Without a doubt, Abu Inu Umoru scorned the publicity that others would have craved for and gone out of their way to sponsor. He scorched the limelight and refused to hug the potential symphony and rhythm of adulation from the lips of praise singers.
All too often, corruption, the lack of political will, and sometimes negligence to effectively investigate and prosecute violent acts also create a climate that is conducive to a cycle of violence, since society sees no evidence of willingness by the State to take effective action to sanction such acts.
Besides pulling in all crucial stakeholders, the reduction in vandalism, according to the NNPC boss, was also due to the increased surveillance by security agencies. He explained that the corporation has decided to hand over the pipeline security completely to the security agencies “as it is their work to secure government property.” The dramatic overall decrease in pipeline vandalism in the country speaks to the significant efficacy of his approach.
Anywhere in the world, innovations are bound to face a measure of preliminary snags, some of which can only become obvious in the course of implementation. As these teething problems present themselves, they open the process up for modifications, which leads to the perfection and maturity of the process.
Beyond the issue of trust deficit and Peterside’s disbelief is also a strong sense that very powerful, shadowy vested interests want the refinery sold and have already positioned fronts or themselves directly, to buy up the national assets. Given Peterside’s progressive trajectory, it may be illogical to view him as a possible front for buyers or an intending buyer. But given the sad history of local corporate intrigues, nothing could be taken off the table.
It has been a chaotic failure for decades tinkering with prices of petroleum products particularly petrol and oftentimes resulting in labour crisis and violent citizens’ protest. It was a ritual for previous governments including the military to usher the people into a new year on the first day with new price regime, triggering inflation and prices of services and commodities in the economy
The last time a TAM was conducted on the Refinery was 21 years ago (2000)! Isn’t it time the nation’s refineries are brought back to their optimal capacities?The last time a TAM was conducted on the Refinery was 21 years ago (2000)! Isn’t it time the nation’s refineries are brought back to their optimal capacities?