IMF says 0.8% growth not enough to reduce Nigeria’s poverty rate

by | August 3, 2017 12:47 am

An International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission to Nigeria which ended this week has said the country’s anaemic growth rate is unlikely to put a dent in poverty or rising unemployment. The IMF staff team led by Amine Mati visited Nigeria from July 20-31, 2017 to discuss recent economic and financial developments, update macroeconomic projections, and…

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