• Buhari nominates New NERC Chairman, a Professor at MIT, USA

    Buhari nominates New NERC Chairman, a Professor at MIT, USA

    Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari has nominated Akintunde Ibitayo Akinwande as the executive chairman of the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), reports have said.

    Akinwande, a professor in the electrical engineering and computer science department of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), if confirmed, will succeed Sam Amadi whose tenure ended in  December 2015.

    Sources said the nomination of Akinwande by Mr President was tactical rejection of the preferred candidate of the minister of Power, Works, Babatunde Fashola, Olasupo Shasore, who was once […]