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IMF urges Germany to loosen purse strings

IMF chief Christine Lagarde has joined calls on Germany to invest in future economic growth even at the cost of relaxing its cherished budgetary discipline, raising hackles in Europe's powerhouse.

Germany to add China’s yuan to currency reserves

Germany’s central bank has said it will include China’s yuan in its reserves, giving another boost to Beijing’s drive to internationalise the currency and helping send the unit to two year highs.

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US says March 1 ‘hard deadline’ for trade deal with China

US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer says trade negotiations with China need to reach successful end by March 1 or new tariffs will be imposed, clarifying there is “hard deadline” after a week of confusion among administration advisers
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Great Ogboru: PDP disadvantaged in Delta

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Godwin Obaseki advocates institutional reform, use of technology to curb corruption

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Offa robbery: We’re trying to recover stolen cash, guns used – Police

Nigeria Police Force says it is making strident efforts at recovering the huge cash stolen from six banks by armed robbers who attacked Offa in Kwara State on April 5 this year.
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Muhammadu Buhari sets up committee on implementation of state legislature, judiciary autonomy

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