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On a Lighter Mood

For three consecutive years, the Federal Government has failed to meet its revenue projections, a trend that may continue in the current fiscal year. This is believed to be the consequence of the leakages in the revenue collection and remittance of about 60 revenue generating agencies, writes Assistant Editor MUYIWA LUCAS

Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister of the Economy Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala sits atop the second biggest but yet highly volatile economy on the African continent. There is huge Transformation Agenda plans, which require that she monitors with an eagle eye, developments both locally and internationally, to enable her pilot the economy aright. And when the need arises, the minister, a former Managing Director of the World Bank, has shouted to the roof tops about the phenomenal vistas her economic team is bringing in to reposition the economy. Similarly, she has not failed to indicate her fears for the…

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