Interviews

AGBO NESTOR NWEKE

The increment is not a bad idea. But government would have first improved electricity supply before embarking on the hike.

When the news of the said increment on electricity broke out, there was constant light in my area, but after the National Assembly faulted the action power supply w [...]

Mon, 14 March 2016


NOAH OJILE

Where is the light? We have been paying for darkness even after the privatization of the sector. Why the hike now without improved supply?

They promised to meter every house but more than 50% of Nigerians do not have prepaid meters today. Is this the change President Buhari’s government p [...]

Mon, 14 March 2016


KISSINGER SUNDAY

Before now, I complained that my monthly bill of over six thousand was too much. Now, it is over ten thousand naira for a two bedroom flat.

Bear in mind that I don’t have AC and I’m living alone. I come back home around 7pm from work. Sometimes I don’t get to use elect [...]

Mon, 14 March 2016


JOEL EBOMUCHE

Power Holding Company of Nigeria and government are not helping matters. My bill has increased. Yet there is no light to show for it. Before now, I paid N2,500 per month but recently, I started paying above N3,000.

It is wrong timing to increase electricity bills when we are not enjoyin [...]

Mon, 14 March 2016


FCT residents thumbs down new electricity tariff

As power supply drops to an all-time low of 1,580 megawatts, and as Nigerians struggle to cope with heat, amid fuel scarcity and economic crunch, a moral burden is being laid on distribution companies to justify the arbitrary increase on electricity tariffs. Although the action has since drawn condemn [...]

Mon, 14 March 2016


How herders, farmers clash can be averted – Miyetti Allah scribe

National Secretary of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, MACBAN, the umbrella body of Fulani herdsmen, Baba Ngelzarma was in Makurdi recently to swear in the new executives of the association in Benue. In this interview with journalists, he proffers the way forward out o [...]

Mon, 14 March 2016


’What we are doing to maintain peace in the Niger Delta’

 

Brig. General Paul Boroh rtd, is the Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Niger Delta and coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme. In this interview with Ere-ebi AGEDAH, the amnesty boss speaks on some of the challenges facing the programme and what his offi [...]

Mon, 07 March 2016


AKIN OYEWOLE

How could the president reduce the worth of our Nigerian graduates to N5,000? It does not make any sense.

No graduate should wait for Buhari, after spending four years in the university to be paid N5,000. Even the president knows how to reward hard work.

I remember, in those good [...]

Mon, 07 March 2016


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