11 February 2013

Nigeria: Unemployment, Inequality Nigeria's Biggest Challenges - Okonjo-Iweala

The Nigerian Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister for the Economy, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, said on Monday that unemployment is the nation's biggest challenge.

She said this at the 4th Annual Pan-Africa 1:1 Investor Conference held in Lagos.

"The gap between the rich and poor is growing in Nigeria. Unemployment and rising inequality are major challenges in Nigeria," she said.

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