I’ve been on some sort of blogging hiatus for a while now. Ok maybe a little more than that. I’m back now however and ready to add my own 2 cents to the Nigerian economic discourse. Not much has changed in Nigeria since my last post though. The Petroleum industry bill is still……. somewhere in… Continue reading The hiatus
I read an article recently on job creation through agriculture and I just want to add a couple of points to the suggestion. It is clear that agriculture should be the foundation for any future growth in Nigeria but why is that agriculture has not taken and just what should be done to kick start… Continue reading On Job creation and Agriculture
So the new electricity “road map” was announced a week ago and it involved splitting up the distribution end of phcn and selling them off. The idea is to create efficiency in the distribution of electricity ( at least in terms of people paying their bills). This should make phcn ( who still owns the… Continue reading Thoughts on the electricity “road map”
Electricity “reforms” continue with the planned sale of 11 distribution companies. The FG had previously said that they would announce an electricity reform blueprint by the end of august. I am hoping that this is not all they plan to announce. That being said, what difference will selling of the distribution companies make? For starters… Continue reading Progess (maybe) but I hope that is not it.
Ethics bomb: Would you trade your job for cheaper drugs? Its actually not so difficult once you really think about it. Global Malaria Fund
Call me ignorant but I just stumbled across the phenomenon called “sim card registration”. The bulk of the gist is to get a working sim in Nigeria from Aug 1st you will have to register and provide your bio metric information and all that. Why? Apparently cellphones are now used as a tool to commit… Continue reading Sim card registration? What? Why?!!?
E = Electricity Producers D = Distribution Companies C = Consumers Key point is the MYTO vs Trading in determining a “fair” price that encourages constant investment in the sector