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An Impact Assessment of the Nigerian Power Sector Reforms

Wara, S.T. and Abayomi-AIIi, A. and Umo, N.D., and Oghogho, I. and Odikayor, C.D. (2009) An Impact Assessment of the Nigerian Power Sector Reforms. Advanced Materials Research Vols., 62 (64). pp. 147-152.

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This paper examines the various reforms carried out in the Nigerian power sector between the year 1999 and 2007 and its impact on the life of the average citizens. Efforts were made to review relevant literatures, questionnaires were administered and forty-nine responses were received and the result was analyzed through the use of simple percentages and correlation coefficient. The correlation coefficient method, r (the product moment of the correlation was negative and of magnitude -1, implying a perfect correlation in the negative direction ( deregulations and reforms are not improving the power sector of Nigeria yet). The research hypothesis, HR. stated that the deregulation and reforms did not evidently improve the power sector. It was recommended that the government should continue the rehabilitation of the various power systems in a guided manner to allow a core Nigerian investor, consider alternative sources of energy like solar, tide, biomass, wind

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Electricity, PHCN, Deregulation, Power sector, Reforms
Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General)
T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Divisions: Faculty of Engineering, Science and Mathematics > School of Electronics and Computer Science
Depositing User: Mrs Hannah Akinwumi
Date Deposited: 24 Apr 2015 15:14
Last Modified: 24 Apr 2015 15:14

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