The proposed law to compel private companies to become public entities is disguised indigenisation particularly to foreign investors. The Bill, if enacted into law will not only be draconian but will also lead to significant tax revenue loss to government and certainly discourage existing and future investments in Nigeria by both domestic and foreign investors.

Read my article published yesterday in the Guardian and today in BusinessDay Newspapers. You may also download a copy of the Bill below.

Download Compulsory listing article_Oct 2014

Download Private listing Bills