Economy of Nigeria

How to make international transaction above 300 USD in Nigeria

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President Goodluck Jonathan’s 2012 Budget speech – unedited version


GEJ made 91 campaign promises, has delivered on any of them?

Delivered by:

His Excellency

Dr. GoodluckEbele Jonathan, GCFR


Federal Republic of Nigeria


A Joint Session of the National Assembly, Abuja

Tuesday, 13 December 2011


I am delighted to present the 2012 Federal Budget Proposal before this esteemed Joint Session of the National Assembly. ThisProposalcomes at the end of a long consultative process with key stakeholders and it translates the development plans of government unveiled in theTransformation Agendainto concrete actions.

This budget is a stepping-stone to the transformation of our economy and country in our walk to economic freedom. This esteemed Assembly would agree that this path would neither be easy nor uncontested; but witha sharp focus, hard work, determination and making careful choices we will overcome. (more…)