From Oil to Cities: Nigeria's Next Transformation (Directions in Development) by The World Bank
English | July 15, 2016 | ISBN: 1464807922 | 229 Pages | PDF | 7 MB
Nigeria s cities already home to 85 million people are expected to double that number in 30 years. Even in the best of times, this rate of growth would challenge the provision of sufficient land, finance, infrastructure, and other services. Yet the country is also grappling with the dramatic plunge in world oil prices. Bustling urban centers, when well served, can boost economic growth and slash poverty. To seize that opportunity, Nigeria needs to implement significant and urgent reforms.