government in ...

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July 23, 2012

Ask your union leaders – Barth Nnaji tells PHCN workers where to go in search of pension funds

by Adeniyi Abdul Minister of Power Barth Nnaji yesterday responded to demands made by the  Senior Staff Association of Electricity ...

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July 19, 2012

Stand-off: Power minister refused entry into PHCN HQ

by Isi Esene The minister of Power, Professor Barth Nnaji got a rude shock yesterday when he was prevented from ...

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July 11, 2012

And another one! FG promises power in four weeks

by Isi Esene There’s a new deadline in operation in the power sector. The Vice President, Namadi Sambo, has directed ...

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June 10, 2012

‘Every promise I made, I kept’ – Top 10 power quotes by power minister Prof Barth Nnaji

by Stanley Azuakola Nigeria’s minister of Power, Prof Barth Nnaji granted a lengthy interview to Thisday newspaper. We had to ...

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May 27, 2012

Do you agree with ThisDay? Paper gives Diezani Allison-Madueke an A for performance

by Stanley Azuakola As part of its Democracy Day countdown, Thisday newspapers did a special report today which scored the performance ...

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May 14, 2012

Power supply to be steady in 6 months- Minister of Power makes yet another promise

by Lekan Olanrewaju Just last week, Minister of Power Barth Nnaji sent a strong message to Nigerians, saying that he “totally ...

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April 10, 2012

“We are appalled”- Group demands PHCN refund N378 billion, as government moves to avert strike

by Lekan Olanrewaju The Coalition for Social Equality has spoken out against the Power Holding Company of Nigeria, PHCN, demanding ...

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April 6, 2012

#InCaseYouMissedIt: PHCN workers condemn sack of executives; threaten strike

by Lekan Olanrewaju PHCN workers on Thursday threatened to embark on an indefinite strike to protest unmet demands. They also condemned the ...

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