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Produced twice a year by the World Bank, the report assesses recent economic, social developments and prospects in Nigeria.



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Beyond Oil

Stronger oil prices in early 2017 mean signs of economic recovery but this will remain fragile until new policies are in place.

Mar 31, 2021

The Future of Work in Africa

Economic growth in Sub-Saharan Africa is estimated to have contracted by 2.0% in 2020, closer to the lower bound of the forecast in April 2020.

CPIA Africa

Africa’s poorest countries saw little to no progress on average in improving the quality of their policy and institutional frameworks in 2018.

IDA in Africa

With IDA’s help, hundreds of millions of people have escaped poverty—through the creation of jobs, access to clean water, schools, roads, nutrition, electricity, and more.

World Bank Africa Multimedia

Watch, listen and click through the latest videos, podcasts and slideshows highlighting the World Bank’s work in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Doing Business in Nigeria

The Doing Business report provides objective measures of business regulations and their enforcement. See where your country ranks.

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