Lagos - Nigeria is on course for 6.75 percent GDP growth this year, despite political turmoil ahead of 2015 elections and oil theft that has cut official output by 400,000 barrels a day, the finance minister told Reuters on Friday.

Africa's second biggest economy is an increasingly attractive destination for equity, debt and foreign direct investment, but markets remain wary of the violence and rampant spending on patronage that often occurs during election cycles. - Reuters