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AfDB Inaugurates Information Centre in Abuja

The African Development Bank (AfDB) on Friday, inaugurated its public information centre in Abuja to provide structured access to the bank’s operations in Nigeria and across Africa. The centre is named “Leopold Senghor Public Information Centre of the Nigeria Country Department, African Development Bank’’.Inaugurating the centre, Mr Ebrima Faal,

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Goodluck Ebele Jonathan

Jonathan Heads AU Election Observer Team to Mozambique

By Jude Opara, Abuja Former President Goodluck Jonathan has been nominated by the African Union (AU) to lead the continental body’s Election Observation Mission to Mozambique’s general elections coming up on October 15, 2019. A statement signed by the media adviser to the former president, Ikechukwu Eze,  stated that Jonathan would leave the country

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International Monetary Fund, IMF

Controversy: World Bank, IMF Statistics on Nigeria Not Factual – Buhari

By Mathew Dadiya, Abuja Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed disappointment over the way and manner the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) represent data and statistics about the country. According to the President, most of the statistics quoted about Nigeria were developed abroad by the World Bank,

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Reform Your Value Chains, World Bank Tells Nigeria, Others

By Mathew Dadiya, Abuja The World Bank Tuesday, called on Nigeria and other developing countries to embark on Value Chain reforms as a panacea to spurring growth in the midst of economic challenges. Such chains, the Bank noted, enable developing countries to specialize and grow wealthier without having to build whole industries from scratch. The

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Germany Grants Nigeria N27.8bn to Support Economic Recovery Plan

Tony Obiechina The German Government has announced a 70 million Euros (N27.8 billion) grant to the Nigerian Government to assist the country in achieving the Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (2017-2020).Head of the German Delegation, Mr Christoph Rauh made the announcement at the signing of Agreed Minutes of the 2019  Consultations

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