Lumos Global, a Dutch company specialising in off-grid solar power, plans to light up more than a million Nigerian households by 2025 as it expands in Africa’s most populous country of more than 200-million where only 60% have access to electricity.

The Nigerian government announced last week that it awarded a share of a $75m World Bank-funded grant to Lumos to support its business in the West African nation, as part of efforts to back quick and simple solutions to the country’s energy deficit due to an absent or unreliable electricity grid...

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