Lagos, tree planting and the environment
Scientifically, trees are quite strategic in combating global warming as they absorb the carbon-dioxide in the atmosphere, replenish the air with oxygen and also contribute immensely to the aesthetics of the environment. They also check erosion and stem the tide of windstorm by serving as wind breakers. On another note, trees are brilliant cleansers. They…
Huawei, Smart Africa drive continent’s digital transformation
Huawei, yesterday, informed that it had joined the Smart Africa Alliance as Information and Communications Technologies advisor and Platinum member at the Smart Africa Board Meeting.
Does capital investment promote sustainable economic growth?
The other day some Nigerian newspapers had a news item captioned, “Five Ministers in London” in which it was revealed that the five Nigerian ministers were in London on foreign investment drive.
Governors support World Bank on FADAMA project
Two governors, Mr. Willie Obiano (Anambra) and Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode (Lagos), have reaffirmed their commitment to the FADAMA III Additional Finance (AF) Project of the World Bank in their states.
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.
World Bank compensates 324 persons affected by gully erosion
The World Bank Project (Assisted), through its Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project (NEWMAP), has compensated 324 persons affected by gully erosion in three sites in Imo State.
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."
Nigeria, World Bank move to review privatised mining firms
The Federal Government and the World Bank are working closely to review the nation’s privatised mining enterprises, the Minister of Solid Minerals Development, Kayode Fayemi, has disclosed.