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Fitch Rates Nigeria’s USD Notes ‘B+’

November 28, 2017/Fitch Ratings Fitch Ratings has assigned Nigeria’s USD1.5 billion 6.500% senior unsecured notes due 28 November 2027 and USD1.5 billion 7.625% senior unsecured notes due 28 November 2047… Read more »

Ecobank Group Research reveals three key emerging trends for Africa

November 16, 2017/Ecobank Rebounding economy after a trying year Gas is West Africa’s new oil Africa’s evolving role in FinTech leadership The 2017 version of Ecobank Research’s Fixed Income, Currency… Read more »

Nigeria – Central Bank Will Pursue Gradual Easing Cycle

Culled—Proshare November 9, 2017/BMI  BMI View: The Central Bank of Nigeria will pursue an easing cycle over the coming quarters in an effort to offer further stimulus to growth after… Read more »

2018 Budget of Consolidation by President Muhammadu Buhari

November 7, 2017/State House PROTOCOLS I am here to present 2018 Budget Proposals. Before presenting the Budget, let me thank all of you Distinguished and Honourable Members of the National… Read more »

Sustaining High Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa

Abebe Aemro Selassie November 7, 2017 By Abebe Aemro Selassie, Director, African Department, IMF The London School of Economics, London November 6, 2017 As prepared for Delivery Good evening. It… Read more »

Nigeria gains Momentum on Ease of Doing Business

Culled—Proshare November 7, 2017/Deloitte  The World Bank Group (World Bank) on Tuesday, 31 October 2017, published its 2018 Doing Business Report (the Report) in which Nigeria is now ranked 145th… Read more »

AfDB salutes Nigeria’s laudable efforts on economic recovery and diversification

November 7, 2017/AfDB Nigeria’s House of Representatives has constituted a Tactical Committee on Economic Recession to guide innovative legislative actions by the House and the National Assembly to return the… Read more »

Peer-Learning Event on Gender Equality

November 4, 2017/IMF The International Monetary Fund (IMF), the Rwanda Ministry of Gender and Family Promotion (MIGEPROF), UN Women and Uongozi Institute convened a peer learning event on gender equality in… Read more »