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  1. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Even Without a Case, Africa May Be a Big Victim of Coronavirus – Businessday NG

    Even without a single confirmed case, sub-Saharan Africa may be the region hardest hit outside of Asia by the spread of the coronavirus. The outbreak has shut down entire swathes of the Chinese economy, threatening world economic.... Read more via Businessday NG – Get...
  2. Nigeria Political News

    Politics NASS has commenced consultation with Executive to quicken passage of PIB – Lawan – Businessday NG

    Senate President, Ahmad Lawan revealed on Wednesday that the National Assembly has commenced consultation with the Executive arm of government to enact a fresh version of the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) and ensure its immediate passage.... Read more via Businessday NG –...
  3. Nigeria Business News

    Business Why Nigerians may be poorer in 2020, by manufacturers – The Guardian Nigeria News

    Nigerians’ hope of a better economic outlook in 2020 may not be realised unless some lingering challenges are addressed and the anxieties about more taxes, unfavorable government policies and.... Read more via The Guardian Nigeria News – Get more: Nigeria Business News
  4. Nigeria Business News

    Business Don’t Panic, No Nigerian Bank Is Distressed – CBN Governor, Emefiele – Nairaland

    As CBN comes hard on telcos extorting banks, customers with USSD Amaechi Ogbonna, and Juliana Taiwo Obalonye, Washington DC. Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria ( CBN), Mr Godwin Emefiele, yesterday, allayed fears over..... Read more via Nairaland – Get more...
  5. Nigeria Business News

    Business IMF backs Nigeria on border closure – The Punch

    The International Monetary Fund has backed Nigeria’s closure of its borders with some neighbouring countries over issues bordering on illegal trade. Mr Abebe Selassie, the Director of the African Department at the.... Read more via The Punch – Get more: Nigeria...
  6. Nigeria World News

    World IMF Cautions Nigeria, Others against Mounting Debt to China – Thisdaylive

    The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has cautioned Nigeria and other African countries against their rising level of indebtedness to China, stressing that the non-Paris Club creditors, “create some instability or some..... Read more via Thisdaylive – Get more World News
  7. Nigeria Business News

    Business IMF predicts weak GDP Growth for Nigeria till end of 2019 – Daily Post Nigeria

    The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Tuesday projected that Nigeria’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth will remain weak in 2019. The fund stated this in its World Economic Outlook... Read more via Daily Post Nigeria – Get more: Nigeria Business News
  8. Nigeria Business News

    Business IMF says investors’ wait-and-see attitude and depressed private consumption keep Nigeria’s economic recovery at a slow pace – Pulse Nigeria News

    A slow economic recovery is continuing, inflation is falling, and external buffers are declining in the face of increased portfolio outflows. Elevated fiscal deficits rely on central bank financing, which complicates monetary policy...... Read more via Pulse Nigeria News –...
  9. Nigeria Sports News

    Business What You Need To Know About Proposed VAT Increase From 5% – 7.5% – Naijaloaded

    After 26 years, the Federal Government has made the proposal to increase the rate of Value Added Tax (VAT) from five per cent to seven point five per cent with effect from..... Read more via Naijaloaded – Get More Nigeria Business News
  10. Nigeria Business News

    7 African countries where trade tensions are high in 2019 – Pulse Nigeria News

    A new report by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has revealed that global trade uncertainty is rising sharply. The report cited escalating trade tensions between the United States and China as the major cause.... Read more via Pulse Nigeria News – Get more...
  11. Nigeria World News

    World IMF begins selection process for next MD – P.M. News

    The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has adopted an open, merit-based, and transparent process for the selection of the next managing director, the organisation has said..... Read more via P.M. News – Get more World News
  12. Nigeria World News

    World Lagarde, IMF Managing Director Resigns – Thisdaylive Newspaper

    Obinna Chima The Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Ms. Christine Lagarde, yesterday officially notified the Executive Board of the Fund of her.... Read more via Thisdaylive Newspaper – Get more World News
  13. Nigeria World News

    World Lagarde quits IMF for ECB presidency, Lipton steps in – P.M. News

    The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has announced the appointment of David Lipton, first deputy Managing director to act as the organisation’s helmsman.... Read more via P.M. News – Get more World News
  14. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Presidency slams The Economist and Financial Times papers – Laila’s Blog

    The Presidency has slammed The Economist and Financial Times with claims that both papers only see the negatives in the administration of President Buhari.... Read more via Laila’s Blog – Get More Nigeria Metro News
  15. Nigeria World News

    World IMF identifies five threats to Ghana’s economy – Newtelegraph

    The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has identified five major threats to Ghana’s on-going economic recovery, which could significantly slow the accelerating growth rate. The Fund has presented them to government and other stakeholders in the form of a Ghana Risk Assessment Matrix, which...
  16. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Official: Boko Haram fighters paid $3,000 daily – TODAY.NG

    A member of the Presidential Committee on the North East Initiative (PCNI) Dr. Sidi Ali Mohammed, has disclosed Boko Haram fighters were being paid $3,000 daily.... Read more via TODAY.NG – Get More Nigeria Metro News
  17. Nigeria World News

    World UK sounds alarm over rising debt levels in poorest countries – The Guardian

    Britain’s international development secretary, Penny Mordaunt, has sounded the alarm over rising debt levels in the poorest countries amid fears heavy repayments will jeopardise the fight against global poverty.... Read more via The Guardian – Get more World News
  18. Nigeria Political News

    Politics FG gives conditions for fuel subsidy removal – Vanguard News

    The federal government has given conditions for removal of subsidy on premium motor spirit (otherwise known as fuel) which includes provision of alternative cushioning measures mutually agreed between stakeholders to protect … Read more via Vanguard News – Get More...
  19. Nigeria Political News

    Politics We will implement subsidy removal gradually, says Zainab Ahmed – TheCable

    Zainab Ahmed, the minister of finance, says the federal government will implement fuel subsidy removal gradually. Addressing the press on the sidelines of the ongoing spring meetings of the.... Read more via TheCable – Get More Nigeria Political News
  20. Nigeria Business News

    Business IMF: Nigeria, others spent $5.2trn on fuel subsidy in four years – Newtelegraph

    Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Christine Lagarde, has disclosed that Nigeria and ... Read more via Newtelegraph – Get more: Nigeria Business News