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    Stages of Nigeria’s Public Debt Management Strategy

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    In about the next 5 years, Nigeria’s economy will have substantially moved to a position of diversified exports and public revenue, maximum domestic satisfaction of aggregate demand and, self-sustainability. Under that condition, the appropriate public debt management strategy, with particular reference to the relative weights of the domestic and external components of the public debt…

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  • Dr Abraham Nwankwo, Director-General, Debt Management Officer (DMO)

    Why Nigeria’s Economic Outlook Remains Positive

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    Historical experiences of countries and regions following events that devastated their whole economies and markets, show that no matter how huge the setback may be, it can easily be converted to a platform for recording achievements, at a rate and scale not considered feasible under normal conditions. This was the case with the U.S.A. after…

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  • Dr Abraham Nwankwo, Director-General, Debt Management Officer (DMO)

    Debt Financing For Economic Recovery: How It Will Work

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    There has been a cloud of ambivalence around current discussions on the need to use debt financing to exit Nigeria from economic recession to recovery.  The controversy can be resolved from two broad perspectives: one is the lesson from the historical and ongoing experiences of advanced and well-knowledged economies, in response to the threats of…

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    Domestic Debt And Market Sovereignty

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    For a shared understanding of Nigeria’s domestic debt, it could be useful to organize a discussion along the following dimensions: (1) size and sustainability; (2) effectiveness of use; (3) strategic value; (4) relevance in recession. Size and Sustainability A major source of concern is that Nigeria’s public domestic debt has experienced rapid growth over the…

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  • Dr Abraham Nwankwo, Director-General, Debt Management Officer (DMO)

    Is Nigeria’s External Debt Of Investment Grade?

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    As Nigeria reforms, restructures and strategizes towards pulling back the economy unto a path of inclusive and sustainable growth, it is useful to pay detailed attention to the sectors and subsectors.  This is because while summary pictures succeed in showing the prevailing conditions, the secrets to the various pieces of the solution lie in the…

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