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The Senior Resident Representative and Mission Chief for Nigeria Africa Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF), Amine Mati, has called on the federal government to begin the in earnest the implementation of the Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP) in order to achieve a higher economic growth this year.
International Monetary Fund (IMF) has cautioned against rising risks in the banking sector leading to banks borrowing a total of N2.496 trillion from Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) during the last three months of 2017 according to data obtained from the apex bank at the weekend.
The managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Christine Lagarde, has called for a crackdown on the misuse of cryptocurrencies like bitcoin by using the blockchain technology behind the digital currency to fight the criminals.
Ghana is poised to become the fastest growing economy in the world with the recent boost in the nation’s oil revenue.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Wednesday welcomed Nigeria’s exit from economic recession and lauded its strong recovery in foreign exchange reserves.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has advised that Nigeria increase excise tax and monetary policy rate as parts of efforts being made to strengthen the economy.
International Monetary Fund, IMF, has advised Nigeria to confirm the appointments of the Central Bank of Nigeria’s (CBN’s) board of directors and members of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC).
The International Monetary Fund projects that Nigeria will “muddle through” with its economic policies in the medium term, according to a report seen by Reuters on Wednesday.
Nigeria needs to lower its debt profile in order to make financial resources available for priority projects, the Senate Committee on Local and Foreign Debts has posited.
As the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, marks its 40th anniversary, the pioneer President of the labour movement, Comrade Hassan Sunmonu, has taken a swipe at the ministers and special advisers of President Muhammadu Buhari, alleged that they were bereft of ideas and innovation.
Chad announced on Wednesday it had struck a deal with Swiss mining giant Glencore to restructure debt of more than $1bn from a cash-for-crude-oil loan.
Nigeria’s Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, has called for the designation of tax malpractices by multinational corporations in Nigeria and other developing countries as ‘foreign corrupt practices’.
International Monetary Fund (IMF) has rejected Zambia’s latest borrowing plans, saying it risks undermining the nation’s debt sustainability, the lender said on Friday.
The president of the Institute for Governance and Economic Transformation (IGET) and former deputy governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Kingsley Moghalu, will be the guest speaker for the 2018 annual public lecture of economics department of the University of Nigeria (UNN), Nsukka.
The Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA) kept the petrol dealers guessing on Tuesday when it approved an ex-depot price of N138.62 per litre for the Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) petrol and kept the pump price to its chest.
The Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Rep. Ndudi Elumelu (PDP-Delta), says opposition lawmakers in the house have been at the center of unearthing and exposing acts of corruption in the country.
The Zamfara State Government has directed secondary schools in the state to reopen from August 9, to enable exiting students sit for Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSCE).
Activities on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) extended a positive trend on Tuesday with key market indices appreciating further by 0.31 per cent.
The Executive Secretary, National Universities Commission (NUC), Prof. Abubakar Rasheed, says 32 federal, state and private universities across all geopolitical zones are involved in different stages of research toward tackling direct and collateral impacts of COVID-19.
State Commissioner of Police, Kaduna, Umar Muri, has in a bid to stop further killings deployed more police officers in southern Kaduna.
The German government chastised thousands of people, who gathered in Berlin, at the weekend to protest coronavirus restrictions, as packed crowds in the capital stoked fears of a spike in infections.
Zulum said, “You have been here for over one year now, there are 1,181 soldiers here if you cannot take over Baga which is less than 5 km from your base. Then we should forget about Baga, I will inform the Chief of Army Staff to redeploy the men to other places that they can be useful,” the governor promised.
Arturo Vidal has called on Barcelona to make a decision regarding Quique Setien’s future, saying uncertainty surrounding the club’s current boss is doing nobody any favours.
During the unveiling of the Reviewed Broadcasting code, Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, said the amendments were necessitated by a presidential directive in the wake of the 2019 general elections.