Nigeria to issue 30 year local bond for first time -debt office

ABUJA, April 4 (Reuters) – Nigeria will issue a 30-year local bond for the first time, its debt office said on Thursday.

It also said the country’s total public debt stood at 24.39 trillion naira ($79.44 billion) at the end of 2018, up from 21.7 trillion naira a year earlier.

Reporting by Camillus Eboh in Abuja; Additional reporting by
Chijioke Ohuocha and Alexis Akwagyiram in Lagos; Writing by Paul
Carsten; editing by John Stonestreet

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