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Why Nigeria Must Borrow To Finance Infrastructure – Dr Abraham Nwankwo

If Nigeria wants to build world class infrastructure that will guarantee sustainable economic growth and development, it is imperative that the government must be willing to borrow to finance it and not depend only on budgetary allocation or the sovereign wealth fund. This is the view of former Director General of the Debt Management Office, Dr Abraham Nwankwo. According to estimates of the National Integrated Infrastructure Master Plan (NIPP), Nigeria needs to invest, on the average, about USD100 billion per annum!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

Nigeria’s Infrastructure Deficit: Nwankwo To Discuss Way Forward At JFCN Annual Lecture

The former Director General of Debt Management Office (DMO), Dr. Abraham Nwankwo, has been announced as the Guest Speaker at the 3rd Just Friends Club of Nigeria Annual Lecture. According to a statement signed by the club’s President, Chief JN Green-Amakwe, Nwankwo will on May 16, 2019 speak on ways to “Resolving the Infrastructure Deficit in Nigeria – A Pragmatic Approach.” The lecture will be holding at the Lezsco Luxury Apartments, 14 Otuoke Street, Asokoro Zone D, Off Gimbiya Street, Area 11, Abuja The!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

Nwankwo Speaks At London Stock Exchange, Advises African Countries On Economic Transformation Through Debt Financing

The immediate past Director General of the Debt Management Office in Nigeria, Dr Abraham Nwankwo, has admonished African leaders to initiate robust macroeconomic, transformation plans to drive debt-financed sustainable economic growth and prosperity. Speaking on the topic “Sapping Africa’s Debt Financing Strategy: Removing Some Mental Cobwebs”, at the Fourth London Stock Exchange LSEG Africa Advisory Group (LAAG) Meeting in Nairobi, Kenya, Nwankwo said such a transformation plan is needed as a formal policy document,…

Former DMO DG Delivers Public Lecture At Bayero University

Dr. Abraham Nwankwo, the immediate past Director General of Nigeria’s Debt Management Office, DMO, on Monday delivered a public lecture on sustainable funding of education in the country at Bayero University Kano, Kano state. The lecture which held at the Musa Abdullahi Auditorium, with theme: ‘A Frame Work for Sustainable Funding of Education in Nigeria’, is hosted by Vice Chancellor of the university, Prof. Muhammad Yahuza Bello. At the lecture, Nwankwo identified ‘Weak Economy, Unreliable Funding Base, as some of…

Epic Movie ‘Tatu’ Set For July 22 Premiere At Eko Hotel

The long anticipated classic African epic adventure movie, TATU, is set to premiere at the Eko Hotel Convention Centre on July 22. Adapted from a book written by Dr. Abraham E. Nwankwo, the recently retired Director General of the Debt Management Office, the suspense filled movie is centred on the conflict arising from a mother’s quest to have a child and all the complications that followed. The movie features some of the best crop of actors from Nollywood, to include Segun Arinze, Desmond Elliott, Toyin…

DMO: The Task Before The New DG

By the time Dr Abraham Nwankwo stepped down as the Director General of the Debt Management Office (DMO) last week, the office had become one of the most critical institutions of the Federal Government driving the economic reform agenda of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration.

DMO: Tapping Diaspora Resources for National Development

It is time again for Nigerians living abroad to think home. In the age of globalisation, Nigerians in the Diaspora do not have to return home to contribute to the development of their country. They can do so through several means and ways. And one of these is to subscribe to the Diaspora Bond issued by Nigeria’s Debt Management Office, DMO.
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