According to the World Bank’s January 2018 Global Economic Prospect report launched on Tuesday in Washington DC, Nigeria’s Gross Domestic Product is expected to grow by 2.8 per cent in 2019 and 2020.
Kale, the Statistician-General of the Federation, said this in his 2018 message posted on the bureau’s website.
In its 2018 Economic Outlook released on Friday in Lagos, the LCCI also forecast an inflation rate of 13 per cent for the country next year.
The lecturer advised the government to come up with practical policies out of the ordinary to jump start the economy
The Senate president said the only way for the North to contribute meaningfully to the growth of the nation’s GDP and the diversification of the economy is for its leaders to methodically focus on mining and agriculture
The Governor of the Central Bank Governor, Godwin Emefiele, has said that the 2015 general elections would not deplete the fortunes and reserves of the country.
The Supervising Minister for National Planning, Ambassador Bashir Yuguda, made the remark at the 2014 National Conference of Directors of Planning, Research and Statistics in the public service in Minna, Niger State
The congress, however, urged government to ensure that the figure translated into improved living conditions, jobs, revival of industries and improvement of internal security
The reports, presented to journalists by the ECA’s Chief Forecaster, Adam EiHiraikia, listed Nigeria, Niger, Ghana, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Guinea and Burkina Faso among those economies