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December, 2019

November, 2019

October, 2019

  • 26 October

    Participant At IMF/World Bank Forum Diagnosed With Chickenpox

      A participant at the recent International Monetary Fund/World Bank Annual Meetings held in Washington DC, United States, has been diagnosed with chickenpox.   Jianhai Lin, Secretary of IMF, disclosed this in a statement on Friday, citing a letter from the Washington DC Department of Health.   Read Also:Bullion Van Saga: …

  • 10 October

    World Bank, IMF’s Statistics About Nigeria Inaccurate, Says Buhari

    President Muhammadu Buhari, has said some of the statistics about Nigeria published by the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and other foreign bodies are inaccurate.  President Buhari made this known on Wednesday after  meeting with the presidential economic advisory council (EAC). While urging the council to prioritise primary …

September, 2019

  • 19 September

    Nigeria Seeks $2.5bn Loan From World Bank

    The Nigerian Government has approached the World Bank for a loan of $2.5bn. Hafez Ghanem, World Bank’s Vice President for Africa, disclosed that they were in talks with the Nigerian government for the concessionary loan. He further revealed that Nigeria had received $2.4bn from the global financial institution in 2018. …

August, 2019

May, 2019

  • 16 May

    Nigeria’s Ex-minister Gets World Bank Appointment

    The World Bank has appointed Muhammad Ali Pate, minister of state for health under former president Goodluck Jonathan, as global director for health, nutrition, and population. Pate was also appointed as director of Global Financing Facilty (GFF) of the World Bank Group, which seeks to raise “trillions of dollars” to ensure …

  • 4 May

    Three Weeks To End Of Tenure, Amosun Seeks N350m World Bank Loan

    Ibikunle Amosun, Governor of Ogun State, has concluded plans to loan N350 million from the World Bank barely three weeks to the end of his tenure.  He said the loan would help create a system-driven environment for business, better welfare for citizens and good governance.  Amosun disclosed this when he …

April, 2019

  • 9 April

    Nigeria’s Economy Slipping Since 1995 – World Bank

    The World Bank has said that the Nigerian economy has been on the downward slide since 1995 and continued till 2018. This was stated in the World Bank’s latest report on the regional economy titled, ‘Africa’s Pulse’, released on the taxonomy of growth performance in sub-Saharan Africa, which focused on …

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