Tag: NEPA

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EditorJune 29, 2020

Discos say you can blame the NERC for the increase in your next light bill

Do you remember when it was announced earlier this year that the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) had approved permissions ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 1, 2017

Opinion: Mr President, the Chinese are playing you for a fool

by James Inedu George Nigeria has earmarked $5.8 billion for the construction of some dams up north. Finally, there will ...

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Op-ed EditorAugust 5, 2017

Dele Momodu: Fashola, the man who must give us light

Fellow Nigerians, there is nothing more critical and important to us than the issue of electricity. Any country that continues ...

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Op-ed EditorJuly 29, 2017

Opinion: Fixing Nigeria’s power problem for development

by Femi Tunde Okunlola It’s the magical moment- when grown up adults and children become akin; it comes with the ...

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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 ...

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EditorMay 20, 2017

The YNaija Cover this evening – the 20th of May

Follow these links to read our cover stories and analysis on YNaija this evening: Just In: Tears flow as 82 ...

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Op-ed EditorMay 20, 2017

The Thread: #Nepawahala | NEPA takes major L on Twitter NG

Our electricity problems in Nigeria looks like it’s been from time immemorial. With each new Minister of Power, our electricity ...

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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 ...

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Op-ed EditorSeptember 25, 2016

Cheta Nwanze: On moving house and how it applies to Nigeria’s recession

Now consider the following scenario — you are moving house, you see a place that you really like, and pay the rent. ...

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Isime EseneAugust 25, 2016

Power supply has been stable but Nigerians on Twitter are too scared to admit it

by Tolu Omoyeni Just few weeks back, Nollywood actor, Bob Manuel Udokwu said in an interview, “I am pessimistic we ...

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Mazi EmekaAugust 18, 2016

Lolade Sowoolu: Don’t sell your generators just yet

by Lolade Sowoolu NEPA has been frighteningly constant. Isn’t that supposed to be a good thing? Well, it was when it never happened. ...

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Mazi EmekaFebruary 27, 2016

Commentary: Like PHCN, like Nyesom Wike

Since his swearing in as the governor of oil rich Rivers state, Nyesom Wike, has fluctuated in a way that ...

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Emmanuel ChidiogoMarch 24, 2015

Opinion: Dear Pres. Jonathan, forget the apologies, we need electricity

by  Eze Onyekpere What more will the government, NERC and the captains of the electricity industry request of Nigerians? Reforms ...

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Isime EseneJanuary 14, 2015

Dolapo Aina: Still celebrating the New Year without NEPA

by Dolapo Aina The reader might wonder if this writer is livid (trust me; you don’t want to know what ...

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YEditorAugust 29, 2014

How did Nigerians start saying ‘Up NEPA!’? | We investigate

by Adedayo Ademuwagun Children often scream “Up NEPA!” when electricity supply is restored in their neighbourhood. This is quite prevalent ...

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April 14, 2014

Cheta Nwanze: Sacking the entire police force won’t be such a bad idea

by Cheta Nwanze A few minutes ago, a bomb went off at the Municipal Bus Terminal in Nyanya, Abuja. There ...

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April 13, 2014

Cheta Nwanze: Yesterday I slept with NEPA… and she was good

by Cheta Nwanze I’d have made a comment about the toothless bulldog, but the last time I did, not a few, ...

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January 7, 2014

Opinion: Spending my new year without NEPA

by Dolapo Aina People’s homes are following in the footsteps of corporate firms and government parastatals that have 2-3 generating ...

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December 8, 2013

Opinion: How to tackle the mirage of uninterrupted power supply in Nigeria

by Abah John Abah With the present set up, the dream of uninterrupted power is still very hazy. A lot ...

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November 26, 2013

Femi Aribisala: Why Nigeria is the best country in the whole world

by Femi Aribisala All these explains why, in spite of everything, Nigerians are the happiest people in the world.  We ...

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October 1, 2013

Opinion: #Independence53 – Knocks and praises for Pres. Jonathan

by Chichi Ikebuiro This is one common enemy that has just been defeated and we need to roll out the ...

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May 31, 2013

Have you met the Nasarawa swimming team? – and more, in today’s news roundup with Cheta Nwanze

by Cheta Nwanze ….the Land Use Act means is that we really own nothing except possibly the building which sits ...

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May 1, 2013

Japheth Omojuwa: Governance in Nigeria and its many distractions (Y! FrontPage)

More than any nation in the world, we should know that our government only knows how to fail at doing ...

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February 21, 2013

Being pregnant is no excuse – and more, in today’s news round-up with Cheta Nwanze

by Cheta Nwanze The Prez has approved the rather nice sum of N384 billions as a pay off for years ...

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February 7, 2013

Femke becomes Funke: Who will save us from ‘NEPA’s’ crazy bills?

by Femke van Zeijl …he more or less admitted the amount I owed was based on the vivid imagination of ...

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February 6, 2013

Getting away with murder – and more, in today’s news round-up with Cheta Nwanze

by Cheta Nwanze Of course Nigeria is a country that so many of her citizens sadly want to get out ...

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February 4, 2013

‘NEPA’ strikes during American Super Bowl (DETAILS)

Super Bowl XLVII ground to a halt early in the third quarter Sunday night, when about half of the lights ...

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January 14, 2013

This is important – We are underestimating the problem, and overstating our capacity (#NewLeadership Series by Chude Jideonwo)

by Chude Jideonwo Government is the most important force for change in any society so ultimately to make any sustainable ...

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January 2, 2013

New Year, new trees, new streets – and more, in today’s news round-up with Cheta Nwanze

by Cheta Nwanze One thing that is definitely not obeying the age-old economic laws of demand and supply however, is ...

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December 4, 2012

Our ‘NEPA’ troubles are far from over: Reno Omokri confirms

by Isi Esene The special assistant to the president on new media, Reno Omokri, has used his twitter timeline to ...

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