Monday, 18th October 2021
Breaking News:


20 May
The World Bank has revealed a spending plan of $150 billion to support Africa in the next five years.
10 May
The International Finance Corporation (IFC) has given a green certification to a private equity-driven fund and provider of on-campus student housing project - Greenage Development Managers.
15 Mar
International Finance Corporation (IFC) has given a green building certification to Lekki Pearl Estate under the EDGE initiative (Excellence in Design for Greater Efficiencies).
9 Dec 2020
International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, in partnership with an African digital logistics platform, Kobo360, has called on innovators from around the world to bring climate-smart, temperature-controlled logistics ....
18 Nov 2020
Access to electricity has been described as very essential for supporting electronic devices and IT infrastructure that drive the expansion of the Internet economy, projected to hit $180 billion by 2025.
13 Oct 2020
The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, has partnered with Union Bank Plc to boost access to finance for local business and increase international trade for Nigeria.
4 Sep 2020
The International Finance Corporation (IFC), has announced a $39 million financing package to build a Continuous Polymerisation PET Resin plant in Ogun State,
30 Jun 2020
International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, today announced a $50 million loan to Nigeria’s First City Monument Bank (FCMB) Limited, to help it expand lending to small and medium enterprises (SMEs), to enable them sustain business activities disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
11 Jun 2020
The newly inaugurated Board of Odu’a Investment Company Limited (OICL), led by its Chairman, Dr. Segun Aina, has promised to reposition and restructure the company
4 Apr 2020
Notable actor, producer, director and President of the Theatre Arts and Motion Pictures Practitioners Association of Nigeria (TAMPPAN), Otunba Bolaji Amusan, who is popular as Mr. Latin, has been inducted as Honorary Member of Ibadan Film Circle (IFC).
28 Feb 2020
International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, yesterday, announced a $25million local-currency investment in a risk-sharing facility to expand Union Bank’s lending to small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in Nigeria.
11 Dec 2019
Agriculture in Nigeria is a critical aspect of the nation’s economy, providing direct employment for about 30 per cent of the population, while the sector contributes about 24 per cent to the Gross Domestic Product, according to the Nigerian Bureau of Statistics. But climate change is threatening this important industry, as its direct effects include…


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The Japanese government has earmarked 260,000 dollars in its bid towards combating piracy and kidnapping in the Gulf of Guinea (GoG).
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Belgian officials announced Monday they had broken up a cocaine smuggling gang, arresting 27 people in a series of raids during which they seized drugs, guns and luxury goods -- including horses.
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FIFA president Gianni Infantino said on Monday his controversial plans to hold a World Cup every two years will help spread the fund's football generates away from a handful of super clubs.
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A 66-year-old man has pleaded guilty to a charge in relation to the death of Argentine footballer Emiliano Sala in a light aircraft crash in 2019, a British court heard on Monday.
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Real Madrid forward Karim Benzema goes on trial in France on Wednesday accused of complicity in the attempted blackmail of former international teammate Mathieu Valbuena in a case known as the "sex tape affair".