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Breaking The Cycle Of Corruption In Nigeria’s Electricity Sector: A Political Settlements Analysis

This paper argues that the political settlement in the sector suggests anti-corruption-related solutions for Nigeria’s power sector should follow a two-track approach – one for the short-to-medium term, and one for the long term. The latter strategy includes capital investment and debt restructuring but this is not going to be easy to achieve. The medium-term strategy is focused on the most vulnerable segment of Nigeria’s economy, namely small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).