Nigeria 2009 Economic Outlook

Lagos: Economic performance in 2008 was not quite satisfactory. During the year, economic management was predicated on the need to consolidate past macro-economic and budget reforms. In this regard, the federal government identified infrastructural deficiency as the single most important constraint to economic activities. Government therefore set out to give priority attention to improvement in physical infrastructure, particularly power and transportation. Other issues that were highlighted to form the focus of government during the year included human capital development, the Niger Delta problem and creating social safety. Click here to read more.