Nigerian gov’t accelerates gas pipeline project to boost electricity supply

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Nigeria is speeding up the construction of a gas pipeline that can deliver gas across the nation.

It will be used to generate electricity and boost exports.

The government’s spent $30bn on electricity projects in the past 20 years, but delivered less than what is needed for the population of more than 200 million.

Electricity shortages have forced Nigerian businesses to either cut production or shut down completely.

Al Jazeera’s Ahmed Idris reports from Port Harcourt.

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