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Budget minister forgets Nigeria’s debt profile


The Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma, could not make available the current debt profile of the country when asked to do so in one of the plenary sessions at the ongoing 22nd Nigerian Economic Summit in Abuja. The minister promised to make the figure available on a future date as […]

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