Nigeria ranks low in new World Bank's trade logistics performance index
Nigeria has been categorised among the lowest ranking countries with 2.63 score in the latest trade logistic performance index ranking released by the World Bank.
Erosion challenged communities get World Bank intervention
Two communities in Abia State-Amuzukwu in Umuahia North Local Government and Umuezeukwu Nsulu in Isiala North council area, ravaged by gully erosion, have been compensated by the World Bank.
Government, World Bank earmark $100m to boost basic education in five states
The Federal Government and the World Bank have earmarked over $100m for improving access and quality of basic education with active girl-child participation in five northern states.
Driving economic growth through ICT
According to World Bank economist, Christine Zhen-Wei Qiang, “the mobile platform is emerging as the single most powerful way to extend economic opportunities and key services to millions of people."
World Bank’s Outlook On Africa
Currently across Sub-Saharan Africa, tax revenue accounts for less than a fifth of the continent’s GDP, so there is no doubt that there has to be some scale up in that space.
Social Protection System: A new safety net for the poor
The objective of that intervention is to provide an opportunity for developing countries like Nigeria to understand and enhance adherence to the practice of Social Protection and non-discriminatory labour laws.
Govt earns N3.4tr as states seek access to World Bank’s $3.2b
Five months after the 2015 fiscal calendar, a report from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has put the Federal Government’s retained revenue in the period at N3.43 trillion.
Cost of adapting to climate change could hit $500b by 2050
The cost of adapting to climate change in developing countries could rise to between $280 and $500 billion per year by 2050, a figure that is four to five times greater than previous estimates, according to a new United Nations ...