How I Survived Slavery In Libya, Italy To Become Photographer— Trafficking Victim

Tayo Olanipekun Deceived by the prospect of earning over 600 Dinars monthly in Libya while transiting to Europe, a Nigerian based in Italy has likened her journey through the Mediterranean sea to a death wish. Sarah (surname withheld), who is now part of a group using photography for advocacy and social activism, spoke with National […]

Solar Electricity Will Give Nigeria 33Mw In 2018

—Vendors Need About N7bn Funding Amidst Regulatory Void Tayo Olanipekun Solar and hybrid electricity will provide the country with about 24 megawatts of power through off grid and mini grid this year, it has been revealed through the USAID/Power Africa-funded Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Project (REEEP). This is in addition to the roughly nine […]

Off-grid Solar set to triple in Africa

Off- grid solar will bring basic electricity services to almost 70 million more people in Asia and sub Saharan Africa A new report has confirmed that Solar is now the fastest growing energy source in the world, and is making a major impact in Africa. The International Energy Agency’s 2017 report ( on renewables forecasts that […]

Off-grid solar will transform business in Nigeria

The people behind one of the fastest growing off-grid solar companies in Africa have said that the mobile solar revolution will transform Nigeria’s small-business economy. Access to power is a major constraint for Nigeria’s SMEs, and thousands are now using the Lumos Mobile Electricity service (, which provides customers with reliable, clean, affordable solar electricity. […]