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Oluwasola Omoju, Ph.D

Chair, Energy Policies



Access to electricity is still a major challenge in Nigeria despite series of reforms and initiatives since the enactment of the Electric Power Sector Reform (EPSR) Act in 2005. About half of the population does not have regular and reliable access to electricity. Consumers also pay high tariffs despite the absence of significant improvements in the power supply.

The Nigerian electricity sector is…

In Nigeria, the solid mineral sector is experiencing a revisit and therefore, increasing government and private sector attention following the herald of economic diversification and industry reforms since 2016. The 2018 State Disaggregated Mining and Quarrying report published by the Nigeria Bureau of Statistics counted 43 different solid minerals across the states of the federation. Despite stagnating nominal growth rate in the mining sector, the mining sector real contribution to GDP has been improving.