Nnaemeka Vincent Emodi is an energy analyst and currently, a PhD candidate in Economics enrolled in the College of Business, Law, and Governance at James Cook University, Cairns, Australia. His PhD research investigates the implication of long-term energy policies on the energy system under climate change conditions. He received his BSc degree in Chemistry from Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, Nigeria. He completed his MSc degree in Engineering from the Department of Technology Management Economics and Policy Program at Seoul National University, Republic of Korea, focusing on energy policy and management. He is an author and co-author of some articles, reviews, chapter and book publications. His research interests include energy and environmental economics, climate change policy, low carbon transition and green energy adoption, renewable energy commercialization and patent propensity.
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Why the outlook for fixing Nigeria's energy crisis isn't good
Nigeria returned to democracy in 1999. But it took another 16 years for power to change hands, with the All Progressive Congress clinching the office of the presidency in 2015. Led by President Muhammadu Buhari, the new government had three priority areas: corruption, the economy and security. The power sector is at the heart of the economy in Nigeria. In its 2014 manifesto the party...Read more on The Conversation
With real focus and diverse policies, Nigeria can tackle its energy issues
Nigeria is experiencing a remarkable paradox. The country has abundant energy resources -- and yet many of its residents can't access sufficient energy. About 40% of Nigeria's population don't have access to electricity and around 70% of households rely on firewood for their most basic needs, like cooking. This is dangerous. Annually, 93 000 Nigerians die from [smoke...Read more on The Conversation