Nigeria At The Verge of Falling Into Another Recession - Federal Government

Published On: August 14, 2020, 11:46 am
Author: kacy lee
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The Federal Government has said the likelihood of Nigeria sliding into another recession in the Third Quarter of 2020, making it the second time within four years.
The government said the COVID-19 pandemic resulting in crash of global oil prices among other economic factors had adversely affected the nation’s economy, with the Gross Domestic Product growth for Q2 most likely to be negative.

The Minister of State for Finance, Budget and National Planning, Clement Agba, said this in Abuja on Thursday at the beginning of a five-day interactive session on the 2021-2023 Medium Term Expenditure Framework and Fiscal Strategy Paper.

The event was organised by the House of Representatives’ Joint Committee on Finance; Appropriation; National Planning and Economic Development; and Aids, Loans and Debt Management.
The World Bank had in July warned that the collapse in oil prices resulting from COVID-19 pandemic was expected to plunge the Nigerian economy into a severe economic recession, the worst since the 1980s.
The global bank had stated this in its latest Nigeria Development Update.

Agba had read out a written presentation by the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed, titled ‘Draft 2021-2023 MTEF/FSP: Presentation to the House Finance Committee.’
The minister said the Nigerian economy faced serious challenges in the first half of 2020 with the microeconomic environment significantly disrupted by the pandemic.



-- DrSoba (m) at 14-08-2020 12:19PM
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Nigerians are used to it, Nigeria is always in economic recession.
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-- gogoman (m) at 14-08-2020 12:26PM
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una for naija dey always makes me laugh in Chinese. do you people have a proper economy? how can you be in a Recession....  na depression una dey
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-- erichoko1 (m) at 14-08-2020 01:27PM
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ARE WE OUT FROM THE PREVIOUS ONCE?
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-- Wazubia (m) at 14-08-2020 04:32PM
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BUNCH OF LOSSES.... Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes
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-- kima77same (m) at 14-08-2020 04:49PM
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HAS NIGERIA LEFT RECESSION BEFORE? WHY ALL THIS DECEPTION?
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-- crusita (f) at 14-08-2020 05:53PM
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When did nigeria finish recession ,idot and brainless leaders.
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-- Kormeijama (m) at 15-08-2020 10:01AM
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But when last did Nija  come out of recession- it has always been in recession,  so what's new about this disclosure.
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