Tag: Electricity

YNaijaFebruary 1, 2023

Don’t mind PDP, they cannot even provide electricity to roast boli – Tinubu

At a rally for the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Cross River state on Tuesday, APC presidential candidate Bola Tinubu ...

EditorApril 21, 2022

Improving Africa’s electricity predicament with decentralised energy solutions

Solar power as a solution for Africa’s electricity muddle Over six decades after Nigeria, sitting treacherously on its age-long tag ...

Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 20, 2017

This new power generation plan by the NNPC is good but will it come to pass?

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has laid out plans to construct three power plants to generate about 4,600 megawatts ...

Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 8, 2017

The YNaija Cover this evening – the 8th of December

Follow the links to read the stories and analyses on YNaija: “You’re right, Nigerian youth have been taken for granted” ...

EzinneNovember 14, 2017

The Thread: “Azura-Edo is not a tax evation scheme” | Eyo Ekpo’s refutes #Paradise papers

In its latest investigative series called Paradise Papers, Premium Times named Azura-Edo, Nigeria’s largest Independent Power Plant, as “a huge ...

AzeezAugust 9, 2017

How N11trn electricity fund was looted under Obasanjo, Yar’Adua, Jonathan – SERAP

A report by the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has alleged that N11trn meant for the provision of electricity ...

ItunuoluwaJuly 24, 2017

[The Alausa Blog]: Ambode says Lagos plan to generate 3000 Mega Watts of power underway

Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode on Monday said his administration has already embarked on reform aimed at generating 3000MW of ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 18, 2017

Accept the reality of tariff review, Fashola urges Nigerians

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, says Nigerians must accept the reality of an electricity tariff review ...

Op-ed EditorJuly 14, 2017

Opinion: Petrol cars will vanish globally in 8 years? What will Nigeria do?

by Amarachi Obiego  – US REPORT BY STANFORD PROFESSOR The first thought that flashed into my mind when I saw ...

AzeezJuly 14, 2017

How Jonathan reversed electricity tariff to get votes – Fashola

Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola has said former President Goodluck Jonathan reversed electricity tariff to get votes. ...

AzeezJuly 12, 2017

The YNaija Tracklist: Nigeria is fortunate to have a leader like Buhari – Osinbajo | You can’t continue to subsidise electricity | GenCos tell FG | More stories

From the papers this morning – a tracklist. Nigeria is fortunate to have a leader like Buhari – Osinbajo – ...

ToluJuly 9, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: These Twitter users’ replies to Sen Murray-Bruce’s common sense post give us joy

We didn’t want to be the ones to tell Senator Ben Murray-Bruce that this Twitter gra gra is not his ...

AzeezMay 9, 2017

You have no excuse for not satisfying consumers, Fashola blasts power firms

Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola on Monday told power distribution companies (DisCos) that Nigerians were tired of ...

Op-ed EditorApril 22, 2017

Dele Momodu: We must begin to think big

BY DELE MOMODU Fellow Nigerians, let me start this epistle by congratulating the Ministry of Transport especially the Aviation Department ...

Op-ed EditorMarch 22, 2017

Opinion: Dear President Buhari, here are four ways to turn around the Nigerian economy

by Ogunyemi O.O Dear Mr President, I welcome you back home from your vacation in London. I am happy to ...

AzeezMarch 21, 2017

NNPC targets 4000Mw electricity generation in 10 years

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has said it plans to generate about 4, 000 megawatts (Mw) of electricity over ...

RoqeebahFebruary 9, 2017

The Ynaija Cover this evening – the 9th of February

Read the full stories and analyses here, here and here now! RoqeebahCreative mind. Enthusiast. Learner. Multipotentialite. And here, an assistant editor.

Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 9, 2017

Improve your services or quit, Fashola tells DISCOs

Minister of Works, Power and Housing, Babatunde Fashola on Monday told electricity distribution companies in the country to either improve ...

Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 5, 2017

Money spent on bulletproof cars can provide electricity for Nigerians – Orji Kalu

A former governor of Abia, Orji Kalu, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari and state governors to channel resources being ...

Op-ed EditorDecember 4, 2016

Gimba Kakanda: Wasting Nigeria’s scarce electricity 

by Gimba Kakanda Last week, I was on a two-day trip that has changed my ignorant position on the nation’s ...

Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 24, 2016

Probe how Obasanjo spent $16bn on electricity, SERAP tells CJN

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, (SERAP) has sent a letter to Justice Water Samuel Nkanu Onnoghen Chief Justice of ...

RoqeebahOctober 31, 2016

YNaija Editorial: A sloppy Presidency

The rejection of ambassadorial appointments by two nominees, and the controversy around another nomination last week, call into question the ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 5, 2016

Opinion: TCN, power and national security

As every bereaved family learns the morning after the funeral, it is left alone by sympathisers to nurse itself from ...

Op-ed EditorSeptember 19, 2016

Opinion: Fashola, power and realistic expectations

by Ikeogu Oke Though appropriate, the word “novel” arguably understates the import of President Muhammadu Buhari’s decision to saddle Babatunde Fashola ...

Mazi EmekaSeptember 19, 2016

#30Days30Voices: ‘There is no improvement at all!’ | This man is clearly unhappy with Nigeria’s unsteady power supply

In the last few months, the level of power supply across Nigeria has been a contentious issue with some areas ...

Isime EseneSeptember 17, 2016

4,285 megawatts; 0.5 per cent… | The 5 numbers that mattered this week

4,285 megawatts – The amount electricity companies currently generate according to the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN). $15 million – ...

Mazi EmekaAugust 31, 2016

The Big 5: These are the stories you should be monitoring today

These are the top five news stories to monitor today 1. ASUU threatens strike over unmet demands The Academic Staff ...

Oreoluwa PetersAugust 29, 2016

#30Days30Voices: Nigerian speaks about the electricity situation in his neighbourhood (WATCH)

Upon President Buhari’s inauguration in May, some heaped praises on the government as there seemed to be an improvement in ...

Isime EseneAugust 27, 2016

Now that the NDA has agreed to a ceasefire:  4 things we expect to see

Tolu Omoyeni The Niger-Delta Avengers (NDA) announced two days ago that they will cease to attack the oil-producing region in ...

AzeezAugust 20, 2016

We can never get stable power supply again in Nigeria – Actor, Bob-Manuel Udokwu

Nollywood actor, Bob-Manuel Udokwu in a recent interview said he stopped calculating the cost of running his generators to avoid ...

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