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Posts Tagged "african development bank"

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LAGOS, Oct 31 (Reuters) – The African Development Bank said on Tuesday it could consider an additional $400 million for Nigeria to support its growth and recovery efforts and was in talks with the government on how to help it reinvigorate Africa’s largest economy. The bank had been in talks with Nigeria for around a […]

OSLO, Oct 30 (Reuters) – The African Development Bank has called off a loan to Nigeria that would have helped fund the country’s budget, instead redirecting the money to specific projects, a vice president at the lender said on Monday. The African Development Bank had been in talks with Nigeria for around a year to […]

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The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is expected to warn Nigeria its economy needs urgent reform, according to a report seen by Reuters that could delay talks over $1.4 billion in international loans. The Washington-based fund will urge Nigeria, a major oil producer, to introduce immediate changes to its exchange rate policy, and say its recent […]

The Development Bank of Nigeria (DBN) is expected to kick off operations in 2017, with funding from Germany, France, the World Bank, and a few other financing institutions. According to the ministry of finance, led by Kemi Adeosun, “the DBN will have access to US$1.3bn (N396.5 billion), which will be provided by the World Bank […]

Akinwumi Adesina, president of the African Development Bank (AfDB), says for Nigeria to get out recession, it must sort out its foreign exchange policy and incentivise the private sector. Adesina made this call at a press conference in Abuja, during the 11th African Economic Forum, which started on Monday, and is billed to run till […]

ABIDJAN Nov 2 (Reuters) – The African Development Bank’s board approved a $600 million loan for Nigeria on Wednesday aimed at helping Africa’s largest economy plug its budget deficit as it grapples with its first recession in more than 20 years, a senior bank official said. The loan is the first tranche of a total […]

By Everest Amaefule, Abuja The Federal Government will seek to borrow $25.46bn from multilateral and bilateral development agencies, including the World Bank and the Islamic Development, between now and 2018. Other agencies the Federal Government will resort to for funds to complement the dwindling resources from oil and gas are the African Development Bank, the […]