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Not Enough Women In Clean Energy – Raising Awareness, Training Women

Not Enough Women In Clean Energy – Raising Awareness, Training Women

A social enterprise group, Solar Sister Nigeria, in collaboration with Solar Nigeria programme has called for increased role by women in clean energy access, especially in underserved communities across the country. Speaking at a media advocacy/workshop in Abuja, the Country Manager, Solar Sister Nigeria, Olasimbo Sojinrin stated that Nigeria in particular and Africa as a […]

FG To Invest N72bn In Electricity Distribution

FG To Invest N72bn In Electricity Distribution

Minister of state, power, works and housing, Suleiman Hassan Zarma, has stated that the federal government is ready to dole out N72 billion to electric distribution companies in the country to boost  power supply and increase consumers confidence. The minister who disclosed this yesterday in Gombe during the commissioning of 1x30MVA 132/33KV power transformer at […]

Malawian Government Makes It Cheaper For Women To Run In 2019

Malawian Government Makes It Cheaper For Women To Run In 2019

Female candidates will pay 25 percent less than men to run for parliament in Malawi under a scheme to get more women into power in a general election due next year, authorities have said. The decision, announced on Thursday by the Electoral Commission, follows a fall in the number of women MPs in the last […]

Saudi Prince Mohammed Salman Visits White House

Saudi Prince Mohammed Salman Visits White House

Saudi Arabia’s young crown prince heads to the White House Tuesday, looking to underscore his grip on power and ensure that several emerging points of friction don’t threaten a burgeoning alliance with Donald Trump. In front of the cameras, it will be all back-slapping, handshakes, smiles and warm words. This is Crown Prince Mohammed bin […]

EU, Germany Support Nigeria’s Power Sector Growth With €33m

EU, Germany Support Nigeria’s Power Sector Growth With €33m

The European Union and Germany yesterday announced a fresh financial package worth €33 million to support further developments in Nigeria’s power sector especially renewable energy. This new package is coming on the heels of the World Bank’s approval of $486 million credit facility for the country’s electricity grid improvements a fortnight ago. The new financial […]

Nigeria to Start Building $5.8 Billion Power Plant in 2018

Nigeria to Start Building $5.8 Billion Power Plant in 2018

Nigeria plans to start building a $5.8 billion hydro-power plant in the eastern Mambila region this year, after it agrees on loan terms with China’s Export-Import Bank. “We hope to break ground this year if we can conclude the financing,” Power, Works and Housing Minister Babatunde Fashola said in a Jan. 23 interview in the […]

Nigeria Loses Almost Half Its Power Output After Pipeline Fire

Nigeria Loses Almost Half Its Power Output After Pipeline Fire

A fire at a Nigerian pipeline interrupted gas supplies to companies generating more than 3,000 megawatts in Africa’s most populous nation, the government said. The fire at the Escravos-Lagos pipeline owned by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corp. in the southern Edo state required a shutdown of the pipeline supplying gas to the 1,320-megawatt Egbin power […]

The Concept Of Law And Power

The Concept Of Law And Power

As a lawyer with over 30 years of experience dealing with allegations of sex harassment, let me say that, while the law matters, so does power. Unfortunately, many of the powerful men accused of harassment don’t understand the law, nor do they realize that it is about power. This is painfully obvious when reviewing a list of the […]

The Myths About Independent Women

The Myths About Independent Women

An independent woman knows what she feels, says what she really believes, and lives true to her own values. She owns her own power and looks out for herself. She is independent at all levels – she can make her own money, follow her own path, and be her own best friend. Independent women can […]

FG, WAPP Construct Power Line To Benin Republic

FG, WAPP Construct Power Line To Benin Republic

The Federal Government and the West African Power Pool have commenced the process for the construction of a second 330 kilovolt transmission line that will further boost electricity supply to the Republic of Benin. Nigeria supplies electricity to the Community Electric du Benin, the power firm of the Republic of Benin, and the neighbouring country […]

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