Africa: DG BPE Pays Post Privatization Visit To SAHCOL


The Director General of the Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE), Alex Okoh has visited the Skyway Aviation Handling Company Limited, SAHCOL, as part of the bureau’s post privatization monitoring programme. After the physical inspection of SAHCOL facilities, Okoh could not hide his admiration for SAHCOL, revealed that the initial briefing he had was that the SAHCOL facilities were ‘world class’, […]

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African: NIPOST to issue Nigerian passports, Drivers’ licences –Minister

The Federal Government has unveiled plans to turn the Nigerian Postal Service (NIPOST) into a mega conglomerate offering services in E-Commerce, E-Learning/Library Services and issuance of the Nigerian Passport and Drivers License among other security documents. The Minister of Communications, Mr. Adebayo Shittu, gave this hint when the Acting Director General of the Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE), Dr. Vincent […]

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Only 10% of privatised companies in Nigeria are functional

For 11 years, it was alive as though a living dead. The decision to privatise it changed the fortune of Eleme Petrochemicals Limited. Ten years after its acquisition, a $1.4b fertiliser plant and a $130 million export terminal have been added to the once-moribund empire. OLUKOREDE YISHAU writes on the transformation , which has shown that if well done, the […]

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