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Nigeria Resident Representative Site

Resident Representative Office in Nigeria

This web page presents information about the work of the IMF in Nigeria, including the activities of the IMF Resident Representative Office. Additional information can be found on the Nigeria and IMF country page, including IMF reports and Executive Board documents that deal with Nigeria.

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Press Release: IMF Representative Endorses CBN Intervention in Some Banks As Essential to Long Term Growth and Development, September 15, 2009

The following statement was issued today in Abuja by the IMF country chief and representative in Nigeria, David Nello click for more

IMF Survey: IMF Builds Statistical Capacity in Africa

The IMF is helping 22 sub-Saharan African countries improve the quality, coverage, and dissemination of key statistics. click for more

The Impact of the Global Financial Crisis on Sub-Saharan Africa—Outlook for the Nigerian Economy; Charles N. O. Mordi; Research Department; Central Bank of Nigeria; May 19, 2009

Charles N. O. Mordi; Research Department, Central Bank of Nigeria click for more

Point of View: Nigeria's Shot at Redemption

Nigeria squandered its oil windfall of the 1970s, which led to three decades of economic stagnation and the degradation of public institutions. The reason was a mix of bad fiscal and macroeconomic policy, corruption, and poor governance. Besides, not many countries (or even economists) at that time fully understood how difficult it is to manage oil windfalls. click for more

IMF Invites Comments on Review of Fund's Policy Support Instrument

The IMF is seeking public comments on its Policy Support Instrument, launched in 2005 to complement other Fund programs in providing policy support and signaling to its low-income members click for more

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Nigeria and the IMF

Press Release: IMF Staff Concludes 2014 Article IV Mission to Nigeria

December 19, 2014

Transcript of the African Department Press Briefing

October 10, 2014

Nigeria: 2013 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Press Release and Statement by the Executive Director for Nigeria

April 22, 2014
Series: Country Report No. 14/103 click for more

Transcript of a Press Briefing by IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde

April 10, 2014

Press Release: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2014 Article IV Consultation with Nigeria

March 7, 2014

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Regional Economic Outlook for Sub-Saharan Africa

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The October 2014 Regional Economic Outlook: Sub-Saharan Africa anticipates continued strong growth in much of Sub-Saharan Africa, driven by efforts to invest in infrastructure and by strong agricultural production. However, the current Ebola outbreak in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone is exacting a heavy toll, with spillovers to neighboring countries. In addition, external threats to the region's overall positive outlook include global financial conditions and a slowdown in emerging market growth. Other topics are building resilience in fragile states and addressing the infrastructure deficit. Click for more



IMF Opens Africa Training Institute in Mauritius

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The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on June 26, 2014 opened the Africa Training Institute (ATI) in Ebene, Mauritius, adding an important regional center to a global network of centers helping to develop countries' policymaking capacity by transferring economic skills and best practices.