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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 »

Osinbajo Says Nigeria’s World Bank Doing Business Report, Proof Buhari’s Reforms Working

Says FG Will Not Rest on Its Oars on Improving the Nigerian Economy November 2, 2017/Press Release *“The present administration remains focused on making necessary even if dramatic policy shifts… Read more »

President Buhari commends Nigeria’s progress in World Bank’s doing business ranking

November 1, 2017/Press Release President Muhammadu Buhari welcomes most heartily the phenomenal improvement of Nigeria on the World Bank’s Doing Business latest rankings released Tuesday. Besides moving up 24 places… Read more »

Doing Business Records Nearly 3,200 Reforms in 15 Years to Improve Business Climate Worldwide

October 31, 2017/World Bank Governments in 119 economies carried out 264 business reforms in the past year to create jobs, attract investment and become more competitive, says the World Bank… Read more »

Nigeria Moves Up 24 Places in Global ‘Doing Business’ Ranking

October 31, 2017/Press Release Nigeria has moved up 24 places to 145th in the World Bank’s ‘Doing Business’ report published today, and for the first time the country is recognized… Read more »

Fitch: Frontier Market Economies Benefit from Global Upturn

12/10/2017/Fitch Ratings Fitch Ratings-London-12 October 2017: Frontier markets have seen a further improvement in economic activity in recent months, according to Fitch Ratings’ latest Frontier Vision chart pack. The stabilisation… Read more »