Public Private Partnership
Unleashing latent potential of social sector through funding
Most countries that desire growth is quick to point at huge spending on the provision of physical infrastructure such as roads and power as critical enablers for rapid economic development.
FG approved projects worth $8bn under PPP in 8 years
Mr Chidi Izuwah, the Director-General, Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC) has said that the Federal Government approved Public-Private Partnership (PPP) projects worth eight billion dollars between 2010 and 2018.
‘PPP will make Nigeria infrastructure competitive’
Ogun State government has said Public-Private Partnership (PPP) will diversify Nigeria’s economy thereby making the country more competitive in terms of its infrastructure base. Speaking at the Nigerian Institute of Management (Chartered) Fellows’ and Awards day in Lagos, Head of Service, Ogun State, Isiaka Bisiriyu...
Government begins modernisation of teaching hospitals via PPP model
The Federal Government has begun the third phase of upgrade and modernisation of teaching hospitals under a public private partnership (PPP) model.
Yobe, Shippers’ Council partner to build Potiskum trailer park
The governor of Yobe State, Mai Mala Buni has met with the Executive Secretary and Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Shippers’ Council Hassan Bello, as arrangements are concluded for a foundation laying ceremony for the construction of a modern Trailer Park and Mechanics’ Village in Potiskum.
NPF Partners firm for background check number
In a bid to improve services and strengthen its collaboration with the public towards crime reduction, the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) recently entered into a Public Private Partnership (PPP) with Ace of Spades Consult Nigeria Limited (AoS) to create a Police Background Check Number (PBCN) that would Build Operate and Transfer (BOT) a purpose-built civil…
Privatisation of water is anti-people, say civil organisations
The Public-Private Partnership (PPP) being envisaged by Plateau State Government on water sanitisation should be expunged...
ERA/FoEN says water privatisation anti-people
The Public-Private Partnership (PPP) being envisaged by the Plateau State government on water sanitation should be expunged because PPP is anti-people, which will tie the hands of Plateau citizens to agreements that are ambiguous and not pro-people. PPP will also make government, through tax-payers’ money, pay corporate entities without fail even when there are other…
Public-private partnership as panacea to dwindling tertiary education funding
If education is expensive, lack of it can be disastrous. However, if the government continues to pay lip-service to proper funding of the sector, particularly tertiary education, it is time for school administrators to become inventive and depend less on handouts or bailouts as Head, Education Desk, IYABO LAWAL, writes The bulging sewers litter around…
Sweet-bitter taste of PPP projects in Nigeria
The major evolving economic policy suitable to fast-track infrastructure development of countries in the world today is the Public-Private Partnership (PPP). This policy has been adopted and put into effective use by many countries, leading to a massive leap in quality infrastructure availability.