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Nigeria’s debt to climb to 24.1% of GDP by 2018 – IMF

Nigeria’s indebtedness will climb to 24.1 per cent of its Gross Domestic Product by 2018, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said. The IMF, which stated this in...

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3 things African govts must do to experience growth – IMF

Countries in sub-Saharan Africa need to get their budgets in order, diversify their economies and look after their poorest people, the IMF said. According to the IMF’s...

Nigeria records 2.38% GDP growth in Q4 2018 - NBS

IMF, CBN differ on Nigeria’s economic outlook

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Tuesday disagreed on the projections of the Bretton Woods institution concerning the...

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Sub-Saharan Africa economic growth to recover slightly in 2017 -IMF

Economic growth in sub-Saharan Africa should recover slightly to 2.6 percent this year after a more than two-decade low in 2016 as commodity exporters faced lower...

Vitor Gaspar, director of the fund's Fiscal Affairs department

66% of Nigeria’s tax revenues goes to debt servicing, says IMF

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) says 66 percent of Nigeria’s tax revenues is spent on servicing debts, calling on the country to raise taxes. Speaking at the...

IMF endorses Nigeria’s economic recovery plan

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Wednesday backed the Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP) released last month by President Muhammadu Buhari. The ERGP is a...

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IMF urges countries to use fiscal policy wisely

The IMF on Wednesday urged countries to press forward with nuanced tax and spending policies due to political and economic realities in the U.S, Europe and China. The...

IMF chief economist, Maurice Obstfeld

IMF projects 0.8% growth for Nigeria in 2017

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) says rise in oil prices, continued growth in agriculture, and big government spending will drive Nigeria’s economic growth to 0.8...

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IMF sees slightly better global growth of 3.5% in 2017

The global economic recovery is improving and picking up steam, meaning growth should be slightly improved this year, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said in a...

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Global economic recovery gaining momentum – IMF

International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde said on Wednesday global economic recovery was gaining momentum. Lagarde said ahead of next...

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Global economic recovery gaining momentum – IMF

International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde said on Wednesday global economic recovery was gaining momentum. Lagarde said ahead of next...

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IMF predicts wider budget deficit than FG’s outlook

Nigeria’s budget gap will probably be larger than the government estimates this year because the West African nation’s revenue from taxes and state companies will be...