Our search for detribalised race with Father Kukah, Fashola, Yadudu, Obi, others has just begun — Prof Azinge

Prof Epiphany Azinge, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) and the 5th Director-General of the Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies and member of the Commonwealth Secretariat Arbitral Tribunal, is one of Nigeria’s most celebrated legal luminaries and scholars. By Soni Daniel,  Northern Region Editor Apart from his extensive academic and legal work, Azinge is […]

Reps summon Fashola over alleged violation of 2017 Appropriation Act

By Emman Ovuakporie ABUJA—THE House of Representatives Committee on Power, yesterday invited the Minister of Power, Mr Raji Fashola over alleged violation of the 2017 Appropriation Act. Fashola In an interactive session with stakeholders the lawmakers queried the Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trading Plc over the utilization of N22 billion spent monthly on gas without regular […]

Apapa wharf gridlock gives me sleepless night – Fashola

…urges stakeholders to make sacrifice By Gabriel Olawale The Minister of Power Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola Thuurday expressed displeasure over unresolved gridlock caused by tanker and truck along Apapa wharf road which has continued to cause pain and discomfort to Lagosian. Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola,  assures of rehabilitation works on Apapa-wharf […]

Leave investors in solar alone, Fashola warns DISCOs

By Chris Ochayi Owerri—Minister of Works, Power and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Faahola, yesterday, cautioned power Distribution Companies, DISCOs, against interference in operations of investors in solar energy and independent power plants because they don’t have the monopoly of supplying electricity. Fashola, who issued the warning at the 20th monthly power sector operators meeting in Owerri, […]

Fashola to represent Buhari at Nigeria, Zambia 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying match

Mr. Babatunde Fashola, the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, will represent President Muhammadu Buhari at Saturday’s 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying showdown between Nigeria and Zambia in Uyo. The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) made the disclosure in a statement by Ademola Olajire, its spokesman, saying it learnt on Friday morning that Fashola would fly […]

Invest in road infrastructure, get tax relief, Fashola tells corporate organisations

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola has called on well-meaning individuals and corporate organisations to invest in road infrastructure. Fashola told newsmen on Wednesday in Abuja that the idea was to attract the private sector to road maintenance and in turn the Federal Government would give them tax relief. According to […]

FG ready to negotiate offers for its 40% power sector stake – Fashola

By Prince Okafor LAGOS—Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, said, yesterday, the Federal Government was ready to negotiate offers for its 40 percent stake in the power  sector. Fashola made this disclosure at Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry, LCCI, Policy Dialogue on the power sector  in Lagos. He also revealed that […]

New regulation to boost electricity meters supplies begins next month – Fashola

A new electricity regulation that would boost meter supply for consumers nationwide would become operational next month, Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has said. Fashola disclosed this on Thursday in Lagos at a Policy Dialogue on the Power Sector organised by the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI). The minister said […]