Nigeria's 2014 GDP growth will exceed 6 percent: Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Nigeria's Minister of Finance

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Nigeria’s Minister of Finance

Nigeria‘s finance minister said on Friday she is confident that growth in 2014 will be around the government’s latest forecast of 6.5 percent after discounting the economic impact of the insurgency waged by the Islamist group Boko Haram.

"We are confident it will be better than 6 percent and about 6.5," Nigeria’s finance minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, told Reuters.

Read more: INTERVIEW-Nigeria finmin confident 2014 GDP growth will exceed 6 pct | Reuters.

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