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From Babangida to Obasanjo: The State, rent-seeking behaviour and the realities of privatization in Nigeria

@article{Anugwom2011FromBT,
  title={From Babangida to Obasanjo: The State, rent-seeking behaviour and the realities of privatization in Nigeria},
  author={E. E. Anugwom},
  journal={International journal of sociology and anthropology},
  year={2011},
  volume={3},
  pages={204-216}
}
  • E. E. Anugwom
  • Published 31 July 2011
  • Economics
  • International journal of sociology and anthropology
In line with the orthodox thinking regarding economy development, privatisation of public enterprises hitherto have become critical component of Nigeria’s economic reform programmes since the last decade and a half. This paper argues that privatisation a much touted program from the regime of Ibrahim Babangida (1985 to 1993) to the second coming of Olusegun Obasanjo (1999  to 2007) did not act as the much expected economic elixir but rather became as a process of transferring public wealth into… Expand

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