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Political Briefs



  • Power Purchase Agreement (PPA)

    Power Purchase Agreement (PPA)

    “Structuring Successful Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs), Managing Competitive Electricity Markets & Attracting Merchant Power Investments.” — Dates & Locations: 9 – 12 Sep, Johannesburg 2014 | 20 – 23 Oct, Dubai 2014 | 18 – 21 Nov, Singapore 2014.
  • Gas & LNG Contracts; Structures, Pricing & Negotiation

    Event: Gas & LNG Contracts: Structures, Pricing & Negotiation

    “A comprehensive all-in-one course addressing all key elements for successful gas & LNG business strategies.” — Dates & Locations: 25 – 29 Aug. 2014, Johannesburg | 08 – 12 Sep. 2014, Port of Spain | 17 – 21 Nov. 2014, Dubai | 01 – 05 Dec. 2014, Kuala Lumpur.

Editorial Suite

  • THERE is a local joke in my hometown that if an old woman suddenly runs out of her house into the streets shouting or crying, something has definitely triggered off her action. It might either be that she has lost her grand child or that somebody has stolen her smoking pipe. Old women, it is believed, love their smoking pipes as much as they love their grand children. Like an old woman, the leadership of the opposition All Progressives Congress, APC, has run into the streets in the last few weeks shouting and crying . What has happened to warrant the sudden loss in its boisterous disposition? Soon after its emergence as a formidable opposition party early last year,
CBN Cash-Less Interim Campaign

Energy Briefs


  • As Adamant As Striking Nigerian Doctors

    As Adamant As Striking Nigerian Doctors

    Despite overwhelming public appeals, striking medical doctors in Nigeria have stuck to their guns by refusing to shift grounds on their demands which other workers in the health sector have described ...


  • NNPC’s Platform to Greatness

    NNPC’s Platform to Greatness

    The annual national quiz competition instituted by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation 14 years ago, has provided a platform for participants and winners to excel in their chosen disciplines ...


  • Exit of Nigeria’s Oil Czar

    Exit of Nigeria’s Oil Czar

    Rilwanu Lukman, former minister of Petroleum Resources and secretary-general of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries, dies in Vienna, Austria. His death is regarded as a great loss to ...


  • Birthdays


    Mohammed Namadi Sambo, architect, former governor and vice-president, 60, August 2. Born in Zaria, Kaduna State, he was educated at Baptist Primary School, Kakuri, Kaduna, Kobi Primary School, Bauchi ...