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Greener Journal of Social Sciences

Vol. 10(2), pp. 26-30, 2020

ISSN: 2276-7800

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Privatization and Commercialization in Nigeria: Political or Economic decision, woe or blessing?



Adisa, Olufemi Peniel; Adefabi, Ibraheem Adewale; Sheu, Habeeb Abidoye



Department Of Political Science, School Of Secondary Education, Arts and Social Science Programmes, Emmanuel Alayande College Of Education Oyo, P.M.B. 1010 Oyo State, Nigeria







Article No.: 031820050

Type: Review



This paper considers the issue of and on privatization and commercialization in Nigeria if it is a political or economic decision and whether the action is a woe or blessing to the country. In doing this, the researcher employed secondary source of information gathering, thereby defined some concepts such as; privatization, commercialization, politics, economy etc. Benefit, problems and reasons why government privatizes and commercializes her organization were considered. After which conclusion was reached through thorough examination if the decision could be considered  to be woe or blessing, finally recommendations were made on ways by which privatization and commercialization in Nigeria ca be more of blessings to both the government and the governed and not woe.


Accepted:  20/03/2020

Published: 15/09/2020


*Corresponding Author

Adisa, Olufemi Peniel

E-mail: penielizabeth824@; dnpenieliza@



privatization; commercialization; politics; economy








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Cite this Article: Adisa, OP; Adefabi, IA; Sheu, HA (2020). Privatization and Commercialization in Nigeria: Political or Economic decision, woe or blessing? Greener Journal of Social Sciences, 10(2): 26-30.


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