Blog Archives

Screen Shot 2017-02-22 at 16.51.18

Development Crisis of Power Supply and Implications for Industrial Sector in Nigeria

Development Crisis of Power Supply and Implications for Industrial Sector in Nigeria

This article establishes a link between the rate of development of the power sector and the impacts on the industrial sector. It contends that the industrial and technological sectors are highly reliant on the power sector in order to flourish. The paper argues that as long as the Nigerian power sector continues to struggle to

Screen Shot 2017-02-22 at 15.16.22

Power Sector Reforms in Nigeria: Opportunities and Challenges

This paper serves as a flashback into the history of Nigeria’s power sector. Written a few years before the privatization of National Electric Power Authority (NEPA), this paper allows one to revisit and understand the challenges that the power sector faced at the time and why privatization was necessary. The article argues that breaking the

Screen Shot 2017-02-21 at 17.56.32

Coal Based Generation: A Solution to Nigeria Electricity Problem

Nigeria continues to rely on oil and hydro based sources for power, however this article suggests that a move towards clean coal based generation of power is vital if Nigeria aspires to develop at the rate at which China, South Africa and Germany have. Furthermore, the paper emphasis that with an estimated coal reserve of

Screen Shot 2017-02-21 at 15.49.06

Nigeria Electricity Industry: Issue, Challenges and Solutions

The paper generally discusses the electricity situation in Nigeria. It offers interesting insight into the history of the Nigeria power sector before moving on to discuss the unbundling of the PHCN and its impact on the electricity situation in Nigeria. The paper then discusses the reasons for the failure of the power sector to provide

Screen Shot 2017-02-17 at 16.20.52

Investment Opportunities In Nigerian Power Sector

  This presentation examines some shortcomings within the Nigerian power sector but also highlights the tendencies for the power sector to develop into a strong sector. The paper illustrates that Nigeria possesses a large range of natural resources for power generation such as gas, hydro, coal, and wind. It adds that a large percentage of


[Communique] January 2017 Nextier Power Dialogue with H.M Babatunde Fashola

Nigeria’s electricity supply market presents immense investment opportunities. However, it faces significant challenges despite concerted efforts by the Federal Government of Nigeria to resolve the fundamental issues. These challenges have resulted in unmet expectations from the privatisation exercise, significant revenue shortfalls, apathy towards further investments in the sector by existing and potential investors, etc. On


International Investment & the Sustainable Development of the Power Sector in Nigeria: Prognoses into the Future

This paper examines how the Nigerian Power Sector could be put on the path of self-sustenance and uninhibited growth that is attendant and correspondent to an expectedly ascending economy. It further explores explore the factors that are likely to positively or negatively influence international investment in the power sector of an emerging country such as

Powered by Nextier