Privatization of public enterprises in Nigeria

proceedings of the 1988 one-day seminar

Publisher: The Society in [Nigeria]

Written in English
Published: Pages: 98 Downloads: 937
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    • Privatization -- Nigeria -- Congresses.
    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementorganized by the Nigerian Economic Society ; sponsored by Friedrich Ebert Foundation, Technical Committee on Privatization and Commercialization (TCPC).
      ContributionsNigerian Economic Society., Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung. Technical Committee on Privatization and Commercialization.
      LC ClassificationsHD4365.5 .P75 1988
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 98 p. :
      Number of Pages98
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1503349M
      LC Control Number93182526

To ascertain the effectiveness of privatization of public enterprises in broading the ownership best of public companies. To appraise the effect of privatization employment. To find out the ways and means to increase the participation of Nigerian citizens in economic activities through purchasing of shares from the companies which is considered. Downloadable! One of the most debated economic policies in the developing world today is the privatization and commercialization of public enterprises in Sub-Saharan Africa, and its positive and negative implications both in the short and long run. Much attention has been drawn to the observation that although privatization and commercialization was a popular policy in the Author: Basil Chijioke Onuoha, Enoobong David Umoh, Henry Ufomba. problems of privatization of nigerian public enterprises: a case study of nigeria coal corporation-enugu by ogbonna osondu pg/ msc/ 09/ a research project presented to the department of public administration and local government, university of nigeria, nsukka in partial fulfilment of the requirement for the award of master of. Privatization of Public Enterprises and Productivity: Nigeria’s Dilemma Odeh Adiza Mercy Department of Political Science, University of Jos, Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria _____ Abstract In recent times in Nigeria, there has been a policy shift to the commercialization and/or privatization of public enterprises.

  Then, due to inadequate capital and lack of finance, public enterprises in Nigeria are confronted with many problems by the employees, managers and political interference in affairs of public enterprises. The project title is the policy of privatization and commercialization of public enterprises in Nigeria: An appraisal of telecommunication. NigeriaLabour Congress, NLC, has called on the Federal Government to suspend further privatization of public assets, claiming Nigerians are not reaping the promised benefits of improved and cost. Re: Nigerian Govt. Companies Listed For Privatization by BigB11(m): pm On Nigeria is ready to change for better and forever. Privatization with Federal Government strict regulation to protect the citizens is absolutely the way to go. Privatisation (or privatization in American English) can mean different things including moving something from the public sector into the private is also sometimes used as a synonym for deregulation when a heavily regulated private company or industry becomes less regulated. Government functions and services may also be privatised (which may also be known as .

The privatization process in Nigeria is a fragment abuse of this provision of the constitution. In addition, privatization of public enterprises is being pursued with scant regard to the laws of the country. For instance, attempts were made to privatize NEPA when the law that sets it up prohibits private ownership of electric company in Nigeria. The public enterprises reform was an integral part of the Structural Adjustment Programme (SAP) in This paper tries to review the public enterprises reform and make suggestions for the sustainability of the reform in Nigeria. Keywords: Public, Enterprises, Reform, Privatization, Commercialization. This is a story of Nigeria, told from the inside. After a successful career in the private sector, Nasir El-Rufai rose to the top ranks of Nigeria's political hierarchy, serving first as the privatization czar at the Bureau for Public Enterprises and then as Minister of the Federal Capital Territory of Abuja under former President Olesegun Obasanjo/5(30).

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Nigeria,” has revealed that over two decades old privatization of public enterprises in Nigeria [since ] had significant positive effects on the economy and the polity in the first place; but the effects could not withstand the unforgiving global economic meltdown. Performance of Public Enterprises in Nigeria and the Privatization Option Article (PDF Available) March with 3, Reads How we measure 'reads'.

The proponents of privatization perceives privatization as a means through which wealth could be created by allowing private sector to manage the economy. While the critics argue, however, that privatisation inflicts damage on the poor through loss of Factors accounting for the establishment of public enterprises in NigeriaFile Size: 1MB.

theories behind privatization of public enterprises in Nigeria and the final part makes recommendations and concludes the paper.

Theoretical Perspective Privatization Although the concept of privatization is an emotive, ideological and controversial and. Kwanashie, G. () Privatization in Nigeria: Prospects and Procedures: A Paper presentation. Media Trust Ltd () “Who is Afraid of Privatization'' in Weekly Trust Dec, 14 & Public Enterprises (Privatization and Commercialization) Act No.

23 World Wikipedia Encyclopedia Vol.6 (E) Privatization of public enterprises in Nigeria: issues and conditions for success in the second round. Privatization is the process of transferring the ownership and control from public to private sector.

Public enterprises came into existence with the aim of producing and distributing products and services of daily necessities at a reasonable price. Privatization and Management of Public Enterprises in Nigeria: Privatization & Management of Public Enterprises in Nigeria: A study of Benue Cement company, Gboko [Donald K.

Komgbenda] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Privatization of state owned enterprises (SOEs) just like the case of Benue cement coment company plc has become a key component Author: Donald K. Komgbenda. Privatisation of Public Enterprises in Nigeria: A Thematic Exposition economic system adopted in ization of public enterprises in Nigeria is believed will bring about an end to.

public enterprises in Nigeria and the privatization option. Thus, the methodology adopted for obtaining data was based on documentary secondary data obtained from academic journals, conference papers, articles, textbooks, and the World File Size: 71KB.

In this article, we shall define economy and privatization and then list the methods of privatization, give a brief history of privatization in Nigeria, offer reasons why successive governments embarked on the privatization of public enterprises, discover whether the problems outweighed the benefits, discuss the present outlook, share success stories and then : Victor Usifo.

The dawn of independence in Nigeria together with the growing focus by government on the promotion of rapid social development of the society gave rise to the proliferation of public enterprises.

The inability of these public enterprises to achieve the objectives for which they were established no doubt informed the government decision for them to be privatized.

Reasons for Privatization and Commercialization in Nigeria Government participation in business enterprises in most colonial African and the predominance of state-owned enterprises reflected a desire to control the economy after wrestling political control from the colonialists.

The research findings reveals a contradiction of government action at privatization Keywords: public enterprises, government, privatization, board of directors, essential services. Introduction Privatization of public Enterprises is pre-determined by crisis in.

This study examines the unintended consequences (otherwise called the dark side) of privatisation of Public Enterprises (PEs) in Nigeria. Nigeria’s PEs were faced with myriads of problems which made government to embark on PEs sector-wide reforms via privatisation with the hope of giving more efficient structure to the Nigerian economy with attendant benefits.

The main objective of the paper is to assess the impact of privatization on the performance of public enterprises in Nigeria. The specific objectives of the study are to: ascertain the factors that led to privatization of Benue Hotel, know if privatization enhanced the performance of.

To accomplish this goal, public enterprises are established to provide goods and services. With the use of secondary data, the paper examines privatization policy in Nigeria.

It observed government interference, lack of transparency and accountability as the major hindrances to the successful implementation of the policy. Home» Privatization & Commercialization of Public Enterprises. We have experience on Privatization & Commercialization matters having being retained in the past by the Bureau of Public Enterprises (“BPE”) on the privatization of the.

Title: Privatization of Public Enterprises in Nigeria, Author: Alexander Decker, Name: Privatization of Public Enterprises in Nigeria, Length: 7 pages, Page: 6. Various attempts at privatizing NITEL made by the National Council on Privatization (NCP) and its Secretariat, the Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE), have failed, the latest being the $ The need for privatization of public enterprises in Nigeria, as it had been in most countries that adopted the public sector reform technique, was geared towards making the enterprises more efficient, effective and productive, such organizations could be longer be maintained by theAuthor: Samuel Ojo.

S.1 (1) of the Act provides that the enterprises listed in Part 1 of the first schedule of the Act shall be partially privatized in accordance with the provisions of the rises under this schedule cover those in the telecommunications sectors, Petroleum sectors, Fertilizer manufacturing companies, Machine tools, Gas, Steel and Aluminum sector, Mining and Solid mineral sector.

Commercialization and Privatization of Public Owned Enterprises in Nigeria and their Effect On Economic Growth. (A Study Of Nigeria Telecommunication (NITEL) Introduction: The key component of the Federal Government Structural Adjustment Programme is the drive towards higher efficiency in the public sector.

Bythe Committee has privatized 88 out of the enterprises under it. In the samethe Federal Military Government promulgated the Bureau for Public Enterprises Act which repealed the Act and set up the Bureau for Public Enterprises (BPE) to implement the privatization programme in Nigeria.

• Privatization of public assets has historically occurred more frequently outside the United States. This is most readily seen in nationally run industries in former socialist countries that are moving towards more free market economies. • Privatization of public services has occurred at all levels of government within the United Size: KB.


Enterprises to be privatised. Mode of pri vatisation. Further divestment of Federal Government's shares.


Privatization in Nigeria was formally introduced by the Privatization and Commercialization Act ofwhich later set up the Technical Committee on Privatization and Commercialization (TCPC) chaired by Dr.

Hamza Zayyad with a mandate to privatize public enterprises and commercialize 34 others. Programme (SAP) in This paper tries to review the public enterprises reform and make suggestions for the sustainability of the reform in Nigeria. Keywords: Public, Enterprises, Reform, Privatization, Commercialization INTRODUCTION There appears to be no universally agreed definition among scholars regarding the conceptual meaning of.

Developing Country Studies ISSN X (Paper) ISSN (Online) Vol.3, No.3, Privatization of Public Enterprises in Nigeria Mr. Okpe Innocent Ikechukwu Department of. AN ASSEESSMENT OF PRIVATIZATION POLICY OF PUBLIC COMPANIES IN NIGERIA. CHAPTER ONE.

INTRODUCTION. Since the beginning of the outgoing administration in Maythe Bureau of Public Enterprises has been dynamic with the sale of public firms to local and foreign private interests.disappearing altogether as Nigeria is moving away from government production through public enterprise.

For example, the Bureau of Public Enterprises charged with privatization of public-owned companies had by raked in N billion (local currency) after selling off government stake in firms (Imimole and Izuagie,p).File Size: KB.Routledge Library Editions: Public Enterprise and Privatization (14 Volume set) presents titles, originally published between and The set covers both public enterprise and privatization and the impact they have had in the developed and .