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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 […]

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, […]

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