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Nigerian Finance Minister Blames West’s Green Energy Drive for Electricity Shortage

Nigeria’s finance minister has blamed a Western focus on green energy for prohibiting the country from addressing its energy deficit. Kemi Adeosun, speaking at an International Monetary Fund (IMF) meeting in Washington Wednesday, said that Nigeria was being blocked from exploiting its abundant coal resources. “We want to build a coal power plant because we are a country blessed with coal,” said Adeosun, according to Nigeria’s Premium Times.
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