Blackouts Follow Nigerian Minister's Resignation

Nigeria's power supply has reportedly dropped by over 1000 megawatts since the resignation of Power Minister, Bart Nnaji, and consumers are again complaining of power outages.
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Nigeria's Former Energy Minister,Barth Nnaji

  • Nigeria:  Unanswered Questions Over Nnaji's Exit

    Leadership, 11 September 2012

    There is something extremely bewildering about the hasty resignation on August 28, 2012, of Prof. Barth Nnaji, as minister of power. A statement by the special adviser to President ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Nnaji's Resignation Sparks Investor Panic

    Leadership, 3 September 2012

    Sequel to the resignation of former power minister Prof. Barth Nnaji in controversial circumstances, development partners are beginning to express worry over the fate of the power ... read more »

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Nigeria's Former Energy Minister,Barth Nnaji

  • Nigeria:  A Minister's Many Bonds

    Daily Trust, 3 September 2012

    At the Federal Executive Council meeting in Abuja two Wednesdays ago, President Goodluck Jonathan had each minister sign a "performance bond" with the broad hint that he or she ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  President Jonathan's Performance Evaluation Initiative

    This Day, 2 September 2012

    The performance appraisal contract signed by ministers with President Jonathan is a welcome idea as it would propel the cabinet members to action but the president would need a ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Critics, Cynics and the President

    This Day, 2 September 2012

    When a presidential spokesman begins to react to beer-parlour gossips about his principal with a full-page newspaper article, then you know the rumour mongers are in good business. ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Former Enugu Deputy Governor May Replace Nnaji

    Leadership, 2 September 2012

    There are strong indications that the Governor of Enugu State, Mr. Sullivan Chime, may forward the name of a former deputy governor of the state, Chief Okechukwu Itanyi, as the ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  The Cabal On the March Again

    Leadership, 2 September 2012

    I could well have been writing about the travails of power minister Professor Bart Nnaji in the last edition of this column (August 12) before I went on a two-week leave. Entitled ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  How PDP Aided Nnaji's Ouster as Power Minister

    This Day, 2 September 2012

    He resigned as Minister of Power last Tuesday. But it has emerged that the leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) actually encouraged President Goodluck Jonathan to ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Nnaji Allays Fears of Investors Withdrawal From Power Reforms

    Leadership, 1 September 2012

    Former minister of power Prof. Barth Nnaji, has dismissed fears that investors and development partners may be reluctant to push through their agreement with Nigeria in the power ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Jonathan - Why I Accepted Bart Nnaji's Resignation

    This Day, 31 August 2012

    Former Minister of Power, Prof. Barth Nnaji, Thursday got an official clearance from President Goodluck Jonathan following the controversy that surrounded his exit from the cabinet ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Former Rep Asks Obi to Resign Over Brewery Ownership

    Vanguard, 31 August 2012

    Former member of House of Representatives, Mr. Chudi Offodile, has called on Governor Peter Obi of Anambra State, to resign from office over alleged conflict of interests on his ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  President Jonathan Accepts Resignation of Minister of Power

    Nigeria First, 29 August 2012

    President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has accepted the resignation with immediate effect of the Minister of Power, Prof. Barth Nnaji. read more »