The Electricity Distribution Companies (DisCos) in Nigeria took over the distribution of electricity in a privatization exercise with the promise of providing transformers and adequate metering. Eight years down the line, electricity consumers still groan under the sledge hammer of arbitrary estimated bill. In 2011, the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP), administration ledRead More
Spate of Killing Along The Benue Trough Across The North Central Part of Nigeria: Where is the Social Contract?
Every human society has its peculiarities anchored on its very mix of historical trajectory. It is a multi-layered fabric of norms, values, customs, cultures, traditions culminating in its over-arching politics. The politics of every society is the totality of this multi-layered history manifesting through social interactions, conflict and resolution. The ethnicRead More
Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the Senate President, Alhaji Yusuph Olaniyonu,has stated that the continued illegal detention of Samuel Ogundipe, a Premium Times journalist, is an affront on the fourth estate of the realm and an assault on freedom of the press, freedom of speech and due process. InRead More
Cyperus esculentus which can simply be called “tiger nut” is one of nature's super foods, they are not necessarily nuts but they are tubers that generate beneath the soil’s surface. Tiger nuts have a high nutritional value and they are also enriched in fibre. They serve as a good resistance forRead More
Every government definitely has own peculiar problem or set of problems. The most heart-aching problem that this administration has have to grapple with is no doubt the Fulani/Farmer clashes, or succinctly put herdsman/Farmers Face-off. But, the problem has gone beyond the mere Fulani/Farmer clashes that we used to know; itRead More
The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola says the supply of meters to electricity consumers will improve following the approval of new regulations for meter asset providers. Fashola revealed this on Sunday at the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) forum in Abuja. He also said the challenge of meterRead More