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Africa Check (Again) Tries to Debunk Misperceptions About Nigeria’s Debts to China

Concerns over Chinese debt sustainability in Nigeria have resurfaced recently due to the government’s jump-starting the construction of a $5.3 billion standard gauge railway that will be built and financed through concessional lending by the Chinese government. 

Also, a new report published by the China-Africa Research Initiative at Johns Hopkins University revealed that Nigeria is among the African countries with the fastest-growing levels of Chinese debt from 2000-2019. 

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