15 March 2013

Nigeria: Anyim - Centenary City to Be Quoted On London, Nigeria Stock Exchanges

Abuja — Plans have reached advanced stage by the Federal Government to globalise stakeholding in the proposed Centenary City being designed as one of the numerous activities marking the nation's 100 years of amalgamation.

Government Thursday revealed that it is making effort to ensure that corporate investors could avail themselves of the opportunity of investing in the stock expected to be quoted on the Nigeria and London Stock Exchanges.

This was made known by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Senator Pius Anyim ,in his welcome address at a dinner hosted by President Goodluck Jonathan for top Nigerian Chief Executive Officers at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, as part of activities marking the nation's centenary.

"It is the desire of the promoters of the city that in the nearest future, the stock of the city would be quoted on the Nigeria and London Stock Exchanges," the SGF said.

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