How to best fund Nigeria’s infrastructure projects
09 February 2018 | 3:00 pm
According to Nigeria's Minister of budget and planning Udo Udoma, the government is seeking to raise the stock of infrastructure to at least 70 percent of GDP by 2043.
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Nigeria’s Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma spoke to CNBC Africa to explore ways Nigeria can achieve sustainable economic development.
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Since 2019, when two French citizens were kidnapped from Benin's Pendjari National Park and their local guide murdered, the West African country has been dealing with regular incursions by armed groups, including terrorists. According to official figures, 40 civilians and 20 soldiers have been killed over the past three years. Our regional correspondents followed the Beninese army in the northern border areas, where it has beefed up its presence.
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