NIGERIA'S BUHARI UNVEILS RECORD BUDGET
Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari, has unveiled a record budget of more than 7 trillion naira ($24bn; £19bn) which is aimed at pulling the country out of its first recession in 25 years, Reuters news agency reports.
Presenting the budget at a joint sitting of the National Assembly and Senate, Mr Buhari said It marks an increase of more than 20% on last year's spending plan.
The budget seeks to boost spending to revive the economy, he added.
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