World Bank approves fresh $114.28m for sub-national fight against COVID-19
The World Bank Board of Directors has approved a $114.28 million funding to help Nigeria prevent, detect, and respond to the threat posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, with a specific focus on state-level responses.
SERAP tasks World Bank on $114.3m credit to Nigeria
The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) yesterday appealed to the World Bank to ensure that the $114.28million credit it granted Nigeria is spent on intended COVID-19
World Bank approves $500m credit for Nigerian girls’ education
The World Bank Board of Directors has approved $500 million credit from the International Development Association (IDA) for the Adolescent Girls Initiative for Learning and Empowerment (AGILE).
Nigeria flared 7.83bcm of gas in 2019, amid poor electricity generation
The World Bank has said that estimates from satellite data show global gas flaring rose to levels not seen in more than a decade, to 150 billion cubic meters (bcm),
We’re not opposed to autonomy for judiciary, legislature, say governors
Governors of the 36 states of the federation have debunked claims that they are against President Muhammadu Buhari’s Executive Order 10 of 2020, which granted financial autonomy to state judiciary and legislature.
Ugwuanyi probes World Bank’s rural projects in Enugu
Enugu State Governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, yesterday, set up a committee to investigate the jobs being executed in rural areas under the Rural Access Mobility Project...
Government woos World Bank over uneducated kids
The Federal Government has appealed to the World Bank to assist it in reducing the population of out-of- school children from 10 to five million by 2023.
World Bank, Katsina construct N24b drainages
The World Bank, in collaboration with the Katsina State Government, is to expend over N24.6 billion on the construction of drainages in Funtua, Jibia, Katsina and Malumfashi, councils of the state.