Nigeria`s finance minister on Wednesday downgraded growth forecasts for 2015 and proposed a modest cut in spending as Africa`s top economy tries to respond to plummeting global crude prices.
Okonjo, an academic reportedly in her 80s, was abducted Sunday from her home in Ogwashi-Uku in Delta state.
Nigerian police on Monday launched a manhunt for the abductors of the mother of the oil-rich nation`s Finance Minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala.
Fuel scarcity hit Nigeria`s capital, Abuja, as a trade union threatened strike over failure by the government to pay fuel subsidy claims.
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