WorldStage Newsonline—Following the directive by the National Leadership of Labour to protest electricity tariff increment by the National Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), the Organised Labour in Ebonyi State on Monday shut down the office... Full Article
By Sunday Onyemaechi Eze-- The Federal Government had on February 1, unveiled a new 45% increase in electricity tariff regime without recourse to the minute dissenting voices of Nigerians raised against it. This is coming on the heels of a subsisting court order of May 28,2015 granted by Justice Mohammed Idris of the Federal High Court, Lagos in the case of Toluwani Yemi-Adeniyi vs NERC and others that there shall be no further increment pending the ...
By Sunday Onyemaechi Eze-- Three years after the celebrated privatisation of the power sector in Nigeria, is it not in our national interest to take stock of the exercise? For a pivotal sector upon which the socio-economic growth of the nation revolves, the resounding answer is YES! Like the Jews still waiting for the coming of the Messiah, Nigerians are yet to witness or appreciate the much anticipated miracle of privatisation.
By Simbo Olorunfemi-- There is a photograph making the rounds. It is that of one of the men charged to court for their alleged role in the diversion of funds meant for the purchase of arms. It is of that same man, alleged to have chewed his statement. Yes, the newly-bearded one with the cuffs, who has only just perfected his varied bail conditions.
By Reuben Abati-- My criticisms of the excesses of the online phenomenon in terms of its brazen abuse in an unregulated environment has often made me the target of attacks, with many insisting on quoting the opening paragraph of a piece I once wrote along these lines as if it is a memorial verse, but further developments have shown that indeed, liberal, accommodative, useful and open as the growth of the new media may seem in Nigeria, we may well, if...
Every generation always has its hero, but the way it would be thrown up can never be predicted neither can they be same.
The story of Mandela has been with us for quite some time. At a time when the legend is signing off from the world stage, a new hero ... Posted: May 1, 2009 11:48 AM >>Read more