First, let me start by wishing you all a Splendid 2015!
As we settle in to the new year, I thought to share with you our analyses of the fiscal and macro-economic implications of the 2015 Budget of the Federal Government of Nigeria to enable you plan ahead. Also included below are links to my recent interview with Channels TV on the subject, the budget speech by the Finance Minister and a presentation by the Director General of the Budget Office of the Federation.
The 2015 Budget was presented to the National Assembly on 17 December 2014. Described as "A Transition Budget", the focus will be on "managing the revenue challenge in a manner that protects the most vulnerable while safely transiting to a broader based non-oil driven economy".
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