Deregulation

How Can Nigerians Ensure A Successfully Deregulated Downstream Sector?

November 24, 2014 // 0 Comments

To make the efforts of Government at deregulating the he downstream sector a success, you are enjoined to among other things; Ask more questions, understand more and always remember that all of us will be winners when the deregulation process is successfully completed. Provide whatever enlightenment you may have on the subject to your colleagues and neighbors. Figure out how you can become a direct participant in the process. It is your right to participate. Believe in Nigeria and the ability [...]

What Are The Differences Between Deregulated and Underegulated Petroleum Sectors?

November 24, 2014 // 0 Comments

Basically, the underlying principles behind deregulation and liberalisation are the same; removal of official restrictions and bottlenecks that discourage participation and investment, and the consequent opening up of the sector with the aim of engendering maximum competition. This applies in all cases so there is no fundamental difference based on sectors. Therefore, the feat achieved in the Communication, Aviation and Broadcasting sectors of our economy can be replicated in the downstream [...]

What Will Government Do With Proceeds From A Deregulated Petroleum Industry?

November 24, 2014 // 0 Comments

It is the intention of Government to channel money to be realised from deregulated downstream sector into the provision of infrastructure like potable water, construction of schools and colleges. Government also intends to spend the money it to boost agriculture and invigorate the power sector and undertake comprehensive road maintenance nationwide. There will also be focus on economic empowerment of the people and providing social safety net for the [...]

Shouldn’t Deregulation Be Postponed till Qualice Is Improved For Nigerians?

November 24, 2014 // 0 Comments

To postpone deregulation, even for one day, is dangerous for the products supply and distribution in the country. If we fail to deregulate now, the whole downstream sector of the Nigerian oil industry would collapse and the consequences would be too grave for our fragile national economy and for all of us. Indeed, deregulation is an economic inevitability. Today, the three tiers of government are well funded as a result of improved earnings from crude oil. It is our collective responsibility to [...]
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