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 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 ...

AzeezJanuary 26, 2017

Reps begin investigation into sale of PHCN assets

An House of Representatives Committee on Thursday started investigations into the sale of assets of the Power Holding Company of ...

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 ...

Isime EseneSeptember 24, 2016

PODCAST: ‘Oga Police IG should lie with wisdom please…’ + more on The Slab with Isime

Chuks, Tolu, and Elsie – who is representing Emeka this week – join The Slab with Isime to talk about ...

Op-ed EditorSeptember 20, 2016

4 things having constant electricity has taught me

Towards the end of July this year, I observed that for a couple of days we’d had electricity for a ...

Isime EseneSeptember 17, 2016

PODCAST: ‘Did Mama Peace open a GoFundMe account to get $15million?’ + more on The Slab with Isime

Chuks, Tolu, and Emeka join The Slab with Isime to talk about Patience Jonathan’s $15 million and her issue with ...

Isime EseneAugust 28, 2016

Simon Kolawole: Restructuring the debate on Nigeria

Why is Nigeria like this — I mean grossly underdeveloped? I’ve been asking this question all my life. And until ...

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 ...

Op-Ed EditorJune 28, 2016

Uzoma Erondu: The fraud (or schadenfreude) called Estimated Billing (Y! Naira&Kobo)

John, a friend of mine moved into an apartment in a sub-urban area of Lagos in the early months of ...

Isime EseneJune 9, 2016

Calixthus Okoruwa: Interrogating the gaps in Fashola’s power roadmap

by Calixthus Okoruwa The minister with responsibility for Nigeria’s pivotal power sector, Mr. Babatunde Fashola has recently released what he ...

Emmanuel ChidiogoMarch 7, 2015

Azubuike Ishiekwene: But why is President Jonathan lying to us?

by Azubuike Ishiekwene If you have been conned into believing that Nigeria is now generating 5000MW of electricity, then you ...

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 ...

YEditorDecember 17, 2014

No lights: What’s going on with the long power cuts in Lagos?

by Adedayo Ademuwagun Electricity supply has dwindled in Lagos lately, and as a result, residents in some parts of the ...

Kolapo OlapojuOctober 7, 2014

N670 million withdrawn illegally as Kano DISCO accused of money laundering as BPE sale gets messier

by Godwin Akanfe It appears there has been some money laundering attempt at the Kano Electricity Distribution Company, KEDCO, managed by ...

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 ...

July 28, 2014

How PHCN cable fell and killed 3 in Ogun market

by S’ola Filani Three persons were electrocuted on Sunday when a high-tension cable of the Power Holding Company of Nigeria ...

April 13, 2014

Tunde Fagbenle: This disrespect of us must stop!

by Tunde Fagbenle It is complete disrespect under the part of those who govern us. They act as if they ...

February 17, 2014

Demola Rewaju: Electricity by 2015- No light at the end of the tunnel

by Demola Rewaju For me, it is a personal disappointment as I had promised some people that I would vote ...

February 17, 2014

17-year-old boy found dead inside transformer ‘he tried to vandalize’

by ‘Jola Sotubo A young man in Niger is said to have lost his life after being electrocuted by a ...

February 8, 2014

Perry Brimah: Cabalization of PHCN has led to exorbitant electricity bills for Nigerians

by Peregrino Brimah Privatization only works where the bidding process is open and transparent, where there is no prior exorbitant ...

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 ...

November 20, 2013

Peregrino Brimah: Diezani Alison-Madueke is prepared to sell Nigeria’s refineries… again

by Peregrino Brimah  So they refurbish “their” thing, with trillions of “their” money, and then sell them to themselves, via their coterie ...

October 28, 2013

Les Leba: Negative income from PHCN’s sale

by Les Leba Curiously, therefore, despite the alleged infusion of over $12bn to supplement existing PHCN assets by former president ...

October 28, 2013

PHCN workers threaten blackout if not paid by Thursday

The electricity workers said banks have refused to honor the government’s directive to pay them. Over 2,000 workers of the ...

October 6, 2013

Tonnie Iredia: Art of fighting for allowances in Nigeria

by Tonnie Iredia Football is probably the best example of where our citizens have to fight for their allowances all ...

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 ...

September 30, 2013

President Jonathan hands over power plants to new core owners

President Goodluck Jonathan on Monday read riot act to Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) cautioning the power sector staff to ...

August 26, 2013

Ijeoma Nwogwugwu: Seismic shift in Nigeria’s electricity sector

by Ijeoma Nwogwugwu That Interstate has gotten this far in the process should be blamed on Vice-President Namadi Sambo who ...

August 21, 2013

Opinion: Exorcising the demons in Nigeria’s power sector

by Sunny Igbaonugo What could be more demonstrable evidence of his ability and potency for exorcising the demons and witches ...

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