Tag Archives: Privatisation

Nigeria’s Post-Privatisation Energy Sector Is A Mess: Here Are Some Solutions

Several protests have trailed the privatisation of the power sector in Nigeria. Pius Utomi Ekpei/AFP via Getty Images Okechukwu Marcellus Ikeanyibe, University of Nigeria In the mid-1980s, most of the countries in sub-Saharan Africa made structural changes to their economies in return for funding from the World Bank. The role of the public sector in owning and managing economic assets ...

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Privatisation Of Refineries And Other Assets: Better Late Than Never, Says Atiku

Former Nigeria’s Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, says for decades, he has championed the privatisation of our economy and full deregulation of our oil and gas sector, amongst other sectors, for greater service delivery and efficiency. In a statement, Atiku said, “As chairman of the National Council on Privatisation, I advanced these policies which saw our economy achieve 6% GDP ...

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