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You can establish power plant without government’s license, Fashola says

Babatunde Fashola, Minister of Works, Power and Housing, says interested investors are free to establish commercial independent power generation plant or solar power plant...

Lagos BRT and maintenance culture: A joy turns sour

Maintenance, according to Advanced Learners Dictionary can be defined as the process of protecting or preserving someone or something, or the process of keeping...

DisCos and market targets: How Nigerian electricity companies are ‘robbing Peter to pay Paul’

“All we are saying is give us prepaid meters, save our souls from this long-term corruption,” The bills are affecting our children, “Power bill...

Lagos communities storm court to challenge increase in electricity tariff

No Fewer than 300 protesters on Monday besieged the premises of the Federal High Court in Lagos to challenge increase in electricity tariff. The protesters...

Nigerian air transport and safety: The telltale signs and alarming signals

A major landmark was recorded in Nigeria, in the Aviation Industry particularly in 1925 when the first plane landed in the ancient city of...

Lagos-Ibadan rail project and a questionable deadline

In 1955 when the Nigeria Railway Corporation Act was enacted, the rail network across the country was massively increased, thereby, facilitating the ease of...

The Apapa debacle: Weakening Lagos bridges and defiant oil tanker drivers

Mention Apapa to anyone and the first thing that readily comes to mind, is port city. Not a few Nigerians are aware that Apapa...

Lagos Land Use Charge: A law and its unending controversies

Nigeria media houses has been agog with the Land Use Charge (LUC) law that was recently passed by the Lagos State House of Assembly,...

Lagos land reclamation: The panic button

According to Wikipedia, land reclamation (land fill) is a process of creating new land from ocean, riverbeds, or lake beds. By, this, the land...

DISCOS, electricity consumers, crazy bills and the pain in the arse

The statement “Crazy Bills” is a very common expression in our clime. It may sound odd to a first time visitor to Nigeria who...