Vision Nigeria by KAS – Selected Topics in January 2012

Radio Programme for Political Education

„Democracy – Rule of Law – Prosperity for All“, this is “Vision Nigeria” by KAS. With their interactive radio programmes, KAS informs millions of Nigerians. This is an overview of selected topics in January.


With one hour “Vision Nigeria” weekly from the locations Abuja, Enugu, Kaduna, and Port Harcourt, a broad spectrum of topics is provided, which always emphasizes long-term development issues and the latest political situation. In January 2012, KAS and partners set the following focus points:

In Port Harcourt with Colins Imoh (every Thursday, from 3-4 PM on FM Rivers 99.1)

- With the beginning of a new year, the government stopped its subsidy for fuel. Besides the duplication of fuel prizes, the living prizes increased as well drastically. As a reaction to this, labor unions brought almost the whole economy of the country to a halt. On January 19, Chief Chris Oregu and Barrister West discuss how realistic the new fuel prize is, which has already been decreased again.

- Nigeria is the largest crude oil exporter in Africa, nevertheless, the country imports almost its whole consumption of refined fuel. Austin Sadin and Bobo Brown advocate for a transformation of the oil sector on January 26.

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Abuja, Enugu, Kaduna, Port Harcourt


Dr. habil. Klaus Paehler