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World Bank to assist Nigeria phase out petrol subsidies

By Reuters
06 September 2022   |   5:21 am
Nigeria has successfully secured the support from the World Bank with a commitment to help the country phase out petrol subsidies and meet up with its Energy Transition plan. This follows meetings between Nigeria’s Vice President and World Bank Group President David Malpass. Other meetings are currently underway with U.S. officials and development partners.

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