Tag: Power sector

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Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 8, 2017

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

These are the top five stories you should be monitoring today. 1. Boko Haram is broke – UN envoy The UN ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 8, 2017

Power sector: How N2.7trn spent in 16 years generated darkness – Dogara

The speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara has lamented how the country spent a whooping N2.74tn on the ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 7, 2017

Power sector licenses were issued to cronies, incompetent hands – Saraki (READ)

President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki says the country failed in the privatisation of the power sector. Speaking while delivering ...

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AzeezJanuary 25, 2017

Why the power sector is almost collapsing- Fashola

Minister of Power, Works and Housing,  Babatunde Fashola has said vandalism and liquidity issues has led to the collapse of ...

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Op-ed EditorJanuary 22, 2017

Simon Kolawole: Before the power sector collapses

by Simon Kolawole There is a prank I usually play on my security guy. Anytime I am out of town, ...

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ToluDecember 18, 2016

[The Legislative Blog]: Senate to probe N213bn power sector intervention fund | 5 things to know

The power sector is one of the most challenged in the country and the intervention fund worth N213billion was initiated ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 11, 2016

FG won’t revoke power sector privatisation – Fashola

The Federal Government says it will not revoke the privatisation of the power sector. Minister for Power, Works and Housing ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 21, 2016

The YNaija Tracklist: Power sector debts hit N809bn | How robbers killed Mimiko’s CSO | PDP congratulates new Oba of Benin |

From the papers this morning – a Tracklist. I used 15 years to save frozen $15m – Patience Jonathan – YNaija ...

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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 ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 8, 2016

‘I can’t judge Buhari…Nigerian youth should be of use to themselves’ – Orji Kalu

A former governor of Abia state Orji Uzor Kalu has said that Nigerians should be enjoying power supply by now ...

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James SamboApril 28, 2016

House of Reps says no to N390bn bond to finance power sector

The House of Representatives, on Wednesday, halted the plans of the federal government to raise a N309 billion bond to ...

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Janeth JDecember 2, 2015

This is the solution to Nigeria’s electricity problem – US Ambassador

The Federal government has been advised by United States to create an enabling environment for big private companies to invest ...

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Janeth JSeptember 11, 2015

Ministry blames NASS for 8 power outages on Wednesday

The Ministry of Power has blamed the management of the National Assembly (NASS) for the power outages which disrupted Wednesday’s sitting ...

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Janeth JSeptember 11, 2015

THE 2015 TRACKLIST: Mimiko supports death penalty for corrupt politicians| NNPC lifts ban on 113 oil tankers| Tinubu greater than Obasanjo| More stories

Mimiko also supports death for corrupt politicians. YNaija FRSC says they are not recruiting, warns against fraudsters. Leadership Army officers ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 10, 2015

Power goes out 8 times during probe of ‘power sector’ on Wednesday

Welcome to Nigeria, the land of great ironies. On Wednesday, during the probe of the power sector by the Senate ...

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Janeth JSeptember 10, 2015

THE 2015 TRACKLIST: Power goes out during power sector probe| DSS begins screening of Buhari’s ministers| Oshiomhole sacks 4 commissioners| More stories

Power goes out 8 times during probe of power sector on Wednesday. YNaija Buhari defends appointments of trusted hands. This ...

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Janeth JSeptember 9, 2015

THE 2015 TRACKLIST: Alimi says gay is African | Niger-Delta oil holding Nigeria | PDP condemns Akwa Ibom govt. house

Ogun appoints new magistrates. This Day Fani-Kayode says the only thing keeping Nigeria together is Niger- Delta oil. YNaija Bisi ...

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Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 9, 2015

A breakdown of how N2.74 trillion was pumped into power sector in 16 years

It was revealed at the Senate chambers on Tuesday, that the Federal Government has invested N2.74 trillion in Nigeria’s power sector since ...

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Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 20, 2015

I have fulfilled my promise to Nigerians on electricity – Pres. Jonathan

by Damilola Jagun President Goodluck Jonathan says his administration has fulfilled his campaign pledge to Nigerians in the power sector. ...

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Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 2, 2015

Buhari promises to revive dying industries

by Janet Johnson The Presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Muhammadu Buhari on Monday, February 2, said he would ...

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Kolapo OlapojuDecember 22, 2014

APC, PDP throw verbal jabs over GEJ’s N21billion election fund

by Kolapo Olapoju   The ruling party, Peoples Democratic Party, and opposition, All Progressives Congress, are once again, engaged in ...

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Kolapo OlapojuNovember 4, 2014

Obasanjo blames Babangida, Abacha, Buhari, Jonathan, others for power sector decay

by Kolapo Olapoju Erstwhile President and former Head of state, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, has held liable the administrations which succeeded ...

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August 15, 2013

Alkasim Abdulkadir: The viable power sector of a sceptical population (Y! FrontPage)

by Alkasim Abdulkadir This year, Nigerians have watched with despair, what appears to be, a stall in the marked improvements in ...

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December 11, 2012

China to invest N146bn in Nigeria’s power sector

China is to invest N146.466 billion ($927 million) in Nigeria’s power sector, in a move designed to boost the nation’s ...

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December 5, 2012

We are number 35! and more in today’s news round-up with Cheta Nwanze

There is something rotten in the state of Nigeria, but the debate now is whether there is actually a genuine ...

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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 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 20, 2012

Opinion: Power sector reform – Is there light in the tunnel?

by Abraham Ogbodo WHEN the matter was put to vote the ayes had it. When motion was proposed at the ...

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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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August 13, 2012

From flour to power: Honeywell invests $1 billion in power sector

by Doyin Jaiyesimi Things are looking bright in the power sector as the sector is attracting more  high net worth ...

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