n African Renaissance - President Yar'Adua : meeting Nigeria's energy and power challenges

Volume 5, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1744-2532
  • E-ISSN: 2516-5305


Nigeria must work out how to get adequate, stable and affordable electricity and energy supplies by 2020. However meeting the immediate energy challenge is not so simple. Therefore, the government must identity doable strategies for revamping power and petroleum products supply within the shortest possible time; at least, before 2015. Failure to achieve this fait will make the current clamour of making Nigeria to belong to the top 20 economically advanced nations by 2020 a pipedream. For example, according to official sources, now, nearly all Nigeria's current electricity generating stations are producing less than 20 per cent of their installed capacities.

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