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.
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?
Forget all the theories of liberalization; in practice, no serious and patriotic government will sit idle or engage in indolent hand wriggling and watch the economy of its state destroyed by illegal trade and criminal activities occurring at its borders.
Sagay’s insistence on the return of Magu even after he was suspended from office by the president to pave way for unfettered investigation of the various allegations leveled against him is unpatriotic. His calling to question, the capacity of the new leadership of EFCC to discharge its duties without tangible reasons is not only irresponsible but amounts to a withering attack on a constitutionally empowered agency of government.