NEITI worried about states’ debt profiles
This is followed by Delta State with N331.95 billion debt against N142.77billion of its revenue. Osun and Akwa Ibom states came third and fourth with N165.91 billion and N161.23 billion respectively.
Why is Nigeria not like China?
World Bank also played an important role. They appealed to China to let them do a comprehensive country report. The Chinese reluctantly agreed and in 1983 (after 3 years of work), the World Bank presented a 1,000 page report to the Chinese government.
Tribute to LAPO founder, Godwin Ehigiamusoe
LAPO is a non-governmental organization committed to the social, health and economic empowerment of the poor and vulnerable, with greater concentration on rural and urban poor women in Nigeria, and in some other countries of the West African Sub-region.
World Bank to raise $1.6b to combat hunger in Nigeria, others
World Bank Group President Jim Yong-Kim on Thursday said the bank was working toward raising 1.6 billion dollars to build social protection systems to end food insecurity in sub-Saharan Africa and Yemen.
To be bold for change
To ‘be bold for change’ governments must take the bold step to put money in smart investments. Two of the smartest investments for Africa are investing in young people and in maternal health.
Ebonyi loses $7m World Bank intervention fund on HIV
The governor made the disclosure in Abakaliki, the state capital at the weekend, when he received the World Bank Country Director for Nigeria, African region, Mr. Rigid Benmosud.
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...