NIGERIAN INGENUITY - THE ELECTRICITY ISSUE

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

The footage below shows how many Nigerians have found an alternative solution to the nation's epileptic electricity situation. I wonder how this product can be taken a step further - expanded to produce more light, for a longer period of time.




Remember the gentleman who created his own helicopter from car parts and other items? Read up on his ingenuity in Nigerian Ingenuity.


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NaijaBabe said...

Father Lord! ...and we are proud of ourselves for putting the nation through this?

nneoma said...

One thing that we are known for is how to make do with a bad situation - Okada, the Biafran war's ogbunigwe, 419, used Western/Eastern airplanes, etc. Although I admire the ingenuity of the people mentioned here in creating their own light sources (which apparently are safer for the environment as was mentioned), the situation, is, honestly, quite embarrassing....

Beauty said...

Thanks for cheering me up. No comments though :)

Emeka Amakeze said...

As Nigerians, we try to have an explanation for everything and understand every situation. Fortunately, the ingenuity in some of us still shows that God has not forgotten us.

N.I.M.M.O said...

Light Up Nigeria; Buy A Torchlight?

Nah, doesn't sound right.

culturesoup said...

Oh my word! That is really something.

9ja_Kuti said...

the nigerian day parade in NY (waste of money) is coming up soon. LUN can have as many people as possible wear a black Tshirt to the event.

Caesar said...

. . . I'm very deeply grieved! Nigeria is far too blessed a country for its people to resort to these humiliating alternatives to power.
Its good to know that we're creative, but frankly, this attribute should be channeled to less mediocre projects.
Everybody should get thinking --especially our electrical engineering grads and undergrads. Sometimes. . . I wonder what people are being taught in school

Caesar said...

. . . I'm very deeply grieved! Nigeria is far too blessed a country for its people to resort to these humiliating alternatives to power.
Its good to know that we're creative, but frankly, this attribute should be channeled to less mediocre projects.
Everybody should get thinking --especially our electrical engineering grads and undergrads. Sometimes. . . I wonder what people are being taught in school

mlshop said...

The nigerian people are drived into wrong methods out of lack of human resources... it is a sad thing, very sad thing.

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