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AWPS Renewable Energy, Ltd a subsidiary of Atlantic Waste and Power System, inc., USA is one of Nigeria’s largest solar power provider. We make clean energy available to homeowners, businesses, schools, non-profits and government organizations at a lower cost than they pay for energy generated by burning fossil fuels like diesel and gasoline.

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(Self Employed)

I met with AWPS Boss, and was so impressed with passion and generousity. The depth of his knowledge on solar matter is so impressive. Thanks so your advise and free upgrade of my charge contoller firmware. Will surely be in touch for any other solar related matters

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Solar Energy News

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Benefits of Solar Power

Infographic – The Benefits of Solar Power

Home Inspector Bill Barber recently created an excellent infographic that details how solar panels can power homes and help the environment at the same time. According to the infographic, “1 hour of Energy from the Sun = 1 Year of Power for the Global Population”. And as stated, solar power remains the 3rd most important renewable energy

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Many more Nigerian Homeowners Embrace Solar Power Options – Experts

Experts in Nigeria have revealed that given the history of Nigeria with epileptic power supply, a growing number of property owners are investing more into solar power. In 2016, solar energy became a very topical issue for property and energy experts in the face of Nigeria’s failure to generate sufficient electricity for its citizenry. Nigeria’s energy consumption

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Oldang International Limited unveils Solar Powered Tricycles in Lagos

Oldang International Limited unveils Solar Powered Tricycles in Lagos

The days of being terribly drenched by rain while commuting on tricycle seem to have gone after the launch of Solar-powered and Electrical four and three-wheel vehicles in Nigeria. The innovation aimed at enhancing transportation in Nigeria is in compliance with the United Nations struggle to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) 13 on Climate

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FG to introduce solar powered tricycles

Indications have emerged that the federal government has identified land transportation as one of the priority sectors for emissions reduction as the country is set to introduce solar-powered tricycles known as ‘Keke’. The Minister for Transport, Mr Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi is said to be working assiduously on introducing the solar-powered tricycles which are clean and

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Sokoto State Govt. to connect solar power in rural areas

Sokoto State Government said it had started the process of connecting a number of rural households with solar power to deepen energy usage and enhance rural electrification in the state. Alhaji Bashir Gidado, the Special Adviser to Gov. Aminu Tambuwal on Public Private Partnership (PPP), made the disclosure at a news conference in Sokoto on Sunday.

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Fashola advised Nigerians to invest in solar energy – Daily Post

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has advised Nigerians to embrace solar energy to reduce pressure on the national grid. Fashola gave the advice in Lagos at the launch of a book titled “Solar Electricity Generation for off-grid communities in Nigeria”, written by Oladele Amoda, the Managing Director, Eko Electricity Distribution Company

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Tesla solar power arrives in Puerto Rico

Elon Musk’s solar power company Tesla arrives in Puerto Rico

Entrepreneur Elon Musk has followed through on his plan to boost power resources in Puerto Rico after it was devastated by Hurricane Maria. Mr Musk’s firm, Tesla, has set up solar panels and energy storage batteries at Hospital del Nino, a children’s hospital in San Juan. The batteries will provide energy from the panels when

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Solar Electric Cars – The future is now!

The 2017 Bridgestone World Solar Challenge came to a close last Friday, but the race to build the world’s first commercial, road-registered, consumer friendly solar passenger vehicles is only just gearing up. And Australia is looking very competitive. One company to watch is Brisbane-based outfit Clenergy TeamArrow. The team claimed third place in this year’s

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Solar power crushes its own record for cheapest electricity ‘ever, anywhere, by any technology’

Prices for new solar power projects are falling so fast that the cheapest prices from 2016 have become the ceiling price for solar today. In April 2016, Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) reported that the record low unsubsidized solar energy price was 3.6 cents per kilowatt-hour (kWh), in a March 2016 contract in Mexico. This month, every single

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Elon Musk Offers to Help Puerto Rico Rebuild With Solar Power

Weeks after Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico remains in desperate straits. The island–which is an American territory and whose citizens are full citizens of the United States according to both Supreme Court rulings and acts of Congress–is still almost entirely without power. Virtually every aspect of disaster recovery, from medical treatment to home reconstruction, either requires

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Fashola Allays DisCos Fears Over Proliferation of Solar Energy

Mr Babatunde Fashola, the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, while speaking at the 20th Monthly Power Sector Stakeholders’ Meeting hosted by Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) in Owerri, has allayed the fears of the electricity Distribution Companies (Discos) over government’s investment drive in solar powered mini grids, Daily Trust reports.   The minister said that the

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Solar Oven – Value of Cooking with Off-grid Power

Why should rural electrification efforts worldwide — in Africa, India, Central and South America — isolate cooking from other core applications such as lighting, fans, phone charging, and TV? Why can’t electricity for cooking be included in the overall solution? Why should the alternative to biomass burning — charcoal, dung, wood, kerosene — which causes 1.3 million untimely deaths due to

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Tigo SMART

You can now monitor the Performance of your Solar Power System with Tigo SMART App

Tigo unveiled Tigo SMART, the next generation mobile application. The seamless integration between Tigo’s online monitoring portal and this SMART app improves the experience for Tigo’s installer partners who use this platform to design, lay out, register, configure, commission and monitor customers’ PV systems from the field. The app provides the PV system owners with unmatched

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Solar Grew Faster Than All Other Forms of Power for the First Time

Solar power grew faster than any other source of fuel for the first time in 2016, the International Energy Agency said in a report suggesting the technology will dominate renewables in the years ahead. The institution established after the first major oil crisis in 1973 said 165 gigawatts of renewables were completed last year, which was two-thirds of

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Gabon seeks universal power access by 2035

The government has fixed targets of providing electricity for 85% of rural areas by 2025 and achieving universal access to electricity for its population of around 1.7m by 2035. The objectives were set out in the Policy Letter for Universal Access for Basic Services in Rural Areas, which was approved by the Council of Ministers

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Engineers develop tools to share power from renewable energy sources during outages

If you think you can use the solar panels on your roof to power your home during an outage, think again. During an outage, while your home remains connected to the grid, the devices that manage your solar panels are powered down for safety reasons. In other words, this permanent connection to the grid makes

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FG to Inject Fresh N701bn in Solar Energy!

Solar energy breaks more grounds as the Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, Tuesday announced federal government’s plans to provide renewable power supply (solar power) for no fewer than one million households in rural communities that are not connected to the national grid. Osinbajo who made this disclosure at the Nigerian Renewable Energy Roundtable organized by the Ministry

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Where were you the day solar power came to ASTEC, Owerrinta?

Over the weekend AWPS Renewable Energy was at Adventist Secondary Technical College in Owerrinta to introduce the students to solar power. As Nigeria’s #1 provider of premium quality solar power, we believe that it is incumbent on us to groom the next generation of solar enthusiasts. And the best place to start is with our

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Has power outage snuffed life out of your Home or Business?

Why haven’t you gone solar?  For many residents of Alimosho Local Council, especially those living around Ikotun, Igando, Isheri and Iyana-Ipaja, electricity supply from noisy power-generating sets has been their only source of power in the last seven months. For them, the Ikeja Electricity Company, the power distribution company that should be supplying them electricity

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Has power outage snuffed life out of your Home or Business?

Why haven’t you gone solar?  For many residents of Alimosho Local Council, especially those living around Ikotun, Igando, Isheri and Iyana-Ipaja, electricity supply from noisy power-generating sets has been their only source of power in the last seven months. For them, the Ikeja Electricity Company, the power distribution company that should be supplying them electricity

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Our quality Solutions for grid-tie backup & off-grid Solar

Conext XW+ is One solution for grid-tie backup and off-grid solar power (230 VAC) This Inverter is an adaptable single-phase and three-phase hybrid inverter with grid-tie functionality and dual AC power inputs. Available solar charge controllers, monitoring, and automated generator control modules enable further adaptability. From a single Conext XW+ unit to clusters up to 102

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Abuja house that runs solely on solar power…for three years

Roof top of the solar panel array Side view with an air conditioner       At Last, A Truly Solar Powered Home in Abuja   The layout in Mpape District in Abuja looks like your average urban residence. But there’s a difference. The fully functional four-bedroom bungalow depends solely on solar power for all

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Mozambique develops First Solar Power Plant!

Mozambique is gearing up to develop its first solar photovoltaic (PV) power plant, funded by a consortium of financiers. The International Finance Corporation (IFC) has promised $19 million in funding as part of a $55 million package to support the new utility in Mocuba, Africa Times reported. According to Africa Times, in addition to the IFC

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Environmentalist Tasks FG on Solar Energy

An environmental activist, Mr. Nnimo Bassey, has urged the Federal Government to  invest the money for the proposed nuclear power  project into solar power generation. Bassey, stated this recently at the University of Port Harcourt, during an  event on Peace, Nuclear Power and Types of Conflicts. He said most times, the country proposes things without

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No Power,  No Growth – Dangote

The President/Chief Executive of the Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, has urged Nigeria leaders to address as a matter of urgency, the problem of power supply if the country wants to grow like others in the western world. Speaking as one of the panelists at a forum organized by the World Bank Group and the African

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Industrial Use of Solar In Nigeria.

The Nigerian Economic Summit Group has urged stakeholders in the private sector to invest in solar and other sources of renewable energy to run their industries to minimize cost The development of solar and other renewable energy sources through off grid will enhance low carbon growth in the country says experts yesterday during word environmental

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How Big & Reliable is your Battery Bank?

To sustain the growth profile of alternative energy systems like solar power, experts have stressed the need for the deployment of effective and quality energy storage systems like batteries. However, there is an area of concern that seems to be challenging among a small but vocal number of customers. Because solar panels generate electricity only

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Setting corporate sustainability goals & Energy cost savings targets.

Deciding whether solar is right for your business depends on many factors, the suitability of your business, the support of your company’s leadership, and your current energy costs and rate volatility among others. And if saving over 80% on fuel costs is a high priority for your organization or home, solar can be one of

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NAMA maps out strategies to GO SOLAR.

The Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) is switching to solar panels and batteries to boost its equipment, and also to reduce dependence on public power supply. The equipment, which is valued at several millions of naira, would be deployed to eight locations in Lagos, Calabar, Enugu, Sokoto and four others. An electrical engineer described that

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Solar energy & its abundant sun light.

To protect the environment and reduce dependence on fossil fuel, the Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) has advocated the promotion of clean energy concept among secondary school students. The group also expressed the need for unity among stakeholders in encouraging environmental conservation, investment in clean energy and the recognition of the role of children in promoting

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France to top all roofs with solar power or plants.

Can we all emulate this in Nigeria? A new law recently passed in France mandates that all new buildings that are built in commercial zones in France must be partially covered in either plants or solar panels. Green roofs, as they are called, have an isolating effect which helps to reduce the amount of energy needed

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No hope for Nigeria Power Sector -Senate.

Now is the time to invest in solar power. The Nigeria Senate had a critical talk and review of the progress made after privatization of the Power Sector following a debate and discussions on a motion moved by Senator Dino Melaye (APC Kogi West), entitled “DISCOs, electricity consumers and the burden of over-billing.” AS the Senate began

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The world’s largest floating solar power plant just went online in China.

Solar power plants could boost Nigeria power sector even beyond expectations. China has announced that the largest floating photovoltaic (PV) facility on earth has finally been completed and connected to the local power grid. Long reviled for its carbon emission record, this is the Chinese government’s latest achievement in its ongoing effort to lead the world

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Where is your Money best spent?

Energy efficiency is always the most affordable and environmentally sound place to start when approaching renewable energy. Experts estimate that for every naira you spend on efficiency improvements, you can save N3 on the long run. So where is your money best spent? With the steady increase in electricity tariff and cost of fuel, it

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The only long-term sustainable energy solution is solar energy; Say Yes to the Sun!!

Solar energy is really our only answer for long-term sustainable energy. Humans consume 221 tons of coal, 1,066 barrels of oil, and 93,000 metric cubes of natural gas per second.    These materials were wonderful for the industrial revolution that started in Britain in the 18th century and made use of “new energy” sources such as coal and

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Diesel causes 38,000 Premature Death Annually.

Solar energy gains more popularity as study by the Environmental Health Analytics, LLC revealed that diesel exhaust gasses can be linked to 38,000 early deaths worldwide most especially in Africa. If action isn’t taken, this figure will be climbing as high as an annual death rate of 183,600 in 23 years. A key problem in both measuring

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Do you know why our solar systems are doing so well in 13 states & the F.C.T?

AWPS Renewable Energy Ltd has made some truly remarkable discoveries in providing premium quality solar power, and one extremely important lesson has been the importance of grounding our solar power systems. This is why we are different from every other competitor out there. We have installed and commissioned over 60 solar power projects in 13

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We’ve grounded over 60 solar installations in 13 States & the F.C.T!

AWPS Renewable Energy Ltd has made some truly remarkable discoveries in providing premium quality solar power, and one extremely important lesson has been the importance of grounding our solar power systems. This is why we are different from every other competitors out there. Electricity has provided countless benefits to people, but it remains one of

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The Electricity question in Nigeria!

The question as to whether the Nigeria’s tech ecosystem can truly develop without steady power supply has always been agitating my mind. This question keeps coming up because of the epileptic power supply that has consistently been the lot of the citizens of this country for way over 5 decades now. The epileptic power supply

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First test flight of stratospheric solar plane accomplished!

The first solar plane aimed at reaching the stratosphere made an initial low-altitude test flight over Switzerland Friday. The SolarStratos, a super-light, sleek, white two-seater aircraft with long wings covered with solar panels, took off from Payerne at 8:00 am (0600 GMT), according to an AFP photographer at the airbase in western Switzerland. Pilot Damian

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Crucial Tests for Nigeria’s Green Bonds!

In the last quarter of 2016, Nigeria’s former minister of environment Amina Mohammed announced a roadmap for the issuance of the country’s first sovereign green bonds. The funds raised will be used to finance environmentally sustainable schemes such as solar power and parts of the infrastructure projects included in the 2017 budget. Issuance is expected

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Germany breaks an Energy Record by generating 85% Electricity from Renewables.

Electricity will be constant in Nigeria if we can go in this direction. In case you need proof that solar is soaring, Germany breaks a daily record for renewable energy, generating 85% of its power from renewable sources. In this age of rampant global warming, the term “record-breaking” has started to sound a bit like…well…a

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Solar Cells of the future that will capture twice as much as Energy.

Solar cells can become twice as efficient by employing a few smart little nano-tricks in future. Researchers are currently developing the environment-friendly solar cells of the future, which will capture twice as much energy as the cells of today.  The trick is to combine two different types of solar cells to utilize a much greater

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Electricity tariff to rise in July; Invest in solar Now!

Solar energy will reduce your monthly electricity bill by over 75%. Electricity tariff may rise in July as the Federal Government considers options to revive the ailing power sector by injecting $7.6 billion (about N2.4 trillion) in five years. The details are contained in the Power Sector Recovery Plan (PSRP), a document formulated in March

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Electricity Deregulation; Where are we?

Energy Mix can end darkness tariff in Nigeria says Experts. Deregulation has not in any way improve power supply in Nigeria. Over the years, the electricity sector has dabbled with methods of delivering the best services to the end-user through sector deregulation. Although this has been a rather slow ‘evolution’ in parts, activists for deregulation

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Renewable Energy to fuel the entire world Like, Right Now!

If someone told you that it was possible to fuel the world entirely with renewable energy, what would you say?   In 2009, Stanford University environmental engineer Professor Mark Jacobson published peer-reviewed research in Scientific American showing that it was possible for the entire world to transition to 100 percent renewable energy. Two years later, actor Mark Ruffalo

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Solar energy isn’t just the future-its the Present!

Tesla will power the Hawaiian island of Kauai with solar panels and its giant battery packs. Tesla officially unveiled the project Wednesday morning in Kauai following opening remarks by CTO JB Straubel and David Ige, governor of Hawaii. Tesla partnered with the Kauai Island Utility Cooperative (KIUC) to launch the project. The solar farm is

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Uganda Unveils Africa’s First solar Bus!

Solar -powered electric bus that’s making people rethink the possibilities in the country has been unveiled by  Ugandan company Source: CNN

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Power Sector an Embarrassment to Nigerians -Labour

The United Labour Congress (ULC), said the power sector has become an embarrassment to Nigerians four years after delivering interrupted electricity supply to the nation upon the transfer of the successor companies of the defunct Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN) to private sector. President of the union, Comrade Joe Ajearo, who disclosed this in

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Six Solar-Powered airports take off in South Africa

(CNN)Often in the middle of nowhere, surrounded by acres of land, South Africa’s airport environs are solar farms waiting to happen. With over 2,500 hours of sunshine per year in South Africa, it makes perfect sense for the country’s airports to tap into this local resource. In the last year, Airports Company South Africa (ACSA)

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The wonders of EasySolar Inverter!

EasySolar is an extremely powerful sine inverter, battery charger and automatic switch in a compact casing. In the event of a supply failure or when the generating set is switched off, the EasySolar will switch over to inverter operation and take over the supply of connected devices. This is done so quickly that operation of

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FG, Power Investors’ controversy Deepens!

The controversy between the federal government and the power investors over the obvious failure of both parties to meet the terms of the privatization agreement has deepened with the recent opposition of the distribution companies to the government’s plan to escrow their accounts.  Now is the time to invest more in solar energy Ejiofor Alike reports The

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Why Solar Energy?

Solar energy has become a set that is really worth it. Over the years, using the sun for energy has been said to be more cost-effective and safe for our environments. There are many reasons to use this solar energy.     It is the free energy from the sun, you can use sunlight and

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Are you suffering in Darkness? ;more solar power installations are springing up daily!

You may well have noticed that solar panels have appeared more and more on roof of many homes and businesses in Nigeria.  In fact, I see that several new solar panels are being installed and commissioned by AWPS Renewable Energy Ltd, Nigeria’s #1 provider of premium quality solar power.   So how can we explain

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Are solar power systems worth it?

As our lives become increasingly dependent on electricity to keep our needs, it seems that we must be careful how we get a profitable renewable.  While other forms of “green energy” are only practical on a commercial level, solar panels are easy to install-power for residential consumers and businesses.  Sunshine is a natural source of

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FG finally signs Indemnity Agreements for two solar plants!

Solar power  energy is really breaking grounds as Federal Government signed two put and call option agreements (PCOAs) with two of the 14 large scale solar power firms that have indicated interests to build and generate up to 1125 megawatts (MW) of solar power for Nigeria’s national grid. The government had through the Nigerian Bulk

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DisCos reject 10,200 megawatts in 1 month?

This is another reason to go SOLAR . Eleven electricity Distribution Companies (DisCos) rejected 10,200 megawatts (mw) allocation in one month, industry figures have shown. This is coming at a time the country is experiencing low generation of electricity due to gas supply constraints. The incident happened mid-February and extended to the second week of

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The nation known for its massive oil reserves is turning to solar energy.

The nation most identified with its massive oil reserves is turning to wind and solar to generate power at home and help extend the life of its crucial crude franchise. Starting this year, Saudi Arabia plans to develop almost 10 gigawatts of renewable energy by 2023, starting with wind and solar plants in its vast

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Scaling Household Energy Poverty in Nigeria!

ENERGY. is a basic for human development. Little wonder Goal 7 of the sustainable development goals (SDGs) targets the provision of reliable, affordable, sustainable and modern energy for all by 2030. The targets within this goal are massive considering that billions of people worldwide living without access to modern, affordable and reliable energy services.  

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From waste to Energy: Danish plant flexes the power of wastewater (Can we do this in Nigeria?)

Since a Danish wastewater plant produced more energy than it needed last year becoming a “green power station”, engineers from Serbia to China have been lining up to learn how it has managed to turn wastewater into a valuable energy source. Most water treatment plants – that convert wastewater and sewage into something that can

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The economic case for solar energy in Africa!

 Solar Energy is economically and environmentally competitive options and can contribute significantly to the rising demand for electricity in Africa. To meet skyrocketing demand for electricity, African countries may have to triple their energy output by 2030. Solar have historically been dismissed as too expensive and temporally variable, but one of our key findings is

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In Anambra, Electricity bills rise above rent!

At the moment, energy consumers in Nigeria have one big headache to deal with. Apart from the general hardship occasioned by the on-going economic recession in the country, electricity supply and consumption issues in Nigeria have become a big challenge. Until other reliable source of power supply like solar power energy is seriously harnessed, the real

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Expect total blackout as Genco is shutting down their Plants across Nigeria!

Solar power is the surest way to generate your own power 24/7 without any blackout. Solar power energy is what Nigerians should be aiming at investing due to its reliability as Electricity Generation Companies (GenCos) says they have not been paid for their services by the Nigeria Electricity Bulk Trader in the last three months

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Ways to make the most of your solar panels!

At AWPS Renewable Energy Ltd, Nigeria’s #1 provider of premium quality solar power, we have put together 5 top tips to ensure you maximize your solar energy system to its full potential: Use your appliances during the day If possible, try and use as much electricity during the day whilst it is free. Switching to

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Power supply failed in Nigeria since1988 (Can we go solar? )

Power supply saga in Nigeria-When God created the world, according to the Bible, it was dark. God said, ‘Let there be light, and there was light’ The probable exception is Nigeria where for over fifty years, the people have been subjected to almost eternal darkness. The senior staff of the power sector complained in 1988

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Only 6% of Nigerians have access to 20 hours Power supply daily!

Solar power energy is the future; this is another reason to go solar. LATEST survey report by the Independent Energy Watch Initiative, I-WIN, has revealed that power supply had been on consistent decline, month-on-month. According to the report, between January and June last year, only an average of about six percent of Nigerians enjoyed over

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We do not only offer quality solar power; we also invest in our employees!

At AWPS Renewable Energy Ltd, Nigeria’s #1 provider of premium quality solar power systems, we believe that our employees are a key competitive advantage and the driver of how we deliver quality solar power systems to our customers. We take pride in providing our employees with a challenging workplace and rewarding them for working together,

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Solar Energy Vs Generator!

The expense of solar power energy versus generator is considerably less over the long term. The first expense of a solar power system will certainly be more than that of a generator system.  This is frequently the factor individuals install a generator instead of going solar. One must look beyond the preliminary price, nonetheless,  to

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Nigeria needs Alternative Sources to meet Energy demand

Nigeria joined the rest of the world to mark the International Day of Forests on March 21. This year’s theme, ‘Forest and Energy’, aims at raising awareness on the importance of all types of woodlands and trees and celebrate how they sustain and protect humanity. Globally, this year’s theme highlighted the importance of wood energy

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Buhari, will the darkness continue?

Power sector in Nigeria is no doubt one of the most inefficient in meeting the needs of its consumers anywhere in the world. The Power Holding Company of Nigeria which before now was a wholly government owned venture before it was sold to private entities was the organization governing the use of electricity in Nigeria.

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The world’s largest “Artificial Sun” is powering up in Germany!

Power Synlight is the largest collection of film projector spotlights ever assembled in one room, and scientists in Germany are turning them all on at once in the pursuit of efficient and renewable energy. This experiment involving the world’s “largest artificial sun” is taking place in Jülich, a town located 30 kilometers (19 miles) west of Cologne, and it

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Solar Nigeria programme provides 13m pounds for solar power generation!

Solar Nigeria Programme (SN), a programme funded by the Department for International Development (DFID) says it will provide additional grant of 13 million pounds to help reputable companies involved in solar energy in Nigeria. Mrs Ifunanya Nwandu, Private Sector Coordinator announced this at a renewable energy forum organized by “Power for ALL “on Friday in

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Nigeria Imports 70m Generators & Many people have died through the inhalation of carbon monoxide arising from the use of generators.

No fewer than 70 million generators have been imported into the country,  -Mr Segun Adaju.   Adaju told The Nation that shortage of gas, which is the feed-stock for power plants across the country, is the reason for the high incidence of generation units’ importation in the country. Adaju said a research by his organization showed that

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Three solar thermal plants that could generate electricity 24 hours a day!

The Chilean government recently gave the go-ahead on a massive solar thermal plant that is expected to produce electricity 24 hours a day, seven days a week—a considerable feat for a plant that depends solely on solar energy. The plant, proposed for a site in Chile’s Tamarugal province, would consist of three 150 megawatt solar thermal

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Solar Energy; the solution to your electricity troubles

SOLAR ENERGY -Nigeria is struggling with providing adequate power supply for its population. Having an estimated need of 12,000MW of power to achieve a level of stability in power supply and average generation of about 3000MW to 4000MW, the demand for electricity is a far cry from what the country can supply. This has left

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The potential of solar energy is beyond imagination!

Solar energy is a renewable energy source. This means that we cannot run out of solar energy, as opposed to non-renewable energy sources (e.g. fossil fuels, coal and nuclear). The Sun will always shine freely. We will have access to solar energy for as long as the sun is alive – another 6.5 billion years according

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$280m Solar Power Investment To Take Place In Nigeria!

Solar power energy continues to be the future as $280 million will be used to build solar-power plants in Nigeria. These solar power plants are expected to start producing electricity in the first quarter of next year. A plant in the south-eastern state of Enugu will produce 100 megawatts, while the company will build two

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OPEC’s Top Producer Is Turning To Solar Power

The nation most identified with its massive oil reserves is turning to wind and solar to generate power at home and help extend the life of its crucial crude franchise. Starting this year, Saudi Arabia plans to develop almost 10 gigawatts of renewable energy by 2023, starting with wind and solar plants in its vast northwestern desert.

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SolSol introduces baseball hat that can charge your phone using solar power

Solar technology is still far from becoming ordinary, but we’re seeing more and more of it make its way to consumer products. And now that hanging down from your head, but the hat could come in handy if your gadget’s battery is running low and there are no other outlets nearby. I tried it on at

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FG to source solar energy locally to boost renewable energy!

In a bid to boost renewal energy, the federal government may consider the option of sourcing solar energy locally to empower nine universities to enhance the Green Bond Initiative in the country. The Minister of State, Environment, Ibrahim Usman Jibril stated this when paying a working visit to National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure,

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Fashola gets ultimatum to revive power sector or resign

Another more reason to invest in solar power energy.  A group, the Campaign for Democracy, CD, has handed a 30-day ultimatum to the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, SAN, for him to revive the nation’s ailing power sector or resign his appointment as a minister of the federal republic. In a statement

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Why Energy Mix is Vital!

Registrar, call the next case on the cause list, the judge said. This was the 19th case on the cause list sometime in 2012 at the High court, FCT Abuja – at about 6pm going to 7. The preceding and penultimate cases were trial cases that had taken so long and ran late into the

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75m Nigerians lack access to electricity – W’Bank report

Nigeria is second to India on the list of countries with the highest electricity access deficit with 75 million people compared to India’s 263 million persons. According to a new World Bank report, other countries on the list of nations with highest electricity access deficit are Ethiopia with 67 million; Bangladesh 62 million; Congo Democratic

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Nigeria, Africa’s biggest oil exporter embraces solar power to generate more of its power.

Nigeria, Africa’s biggest oil exporter, may be about to turn solar power energy to generate more of its power. Senators in the capital of Abuja are currently debating whether they’ll allocate $30 million to solar projects in this year’s budget, according to the Renewable Energy Association of Nigeria. They’re expected to provide funding for off-grid

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How can we end energy crisis in Nigeria?

Energy is the mainstay of Nigeria’s economic growth and development. It significantly serves as a tradable commodity for earning the national income, which is used to support government development programmers. It also serves as an input into the production of goods and services in the nation’s industry, transport, agriculture, health and education sectors, as well

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Renewable Energy Strategies for Vision 30:30:30

The Nigerian government has developed the National Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Policy with the accompanying Vision 30:30:30 which aims at achieving 30,000MW of electricity by the year 2030 with renewable energy contributing 30 per cent of the energy mix. It is a welcome target that will see Nigeria undergo a renewable energy transformation. However,

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Ikeja Electric announces a month power outage!

Solar power users continues to be happy even when Electricity consumers at the Ikeja axis of Lagos have expressed their anger after their service provider, Ikeja Electric Plc, announced a disruption of service between March 6 and April 4. In a statement on Friday, the company said the power outage would affect residents of Ojodu,

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Questions you must ask your solar power installer!

AWPS Renewable Energy Ltd, the Nigeria’s #1 provider of premium quality solar power had thought about your likely questions towards investing in solar power energy. Here are answers to your questions, if you still have more question to ask us, we can further this discussion on our various platforms for more understanding.  How does solar

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Nigeria to lead in Lighting the World through Renewable Energy.

Viewing Africa’s most populous country and largest economy from the air at night is to see darkness everywhere. Only India has more people without electricity than Nigeria. Yet Nigerians spend some $5 billion annually on fuel for noisy, dirty diesel generators or for even more polluting charcoal. And still most people live in the dark.

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Tips to Maximize Your Solar Energy Systems!

The following advice is designed to allow homeowners to get the most out of their solar energy systems. Taking these tips into consideration allows them to both save money and maximize their investment in these systems. Though solar energy systems can be expensive, the return investment on them is large. The following eight tips can

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Right information of loads is critical to solar power systems design.

We had completed over 50 solar power projects in 13 States, the FCT and one in Accra Ghana.  All our solar power systems are running perfectly. We do not just give quotes to customers as many people do. We design perfect solutions based on load information given by customers.  This is another reason why AWPS

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There is no room for error; We offer quality solar power that meets American & European Codes!

AWPS Renewable Energy Ltd Nigeria’s #1 provider of premium solar power. We accomplished this by our team of the most experienced and highly skilled employees. Our professional workforce focuses on the design and installation of everyone’s project, right down to the smallest of details. The quality of solar power equipment we use are not easy to come

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How do you Monitor your solar power Systems?

Nigeria’s #1 provider of premium solar power (AWPS Renewable energy Ltd) provides quality and reliable solar power that meets American and European codes.  Another reason why we are ahead of the competition is the integration of  SCP and AGS for solar power  installations. These are valuable monitoring tools you hardly see the competitors install.  Because

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Last March, Jaffe presents his plan for Space-based solar Power!

Space-based solar power has had a slow start, but the technology may finally take off in the next few decades. Since its inception, solar power has had a severe limitation as a renewable energy: it only works when the Sun is shining. This has restricted the areas where solar panels can be effectively used to

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Solar Power has huge potential in Africa -Adnan Amin

“Power revolution” is coming to Africa through solar power comparable in scale and importance to the rapid surge in mobile phone use on the continent two decades ago, predicts the head of the International Renewable Energy Agency.ABU DHABI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) Fast-dropping costs for solar power, combined with plenty of sun and a huge need

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Facebook selects Solar Energy to power data centre!

Solar energy is a resource that is not only sustainable for energy consumption, it is indefinitely renewable (at least until the sun runs out in billions of years)  Facebook has chosen New Mexico-based renewable energy firm Affordable Solar to build 30MW of solar PV for its ‘Facebook Data Center’ in Los Lunas. Public Service Company

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Monitor & communicate with solar power systems wherever you are!

When it comes to installing solar power systems, AWPS Renewable Energy Ltd the Nigeria’s #1 provider of premium solar power  is one company Nigerians can trust for quality solar power installations. Our customers testifies of our quality service and  new customers continues to join the ever winning solar family  daily based on our strong customer

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Do you know that Conext SW Schneider Inverter is Proven Perfect for Off-grid & Backup Power?

We would continue to raise the bar and set the pace on how selection of an Inverter for off-grid or backup power matters when you come to AWPS Renewable Energy Ltd The Nigeria’s #1 provider of premium solar power. Our installations always stands out due to the quality of European equipment we use. We  have

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Are you considering Solar power Energy? (Grab this information NOW)

The amount of solar power energy that hits the earth in one hour could fulfill all the earth’s energy needs for an entire year! However, due to mountains, oceans, and other geographical constraints, most of this energy is impossible to collect through solar panels. The entire world uses solar energy every day. Trees need sunlight

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Finnish Gaming Company Wraps Headquarters In Solar Panels!

Solar panels wraps Finnish gaming company for a sustainable energy.  Paf has demonstrated its commitment to sustainable and reliable solar power energy by wrapping their circular new headquarters in solar panels. The building, designed in collaboration between architecture firm Murman Arkitekter, interior designer Bettina Ingves and Passive House expert Hans Eek, features an interior layout based on

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20 facts on electricity in Africa that will surprise, make you cry, and uplift too!

  TWO in every three people in Africa, around 621 million in total, have no access to electricity. In the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Liberia, Malawi and Sierra Leone, fewer than one in 10 people have access to electricity Ethiopia, with a population of 94 million, consumes one-third of the electricity supplied to the 600,000

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World’s Largest Solar Park To Begin This Month!

  Work on the world’s largest solar park is set to move forward this month. Phase 3 of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park in Dubai will add 800 megawatts (MW) of clean energy to the enormous solar park. The project could be a big win for the environment, expected as it is to displace 6.5 million

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Solar-Powered Electronic Voting Machine Unveiled In Nigeria!

Solar powered Electronic voting machine has been developed in Nigeria by The Electronic Development Institute, ELDI, Awka, Anambra State, for the 2019 general election. Presenting the device to the Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, in Abuja, yesterday, Vice Chairman of National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure, NASENI, Prof. Mohammed Haruna, told

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Solar Power Owners, Have you Seen This?

Have your system cleaned at least twice  per year.There are lots of factors that come into play when determining how often you should get your panels cleaned (proximity to highways, Harmattan & Dust) but it’s recommended that they be cleaned at least twice per year. Not sure if your system needs a cleaning? There’s an easy

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African Solar farm that could power Europe!

The minibus crosses the vast plateau on a newly paved road. Cracked fields stretch away towards the Moroccan desert to the south. Yet the barren landscape is no longer quite as desolate as it once was. This year it became home to one of the world’s biggest solar power plants. Hundreds of curved mirrors, each

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Power Outage In Nigeria;Who is to be blamed? Another Cogent reason to go Solar

#Power outage experienced in Port Harcourt and its environs since Monday 16th January 2017– The management of the Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company, PHEDC, has said that the power outage experienced in Port Harcourt and its environs since Monday 16th January 2017, is as a result of a partial system failure from the national grid. The

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Solar Power Becomes Solution As The Bank of Industry (Bol) launches N1 billion Solar Energy Fund for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises!

Solar power energy to address the lingering epileptic power supply from the grid system, the Bank of Industry (Bol), at the weekend, launched a N1 billion solar Energy Fund for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs). Acting Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Bol, Mr. Waheed Olagunju, stated at the inauguration of the

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Solar Power Energy; Is Nigeria doing better than Kenya?

Solar power: Kenya prepares to expand solar mini-grids into poorest rural areas $150 million plan would light up markets, schools, shops and homes, and support solar-powered water pumping. Women from Kenya benefit from a solar-powered pump to water tomato plants throughout the year without relying on erratic rainfall, enabling them to feed their families. Kenya is preparing

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Solar Energy; It Works Than You Thought!

#Solar power energy in Nigeria has become a solution to solving power supply outage in Nigeria. With solar power energy people now have option of having 24hours uninterrupted power supply. Many Estate Especially the ones living off grid in Nigeria now enjoys Solar power energy installed by AWPS Renewable Energy Ltd.  Magboro in Ogun State

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9 Great Reasons To Use Solar Power In Nigeria

Alternative energy i.e Solar power is a great alternative source for 24hours uninterrupted power supply. Ever wonder why and how?  Let’s look at 9 great reasons to use solar power anywhere in Nigeria. Its Renewable– Solar is a renewable energy source. The sun is always present and even the cloudiest days, there is a bit

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Solar Power; an Affordable Alternative Energy Source For Nigerians!

Solar power is  cheap alternative energy source for Nigerians.  A quick flash back to 1980s’, we will remember how Kerosene lamps and sore eyes were once routine elements of grading student homework, Solar electricity has changed that. Suliat a 35-year-old teacher in rural area of Ekiti State, can go through the pile of students’ books

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Solar power: cheap energy source for Nigerians

Solar power is  cheap alternative energy source for Nigerians.  A quick flash back to 1980s’, we will remember how Kerosene lamps and sore eyes were once routine elements of grading student homework, Solar electricity has changed that. Suliat a 35-year-old teacher in rural area of Ekiti State, can go through the pile of students’ books

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Solar Power energy: Solution to Nigeria’s energy crisis

ENERGY is the mainstay of Nigeria’s economic growth and development. It significantly serves as a tradable commodity for earning the national income, which is used to support government development programmes. It also serves as an input into the production of goods and services in the nation’s industry, transport, agriculture, health and education sectors, as well

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Think Solar!

No doubt solar energy is good for the environment, and it’s especially nice any day time.   With sun shinning  on your solar panels, you will  save so much more money for other reasonable projects rather than buying unending fuel that will not serve you for 24 hours. www,atlanticwastepower.com is the solution you need for

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The Blue Fire of Oblogo

This is potentially a deadly situation. I am not sure the reporter recognizes the danger.

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More from our Trip to Nigeria

Here is a Collage of Videos from our Trip

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Our Visit to Nigeria

There is a high level of excitement in the waste management arena in Nigeria today. Most people see it as an opportunity to make quick money, but the astute business person sees it as a long term opportunity that pays over a life time. One of the companies we met with had a business plan

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Changes in The Nigerian Waste Management Pschye

When you talk to MD’s at state waste management authorities in Nigeria, they all want to emulate the LAWMA example. Lagos State has internally generated revenue that dwarfs that of every state in Nigeria. They have also enjoyed continuity in governance. Asiwaju Tinibu was succeeded by Raj Fashola who is following a plan that they

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