UP Nepa!

The National Electric Power Authority was apparently established in the era of Authorities: cf. Nigerian Television Authority, Nigerian Port Authority; and which other ones? And it has none left! No legacy either. One thing that NEPA is remembered for till tomorrow is the epilepsy, sometimes stroke, of power supply– a feature that has defiled President after President, even the shoeless one. And another has been… Read more

FG pays N384billion entitlements of PHCN staff

The Federal Government has announced the payment of N384billion for all outstanding entitlements of staff of the Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN). The Minister of Labour, Emeka Wogu who briefed alongside the minster of Power, Chinedu Nebo and the Special Adviser of the President on Media and Publicity Dr. Rueben Abati, told journalist at a briefing after the Federal Executive Council Meeting at the… Read more

Power generation to rise by 40%

The Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Allison Madueke has stated that the Federal Government is embarking on initiatives that will see the power generation levels in the country increase by 40% before the beginning of the following year. Speaking at the on-going Nigeria Oil and Gas (NOG) conference in Abuja Tuesday, the Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke, said the 12-month emergency gas supply… Read more