WTO, FAO Sign Deal To Address Trade, Food, Climate Challenges

The WTO and the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) today have agreed to boost cooperation and collaboration on a range of issues in the area of food and agricultural trade and climate change.  According to the partners, the initiative comes at a time of growing crises affecting global food security and sustainable agriculture production. […]Read More

Low Emissions And Economic Survival – Countries In The global

Olabisi D. Akinkugbe, Dalhousie University In 2015, more than 140 countries signed up to the goal of achieving net-zero emissions by 2050. For countries in the global south this is a huge task. On the one hand they have committed to low emissions. On the other their economic survival depends on using resources that produce […]Read More

Senator Folarin Lauds NCDMB for Empowering 500 Youths with Solar

Senator Teslim Kolawole Folarin, the former Chairman of the Local Content Committee in the 9th Senate has commended the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) for training 500 youths in Oyo State on solar power installation and maintenance.  The training programme was organised as part of the Board’s youth empowerment and human capacity-building initiatives. […]Read More

Nigeria Secures $2.2 Billion Solar PV Deal with Sun Africa

The Federal Government through the Ministry of Power has sealed a $2.2 billion solar PV deal with Sun Africa. Bayo Adelabu, the minister, made this known on his official Twitter account on Sunday, November 19. According to him, the deal was solidified on Friday, November 17, when the company committed to delivering 961 megawatts peak […]Read More

Penkelemesi in the Power Sector

The new Minister of Power, Adebayo Adelabu, has been flexing his muscles in the Nigerian Electricity Supply Industry (NESI). Just a few days ago, he told energy reporters at a media briefing that the federal government had no intention of implementing an electricity tariff hike. According to the former banker and Central Bank of Nigeria […]Read More

IE Celebrates 10 Years of Responsible Energy Innovation

As part of activities marking Ikeja Electric’s 10th year anniversary, the board and management of the largest distribution company thrilled its staff to a hybrid session which showcased the past achievements and plans for the immediate future. In his welcome address, the chairman of the Board of Directors, Kola Adesina congratulated and thanked the staff […]Read More

NESI @10: Sahara Group’s GMD Outlines Plan to Fix Nigeria’s

Kola Adesina, Group Managing Director of Sahara Group, which owns Egbin Power and Ikeja Distribution Company (Disco), identified seven activities that stakeholders must do for Nigeria’s embattled power sector to begin its journey to full recovery yesterday. The GMD, whose company also has investments in the upstream and downstream petroleum industries, spoke on the final […]Read More

Egbin Power Commemorates 10th Anniversary Of Post Privatisation

As the Nigerian Electricity Supply Industry (NESI) commemorates its 10th-anniversary of privatisation, Egbin Power Plc has described the milestone as a decade of trajectory progress of the power plant, resulting in greater contribution to the nation’s socio-economic growth. The GenCo, while commemorating the occasion, attributed the achievement over the decade to the unwavering commitment of […]Read More

Tinubu: Energy Challenges Threaten Nigeria’s Future

President Bola Tinubu described Nigeria Wednesday as a crawling country in the committee of prospering economies, particularly in terms of development indices related to green energy and the environment. He did, however, ensure that, as President of Africa’s most populous country, he is determined to shift the narrative and bring about reform in the country. […]Read More

Nigeria, Chinese Consortium Sign $463m Electricity Access Deal

The Federal Government, represented by the Ministry of Power, has inked a $463 million contract with a Chinese consortium to improve power distribution lines. The FG said the deal will be financed by the China Exim Bank because it contained both off-shore and significant on-shore components. Bolaji Tunji, the Special Adviser for Strategic Communication and […]Read More