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Nigerian Economic Growth at 4-Year High on Oil and Credit Boost

  • Economy expanded 2.27% in 2019 compared with 1.9% in 2018
  • Fourth-quarter GDP growth at 2.55% beat median estimate
     
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Nigeria’s economy expanded the most in four years in 2019 as oil output increased and the central bank took steps to boost credit growth.