May 25, 2018

Jane Labous

Nigeria, Energy Access

Video: Nigeria Mini-Series

Electrifying all Nigerians has become a priority in this populous West African country, where approximately 75 million still remain in darkness even as the economy surges ahead in other ways. Now, the power sector is focused on getting safe, reliable energy to the entire population.

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Nowhere to Run: Nigeria's Climate and Environmental Crisis tell the story of environmental threats and unique challenges to security in Nigeria from the perspective of affected communities. Produced by Jacqueline Farris, of the Yar'Adua Foundation, narrated by Late Ken Saro-Wiwa Jr. and directed by Dan McCain of Core Productions, the film connects the dots between climate change, environmental degradation and security, and serves as an advocacy tool to raise awareness of the defining challenge of our time.

CNBC Africa's Esther Awoniyi caught up with Babatunde Fashola, Nigeria's Minister of Power, Works and Housing to discuss the progress in Nigeria's power sector:

CNBC Africa's Esther Awoniyi caught up with Babatunde Fashola, Nigeria's Minister of Power, Works and Housing to discuss the progress in Nigeria's power sector.

Until three weeks ago the Durumi's 3000 residents had no electricity but now everyone has power thanks to solar energy. Yvonne Ndege reports:

 

Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki has restated government’s commitment to ensuring development of the state:

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