Opinion

Nigeria’s Electricity Problem: FG Vs. DisCos, By Reuben Abati

The Buhari government simply needs to move beyond politics and sentiments. If President Buhari succeeds in solving the electricity supply conundrum in Nigeria, that alone will be enough legacy for his administration. He should listen only to those who know. Engineer Saleh Mamman has absolutely no clue. Here is the…
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Guest Columns

Energy Poverty, Household Poverty and Human Rights, By Sam Amadi

Energy poverty leads to household poverty. This is because those who consume less energy tend to be poorer than those who consume more energy. And, poverty leads to the consumption of less energy. So, it is a two-dimensional relationship. Energy poverty causes household poverty. And household poverty reinforces energy poverty.…
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Guest Columns

No More Business As Usual: Nigeria’s New-Found ‘Change’ and Lessons from the Past, By Niyi Osundare

Too Big to Fail No national election in Nigeria’s notoriously chequered history has commanded the kind of widespread and nervous international attention that characterised the March 28, 2015 presidential polls. At the continental level, I daresay that only the South African election of April 1994, the very first democratically arranged…
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Guest Columns

President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, Bringing Us Anything But Good Luck Since 2011?, By Oluwafemi Akinfolarin

Bottom line is that the most important components of our economic and social activities - from communications to banking to healthcare to agriculture and transportation will be strangulated by this ongoing fuel scarcity which in its severity is unparalleled and which begs the question what are our government officials doing…
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