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Federal Gov’t Approves $1.5BN, $80m World Bank, AFDB Loans

The Federal Government has approved an application for 1.5 billion dollars in financing from the World Bank, even as it permitted another...

Education: KD SG Unveils Campaign To Enrol 145,553 Out-Of-School Children

The Kaduna State Universal Basic Education Board, has inaugurated a campaign to enrol 145,553 out-of-school children in schools, under the World Bank-supported,...

FAO, Word Bank, Others Call For Urgent Action To Address Global...

Food and Agriculture Organisation FAO, International Monetary Fund IMF, World Bank Group, World Food Programme, and World Trade Organisation have called for...

FG Inaugurates $200m World Bank-Backed Ideas Project

The Federal Government has inaugurated the Innovation Development and Effectiveness in Acquisition of Skills IDEAS Project to address challenges facing the nation’s...

Out-Of-School Children: Nigeria Ranks Highest In World With 11 Million – World...

The World Bank said Nigeria has the highest number of out of school children in the world with 11 million pupils recorded...

Increasing Fuel Subsidy: Nigerian Economy At High Risk – World Bank

The World Bank says increasing fuel subsidy puts the Nigerian economyat a high risk as subsidy payments could significantly impact public finance...

Poverty Assessment: Number Of Poor Nigerians To Hit 95.1m In 2022...

The World Bank has predicted that by the end of 2022, around 95.1 million Nigerians will slip into the extreme poverty line...

Gender Inequality: 2.4 Billion Women Globally Not Afforded Equal Economic Rights...

The World Bank says around 2.4 billion women of working age are not afforded equal economic opportunities and 178 countries maintain legal...

Omicron: Govts May Shut Down Schools; 647m Children Yet To Fully...

The World Bank has said that the new wave of COVID-19 pandemic that has seen a variant of the virus, Omicron, ravaging...

W/BANK Advocates Policy Action To Curb Covid-19 Effect On Households

The World Bank says immediate policy action is needed to curb the long-term impacts of the COVID-19 crisis on the lives and...
COVI-19: FG Receives $311m Abacha Loot

COVI-19: FG Receives $311m Abacha Loot

The Federal Government has confirmed the receipt of 311 million dollars loot by the late military Head of State General Sani Abacha.
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Malaria: FG To Empower Local Manufacturers To Produce Drugs – N.M.E.P...

The Coordinator, National Malaria Elimination Programme, N.M.E.P, Audu Mohammed says the Federal Government would empower local manufacturers to produce malaria drugs locally.
World Bank Says Basic Fund Will Allow Nigeria Increase Access To Quality Services

World Bank Says Basic Fund Will Allow Nigeria Increase Access To...

The World Bank Group says that the Basic Health Care Provision Fund is an important part of reforms in the health sector that...
Federal Government have been criticised over its 800 million dollars World Bank loan for petrol subsidy palliatives to Nigerians.

Service Delivery: World Bank Pledges To Assist Nigeria With Revenue Generation

The World Bank has pledged to assist Nigeria to increase its Internally Generated Revenue, IGR to address poverty and service delivery by government.

World Bank: Chaudhuri Appointed Country Director For Nigeria

The World Bank has appointed Shubham Chaudhuri as the new Country Director for Nigeria, succeeding Rachid Benmessaoud who completed his term recently.
Federal Government have been criticised over its 800 million dollars World Bank loan for petrol subsidy palliatives to Nigerians.

Nigeria Makes World Bank’s List For Top-20 “Improvers In Doing Business”

The World Bank Doing Business team has announced Nigeria as one of the top-twenty improvers in doing business out of one hundred and ninety countries.

Digital Transformation: Nigeria In Talks With W’bank For $2.5bn Loan

World Bank Vice-President for Africa, Hafez Ghanem has said that the bank is currently in talks with the Federal Government for a two point...

Medical: FG Solicits World Bank’s Support On Emergencies

The Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire, has solicited the support of the World Bank in establishing an effective medical emergency transportation network in rural communities.

Development Programmes: NGF Reviews Engagements With World Bank

The Nigeria Governors’ Forum has met with the World Bank to review the bank engagements in the country and at sub-national level.

World Bank Loan: Senate Approves $266M For Niger State

The Senate has approved the sum of 266 million dollar as contained in the 2016 to 2018 External Borrowing Plan of President Muhammadu Buhari...


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