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Nigeria's President Unveils 2017 Budget

December 14th, 2016

Episode 904 of 1091 episodes

President Muhammadu Buhari has unveiled a big-spending budget. The BBC's Martin Patience in Lagos brings us the details. Plus we hear from Uzoma Dozie, chief executive of Nigeria's Diamond Bank. Also in the programme, the main US environmental watchdog says the controversial energy drilling technique fracking can pose a threat to drinking water. We discuss the issues with Jesse Coleman of Greenpeace USA, and Chris Tucker of Energy in Depth, a group which represents the interests of US oil and gas companies. Plus Google has revealed its most searched for questions of the year. We hear more from Google's Alina Dimofte.

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