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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 […]

The Story Of A Woman Who Displayed The Power Of Knowledge

The Story Of A Woman Who Displayed The Power Of Knowledge

 Elizabeth Ayumpou Balang is a teacher at a nursery and primary school in Rumbek, a town in central South Sudan. It is her dream job, but it did not come easily. Like many girls in South Sudan, Ms. Balang was married, and became a mother, while just a teenager. In South Sudan, about 45 per […]

Have You Paired Your Passion With Experience Yet?

Have You Paired Your Passion With Experience Yet?

It still makes my heart pound a little to say this, but I co-founded a company that combines my experience in pharmaceuticals with my passion for animals and I raised more than $120 million in funding to make it happen. My current reality has surpassed my wildest dreams, and I want you to do the […]

“Lights, Power, Action”: AfDB’s Adesina and Kofi Annan Urge Governments to Close Africa’s Energy Deficit

“Lights, Power, Action”: AfDB’s Adesina and Kofi Annan Urge Governments to Close Africa’s Energy Deficit

The Chair of the Africa Progress Panel and former UN Secretary-General, Kofi Annan, and the President of the African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina, have called on African governments and their partners to do everything possible to close the continent’s huge energy gap. They made the call on Monday, March 13, 2017 in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, […]

Power: 3,000MW Lost In Niger Delta – Fashola

Power: 3,000MW Lost In Niger Delta – Fashola

Minister of Works, Power and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, on Saturday said 3,000 MW has been lost to insurgency in Niger Delta, leaving 180 million Nigerians with power output of 3,500 MW. “If we can get back the 3,000 we are losing in the Niger Delta, in addition to the 4,000 we are targeting, that […]

System Collapse Worsens Power Supply, As Electricity Generation Drops To 1,681MW

System Collapse Worsens Power Supply, As Electricity Generation Drops To 1,681MW

The collapse of the transmission infrastructure has worsened power supply as generation averaged 1,681.36 megawatts yesterday, down from a peak of 3,131.1 megawatts generated before the system collapsed on Sunday night, dropping generation to 10 megawatts. THISDAY gathered that before the system collapsed, power generation on Saturday had peaked at 3,410 megawatts, which lasted for […]

Use Of Force Imminent As Ecowas Plans To Oust Jammeh

Use Of Force Imminent As Ecowas Plans To Oust Jammeh

The refusal of out going President Yaya Jammeh of The Gambia to agree to step down honourably on January 19, 2017 following his loss of the December 1, 2016 presidential election to the coalition of opposition parties’ candidate, Mr. Adam Barrow, has left the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) leaders with no other […]

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