Friday, July 10, 2015

Video - Nigeria electricity crisis worsens

How is it possible to have a country which is veritably swimming in crude oil but where less than half the population has electricity? That's the situation in Nigeria, according to figures from the World Bank. Residents of Africa's most populous nation live with daily power cuts and most rely on generators for their everyday needs. The country is touted as an emerging economy to watch, but can it fix its problems of infrastructure and oil supply in order to meet its touted potential?

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