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January 11, 2006 Reviewed Investor's Guide 2006

Investor’s Guide 2006 – Privatisation: fast channel to the Nigerian economy

The privatisation of the Public Enterprises is one of the important elements of Nigeria’s economic reforms through which the hitherto commanding heights of the economy are being transferred to the private sector. The key strategies of the privatisation programme include: –       Market the right public enterprises to the right strategic investors with the appropriate financial […]

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January 10, 2006 Reviewed Investor's Guide 2006

Investor’s Guide 2006 – AUTOMOBILE SECTOR

INTRODUCTION The automobile industry in Nigeria dates back to early 1960’s when private companies like UAC, Leventis, SCOA, BEWAC and R.T. Briscoe pioneered the establishment of auto assembly plants using imported semi-knocked down components (SKD). Government became involved in the industry between 1970-1980 when it concluded agreements with a number of Automobile plants in Europe […]

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January 10, 2006 Reviewed Investor's Guide 2006

Investor’s Guide 2006 – IRON & STEEL SECTOR

SECTOR DATA The Macro-environment: Steel is accepted worldwide as the bedrock of industrialization for any Nation. This industrial base hinges on a well-developed iron and steel industry that would produce such industrial raw materials as: Cast Iron (different categories) Rods and bars (both high tensile and mild steel varieties) Wires (in all its verifications) Structural […]

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January 10, 2006 Reviewed Investor's Guide 2006

Investor’s Guide 2006 – AVIATION SECTOR

SECTOR DATA THE MACRO-ENVIRONMENT The Federal Ministry of Aviation is responsible to the Government of the Federal Republic of Nigeria for all matters concerning Civil Aviation.  The Minister of Aviation is in charge of Policy formulation and overall management of Aviation Industry   SCOPE OF BUSINESS FOR PRIVATE INVESTORS The following are some of the […]

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January 10, 2006 Reviewed Investor's Guide 2006

Investor’s Guide 2006 – OIL & GAS SECTOR

SECTOR DATA Nigeria is one of the world’s major oil & gas producers. Currently, the country’s oil & gas reserves are conservatively estimated at 26 billion barrels and 157 trillion cubic feet, respectively.  4 giant deepwater fields, Bonga, Erha, Agbami and Akpo representing six billion barrels of additional oil reserves, recently came on stream in […]

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January 10, 2006 Reviewed Investor's Guide 2006

Investor’s Guide 2006 – POWER SECTOR

OVERVIEW OF THE POWER SECTOR Electricity supply in Nigeria is currently being undertaken by the National Electric Power Authority (NEPA), established by Decree No. 24 of 1st April 1972, with the amalgamation of Electricity Corporation of Nigeria (ECN) and Niger Dams Authority (NDA). From a combination of hydroelectric dams, coal and gas power generating sources, […]

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January 10, 2006 Reviewed Investor's Guide 2006

Investor’s Guide 2006 – AGRICULTURAL SECTOR

SECTOR DATA THE AGRICULTURAL SECTOR Agriculture is the mainstay of the Nigerian economy as it provides food for the expanding population, raw materials for the industrial sector, employment opportunities for a large percentage of the population, increase in rural income/welfare and a source of foreign exchange earnings. Nigeria is one of the most endowed countries […]

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January 10, 2006 Reviewed Investor's Guide 2006

Investor’s Guide 2006 – HOSPITALITY SECTOR

HOSPITALITY AND TOURISM INDUSTRY The Tourism Policy of the Federal Government of Nigeria as initiated by the Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation Acts of 1992 is for the industry to contribute meaningfully to the wealth-creation efforts of the nation and its citizens, largely through foreign exchange-generation and employment-creation, while providing interesting hospitable and worthwhile experience for […]

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January 8, 2006 Reviewed Investor's Guide 2006

Investor’s Guide 2006 – Conclusion

The number and diversity of the Public enterprises profiled in this Investors’ guide highlight the zest with which the Bureau of Public Enterprises seeks to provide all potential investors improved professional assistance in terms of an illumined direction towards acquiring the enterprises which best match their resources and expertise. The Bureau is thus seeking to […]

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November 10, 2005 Publications

Electric Power Sector Reform Act 2005

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