Daily Archives: December 4, 2017

Kids Shoes

Power Challenge Forced us to Manufacture Abroad – Footwear Designer

Power Challenge Forced us to Manufacture Abroad – Footwear Designer

A designer of children’s footwear and the Chief Executive Officer of Cheery Little Soles, Mrs. Onose Ekelemo, has listed energy challenge as the major reason why she is not producing her designs in Nigeria. Ekelemo said this during the inauguration of her new store in Lagos, adding “We have not started manufacturing in Nigeria because

Electric power lines located between I-35 and Riverside Blvd,  near downtown Dallas, on Jan 22, 2013.   (Michael Ainsworth/The Dallas Morning News) // Electricity, power, grid, transmission lines //

Furore Deepens Over Eligible Customers’ Regime in Power Sector

There seems to be no end in sight to the hindrances besetting power supply in the country four years after the Federal Government handed over the successor companies of the defunct Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN) to the new investors. The latest row which was due to the declaration of eligible power consumers status


Economy for Now, We Won’t Increase Electricity Tariff – Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has disclosed that Federal Government will not in any way increase electricity tariff at the moment. Speaking on Monday at the 6th Presidential Quarterly Business Forum for Private Sector Stakeholders held at the Old Banquet Hall, State House, Abuja, the Vice President said the government will only focus for now on


Power Generation Returns to 4,000MW as Hydro Plants Recover

The nation’s power generation has returned to the 4,000 megawatts mark following the recovery in the output of hydropower plants and a few thermal plants. The nation generates most of its electricity from gas-fired power plants, while the output from hydropower plants makes up about 30 percent of total generation. Generation from Kainji, Jebba and

Damilola Ogunbiyi

REA Unveils Funding for 60% Rural Electricity Access by 2020

The Rural Electrification Agency (REA) has unveiled its Rural Electrification Fund (REF), a scheme to provide funding rural power projects done by private investors to ensure 60 percent of Nigerians are connected to electricity by the year 2020. The Managing Director, Mrs. Damilola Ogunbiyi at a stakeholders’ workshop on Thursday in Abuja on the Fund

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