March 2015

NEBO Commissions West Africa’s 1st Solar-Wind Demonstration Power Plant

Posted: March 5, 2015 at 8:24 pm   /   Government, Ministry of Power, NAPTIN, Photo

The Minister of Power, Prof. Chinedu Nebo has commissioned the 25KW Hybrid Solar PV- Wind demonstration power plant at the National Power Training Institute of Nigeria (NAPTIN) Regional Training Centre (RTC), Kainji, New Bussa, Niger State. The demonstration power plant is the outcome of the Nigeria-Germany Energy Partnership under the Nigeria Energy Support Programme (NESP), a developmental […]

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Vandals Burst Gas Pipeline Again

Posted: March 5, 2015 at 6:07 pm   /   Government, TCN

Vandals struck at the Escravos-Lagos Pipeline System (ELPS) Gas Pipeline at Inikorogha, Gbaramatu Kingdom, Delta State, blasting away about 24 inches of the pipeline. A release signed by the General Manager, Public Affairs, Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), Seun Olagunju, said that this latest act of sabotage by unscrupulous Nigerians has once again affected gas supply […]

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When Was Your Last Stupid Bold Moment?

Posted: March 5, 2015 at 10:46 am   /   Living

A couple of weeks ago I was being interviewed about being a woman in an executive leadership role and the interviewer asked me, “What were the most defining moments in your career?” Without hesitating, I stated, “It was when I took advantage of stupid bold moments”. Since that conversation, I’ve been reflecting on those times […]

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Manufacturers Association Pleads with NERC for Tariff Reduction

Posted: March 4, 2015 at 11:41 am   /   Government, NERC, Regulation

By Akanbi Abdullahi The representatives of the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria, MAN, have made passionate appeal to the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC, for a downward review of the current electricity tariff. The new tariff regime approved by NERC became operational in January 2015. MAN made the request in a two-hour meeting with the management […]

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