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17 08 2022 | 17:10

Nigeria secures $1.5bn loan for solar projects

Nigeria has secured a $1.5 billion loan facility from the US-EXIM Bank to deliver solar power infrastructure in 10 different locations across the country. This was disclosed by the Chief Executive…

17 08 2022 | 17:06

Nigerian businesses turn to solar as diesel costs bite

LAGOS, (Reuters) - Nigeria's solar companies are seeing a surge in demand for mini-grids and equipment as businesses in Africa's biggest oil producer look for alternative power sources after the cost…

17 08 2022 | 16:55

Nigerian minigrids improve power reliability and utility revenues for communities “under” the grid

The town of Toto in the central Nigerian state of Nasarawa, near the national capital of Abuja, is wired for electricity. Though poles and wires dot the landscape, people live without power.

17 08 2022 | 16:49


In this age, technological innovation and development of a country or continent are closely knitted. That is why governments around the world prioritise it in their locale. When technology is adopted…

17 08 2022 | 16:45

The environment is the silent casualty in the Cameroon Anglophone crisis

Most analysis of Cameroon’s Anglophone crisis has been skewed towards the socioeconomic, cultural and political ramifications of the conflict. But, based on my work on natural, environmental hazards…

15 08 2022 | 13:51

Nigeria: Illegal oil refineries thrive despite government crackdown

"I want to give my family the best I can afford. We cannot just stay and survive. We really want to live," Tam G. (not his real name) said. "This business really pays us; the income is good. We're…

15 08 2022 | 13:29

Sylva doubles down on natural gas being Nigeria’s energy transition fuel

Chief Timipre Sylva, Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, takes a double-down stance on natural gas as Nigeria’s energy transition fuel. Sylva stated that Nigeria is relying on its natural gas…

12 07 2022 | 07:34

5 Electricity distribution companies in Nigeria to undergo restructuring

The Nigerian government has announced that five out of the 11 electricity distribution companies in the country will be restructured. The affected companies are Port Harcourt, Kano, Kaduna, Ibadan…

05 07 2022 | 08:51

AFRICA: Vodafone recycles used phones in Nigeria, Ghana and Cameroon

The German subsidiary of the British telecommunications group Vodafone is launching an operation to recycle one million used mobile phones in Nigeria, Ghana and Cameroon.

05 07 2022 | 08:15

BENIN/TOGO: IFC lends $10m to Gozem for the deployment of 6,000 electric motorbikes

While petrol-powered motorbike taxis have become the main means of public transport in West Africa, mobility start-up Gozem will deploy a fleet of 6,000 electric motorbikes by 2023. The operation…

26 06 2022 | 08:50

NIGERIA: Husk launches ‘Sunshot’ to provide solar to 2 million people

Electricity access provider Husk Power is launching a new electrification initiative in Nigeria. Called 'Sunshot', the programme is expected to reach 2 million people over the next four years. Husk…

26 06 2022 | 08:42

AFRICA: Investors join forces for climate resilient infrastructure

Several African banks and investment firms are joining forces to finance climate-resilient infrastructure in Africa. The alliance consists of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Africa50 and the new…

26 06 2022 | 07:57

NIGERIA: Recycling waste ensures schooling for the needy

With 22 million people in Nigeria illiterate, financial professionals through the Association of Certified and Chartered Accountants (ACCA), are launching the "Recycling for Education Campaign".

14 06 2022 | 09:22

NGX seeks increased investment towards the Sustainable Development Goals.

The Nigerian Exchange Limited has called for an increase in long-term sustainable finance to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals in Sub-Saharan Africa. The Chief Executive Officer, Temi…

14 06 2022 | 09:18

Nigerian Breweries signs renewable energy power purchase agreement

Nigerian Breweries Plc has partnered with Konexa and signed a historic power purchase agreement to deliver 100% renewable energy to its Kaduna Breweries. This bold step is in line with its business…

13 06 2022 | 13:22

NGX seeks increased investment towards the Sustainable Development Goals

The Nigerian Exchange Limited has called for an increase in long-term sustainable finance to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals in Sub-Saharan Africa. The Chief Executive Officer, Temi…

07 06 2022 | 21:44

AFRICA: Power Africa grants solarisation of 245 clinics in 5 countries

As part of the Power Africa initiative, the US Agency for International Development (USAID) is providing a $2.3 million grant to six providers of off-grid solar energy systems. The devices will be…

02 06 2022 | 10:38

Sooty hands and damaged lungs: the toll of Nigeria’s illegal refineries

Several clusters of thick black soot clasp to the lungs of a 24-year-old man in a photo taken while he was being operated on by Iboroma Aku Shed in the oil-rich Nigerian city of Port Harcourt.…

02 06 2022 | 10:03

The village that stood up to big oil – and won

On 10 October 2004, Eric Dooh received an urgent call from one of his father’s employees: the waterway surrounding their houses was running black with oil. Near the outskirts of Dooh’s village of Goi…

01 06 2022 | 09:48

AFRICA: UN plan to accelerate access to clean energy by 2025

The United Nations (UN) has announced a new plan to accelerate the transition to renewable energy in the least developed countries, particularly in Africa. The organization intends to catalyze the…