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David Mark: I’ll turn around Nigeria’s economy in two years

David Mark

A presidential aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, Senator David Mark,  has promised to turn around the economy of the country within two years if elected President of Nigeria in the 2019 general elections. Mark, a former Senate President, made the promise on Tuesday at the PDP …

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‘Why Nigeria is borrowing from China’

DG, Debt Management Office, Patience Oniha

The Federal Government has explained that it borrows from China in order to take advantage of a cheaper source of finance. In a statement made available to newsmen in Abuja on Tuesday, the Debt Management Office said that the Federal Government was also borrowing from China in order to diversify …

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Nigeria to get support on economic growth from World Bank

Hafez Ghanem

The World Bank has indicated its willingness to provide technical support for Nigeria in critical areas to facilitate her economic growth and development. The World Bank’s Vice-President for Africa, Mr Hafez Ghanem, who gave the indication in Abuja during a discussion with the Minister of Budget and National Planning, Udo …

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FG urged to use population for economic growth


The richest man in Africa and the Chief Executive of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, on Wednesday urged the Federal Government to use its population growth for economic growth. He wondered why the country relegated local content while relying heavily on importation. Dangote, who was represented by the Group Executive Director …

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