IMF lowers Nigeria’s growth projection to 3.2%
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Nigerian health tech startup, Nguvu Health partners with AXA Mansard to expand access to mental health care
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Harare Institute of Technology Announces Plan to Launch Zimbabwe’s CBDC
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IMF lowers Nigeria’s growth projection to 3.2%
The International Monetary Fund has lowered Nigeria’s 2022 economic growth projection to 3.2 per cent. This is 0.2 percentage points lower than the 3.4 per cent projected in its July 2022 report. Read more…
IMF downgrades Nigeria’s growth prospect amid pessimism, tension
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has downgraded Nigeria’s economic growth prospect by 0.2 percentage points to 3.2 per cent in the face of rising uncertainty across the globe. Read more…
‘Pension funds earn 20% from infrastructure investment’
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FG yet to secure 85% foreign railway loan
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Collapsed Lagos port infrastructure missing in the 2023 budget
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Africa’s storage and distribution challenges threaten energy security
Exacerbated by the ongoing Russia/Ukraine war, stakeholders are worried over energy security in Africa, as petroleum products infrastructure, especially for storage and distribution, threatens the continent’s growing demand. Read more…
FG receives a draft copy of Nigeria’s trade policy
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Abia automates tax certificate processing
Abia State Internal Revenue Service has, in addition to the electronic ticketing ( e-ticketing) system it earlier activated, also introduced the Instant Tax Clearance Certificate ( ITCC) system, which enables taxpayers that require Tax Clearance Certificates ( TCC ) to, on their own, process, download and generate them online from the comfort of their locations anywhere in the world. Read more…
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