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General Electric says it plans to invest $1 billion in Nigeria; the investment will reportedly triple the country's electrical output over the next decade. The news comes on the eve as Nigeria seeks to reform its dilapidated and corrupt power sector. (Photo: Transcorp Chairman Tony O Elumelu, CON, and Jeff Immelt, Global CEO of GE; Lagos, Nigeria)
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