Akwa Ibom, Kogi to host Nigeria’s nuclear plants


The Federal Government has selected two sites for the construction of the planned nuclear power plants, as Nigeria tries to end decades of electricity blackouts that have blighted its growth, Reuters reports.
Russia’s state-owned Rosatom, which has been in talks with the government over the nuclear plants, on Friday confirmed two sites had been selected in the country and said they would have a total of four reactors.
Neither side would say where the sites were, but a source at Nigeria’s nuclear agency told Reuters the sites will be in Akwa Ibom State, in south-south Nigeria, and Kogi State, in the central …Read More

Source:: New Mail