Ghana’s Power Abundance Turns to Burden as Energy Debts Mount

Debt levels could rise if outstanding payments aren’t clearedPower producers say they may be forced to shut their plantsGhana lured investors to its power industry to end chronic electricity shortages with deals it can no longer afford. The deals’ terms require the government to pay for electricity generated even if there’s no demand for it.Continue reading “Ghana’s Power Abundance Turns to Burden as Energy Debts Mount”

AYINLA OMOWURA 30 Years After… A Tragic Drama.

A review of Festus Adedayo’s ‘Ayinla Omowura: Life and Times of an Apala Legend Five hundred and thirty five pages in seven chapters girded firmly, front and back, by a Preface, a Foreword, an Afterword and an Acknowledgment! This unusual structure makes this an uncommon biography. The story, if seen as a drama, has allContinue reading “AYINLA OMOWURA 30 Years After… A Tragic Drama.”

Breaking Court finds Olisa Metuh, firm guilty of first count in N400m fraud trial

Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court, Abuja, has found a former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Olisa Metuh, guilty on count one of the seven-count charge slammed against him by the federal government. The judge, in the judgment on Tuesday, agreed with prosecution counsel, Sylvanus Tahir that Metuh knewContinue reading “Breaking Court finds Olisa Metuh, firm guilty of first count in N400m fraud trial”

NUEE Suspends Strike Action

The National Union of Electricity Employees, on Thursday, suspended the strike embarked upon by its members. The action led to total blackout in most parts of the country as it was announced earlier on Wednesday that the national grid had collapsed again. The union announced the suspension in a statement signed by the General ScsretaryContinue reading “NUEE Suspends Strike Action”

Ford vs. Ferrari: The Real Story Behind The Most Bitter Rivalry In Auto Racing

History is full of famous rivalries. Most stem from a power grab or wounded pride—a few are a combination of the two. The best contentious relationships, however, are the ones that create the most legendary tales. Take the saga of how Henry Ford II—a.k.a., Hank the Deuce—attempted to acquire Ferrari in 1963, sparking a nearlyContinue reading “Ford vs. Ferrari: The Real Story Behind The Most Bitter Rivalry In Auto Racing”

FG To Review Ownership Of The Power Distribution Companies

The National Economic Council (NEC) has resolved to set up an ad hoc committee to look into the ownership structure of power distribution companies. Imo State Governor Emeka Ihedioha disclosed this while briefing State House correspondents after the NEC meeting presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. HeContinue reading “FG To Review Ownership Of The Power Distribution Companies”

16 FACTS YOU DON’T KNOW ABOUT QUEEN ELIZABETH II

.Even though queen Elizabeth is a public figure, she lives a very private life. What baffles most people about her is that she seldom speaks about herself and never grant interviews to the media. This is the reason why so little is known about her. With over 66 years on the throne, she has becomeContinue reading “16 FACTS YOU DON’T KNOW ABOUT QUEEN ELIZABETH II”

Ban Importation Of Textile – Senate Urge FG

The Senate on Tuesday, appealed to the Federal Government to ban importation of textiles in the country for a period of five years to allow for the production of local textile materials. This followed the debate on a motion sponsored by Sen. Kabir Barkiya (APC-Katsina Central) during plenary on “Urgent need to revamp the nation’sContinue reading “Ban Importation Of Textile – Senate Urge FG”

NEWS IN A FLASH -“Osibajo You Are Trust Worthy”

The Emir of Daura, Alhaji Farouk Umar, at the weekend, commended the loyalty of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo to President Muhammadu Buhari and described their relationship as unequalled in the history of the country. Farouk, who stated this on Saturday in Daura at the turbanning ceremony of Alhaji Musa Haro as Dan Madamin Daura said,Continue reading “NEWS IN A FLASH -“Osibajo You Are Trust Worthy””

DINO VS SMART: INEC FIXES DATE FOR FRESH KOGI WEST ELECTION

The Kogi West Senatorial rerun election involving Sen Dino Melaye of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and Sen Smart Adeyemi of the All Progressives Congress, APC, is to hold on Nov. 16, according to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). INEC, in a statement signed by Mr. Festus Okoye, Chairman of its Information and VoterContinue reading “DINO VS SMART: INEC FIXES DATE FOR FRESH KOGI WEST ELECTION”