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Climate Change: Nigeria requires $4 billion to achieve complete renewable energy goal by 2050 — ECN 

Dr. Mustapha Abdullahi, the head of the Energy Commission of Nigeria (ECN), has stated that Nigeria requires $4 billion to achieve complete green energy sustainability by 2050. 

Abdullahi made this announcement during a press briefing in Abuja on Friday, focusing on the use of clean, renewable energy and energy efficiency in Nigeria. 

He mentioned that the commission has been in discussions with various companies about investing in the renewable energy sector of Nigeria. 

He said,  

Abdullahi revealed that the Federal Capital Development Authority had allocated 500 hectares of land to the commission. 

The director-general emphasized that the adoption of sustainable energy sources and the promotion of energy efficiency practices are crucial in the fight against climate change. 

He said that the commission would intensify public awareness campaigns about the benefits of clean and renewable energy sources. 

To reduce carbon emissions and promote renewable energy solutions, the Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) Limited has expressed commitment to reducing methane emissions and achieving zero-flare in its operations by 2030. 

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