Delta, World Bank, EU spend N342m to revitalise vocational education
The World Bank in partnership with the European Union (EU) and the Delta State Government has spent N342 million on the rehabilitation and resuscitation of technical and vocational education in Delta...
Africa Re partners World Bank on risk sharing for farmers
In order to reduce premium for farmers in Africa, the World Bank Group’s Global Index Insurance Facility (GIIF) and African Reinsurance Corporation (Africa Re) have entered...
Nigeria’s finance minister Kemi Adeosun explains government’s borrowing plan
Following the completion of a billion dollar Eurobond issue, Nigeria is set to borrow from the World Bank and China to fund a range of infrastructure projects.
75m Nigerians lack access to electricity, says World Bank report
Nigeria is second to India on the list of countries with the highest electricity access deficit with 75 million people compared to India’s 263 million persons.
Government yet to decide on size of World Bank loan, says FEC
Nigeria is yet to decide on the size of the loan it wants to apply for at the World Bank to fund 2017 budget deficit.
Nigeria needs $140b for climate change commitments, says World Bank
World Bank Practice Manager for Environment and Natural Resources, Benoît Bosquet, speaking at a workshop in Abeokuta, Ogun State on “Climate Change Knowledge Immersion...
Peru hunts ex-president Toledo over graft claims
Peruvian police launched a manhunt Friday for ex-president Alejandro Toledo, once hailed as an anti-corruption champion, after a judge ordered his arrest over accusations he took $20 million in bribes.
World Bank to spend over $508 million in Gombe
World Bank, Federal Government and Food and Agriculture of United Nations in collaboration with the State Government to spend the sum of $508.96 million on civil Works, Water management and tree planting.