Why role-relevant qualifications must be part of Job crisis solution
Nigeria is grappling with a growing jobs crisis, with national unemployment at 14 per cent after rising steadily for the past two years – meaning that over 11 million Nigerians ready and willing to work are jobless.
More outrage at alleged Buhari’s directive to World Bank
The southern leaders said they wouldn’t have raised any alarm if the Word Bank chief had stated that the request was to pay special attention to the North-East, as they were sympathetic to the devastation caused there by the Boko Haram insurgents.
World Bank intervention: President urges ‘ethnic warriors’ to sheathe their swords
The statement signed by Buhari’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, said the northeast has suffered since 2009 when the menace of Boko Haram began and thus deserve care, so that the people could live a normal life again.
World Bank, IMF, Oxfam urge Nigeria to invest in human capital
The World Bank has urged Nigeria to faithfully build and invest in critical infrastructure that would wholly support its growth aspirations.The bank’s Group President, Jim Yong Kim, in his opening remarks at the 2017 yearly meeting of the International Monetary Fund......
Nigeria: Getting public-private partnership right
Last Friday the Government’s Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC) blazed an important trail by publishing details of 51 Federal Public-Private Partnership...
Nigeria demands reform of IMF, World Bank
The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, stated this at the 41st Ministerial Meeting of the Group of 77 plus China (G77+China) on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly.
Nigeria needs reputable public policy agencies
In the past using this platform, one had made a strong case for a timeless and well-articulated national science and technology blue-print that has at its core...
AfDB, World Bank provide $800m for agriculture transformation in Africa — Adesina
Dr Akinwumi Adesina, the President of African Development Bank (AfDB), says the bank and World Bank have set aside 800 million dollars for the provision of agriculture technologies to farmers in Africa.