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It’s Official: Nigeria In Worst Economic Recession In 29 years

breaking newsThe National Bureau of Statistics(NBS) in its just newly released report confirmed that Nigeria is in its worst economic recession in 29 years, Cable reports

According to the NBS gross domestic product (GDP) report for the second quarter of 2016, Nigeria’s economy contracted by 2.06 percent to record its lowest growth rate in three decades.

Cable reports  that In the first quarter of 2016, the NBS said the economy shrank by 0.36 percent to hit its lowest point in 25 years.

According to World Bank data, the last time Nigeria had this magnitude of economic decline was under the regime of Ibrahim Babangida, when the economy recorded consecutive decline of 0.51 percent and 0.82 percent in first and second quarters of 19



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