22.01.2014 - Nigeria plans to boost capital of sovereign wealth fund
Nigerian Finance Minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala said the federal government wants to increase the capital of its $1 billion sovereign wealth fund this year even as state governors protest allocations before 2015 elections. “We want to look at what we can do however small to ensure a steady streaming of income into the sovereign wealth fund,” Okonjo-Iweala, 59, said in an interview Sunday in the commercial capital, Lagos, declining to comment on the possible amount. “This is a very political year, so how we do it and what we do, we need to watch and see what the best moment is.”..................................Full Article: Source
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