Tag: World Bank

Osinbajo Reminds State Governments of Their Critical Role in Business Environment Reforms

Henry Solomon- August 16, 2022

PEBEC proposes $750m World Bank-backed program for sub-nationals starting next year State Governments and their agencies have a significant role to play in ensuring an ... Read More

World Bank approves $1.5bn COVID-19 recovery, stimulus for Nigeria

Abdul Jimoh- December 15, 2020

The World Bank Group has approved a 1.5 billion dollars package to help build a resilient recovery post-COVID-19 in Nigeria. This is according to a ... Read More

Ekiti govt., World Bank partner to tackle gender-based violence

Arowobusoye Samuel- August 2, 2019

The Ekiti Government and the World Bank Group on Friday forged an alliance aimed at working together to tackle gender-based violence, rape and female genital ... Read More

18 states to benefit from World Bank projects in 2020

admin- June 10, 2019

Eighteen states in Nigeria will benefit from the Rural Access And Mobility Project (RAMP), a Word Bank Programme in Nigeria by 2020. Mr  Ubandoma Ularamu, ... Read More

World Bank cuts Sub-Saharan African economic outlook to 2.8%

admin- April 8, 2019

The World Bank has cut its growth forecast for Sub-Saharan Africa this year to 2.8 per cent from an initial 3.3 per cent, it said ... Read More

World Bank, IMF, dominate News

admin- October 12, 2018

The World Bank says it “has to take some responsibility’’ for advising Nigeria and other African countries to invest more in roads, railways and energy ... Read More

Borno Flags off World Bank-Assisted Resettlement Programme

AMT Tanimu- September 27, 2018

Alkasim Abdulkadir, Abuja: Borno flags off World Bank-assisted Resettlement Programme On Tuesday, 18th of September 2018, the Borno State Government flagged off a $7 million ... Read More

Nigeria’s foreign debt hits $22.08bn

admin- September 21, 2018

Nigeria’s foreign debt hits $22.08bn The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) says the country’s foreign debt stands at 22.08 billion dollars and  the domestic debt ... Read More

FEC Approves $150m W/Bank Credit Facility For Polio Eradication

Abdul Jimoh- August 8, 2018

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved the acquisition of 150 million-dollar World Bank credit facility to support polio eradication in Nigeria. Finance Minister Kemi ... Read More

World Bank, Taraba Train 1,800 Teachers in Conflict Affected Areas

Henry Solomon- July 10, 2018

The World Bank and the Taraba Government has commenced training for 1,800 Basic Education Teachers on how to handle the needs of school children in ... Read More

Buhari flags off rehabilitation of Irrigation scheme

admin- May 14, 2018

  President Muhammadu Buhari who is currently on a two-day official visit to Jigawa on Monday flagged off the project for the rehabilitation of Hadejia ... Read More

Finance Minister, Kemi Meets World Bank Mission with 10 EDs

AMT Tanimu- May 13, 2018

This afternoon in Abuja finance minister, Kemi Adeosun met with a World Bank Mission comprising 10 Executive Directors. "The World Bank are vital partners for ... Read More

Adamawa scales up Fadama Project

AMT Tanimu- November 22, 2017

Abdulkadir Alkasim, Adamawa: The Adamawa Government has paid N20 million counterpart fund for the implementation of the FADAMA III Second Additional Financing (AFII) programme to ... Read More

Insurgency: 4000 Households Benefit From World Bank Support In Adamawa

Abdul Jimoh- November 2, 2017

  No fewer that 4000 households are benefiting from the North-East Food Security and Livelihood Emergency Support Project of the World Bank in Adamawa. The ... Read More