6,000 African journalists to benefit from Google digital programme
Search giant, Google, will offer about 6,000 African journalists free Digital Journalism training within the next nine months, the Head, Training and Development at Google News Lab, Daniel Sieberg, made this known in a statement issued on last week in Lagos.
NEWMAP, Kogi partner to tackle gully erosion
The decision of Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello, to key into the partnership with the Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project (NEWMAP), has rekindled hope of a successful implementation of the project in the state.
World Bank to support OAuGF’s drive on accountability, transparency
The World Bank has expressed its willingness to support the Office of the Auditor-General for the Federation (OAuGF) in the drive to enthrone accountability and transparency in Nigeria by ensuring timely...
World Bank pledges support for Lagos urban renewal efforts
The World Bank, yesterday, said that Lagos State urban renewal and infrastructure development projects would continue to receive support from it so that the government could deliver more on key infrastructural.
World Bank extends $3.8m forest carbon facility to Nasarawa, Ondo
The goal of the programme is to enable Nigeria to contribute to climate change mitigation through improved forest conservation and enhancing sustainable community livelihoods.
World Bank boosts STEM projects in universities with $70million
As part of its contribution to the development of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), in the nation’s universities, the World Bank has committed $70m to projects in 10 institutions across the country.
World Bank, commission to begin disclosure framework on PPP
The Infrastructure Concession and Regulatory Commission (ICRC) has announced plans to begin full disclosure framework in the Public Private Partnership (PPP) sector.
World Bank resumes aid to impoverished Malawi
Donors, which provide about 40 percent of Malawi's budget, in 2013 pulled the plug on aid of around $150 million (110 million euros) after British auditors said at least $30 million was stolen from state coffers over a six-month period.