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UK’s Energy Africa to boost solar power in Nigeria

UK’s Energy Africa to boost solar power in Nigeria

The Nigerian Vice President, Yemi Osinbanjo has signed an agreement with the UK government to increase the deployment of solar energy in West Africa and other rural communities. The signing follows the launch of the UK’s Energy Africa access campaign in October recently, which is designed to help the continent achieve universal energy access by

620m Africans don’t have access to electricity: Kofi Annan

Mr Kofi Annan, former Secretary General of the UN, said over 620 million Africans lack access to electricity and that 300 million would still lack access by 2040, a decade after the UN target of developmental goals for universal energy. “This is intolerable, avoidable and profoundly unfair. It leaves the World’s poorest people to pay the

Nigeria to reach 6,000 megawatts by March 2016 – Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Monday said the Federal Government had plans to distribute 6,000 megawatts of electricity in the country by the first quarter of 2016. According to a statement by the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to the Vice President, Laolu Akande, Mr. Osinbajo stated this at Kaleta in the Republic

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