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In a major boost to Nigeria’s economy, the federal government is poised to receive a $2.2 billion loan from the World Bank at a highly favorable single-digit interest rate.

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This was announced by Finance Minister Wale Edun during a press briefing at the World Bank/International Monetary Fund Spring meeting in Washington DC.


Additional Funding from African Development Bank



In addition to the World Bank loan, Nigeria is also expected to receive another budget support loan from the African Development Bank (AfDB) in the coming weeks. This funding will provide a significant injection of capital into the economy, supporting the government’s development plans and initiatives.

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Favorable Terms

The World Bank loan comes with extremely favorable terms, including a 10-20 year moratorium and a tiny 1% interest rate. This makes it an attractive package for Nigeria, which has been working to strengthen its economy and improve living standards for its citizens.


Diaspora Remittances and Foreign Investments

Minister Edun also highlighted the importance of diaspora remittances, foreign portfolio investments, and facilities from international development partners in supporting Nigeria’s economy. He noted that these sources of funding have played a crucial role in stabilizing the economy and driving growth.



Economic Reforms

The minister praised the efforts of the fiscal side of the economy in complementing the recent monetary policy reforms implemented by the Central Bank of Nigeria. He noted that these reforms have helped to stabilize the economy and create a more favorable business environment.


Impact on the Economy

This funding is expected to have a significant impact on Nigeria’s economy, supporting the government’s development plans and initiatives. It will also help to create jobs, stimulate economic growth, and improve living standards for Nigerians.



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