The history of privatization and de-regulation in the
Federal Republic of Nigeria

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Wanted: Referendum On De-regulation And Privatisation
By Ben Lawrence, Vanguard Daily, 28 September 2000. The proposed privatization of NEPA. If President Olusegun Obasanjo had made de-regulation and privatization a campaign matter he would have lost the election. If he told us he was the new recruit of the IMF and World Bank we would have ensured his defeat as we did to Chief Olu Falae.
Maritime Expert Faults Privatization
Vanguard Daily (Lagos), 22 February 2001. The entire framework on which the privatisation of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) is based has been described as fraudulent and evil. Privatisation said to be an economic and social evil, counter-productive, anti-people and anti-progress.
Liberalization of Oil Sector is Democracy in Business - Kupolokun
By Samuel Udeala, Vanguard (Lagos), 16 May 2001. The Federal government has reaffirmed its commitment to the liberalization of the downstream sector of the oil industry. Funsho Kupolokun, the Special Assistant to the President on Petroleum said that this will ensure that more participants enter into the oil business in line with democracy.
BPE Confirms Job Cuts in NEPA
By Ahmed I. Shekarau, Daily Trust (Abuja), 23 May 2002. The Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) yesterday confirmed that some staff of the National Electric Power Authority (NEPA) would lose their jobs when the enterprise is eventually privatised.