NIGERIA

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10.01.2019 , Victoria Onehi & Simon Echewofun Sunday

How women rose in Nigeria’s renewable energy sector, quenching darkness

It is no longer news that what men can do, women can do better. This applies to the growing Nigerian power sector where women are taking their place...

Energy prosperity has always had a female face. Every day, women around the world face the worst consequences of not having modern energy access. They...

Access to power expands the number and variety of business and job opportunities available. Electricity means that small businesses, such as barbers...

31.08.2018 , Eromo Egbejule, Thomson Reuters Foundation

Fed up with costly, dirty fuels, Nigerians switch to cleaner alternatives

For Rhoda Tanko, preparing dishes of okra or egusi soup in her small shack was a daily ordeal spent battling the dizzying, toxic black fumes spewed...

27.08.2018 , Andrew Morton

Why Mobile Money Has Failed in Nigeria

Mobile Money as a financial product is inherently a fast moving consumer good, which Nigerian banks are ill-equipped to market and promote, Andrew...

Faced with a population boom that has sent carbon emissions soaring and stretched power supplies to breaking point, oil-rich Nigeria is turning to...

All year round farming in a country like Nigeria is impossible without irrigation, but with the emergence of Solar-Powered Irrigation System, lack of...

10.04.2018 , Chijioke Mama / SolarPlaza

Off Grid Solar in Nigeria: Enablers and Hurdles

Nigeria as a country is more populous than the entire economic bloc of East African Community – EAC. (180 million & 169 million respectively)....

Why are so many Nigerian homes still in the dark despite far-reaching reforms? In this factsheet, we test the charge on Nigeria’s electricity...

Around the world, women face the largest burden of not having access to modern energy.  More often than not, it is women who have to walk long...

Country News

The Federal Government, on Thursday announced plans to introduce solar-powered tricycles and...

REACT aims to increase access to clean, affordable energy for low-income people in Africa by...

Nigeria is in the process of building the world's biggest oil refinery. Many locals hope it will...

Despite recent controversies surrounding the operations of the British-Dutch company, it continues...

Nigeria’s Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, says some cities in Nigeria can...

The project which is due to be commissioned in September 2019 will supply a peak load of 99kW to the...

Nigerian Breweries (NB) and CrossBoundary Energy yesterday signed Heineken’s first solar project in...

ZOLA’s entry into the Nigerian market was in line with the mission of the company to use distributed...

All On, a Shell-funded off-grid energy impact investment company, will be funding scholarships for...

Off-grid or mini-grid generation is described as a standalone power system that serves small...

Under the project, each of the 1,000 chosen villages in Nigeria, Africa's most populous country,...

Nigeria is one of Africa’s most developed, resource-rich countries and yet it has notably failed to...