LCCI charges governmentt on gender gaps closure, women empowerment
Nike Akande also hinged her position on the fact that the World Bank Group has created the Women Entrepreneurs Finance Initiative, which is expected to leverage more than US$1 billion to help unlock the potential of women entrepreneurs.
ITUC charges IFIs to support social protection expansion for workers
The International Confederation of Trade Unions (ITUC) has urged International Financial Institutions (IFIs) to help boost workers’ incomes around the world by supporting a strengthening of weakened...
Why Nigerians should tolerate our borrowings - FG
Kemi Adeosun, made the comments while addressing a joint press conference of the ministry and the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) at the conclusion of the World Bank Group-International Monetary Fund (IMF) meetings in Washington, United States yesterday.
IMF sees improved forex market in Nigeria as reserves hit $33 billion
IMF Director of African Department, Abebe Aemro Selassie, during the Africa Briefing session at the just concluded International Monetary Fund (IMF)-World Bank Group meetings in Washington DC, said the goal now should be creating...
Emefiele’s forex reforms get Forbes Award, investment pledges
According to him, Emefiele’s doggedness and strategic policy applications, alongside the outcomes, have merited the honor of joining 27 past winners like Aliko Dangote, Obama’s Chief of Staff, Bill Delly, Commonwealth Secretary, and a host of others.
World Bank, IMF, Oxfam urge Nigeria to invest in human capital
The World Bank has urged Nigeria to faithfully build and invest in critical infrastructure that would wholly support its growth aspirations.The bank’s Group President, Jim Yong Kim, in his opening remarks at the 2017 yearly meeting of the International Monetary Fund......
IMF warns central banks of rising financial market risks
The IMF, while unveiling its 2017 Global Financial Stability Report in Washington DC yesterday, urged the central banks to now plan a well communicated programme for unwinding unconventional policies to ward off market turbulence.
IMF chief urges more support for global trade
Christine Lagarde admitted that the rapid lowering of trade barriers in recent decades had caused significant dislocation, including job losses, downward pressure on wages and higher inequality in both developing and advanced economies.