World Bank partners FG, Abia on rural road project
In a renewed effort to ensure easy access to rural communities, a tripartite community-driven initiative has commenced in Abia State that will deliver over 900 kilometres of rural roads.
World Bank Fadama III constructs earth dam for Yobe
The Fadama III, and Additional Funding ll projects in Yobe State are being financed by the World Bank under the North-East Food Security and Livelihoods Programme (NFSLP), to boost irrigation farming, and fishing in...
World Bank president explains role in Abacha loot spending
President of World Bank Group, Dr. Jim Yong Kim, is insisting that it played only a limited role in the spending of recovered loot from late Gen. Sani Abacha, as “the funds were returned directly from Switzerland to the Nigerian government.”
World Bank advocates single regulatory authority for free zones
The World Bank has advocated for a single regulatory authority for the regulation of the operations of free zones in Nigeria. The advice was delivered at the Public Hearing organized by House of Representatives Committee on Commerce...
World Bank set to support Lagos schools infrastructure projects
Impressed by the various reforms put in place to improve quality of education in schools through the implementation of sustainable educational policies geared towards achieving excellence...
Ecobank partners Transfast to boost Nigeria’s remittances
Ecobank Nigeria has entered into strategic partnership with Transfast, an international provider of cross-border payments and remittance solutions, to further ease expatriates’ funds transfer from across the world to Nigeria.
6,000 African journalists to benefit from Google digital programme
Search giant, Google, will offer about 6,000 African journalists free Digital Journalism training within the next nine months, the Head, Training and Development at Google News Lab, Daniel Sieberg, made this known in a statement issued on last week in Lagos.
NEWMAP, Kogi partner to tackle gully erosion
The decision of Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello, to key into the partnership with the Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project (NEWMAP), has rekindled hope of a successful implementation of the project in the state.