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08.01.2021 , Andrew Allee, James Sherwood, Falaq Tidjani and Ayodeji Ojo

Electrifying Nigerian Agriculture with Clean Minigrids to Improve Livelihoods

A new Power Africa study finds immediate opportunity to initiate and scale the productive use of energy from Nigerian minigrids by electrifying three...

Nigeria is the country with the largest number of unelectrified people in the world, with only 36% of the country’s 100 million rural inhabitants...

THE anger and frustration on Adelana Martins’ face are unmistakable – there is a power outage just about the time he wants to iron his clothes.

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There are as many Nigerians living in the dark as there are Germans living in Germany. Green, decentralised power is part of the solution.

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What if it was possible to boost both national and local economies while increasing energy access and saving rural residents money? That is exactly...

11.03.2020 , Muhammad Bello, Nehal Johri

Toxic smoke and no jobs in the oil-rich Niger Delta

Decades of exposure to gas flaring by the foreign oil refineries in Niger Delta has harmed the health of residents. The thick plumes of black smoke...

On April 12, 2017, Aliyu Umar, 27, began his day, carefully preparing a charcoal fire with which he would prepare breakfast of noodles, bread, fried...

Unpopular Opinion: Entrepreneurship Can Also Be A Bad Thing

Over the years, the benefit and impact of entrepreneurship have, time and...

11.10.2019 , María Yetano Roche, Hans Verolme, Chibuikem Agbaegbu, Taylor Binnington, Manfred Fischedick, Emmanuel Olukayode Oladipo

Achieving Sustainable Development Goals in Nigeria’s power sector

Nigeria is Africa’s largest economy and home to approximately 10% of the un-electrified population of Sub-Saharan Africa. In 2017, 77 million...

Nigeria's frenetic commercial capital, Lagos, is plunged into darkness several times a day. Then its generators roar, and the lights flood back on.

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Digital lenders have always depended on data to make instant loan decisions. This year, startups are...

Although the names of the seven companies benefiting from this funding facility have not been...

The Solar Nigeria programme funded by the European Union is improving the lives and prospects of...

Under the agreement, the companies are also required to provide electricity to small businesses...

This partnership is good news for Nigerians at large, as the intermittent power supply is one of the...

The Central Bank of Nigeria will also make funds available for private solar energy companies...

The Minister of Power, Mr Sale Mamman, says the Federal Government is driving a robust solar system...

The Federal Government has deployed solar mini-grids to communities and hospitals in Kogi and Niger...

The launch which is an inter-agency cooperation MoU on the Green Energy Investment Platform is...

Until and unless Nigerians take the generation, supply and distribution of electricity into the very...

The programme is a technical assistance programme co-funded by the EU and the German government, and...

The Federal Government will, from next week, commence the process of installation of five million...