Nigeria to Borrow $300 Million for Water Projects, This Day Says

Nov. 6 (Bloomberg) -- Nigeria plans to borrow $300 million for water supply projects in the West African nation, Finance Minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala told lawmakers, according to ThisDay newspaper.

The proposal is part of an initial request for $7.9 billion that has been pending before Parliament and $1.4 billion more including the water request for works in several states, the paper said, citing the borrowing plan unveiled before legislators yesterday.

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