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U.K., Nigeria to Cooperate on Trade, Energy and Immigration

July 19, 2011

July 19 (Bloomberg) -- U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron met with Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan today in Lagos, where both countries signed agreements to cooperate in trade, energy and immigration.

“We’ve agreed to double trade between the two countries to 8 billion pounds” within a few years, Cameron said at a press conference shown live on state-owed television. The U.K. also plans to help its former colony to increase power generation and end current shortages.

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Dulue Mbachu at dmbachu@bloomberg.net


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