Nigeria: Jonathan Wants Amendment to 2012 Budget
President Goodluck Jonathan is seeking an amendment to the 2012 national budget saying the request is based on the increase in the oil benchmark from U.S.$70 to U.S.$72 per barrel.
President Jonathan signs the 2012 Budget.
Finance Minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala says the economy remains robust and when properly managed would yield a growth rate that would place it on a high. Read more »