IMF Forecasts 0.8 Percent Economic Growth for Nigeria

[Vanguard] The International Monetary Fund (IMF), yesterday, said Nigeria is expected to emerge from recession this year with an economic growth of 0.8 percent, but warned that threats to recovery remained elevated, and that the economy will not grow e…

[Vanguard] The International Monetary Fund (IMF), yesterday, said Nigeria is expected to emerge from recession this year with an economic growth of 0.8 percent, but warned that threats to recovery remained elevated, and that the economy will not grow enough to reduce unemployment and poverty. The IMF, therefore, advised the Federal Government to pursue a policy of fiscal consolidation through higher non-oil revenues, to ensure stability in growth.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Nigeria’ll Extend Gas Pipeline to Cote d’ Ivoire – NNPC

[Leadership] The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), yesterday said it would extend the West African Gas Pipeline (WAGP) project from Ghana to Cote d’ Ivoire as part of the Federal Government’s West African energy integration policy.

[Leadership] The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), yesterday said it would extend the West African Gas Pipeline (WAGP) project from Ghana to Cote d' Ivoire as part of the Federal Government's West African energy integration policy.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Philippe Mpayimana – My Campaign Was Incident-Free

[New Times] Independent candidate Philippe Mpayimana hailed the state of Rwanda’s security during his last rally of the 2017 presidential campaigns in Remera Sector, Gasabo District, yesterday.

[New Times] Independent candidate Philippe Mpayimana hailed the state of Rwanda's security during his last rally of the 2017 presidential campaigns in Remera Sector, Gasabo District, yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

I Will Be Your Shock Absorber, Kagame Says at Final Rally

[New Times] Campaigning yesterday in Bumbogo Sector of Gasabo District where more than 500,000 supporters received him, RPF-Inkotanyi presidential candidate, Paul Kagame, said that he will be the ‘shock absorber’ for all citizens and stand in the way o…

[New Times] Campaigning yesterday in Bumbogo Sector of Gasabo District where more than 500,000 supporters received him, RPF-Inkotanyi presidential candidate, Paul Kagame, said that he will be the 'shock absorber' for all citizens and stand in the way of any harm directed at the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda