Non release of funds threatens World Bank-Lagos projects
There are indications that the multi-billion naira World Bank funded Lagos Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system might have been in danger, following allegation of non-release of funds by the state government ...
World Bank extends erosion projects to 12 states
To further strengthen its operations aimed at controlling gully erosion in Nigeria, the World Bank, through its Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Project (NEWMAP), has extended its services to 12 states.
Government releases over 50% vote for capital projects
Government has released over 50 percent capital vote to ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs).
Ekiti mourns as four World Bank contractors drown
It was a cruel, unexpected end for the four World Bank contractors who drowned in Egbe River, Gbonyin Local Council of Ekiti State on Tuesday night.
CIPSN elects new chairman
The Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply of Nigeria (CIPSN) Lagos State Chapter has elected Akeem Bello, a Procurement Officer in the Lagos State Civil Service as Chairman of the chapter for next two years.
World Bank presidency search opens with Kim's hat in ring
World Bank chief Jim Yong Kim will seek a second term of office, the global development lender said Tuesday as it announced the start of a selection process for the presidency.
World Bank commends Federal Government on agric policy
A senior agriculture economist at the World Bank, Dr. Tunji Oredipe, has commended the Federal Government for not embarking on “policy summersault in the agriculture sector.”
Why portfolio investors are not flocking to Nigeria
Nigeria will probably receive its fair share of portfolio inflows once sentiments towards emerging markets improve, global oil prices show signs of rising, and global rating agencies start to review the country’s ratings upward.