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Will Liberalizing the Power Sector solve the Problem of Capacity Shortage?

By FELIX AYANRUOH Introduction Nigeria has one of the most problematic electricity sectors in the world, with an estimated installed electricity generation capacity of 8,644 MW, and available capacity of only approximately 3,200 MW, to cater for the needs of a population of about160 million. By comparison, South Africa, with a population of just 50

On The Controversial BPE Sales

The recent recommendation of revocation of the Federal Government sale of Daily Times Nigeria Plc and nine other public enterprises by the Senate is a confirmation of the shortchanging of the country by public officials that managed the controversial privatisation programme. The Upper Legislative body, on December 20, assented to all 45 recommendations of its