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WBR: Investors welcome Nigeria's election result 01 April 15

April 1st, 2015

Episode 276 of 897 episodes

Investors have welcomed Muhammadu Buhari's victory in Nigeria's Presidential election. The country's main share index rose more than 8 per cent on Wednesday, but can the 72 year old former military dictator inspire a new era of peace and prosperity for Africa's largest economy? Also on the programme, EU milk quotas have been scrapped after more than three decades of efforts to prevent overproduction. Plus, the Indian government takes steps to force the country's biggest companies to appoint at least one female director and France debates moves to stop designers and labels using models who are "too thin".

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